Faculty & Staff Profiles

David Wright: Professor of physics and astronomy

August 20, 2012

“I love trying to get everybody to understand science,” he says. “A lot of students end up coming up to me and saying, ‘I really dreaded taking this class, but I ended up enjoying it.’ That gives me great satisfaction. I love what I do.”

TCC professor thrives using innovative online techniques

August 15, 2012

His classes sing and dance and talk – and talk back – yet longtime professor Russ Meade is hundreds of miles from any TCC campus. For the last 12 years, Meade has taught business law, criminal justice and business ethics from a picturesque mountain town in western North Carolina.

TCC professor is an attraction at Busch Gardens

July 31, 2012

Along with Griffon, Alpengeist and Apollo’s Chariot, summer at Busch Gardens showcases the physics shenanigans of Tidewater Community College professor David Wright.

TCC professor prepares for 585-mile ride

July 16, 2012

Horticulture Assistant Professor Kristina Bezanson will make a 585-mile, week-long journey on her bicycle to fund tree education and research.

Edna Baehre-Kolovani takes over as president of TCC

July 9, 2012

Tidewater Community College welcomes Edna Baehre-Kolovani, Ph.D. as its fifth president. She succeeds Deborah M. DiCroce, who retired last winter after serving as TCC’s president for 14 years. Peter A. Spina had served as the college’s interim president since March 1.

David Steinhauer: Professor of Computer-Aided Drafting and Design

June 29, 2012

Computers and 3-D printers are integral to Computer-Aided Drafting and Design, a program that has evolved under the direction of Professor David Steinhauer.

A new dean joins Portsmouth Campus

May 25, 2012

Virginia Beach resident Jenefer D. Snyder has been named dean of language, mathematics and sciences at Tidewater Community College. She will begin her tenure on the Portsmouth Campus on June 6.

Phyllis Gowdy: Professor of English

May 25, 2012

"The community college is such a great place to work, because of the commitment to student success. Students come to TCC with a dream and it's my privilege to help them on their journey."

Child’s play VAC exhibit reminds us of our lost youth

May 21, 2012

Sam Hughes’ exhibit at the VAC conveys a message in a twofold manner – via whimsical images of children at play and by a series of photos of lonely playground equipment seemingly begging to be used.

TCC annual award winners

May 9, 2012

Tidewater Community College announces recognition of four of its own with annual special awards that honor the quality and achievements of select faculty and staff from across its four campuses.

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