Grace Richardson: Graphic Design/Multimedia alumna

Salem High grad has a designer future in mind after completing TCC program

At Salem High, Grace Richardson was the PowerPoint queen. But she didn’t consider a career in interactive design until sitting in a class at Tidewater...

Karen Kee

“A civil engineering degree is a game changer,” says TCC alumna from VDOT’s Richmond Division

Karen Kee had a slate of marketable skills. She just needed the college degree to go with them. So she turned to Tidewater Community College, earning...

Melissa Strong at the Norfolk Campus.

In her own words

Melissa Strong, 28, came to Tidewater Community College to train for a career. Two years later, she is a systems and network engineer with General Dynamics...

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Women should consider a future in funeral service industry. Just ask alumna Sterling Oliver

Sterling Oliver is accustomed to the surprise she is frequently met with when she walks into a room where a family is grieving. The 26-year-old, named...

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From here, they didn’t just get degrees. They also got married

What started as a chance meeting at a bench on the Virginia Beach Campus blossomed into a May wedding for two Tidewater Community College graduates...

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TCC degree put her on the path to be a Designing Woman

Melody Morris was working in her home office, doing medical billing and coding when she had her aha moment. An HGTV and do-it-yourself enthusiast, Morris...

Trisha McPherson

From here to the Founders Inn

When Trisha McPherson started Tidewater Community College, it was without an idea of how she would secure a future for herself and her twin daughters....

Latonia Darien-Grundy walked her mom, Marie Grimes, to her first class on Tidewater Community College’s Chesapeake Campus in 2014.

Family is the recipe for success

Latonia Darien-Grundy walked her mom, Marie Grimes, to her first class on Tidewater Community College’s Chesapeake Campus in 2014. Last month,...

Rickkita Taylor

Wishing upon a star didn’t get her to Disney World. TCC did

Rickkita Taylor never thought she’d be able to take her two boys to Disney World. But the family recently took that trip of a lifetime. Thanks to...

Tatiana Britt

Taking on the world after graduating from TCC

After graduating from Tidewater Community College in 2014, Tatiana Britt felt like she could take on the world. “If I could choose five things I’m...