Elwin Hines at a Tyson plant in Junction City, Iowa.

“It’s my calling to keep supplies moving nationwide – whether it’s the pandemic or a natural disaster.” – Elwin Hines, TCC Truck Driving alum

Elwin Hines has been on the road since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. He has logged an average of 3,000 miles a week, bringing food...

Tyler Bray at Norfolk Truck Center

TCC grad proud to do his part to keep truckers on the road

Tyler Bray found his passion while working on his Chevy Silverado.
“I was trying to figure out career options when my dad encouraged me to work...

Marine vet finds new career on the road thanks to TCC trucking grant

TCC honors truck drivers across the nation for keeping commerce going during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. And during National Truck Driver Appreciation...

United States of America flag at sunset.

Veteran student giving back as SVA president ...

James Read at Norfolk Campus

“I definitely had an advantage coming to TCC with a degree, but the classes I took there built skills I didn’t have.” – James Read

James Read came to TCC as an adult learner with a computer science degree from James Madison University. “I came to TCC looking for a career transition...

Karen Etulle on TCC's Norfolk Campus.

“I knew I had to reinvent myself to make a life for my family.” – Karen Etulle, TCC alumna

Karen Etulle came to the United States in 2014 seeking a better life.
The mother of four faced domestic violence and went into hiding for three...

Mekhi Moore at rest on a bench on TCC's Norfolk Campus.

Accelerated Degree student now has open door to VCU

Accelerated Degree student Mekhi Moore now has open door to VCU.
“If you are serious about school, I encourage you to sign up. I give TCC a...

Shannon O'Hara Wiora

TCC alumna earns summer internship at the National Institutes of Health

Tidewater Community College alumna Shannon O’Hara Wiora is getting an insider’s look at working for the National Institutes of Health. As a summer...

Monica "Mo" Jones at her candle shop in Virginia Beach.

TCC alumna turns candle making hobby into a new business

Monica “Mo” Jones never planned on starting a business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today she is glad she did as everything is coming up smelling...

TCC STEM Promise scholar gets the surprise of a lifetime

It was just a month ago when Jaidan Williams welcomed President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden during their stop at Tidewater Community College’s Portsmouth...