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...

Eli Stacy

TCC and U.Va. grad overcame homelessness and is now giving back

Eli Stacy is paying it forward. His own educational journey from First Colonial High School to Tidewater Community College to the University of Virginia...

Salvija Hofheimer

Engineering a woman’s world, too, says VDOT project manager

Engineering wasn’t on Salvija Hofheimer’s radar when she started at Tidewater Community College. Why would it be? She dreaded math. “I think I...

Bul Thut Dut

Lost Boy of Sudan finds future at TCC

Photo courtesy of TowneBank He was a lost boy of Sudan who found his place in the United States with the help of Tidewater Community College. Bul Thut...

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TowneBank CFO made investment in himself at TCC

Long before Clyde McFarland became the chief financial officer of an $8 billion-dollar bank, he knew a thing or two about economics. Today’s chief...

Eli Kaplan

From TCC to UVa to William & Mary Law

Eli Kaplan didn’t have a direction when he started at Tidewater Community College. Now he’s a graduate of the University of Virginia and a second-year...

Kelly Hernandez

American Sign Language the catalyst for change for TCC alumna

Imagine trying to learn in a classroom when all you hear is silence. This was the reality for Kelly Hernandez who graduated from Kellam High with a...