Faculty & Staff Profiles
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.
Interior Design alumna finds her dream careerNovember 17, 2015
A 2010 graduate of TCC’s Interior Design program, Michelle Alderman was recently named to the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) 30 Under 30 list.
Horticulture instructor cycles more than 500 miles for tree education and researchOctober 28, 2015
Tidewater Community College horticulture instructor cycles more than 500 miles in a week in Florida to fund education and research for the TREE Fund.
Meet Associate Professor Cynthia Pedigo, Program Head of Paralegal StudiesSeptember 9, 2015
Cynthia Pedigo never wants to hear these words: “I’m just a paralegal.” She knows firsthand how valuable paralegals are.
Lynn Yvonne Moon: Program Head, Acquisition and ProcurementSeptember 9, 2015
If Acquisition and Procurement sounds like a mundane career choice, talk with Lynn Yvonne Moon, or better yet, step inside her office at the Virginia Department of Transportation.
Faculty profile: Debra Wells, Administrative Support Technology Program HeadSeptember 3, 2015
Debra Wells grew up understanding the importance of hard work. As program head for TCC's Administrative Support Technology program, she passes her wealth of experience onto others.
Veteran nurse is hands-on with her patients and her studentsAugust 21, 2015
“I’ve been here 20 years, and I think I’ve taught 90 percent of those in the EMS profession around here,” says Anne Mach, associate professor of EMS and Critical Care at TCC