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...

“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...

“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...

Melissa Mason

FastForward program puts mom of two on the fast track to success

With two small children to support, Melissa Mason knew any job wouldn’t cut it. Mason, 30, always longed to be a nurse and even started a program...

TCC student Brooke Marcia

“I hope I can encourage more women to enter the STEM fields.”

“Why pay so much more for your general education when TCC is right in your own backyard?” That was the question high achiever Brooke Marcia asked...

Dylan Wilson

Animal lover found the veterinary career he wanted minus the student debt

Dylan Wilson considered a career in meteorology and then firefighting before he settled on veterinary medicine. The Kempsville High School graduate...

Oliver Grant

“I owe my success to TCC”

With no background in health care, Navy veteran Oliver Grant turned to Tidewater Community College in hopes of training for a career. “I knew I wanted...

Alyssa Beach

Save time and money by completing your associate degree in just 1 year

Between moves and mom life, Alyssa Beach never got around to college. When the Portsmouth resident finally carved out the time, she wanted to complete...