Kyle came to TCC once again looking for a new career that was less physically demanding, more challenging and on the cutting-edge of technology. He
There was a celebratory feel during Tidewater Community College’s 76th Commencement exercises as keynote speaker Lt. Gov. Winsome Earle-Sears led
Jacob Ramirez found his career path in computer engineering at Tidewater Community College. A 2021 graduate of Salem High School, Jacob wanted to stay
Katerina Diatlova came to the United States from Russia with a passport, suitcase and $80 in her pocket.
She was part of the International Exchange
Rachael Kay Fitzgerald will earn an Associate of Science in Social Science in June 2023, just one year after earning a high school diploma.
Tidewater Community College alum Phillip Le’s morning commute to Newport News Shipbuilding includes stunning sunrises over the HRBT. “Seeing the
By now, most people know that Winsome Earle-Sears is the first woman, and the first woman of color, to serve as Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor. But
During TCC’s 75th Commencement Exercises, Councilwoman and Graduation Speaker Delceno Miles had graduates lock arms and share a message of encouragement.
Harvey Miller III found success at Tidewater Community College after failing at higher education the first time around. He calls himself the “Comeback
Monika moved to Virginia Beach in 2016 and worked in the hospitality industry but longed to get back to the kitchens. She finally decided to do what
When Jared, 21, started full-time at TCC after high school, he found the move to college to be seamless.
“It was a smooth transition and I’ve
Jennifer Froscher and Tahani Amareen are soon to be proud Tidewater Community College Nursing graduates. They started in the program during the pandemic,
Sylvester Wilkins says his son Zione provided the inspiration for his return to school. “He told me to just do it,” Sylvester said. “It was the
It was a full house for Tidewater Community College’s 74th Commencement exercise held in-person for the second time since the start of the pandemic.
Allison Wilson got her start at Tidewater Community College while still in high school. She participated in Early College and was part of the cohort
When Kristen McCombs dons her cap and gown for Tidewater Community College’s Commencement Exercises, her five-year-old son, Lincoln, will be wearing
Marvin Fletcher and his daughter SaNayah Hill were surprised to find out they are graduating from Tidewater Community College at the same time. “I
Brook Ogden says the TCC tagline, ‘From here, go anywhere,’ rings true. “I was in a job I didn’t enjoy. Now I’m on a path for a career I’m
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.
For the second time since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Tidewater Community College will hold its commencement exercises in person. This year’s
Big smiles and resounding cheers were part of Tidewater Community College’s first in-person graduation since the start of the pandemic. The week before
Shelby Ouellette was working at Starbucks when the store hosted “Coffee with a Cop.” She enjoyed the interactions with police officers and the community
Going to school during the pandemic was especially difficult for Alexis Murphy who lost her mom due to COVID-19 in January of 2020, mere weeks after
Known as the “Amazing Ayisha” by her patients, Ayisha Muhammad is dedicated to caring for elderly and disabled clients as a certified nurse aide
Timothy Slootmaker has a motto for life, “I’ve got this!” And after seven years, Tim’s determination and can-do attitude are paying off as he
With “Pomp and Circumstance” playing and shout-outs from faculty and staff, Tidewater Community College celebrated its Spring Semester graduates
Dasha Chaney is well on her way to a career in cyber security.
And this May, she is achieving a major milestone by graduating with an Associate
Athena Jones will share a message of hope and encouragement as a student speaker during Tidewater Community College’s Virtual Commencement to be held
Debbi Gilbert has worked as a bookkeeper for 25 years. She came to TCC to train for a new career and this May earns her associate degree.
Tidewater Community College will hold its 72nd Commencement Exercises virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.