Faculty & Staff Profiles
Engineering professor and TCC alumnus connects with students because he’s been there, done thatSeptember 7, 2016
“I worked in industry for close to two decades, but teaching is what I really wanted to do.” – Professor Bill Simmons
TCC professor Linda Williams receives excellence award from national organizationAugust 17, 2016
The face of the textbook-free Z-Degree in business administration received recognition from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.
TCC annual award winners to be honored Aug. 19August 15, 2016
Faculty, staff and administrative honorees were selected by their peers
Getting to know The Psyc Guy @TCCVAJuly 18, 2016
Mozell Person's psychology classroom at TCC's Portsmouth Campus is as dynamic as his Twitter presence. Person is The Psyc Guy @mperson24 and isn’t hesitant to use social media as a classroom tool.
Criminal Justice professor encourages students to follow their dreamsMay 6, 2016
“I enjoyed my time in law enforcement, but I like what I’m doing now because I get to encourage students to engage in a life of learning,” said Tony Passaro.
RAC Instructor Darryl ParkerMarch 29, 2016
RAC instructor Darryl Parker says, “At TCC I learned that I really enjoyed the classroom and lab settings. I sometimes miss those challenging problems we’d find when working on cars in the dealership. I loved solving those problems. But teaching is definitely my calling.”
Civil Engineering Technology professor keen on problem solving in classroomFebruary 17, 2016
Professor Chris Cartwright, program head for Civil Engineering Technology at Tidewater Community College, tries to lecture less and engage his students more.
Head of new veterinary assisting program combines love of animals with teachingFebruary 3, 2016
“When I was practicing, I discovered I loved teaching,” said Megan Taliaferro, who is the head of Tidewater Community College's veterinary assistant program after working five years as an associate veterinarian at Nansemond Veterinary Clinic.
English instructor and published author connects with students through writingJanuary 5, 2016
English instructor Doug Thiele has impacted students on Tidewater Community College’s Chesapeake Campus for almost two decades
Dean Thomas Stout encourages students to get out of their comfort zonesNovember 20, 2015
Dean Thomas Stout joined Tidewater Community College after a successful career in the Navy.