Alumni Profiles | 07/07/2021
“I knew I had to reinvent myself to make a life for my family.” – Karen Etulle, TCC alumna
Karen Etulle came to the United States in 2014 seeking a better life.
The mother of four faced domestic violence and went into hiding for three...
Alumni Profiles College News | 06/24/2021
Accelerated Degree student now has open door to VCU
Accelerated Degree student Mekhi Moore now has open door to VCU.
“If you are serious about school, I encourage you to sign up. I give TCC a...
Alumni Profiles | 06/15/2021
TCC alumna earns summer internship at the National Institutes of Health
Tidewater Community College alumna Shannon O’Hara Wiora is getting an insider’s look at working for the National Institutes of Health. As a summer...
Alumni Profiles | 06/09/2021
TCC alumna turns candle making hobby into a new business
Monica “Mo” Jones never planned on starting a business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today she is glad she did as everything is coming up smelling...
Alumni Profiles | 06/02/2021
TCC STEM Promise scholar gets the surprise of a lifetime
It was just a month ago when Jaidan Williams welcomed President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden during their stop at Tidewater Community College’s Portsmouth...
Alumni Profiles | 05/10/2021
TCC grad has cyber security career within her reach
Dasha Chaney is well on her way to a career in cyber security.
And this May, she is achieving a major milestone by graduating with an Associate...
Alumni Profiles | 05/07/2021
TCC grad hopes to one day explore space
Emmanuel Abuah emigrated from Nigeria to the United States with his family about a year before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
He set his...
Alumni Profiles | 05/06/2021
From home care worker to federal lobbyist and now college grad
Athena Jones will share a message of hope and encouragement as a student speaker during Tidewater Community College’s Virtual Commencement to be held...
Alumni Profiles College News | 05/04/2021
TCC grad achieves lifetime goal of a college education
Debbi Gilbert has worked as a bookkeeper for 25 years. She came to TCC to train for a new career and this May earns her associate degree....
Alumni Profiles | 04/08/2021
From TCC to head chef at Aldo’s in Virginia Beach
Steven Dunbar remembers a time when he was playing a pick-up game of basketball near ODU. Between shots, the guys he was with were talking about their...