2017 Fall Commencement

Saluting TCC grads and the military at 65th Commencement Exercises

One week before Christmas, Tidewater Community College celebrated its graduates along with a military milestone at the Ted Constant Convocation Center....

Jessica Evans

She had a brain injury. Now military vet has a college degree and a future in engineering

Jessica Evans knows what it’s like to fall asleep on a park bench and to hear the words “traumatic brain injury” applied to her. On Dec. 18, she’ll...

Geneva Lawton

Walking the stage is bittersweet after 17-year journey

Three different types of cancer, homelessness and raising children, including four who aren’t her own, didn’t prevent Geneva Lawton from attaining...

Travis Ward

First-generation grad enjoys setting up other students for success

Money was an object when Travis Ward realized he wanted more than just a job in materials handling. The 2003 Landstown High School graduate researched...

Dieudonne Sogbossi

International student was right at home at TCC

When Dieudonné “GG” Sogbossi took flight from Togo to America, he spoke only a little English. A native French speaker, Sogbossi, 22, began taking...

Kareem Etheridge

He had no footsteps to follow. So TCC grad forged his own path

If Kareem Etheridge had mirrored what he saw growing up, he might be in jail like one of his brothers. Or dead, like another brother. Instead, Etheridge...

Ashlynn Thompson

Future Teacher of Tomorrow loving everything about her present

Ashlynn Thompson is not paying a penny to go to Tidewater Community College. She’s wildly ecstatic about her future as an elementary school teacher....

TCC Triplets

Three of a kind

Three giant tuition bills all at once. That didn’t add up for triplets Hope, Steven and Perry Drew. Enrolling at Tidewater Community College for two...

Thomas Moss Scholars

Thomas Moss would be proud of these students

And your 2017 Thomas Moss Scholars are… Aric Justice, who earned his Associate of Science in Business Administration, and is pursuing his bachelor’s...

TCC Back To School Students

17 For Fall 2017

Aspiring pediatricians, counselors, video game designers and firefighters make up a small sample of TCC’s newest students. Here’s what they had...