Kia Hardy

A conversation with Kia Hardy

Get to know Kia Hardy, dean of student services at the Norfolk Campus. What is your favorite thing about your job? I enjoy working with adult learners,...

Amanda Leo

Candy Land in college? You’ll get creative and be inspired by occupational therapy program

Don’t be surprised to walk into Amanda Leo’s college classroom and see Candy Land along with Twister and Bopit and some Legos scattered on the floor....

Christina Jackson

Knowing this code can get you a job – fast. Meet the TCC instructor who teaches it

If learning building codes sounds dry, you’ve never taken Christina Jackson’s class at Tidewater Community College. The code team leader for the...

Alejandra Diaz-Rangel

Want to FastForward your career? Talk with career coach Alejandra Diaz-Rangel

Alejandra Diaz-Rangel planned to be a Spanish teacher but after attending community college discovered something she enjoyed even more: helping others...

Valerie Sharer Rodriguez in the Chesapeake Campus Student Center.

Meet Valerie Sharer Rodriguez

Meet Valerie Sharer Rodriguez Valerie Sharer Rodriguez joined Tidewater Community College in January 2018 as the program head for American Sign Language...

Chad Oxton

“TCC got me where I wanted to be”

On Dec. 15, 2005, Chad Oxton was not qualified for an engineering technician opening with the City of Suffolk. That changed on Dec. 16, 2005, the day...

World Book Day

What’s on your Kindle these days?

In celebration of World Book Day, a few of TCC’s English professors shared their favorite reads. Monica McFerrin, assistant professor of English on...

Christine Damrose-Malhmann, 2018 YWCA Woman of Distinction

One of TCC’s own named YWCA Woman of Distinction

Christine Damrose-Mahlmann has been named a 2018 YWCA South Hampton Roads Woman of Distinction. Tidewater Community College’s associate vice president...

Harlan Krepcik

HVAC/R program head recognized for teaching excellence

A motorcycle trip 40 years ago from his native Nebraska to Norfolk set Harlan Krepcik on the path for success, even if he didn’t realize it at the...

thomas-chatman-mlk-distinguished-service-award

Honoring the life of King every day on the job at TCC

Thomas Chatman remembers a time when college was not in his future. Now Tidewater Community College’s coordinator for First Year Success is at work...