Andrea Palmisano at the Virginia Beach Campus.

Making a difference for students at home and in the nation

Psychology Professor Andrea Palmisano has been teaching at TCC since 2010. When she is not in the classroom, Palmisano serves as a general and family...

Khadijah Peak-Brown on Norfolk Campus

TCC staffer shines at national conference

Tidewater Community College Coordinator Khadijah Peak-Brown is part of the Emerging Leaders for NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising.

Professor Peter Shaw on TCC's Norfolk Campus.

A $10K gift that keeps giving

Professor Peter Shaw established a scholarship for TCC students just before he retired. The Business Pathway Scholarship was launched in 2021 with a...

Khadijah Peak-Brown on Norfolk Campus.

Connect2TCC coordinator selected for global Emerging Leaders program

Tidewater Community College Coordinator Khadijah Peak-Brown was selected for the 2022-2024 Class of Emerging Leaders by NACADA: The Global Community...

Annette Mewborn on the Virginia Beach Campus.

English professor awarded college’s MLK service award

Annette Mewborn is passionate about bringing people together and serving the community. She is the recipient of TCC’s 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King...

English Professor Thomas Geary on the Virginia Beach Campus.

TCC Professor Thomas Geary awarded Outstanding Faculty Award by SCHEV

Tidewater Community College Professor Thomas Geary, Ph.D., was recognized with the 2022 Outstanding Faculty Award by the State Council of Higher Education...

James Tom Riffe at TCC's Truck Driver training program site in Suffolk.

Remembering trucking instructor James Tom Riffe

Remembering trucking instructor James Tom Riffe.


TCC annual award winners on campuses.

TCC annual award winners go the extra mile during COVID-19 pandemic

Tidewater Community College recognizes five faculty and staff members from across the college with annual special awards on Aug. 19. Selected by their...

Dr. Megan Taliaferro at TCC's Virginia Beach Campus.

Veterinary Technology program head receives Batten fellowship for technology and leadership

Tidewater Community College Professor Megan Taliaferro, DVM, is the recipient of the 2021-2023 Batten Fellowship for Technological Innovation and Leadership....

Gabriela Toletti

“I can’t think of anything that means more to me” – Professor Gabriela Christie Toletti

Professor Gabriela Christie Toletti, Ph.D. was profoundly affected by the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a student of English and American culture...