Accelerated Degree helps mom-to-be earn degree in less than a year

Nargis Martin completed Tidewater Community College’s fastest track to earning an associate degree. The Virginia Beach resident came to TCC in the...

Boudnoma Convolbo

Norcom salutatorian, a TCC grad at just 17, bound for prestigious NSU program

Boudnoma Convolbo knows the road to be an orthopedist is a long journey. The West African native values expediency, the prime reason why earning an...

Victoria Grissom

Bookworm evolved into leader with a creative flair thanks to TCC

Tori Grissom spent her first semester at Tidewater Community College with her nose in a book. When she wasn’t in class, the home-schooled Chesapeake...

Chesapeake Public School students career-ready thanks to partnership with TCC

What started with an idea and talks between leaders at Tidewater Community College and Chesapeake Public School six years ago will culminate on May...

Korinne Maher

Management degree from TCC helps Navy vet-turned-artist launch her own business

When Korrine Maher enlisted in the Navy at 25, she envisioned a future as a Navy pilot. One year into her service, the aviation structural mechanic...

Horace Linton

From here, go to work as an automotive technician and business owner

Horace Linton used to tinker on cars. After graduating from Tidewater Community College, he turned the hobby into a career. “I was actually able to...

Sandra Nwogu

From here, go to work: Fast track your career in health care with certified nurse aide training

Sandra Nwogu loves the idea of helping people but diving directly into a nursing program seemed like too big a step. By earning her Career Studies Certificate...

Kevin Zwerbe

His high school GPA wasn’t flashy. Now alum is on path to a doctorate

When Kevin Zerbe graduated Bayside High School, his GPA was 1.8. Today he is a PhD candidate at Montclair State University. Zerbe, 31, is grateful for...

Sammi, Tyler Walker

From here, go to work: Hickory alums find good jobs and buy a home after earning associate degree

Husband and wife Tyler and Sammi Walker both got hired while they were still students at Tidewater Community College. Graduating with zero debt allowed...

BIanca Wilson outside the Norfolk Campus Student Center

In crafting her own obit, alumna found her purpose

Bianca Wilson got stumped writing her own obituary. What sounds like an awkward college assignment turned into an enlightening moment for the woman...