Faculty & Staff Profiles
Phyllis Gowdy: Professor of EnglishMay 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 youthMay 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 winnersMay 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.
Judy GillMay 9, 2012
TCC professor Judy Gill sees the world through the lens of mathematics.
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.
Edna Baehre-Kolovani named President of TCCApril 16, 2012
Edna Baehre-Kolovani will become the fifth permanent president of Tidewater Community College (TCC), effective on or about July 1, 2012. She will succeed Deborah M. DiCroce, who retired last winter after serving as TCC’s president for the last 14 years. Peter A. Spina has been serving as the college’s interim president since March 1.
Cindy Bird: Accounting ProfessorApril 4, 2012
TCC accounting professor actually enjoys taxes.
Rick Alley encourages, engages studentsMarch 19, 2012
A teacher at heart, Alley gets to know his students and often spends time after class with those struggling to write, encouraging them to put pen to paper for that first paragraph.
Eric Hayes: Professor of ChemistryFebruary 29, 2012
Bringing chemistry to life, he routinely demonstrates chemical reactions by conducting safe experiments during lectures.
President DiCroce receives President Emerita designationJanuary 20, 2012
Tidewater Community College President Deborah M. DiCroce has received the title of “President Emerita,” conferred yesterday by the State Board for Community Colleges. DiCroce steps down as president on March 1, 2012, and will begin her “second act,” becoming president and chief executive officer of the nonprofit Hampton Roads Community Foundation.