Mary Parzynski, motivated by veterans’ successApril 23, 2012
As the Veterans Benefits Advisor for the Chesapeake Campus, Parzynski spends her days preparing veterans and retiring military members for the work ahead.
TCC degree helps ex-mill worker achieveApril 4, 2012
These days Billy Duke works at the Newport News Shipyard as an electrician, and credits his education at TCC for his new job.
From TCC Storm to Player of the YearMarch 19, 2012
Byron Carpenter got his start playing college basketball at Tidewater Community College..
From TCC to attorney at lawMarch 7, 2012
A Virginia Beach native, Wanda Cooper began her education at a four-year university, but it was not a good fit. She returned to Hampton Roads and pursued a general studies degree at TCC.
From here to the moonJanuary 13, 2012
Jennifer Walker hopes to be launched into space soon; she recently submitted her second application to NASA.
TCC graduate finds animation work in HollywoodNovember 16, 2011
"Shrek" yeah! Computer science graduate works for Dreamworks.
From TCC to fighting terrorismJuly 13, 2011
Naval officer's TCC degree in information systems technology jump-started his anti-terrorism career.
Award-winning photographer got his start at TCCJuly 3, 2008
Rich-Joseph Facun began his relationship with TCC as a “young punk and teen father” – to use his own words. But, feeling responsibility to support his child, he left college to work, trying a range of jobs, always interested in learning something new. Now he describes himself as a “photographer who makes his living as a photojournalist.
From a small town to the Navy to TCC and new careerApril 7, 2008
Going to college was never discussed around Johnny Moye's dinner table, as farming or factory work were the main employment options during the mid-1970s. That he would someday be named Virginia High School Technology Education Teacher of the Year never entered his mind.