Hello from President Kolovani

As you already know, Tidewater Community College is the fastest, most flexible and most affordable college choice in our region. You might NOT know that three of every five students who graduate from TCC leave here completely

Are you in the pipeline?

High-growth, high-demand jobs are out there There’s a new generation in town: Generation Z. Born after 1995, you’re just about to finish high school or maybe you recently graduated. You’re hoping to avoid college debt, so you’re

Health care careers still in high demand

As Baby Boomers age, the health care system is facing greater demands, creating more health care career opportunities. According to the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the State University of New York in Albany, jobs in

“What I really enjoyed were my clinicals”

Rachris Bautista graduates from TCC in May 2015 with an associate degree in respiratory therapy. This is his story, in his own words. When I was a kid, I loved the idea of going into the medical

Not your grandfather’s factory

What do you think of when you imagine a shift change at a factory? Unless you work inside one, chances are you think of a whistle, punch-cards and time-clocks, and thousands of workers pouring out of the

Learning and doing

Victoria Latham, who plans to graduate from TCC in May 2016, works at the Naval Facilities Engineering Command. This is her story, in her own words. I’m that person who takes things apart, just so I can

“Professors with real-world experience”

Fred Konzelmann, 33, of Virginia Beach holds TCC associate degrees in industrial manufacturing and electronics technology and a certificate in general education. He is a manufacturing design engineer at STIHL Inc., the top U.S. manufacturer of outdoor

“I’m doing exactly what I want to do in life”

Loubna Richid is a 2012 TCC honors graduate who now attends Old Dominion University. This is her story, in her own words. I love learning and couldn’t wait to get started on my education when I moved

Open your mind

A liberal arts degree prepares you for transfer, for career, for life Too often parents and students hear the message that a liberal arts degree has no value in the workplace, but that just isn’t true. It

A liberal arts degree from TCC really can take you anywhere

Tidewater Community College’s Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or pursue a bachelor of arts degree. The 61-credit Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts provides

Automotive technology

Career opportunities, economic rewards, emerging technologies. Automotive technology has it all. The Automotive Technology program at Tidewater Community College puts you on track with one of today’s most promising careers. TCC’s Automotive Technology program, accredited by the

Dad & son are two of a kind at RAC

Pinero Antonio Dingle II and his dad, Pinero Antonio Dingle Sr., enjoy working with their hands on do-it-yourself projects, including basic car repairs. “My dad likes being in charge, but I know more than him right now.

TCC’s Z-Degree in business administration means you don’t buy textbooks

With the price of textbooks rising faster than health care, new home prices and even tuition, Tidewater Community College in 2013 pioneered the use of “open educational resources” (OER) for its entire associate in business administration. It

The flexible career choice

How can you go wrong with a business degree? Are you interested in positioning yourself for a better entry-level opportunity, getting your bachelor’s degree in business, or perhaps vying for a promotion in your current job? Tidewater

The perfect college fit

A high school student’s guide to selecting the right college The United States has more than 4,000 colleges and universities, including everything from two-year community colleges to huge state universities, small private liberal arts colleges, and elite

Ask all the right questions

Your honest answers to these questions will help you decide what kind of college is the best fit for you, financially, academically and personally. 1. How much can you afford in tuition, fees and room and board?

TCC programs at a glance

Gainful employment information on all TCC certificates and career studies certificates is at www.tcc.edu/gainfulemployment Transfer & Career/Technical Programs Associate Degree Specialization Certificate Career Studies Certificate Arts & Humanities Graphic Design ✓ Advertising Design ✓ Multimedia ✓ Liberal

Not sure what to study? Read this

It’s OK if you’re still looking for a focus for your college education. TCC has two affordable, flexible options: the associate degree in general studies and the certificate in general education. TCC’s Associate of Science in General