Taylor Moneypenny

Respiratory therapy grad ready to be on the frontlines of COVID-19

“Bring it on!” Taylor Moneypenny never imagined starting her career as a respiratory therapist during a pandemic caused by a virus that affects...

Governor’s Medallion recipient en route to ODU for mechanical engineering

When Lauryn Thompson was in middle school, her load included introductory classes in Algebra and Spanish. So it was only natural that at Churchland...

Alumna’s agency providing needed mental health care during COVID-19 crisis

Alumna Glenda Benion is gearing up to provide even more help to those with mental health needs in Hampton Roads. “The current COVID-19 crisis is certainly...

TCC student named to the All-USA Academic Team and is a New Century Pathway Scholar

Scholarship winner Olivia Brichter has a message for Professor Manisha Trivedi. “I’m sending you a big fat thank you for taking the time, for believing...

respiratory therapy

Respiratory Therapy program prepared TCC alum to be on front lines of COVID-19

Walking into a clinical simulation lab at Tidewater Community College, Justin Seemueller never knew what to expect. The unique possibilities – a child...

“If not for my experience at TCC, I would not be where I am today”

Tania Golden Beldy has always been interested in criminal justice and the law. But after the news reported the new doll she bought for her daughter...

At work on a doctorate at Johns Hopkins, the founder of two nonprofits credits TCC

Ateba Gaines didn’t think she was very smart, but Tidewater Community College’s Dr. Samuel Lamb told her she would one day have the title “Dr.”...

Navy vet trains for solar energy career in just five weeks

Weston Craig found a new career after one phone call to Tidewater Community College. After being laid off from Norfolk Naval Shipyard two years ago,...

Lauren Lewis

Student speaker was always ahead of the rest

If you’re Lauren Lewis, why wait? That’s her secret to graduating from Tidewater Community College at 18 years old. A month after walking in the...

His “somewhere” was TCC. Now this first-generation grad can go anywhere

Lack of finances cost South Norfolk’s Taariq Brown his first shot at a college degree and left him depressed. Today, he’s a first-generation college...