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...

Krista Fulton

Krista Fulton works as a lawyer for the City of Norfolk by day, and at night, she teaches at TCC

Teenage single mother Krista Fulton could have ended up as a statistic. Instead, she is a lawyer and adjunct professor at Tidewater Community College....

Christine Chzasz

Alumna and arts professor lives, breathes and even wears Visual Arts Center

Alumna and professor Christine Chzasz loves Tidewater Community College’s Visual Arts Center (VAC) so much, she wears it on her sleeve. Or rather,...

Kyndra Brown

Staffer is passionate about preparing students to ‘go anywhere’

Kyndra Brown believes knowledge is power and everyone can learn. Those ideals make her perfectly suited to be the developmental education manager at...