Student Profiles

Saluting TCC grads and the military at 65th Commencement Exercises

December 19, 2017

“TCC gave me a solid academic foundation that transformed an average student into someone who knew that she was capable of succeeding.” – Navy Cmdr. Shannon Wiens, keynote speaker

She had a brain injury. Now military vet has a college degree and a future in engineering

December 18, 2017

“Don’t quit because you have a bad semester,” says student speaker Jessica Evans, who follows this mantra: “Come as you are, but don’t stay as you were.”

Walking the stage is bittersweet after 17-year journey

December 15, 2017

Homelessness, family demands and cancer did not stop this grad from realizing her dream of a college degree.

First-generation grad enjoys setting up other students for success

December 14, 2017

Travis Ward turned a hobby into a passion, refurbishing computers that are then given to students who need them.

International student was right at home at TCC

December 13, 2017

“Getting an education can be challenging. But everything is possible if you stay humble and are willing to work hard.” – Dieudonné Sogbossi

He had no footsteps to follow. So TCC grad forged his own path

December 12, 2017

“When I started at TCC, I didn’t know how to be around positive people – people with goals. It was different where I came from. I’ve learned so much here.” – Kareem Etheridge

Future Teacher of Tomorrow loving everything about her present

October 25, 2017

Virginia Beach student, also a recipient of the college’s Outstanding High School Graduate Scholarship, attends TCC debt-free.

Three of a kind

October 9, 2017

One loves the arts, another computers and the third has an eye on the Navy. All of them found their fit at one college: TCC. 

Thomas Moss would be proud of these students

September 20, 2017

Three high achievers recognized for excellence by scholarship that honors the namesake of the Norfolk Campus.

17 For Fall 2017

September 1, 2017

Aspiring pediatricians, counselors, video game designers and firefighters make up a small sample of TCC’s newest students. Here’s what they had to say only a week after classes.

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