Dual enrolled welding student at Portsmouth Campus.

Portsmouth dual enrollment students learn a trade that will last a lifetime

TCC’s Portsmouth Campus is home to the area’s largest welding lab. And on most weekday mornings, students from Portsmouth Public Schools are...

Caroline Mahoney at her home.

From high school student to college grad in one year

Caroline Mahoney skipped a grade during high school. Now she’s about to skip a year of college, too. The Virginia Beach native is a 2020 graduate...

Matthew McCarthy

When MS cost him his Navy career, disabled veteran found his focus at TCC

One-third of our students are military-related. This week we highlight some of them in honor of Veterans Day, Nov. 11.  Snapping pictures, Matthew...

Derrick Broadous

Live! Inside the TCC greenhouse and Horticulture lab

During the Greenhouse Crop Production lab, students learn to cultivate flowering and ornamental plants for gardens and floristry. They check soil levels,...

Montana Chambers

Live! Inside a Nursing skills lab

In this series, we provide a closer look at hands-on learning during COVID-19. While COVID-19 means online learning for most Tidewater Community...

Jacob Beagle

Navy veteran eager to be a doctor transitions to student life at TCC

Tidewater Community College made perfect sense for veteran Jacob Beagle. After separating from the Navy in August 2019, the Michigan native who was...

Dasha Chaney

“I’ve gone from nothing to something in three semesters.” — scholarship recipient Dasha Chaney

Dasha Chaney wasn’t ready for college the first time around. Now the 23-year-old is close to completing her Tidewater Community College cyber degree...

Teosha Taylor

“TCC fits into my schedule and is helping me build the life I always saw for myself”

Single mom Teosha Taylor is determined to make a difference. Taylor, 34, is studying Human Services at Tidewater Community College. After graduating...

veterinary technology pinning

TCC celebrates inaugural class of Veterinary Technology graduates with pinning ceremony

Landry Bernard weathered a three-hour roundtrip twice weekly to attend Tidewater Community College. Jessica Littlefield had a similar haul — an hour...

Pro surfer Rachel Wilson, a TCC student.

Surf’s up for TCC student

Rachel Wilson is making waves. At 17, she’s a pro surfer, but she’s also a college student. Wilson is getting a head start on a degree with dual...