Zach Grinvalsky just completed his first year at Tidewater Community College and is confident he made the right choice by attending community college.
For the past four years, TCC alumna Robin Simmons has been warmly greeting customers and neighbors at her business, 17 Hands Coffee.
Professor Peter Shaw established a scholarship for TCC students just before he retired. The Business Pathway Scholarship was launched in 2021 with a
Tanya Mills remembers how her mom struggled when she emigrated to the United States from Cuba. Mills was 10 years old then. Now at 44, she is a Tidewater
Katherine Louise Guevara has lived in the United States for just three years. In that time, she has adjusted to a new culture and earned a college degree.
In the early days of the pandemic in 2020, Rickkita flew to Hollywood to appear on the Ellen Show. Not only did she get to meet Ellen DeGeneres, the
Walk into 17 Hands Coffee and you will be delighted by the smells and sights around you, from the glass cases filled with delicious baked goods, to
Tidewater Community College alumna Shannon O’Hara Wiora is getting an insider’s look at working for the National Institutes of Health. As a summer
While most of us think it takes at least two years to complete an associate degree, TCC offers an accelerated option that allows you to complete all
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
TCC alumna Rickkita Taylor says the three minutes she spent on “Ellen” were life changing. “Meeting Ellen and being in the room with all of that
Leora Friedman and Landon Elforsi didn’t want to waste time or money in college given the daunting load both anticipated as undergraduates in James
“Don’t put your education on hold! Consider community college.” That’s the message from Tidewater Community College alumnus Matt Zimmerman,
Chris Rugh spent his early 20s working with a Christian missionary group in Lebanon, helping Syrian refugees with their basic needs. “That was a very
You might say Michael Humphrey-Sewell can’t get enough of Tidewater Community College. The Navy veteran already holds his Associate of Science in
When Rickkita Taylor was at Tidewater Community College, she earned more than an associate degree. She learned how to support people in need through
While most of us think of it taking at least two years to receive an associate degree, Tidewater Community College offers an accelerated option that
Growing up in Portsmouth’s Cavalier Manor, Courtney Pierce dreamed of working for a Fortune 500 company. Instead, after earning an Associate of Science
Tori Grissom spent her first semester at Tidewater Community College with her nose in a book. When she wasn’t in class, the home-schooled Chesapeake
Horace Linton used to tinker on cars. After graduating from Tidewater Community College, he turned the hobby into a career. “I was actually able to
Terrell Flowers couldn’t find a job after high school. He filled out dozens of applications and never got a call back. So at the age of 20, he decided
Ernest Trezevant “Bo” Buchanan IV was just two months shy of graduating from the University of Virginia (UVA) when he died in a car accident. Bo’s
Shorntail Goodrich never thought of herself as a leader. Now the Tidewater Community College graduate works with Hearts Full of Grace, a nonprofit organization
Shorntail Goodrich came to Tidewater Community College to retrain for a new career. She spent her 20s and 30s working as an apartment complex manager