Cyber specialist on top of hacker threats thanks to classes from TCC

In the fast-paced, nonstop grind of television news, Keith O’Malley is charged with keeping all networks and computer systems operational and safe...

Jonah Mericle CAD

“TCC was the start to being successful in a position with zero experience”

Johah Mericle isn’t your traditional engineer. He doesn’t have a four-year degree or wear a suit and tie to work. He graduated in 2014 with a two-semester...

Monika Young, HIM

Navy wife found her future in TCC’s Health Information Management program

Monika Young longed for a career in health care that didn’t involve direct patient care. After 14 years of working as a dental hygienist, the Navy...

From here, go to work in advanced manufacturing

If you look at the fronts of McDonalds or Starbucks or even the student centers on Tidewater Community College’s campuses, you’ll see Alpolic®,...

Kylie Ross Sibert graphic design

“I tell people all the time about TCC,” says VP of corporate communications at Retail Alliance

Kylie Ross Sibert worked on multiple continents before moving to Virginia Beach from Shanghai in 2010. Despite more than a decade of work experience...

Ken Magee

TCC alum earns first technical studies degree and a new position

Ken Magee always planned on getting his degree, but life got in the way until now. The 53-year-old father of two is the first to earn TCC’s new technical...

TCC alumna brings hope and help to homeless, others in Hampton Roads

When Rickkita Taylor was at Tidewater Community College, she earned more than an associate degree. She learned how to support people in need through...

Nigel Tierney

From TCC to Hollywood and the American dream

Once upon a time, Nigel Tierney sat in a classroom at Tidewater Community College where he learned computer basics along with graphic design. Today,...

Timothy Raub

Navy vet-turned-trucker, a TCC alumnus, is finalist for national driving excellence award

Veteran Timothy Raub needed a new career after his retirement from the military and was asked on base if he ever considered becoming a truck driver....

Brett Wellington in the TCC kitchens.

From TCC to Sous-Chef at one of the best chop houses in Chesapeake

Many of Tidewater Community College’s certificate programs and associate degrees lead to immediate employment or, in some cases, employment while...