Dasha Chaney

TCC grad has cyber security career within her reach

Dasha Chaney is well on her way to a career in cyber security.
And this May, she is achieving a major milestone by graduating with an Associate...

Emmanuel Abuah at TCC's Norfolk Campus.

TCC grad hopes to one day explore space

Emmanuel Abuah emigrated from Nigeria to the United States with his family about a year before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
He set his...

From home care worker to federal lobbyist and now college grad

Athena Jones will share a message of hope and encouragement as a student speaker during Tidewater Community College’s Virtual Commencement to be held...

TCC graduate Debbie Gilbert on Norfolk Campus

TCC grad achieves lifetime goal of a college education

Debbi Gilbert has worked as a bookkeeper for 25 years. She came to TCC to train for a new career and this May earns her associate degree.

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From TCC to head chef at Aldo’s in Virginia Beach

Steven Dunbar remembers a time when he was playing a pick-up game of basketball near ODU. Between shots, the guys he was with were talking about their...

Marguerite Bates-Frier and Nadia Frier

Mother and daughter both got their start at TCC

Marguerite Bates-Frier got her start at TCC when she was a stay-at-home mom with her infant daughter Nadia. Today mother and daughter are both TCC alumni,...

TCC alumna Kathryn Hart at work

TCC alumna building a life she loves

“I started at TCC because I knew I’d get a good education and save money,” Hart said. “But the real benefit was finding my way into a career...

From TCC to working around the world

A day at the office is never the same for Austin Burrow. He travels around the world working for the State Department. The Navy veteran is an electrical...

Jena Essary and Deven Singleton outdoors togehter.

TCC alums become friends and valentines

It took more than two years for Cupid’s arrow to hit Deven Singleton and Jena Essary. But this year the two Tidewater Community College alums are...

TCC alum Justin Jeffrey at UVA.

Accelerated degree launches alum into the entertainment industry

Justin Jeffrey earned an Associate of Science in General Studies in 2017, one year after graduating from high school. He transferred to University of...