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...

Joseph Baca

TCC provided a compass for Class of 2020 grad Joe Baca

For a long time, Joe Baca searched for a direction. He didn’t apply himself in high school. He traveled after that only to realize rest stops aren’t...

Maya Johns and family

TCC grad passionate about helping teens in trouble

Maya Johns dreams of opening a youth center for troubled teens. And with her TCC degree, she is one step closer to making that dream come true. Johns,...

Gracey Motley

TCC grad has a message for women in STEM

“You have what it takes. You can do it. Start now.” Gracey Motley offers those encouraging words for women considering STEM. A Women’s Center...

Elissa Sanford

From a TCC commercial to Juris Doctor

Whatever happened to the girl in the Tidewater Community College commercial? Chances are you’ve seen the TV spot that first aired in 2016 featuring...

Rickkita Taylor on the "Ellen" show.

Ellen surprises TCC alumna dedicated to serving others

TCC alumna Rickkita Taylor says the three minutes she spent on “Ellen” were life changing. “Meeting Ellen and being in the room with all of that...

Kendall Shook

What started with a single TCC class grew into a cyber-security career for Air Force veteran

Air Force veteran Kendall Shook spent her career serving her country and community. Today, she is a cyber security specialist with an industry credential...

George Brockman

Army veteran continues to serve his country thanks to TCC grant

One-third of TCC’s students are military-related. This week we highlight some of them in honor of Veterans Day, Nov. 11. When George Brockman talks...