Penny Chase on Norfolk Campus.

“I enjoy working on this team, as everyone works together to get the job done.” — Penny Chase

Penny Chase is TCC’s Wage Employee of the Year. As a trade technician on the Virginia Beach Campus, Chase is known for going the extra mile in her...

Thomas Armstrong, Classified Employee of the Year.

“One thing I always try to do is treat people fairly and work hard.” — Tommy Armstrong

Thomas “Tommy” Armstrong was recognized by the college’s Classified Association for his innovative leadership as facilities manager for Trades...

Alison Napier, Outstanding Adjunct Faculty.

“I love showing students that art is all around us.” — Alison Napier

Alison Napier is the recipient of the Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award. She is an art historian recognized for her significant contributions to course...

Judy Gill, Faculty Special Achievement.

“It’s wonderful to see students grow in their knowledge of this emerging field.” — Judy Gill

Judy Gill, director of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operations and associate professor of mathematics, was honored by the Faculty Senate with the...

Heather Boone, Professor of the Year.

“TCC is more than a college. It’s a place that changes lives.” — Heather Boone

Heather Boone is the Professor of the Year, chosen by the Faculty Senate. Professor Boone has taught Graphic Design at the college since 2008 and...

Ed Sivells in the CMVE

TCC staffer pays it forward at the CMVE

Meet Ed Sivells. He is a proud Navy veteran who is paying it forward at TCC. Sivells is one of the certifying officials for the Center for Military...

Professor Antonio Passaro on TCC's Norfolk Campus.

TCC professor writes book about school safety

Antonio “Tony” Passaro Jr. started as a TCC student and is now the faculty lead for TCC’s Criminal Justice program on the Norfolk Campus. He is...

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...