Gabriela Toletti

Uruguay native and TCC Spanish professor authors first book

Gabriela Christie Toletti just completed a work of a lifetime. She recently wrote and published in Spanish “On the Scene with Migration and Dictatorship:...

Ryan Muldowney

“Generations” exhibit at VAC showcases eclectic collection from prof and his family

Talk to Ryan Muldowney about art, and you’re in for a rich conversation. Those spring flowers in the vase that look so brilliant on the canvas? While...

Debra Duffy

From the research lab to the classroom – professor finds her passion in teaching

Meet Debra Duffy, who teaches geology and oceanography at Tidewater Community College’s Norfolk Campus. Duffy joined the college as a full-time faculty...

TCC SMART Center

SMART Center announces new principal investigator, director

The Southeast Maritime and Transportation (SMART) Center has named Thomas Stout as its principal investigator and Jennifer Palestrant as its director....

Elizabeth Briggs

Communications faculty started in banking but found her passion in teaching

Meet Elizabeth Briggs, who teaches communications studies at Tidewater Community College’s Chesapeake Campus. Briggs joined the college in 2011 after...

Rick James

Criminal justice students learn law and order in Rick James’ classes

You’ll learn more than fingerprinting and shoe castings from Tidewater Community College Professor Rick James. His favorite textbook costs a mere...

David Wright

TCC annual award winners to be honored on Aug. 17

David Wright, chair of the physics and astronomy department, is TCC’s Professor of the Year Tidewater Community College will recognize five faculty...

Lara Tedrow

Psychology professor right at home teaching at Norfolk Campus

Norfolk native Lara Tedrow is a graduate of Maury High just like her mother, grandmother and cousins. It’s no surprise that she enjoys teaching psychology...

Linda Ferrera

Once upon a time she worked at 30 Rock. Now she’s a TCC instructor

Linda Ferrara rattles off a list of previous employers that would be the envy of many seeking to make a place for themselves in corporate America. 30...

Michael Plumb

Navy veteran turned professor loving life in the classroom 16 years later

Michael Plumb grew weary of being stalled outside the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel en route to Newport News Shipbuilding from Virginia Beach. The time-wasting...