Student Profiles

TCC student takes his shot in school and scores scholarship

October 6, 2016

“Coming to TCC was the best decision of my life,” says student Griffin Leach.

En route to earning a certificate in cyber security, student lands great job

August 25, 2016

“Most people start in a call center right out of school, but I leap-frogged and got really lucky with a great job.”— Tim DeBusk

TCC Engineering students take top spots in national model design competition

July 14, 2016

Engineering students spent part of the Summer Session designing and building robots to race during the American Society of Engineering (ASEE) Model Design Competition, held in New Orleans, June 26-29.

Navy wife nurtures her creative side by welding

June 27, 2016

Chelsea Meeks is using her GI Bill benefits at TCC to pursue her Career Studies Certificate in Maritime Welding, a path that will allow her to find a career wherever the military takes her and her husband next.

State Senator urges TCC grads to “take your place as leaders in our society”

May 16, 2016

More than 1,900 TCC students received associate degrees or certificates at the 62nd Commencement Exercises held May 14 at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. State Sen. John A. Cosgrove was the keynote speaker.

Student speaker found her voice at TCC

May 13, 2016

“So much self-development happens here, both inside and outside the classroom,” said Nadine Naser, TCC's May 2016 student speaker. “My professors pushed me, but they were also there to answer questions and support my journey.”

Graduate became the architect of her future at TCC

May 12, 2016

"TCC was a good fit with everything I wanted to do," said Chesapeake's Valerie Rottink, accepted into the University of Virginia this fall.

Navy veteran among the first to graduate with HVAC/R associate degree

May 11, 2016

Navy veteran James Finch, among the first graduates to earn his associate degree in HVAC/R, owns his own business, Affordable Air in Chesapeake.

From Liberia to here to Mary Baldwin

May 10, 2016

Fanmentus Korlison graduates from TCC with an Associate of Science in Social Sciences and will transfer to Mary Baldwin College this fall to be part of the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership, the nation’s only all-female cadet corps.

TCC’s automotive program put Ryan Wright on the road to success

May 9, 2016

Ryan Wright will graduate from Tidewater Community College on May 14 with four career studies certificates in automotive technology: Chassis Systems, Engine Performance, Electronics and Powertrains.

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