Program Spotlights

Digging, planting and learning

November 19, 2012

TCC horticulture students have been working in the greenhouses on the Chesapeake Campus to produce a beautiful batch of pansies and mums for fall planting.

Occupational Therapy Assistant: Rewarding work that offers others independence

November 6, 2012

Occupational therapy assistants teach independent functioning, health and well-being to those in need.

TCC students participate in March of Dimes Signature Chef Auction

October 24, 2012

TCC Culinary Arts students were invited to showcase their skills during the March of Dimes Signature Chef Auction, held Oct. 21, 2012 at the Founders Inn.

Portrait of a Nude opens Oct. 24

October 22, 2012

Based on actual events and spanning almost 200 years, the play "Portrait of a Nude" traces the history of Francisco Goya’s controversial masterpiece "The Naked Maja" from its unveiling in 1798 to the recent sexual harassment case involving the painting. In its fall production, Tidewater Community College Theatre explores many of the issues concerning artistic inspiration, history and censorship.

Learning administrative skills that have value in every field

September 27, 2012

TCC’s Portsmouth Campus houses “The Firm,” the Administrative Support Technology program that provides students with an array of skills in preparation for work as administrative assistants, executive assistants, or office managers in fields such as business, government, medical and education.

Police internships give students a feel for careers in law enforcement

September 13, 2012

The ride-along program allows students to be observers while officers work their regular shifts. Students familiarize themselves with all the relevant arrangements, procedures and functions of the Virginia Beach Police Department during their weekly 10-hour shifts.

Regional Automotive Center: High-tech training for today’s technician

August 23, 2012

Revving training into overdrive, TCC's Regional Automotive Center provides hands-on learning in a 30,000-square-foot facility that features nine classrooms and 15 instructional laboratory bays – including one that will accommodate a tractor-trailer.

TCC kids celebrate the Olympic Games

July 27, 2012

The Tidewater Community College Child Development Lab’s summer camp is themed for the Summer Olympics.

Communication, compassion and career success

July 11, 2012

TCC’s associate of applied science degree in funeral service is an extensive program designed to meet an evolving industry where jobs are generally plentiful.

Solar laboratory launches at Chesapeake Campus

July 2, 2012

Tidewater Community College’s Renewable Energies Technologies program has a working solar laboratory on the roof of the Chesapeake Campus George B. Pass building.

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