News - Truckee Meadows Community College

The Madera-Camacho Sisters: Family Runs Deep

April 17, 2023
The Madera Camacho sisters embraced TMCC as their mother, brother, and sister had done before them. Soon after, they were striving for success with incredible support. You won't want to miss this touching feature!

The Guerra Brothers: HVAC Alumni Keeping It Cool

February 23, 2023
Our celebration of National CTE Month continues with a story about two brothers whose promise to each other motivated them to forge their own path of success. These alumni are proud graduates of the HVAC program, and their future is looking bright.

Alumnus Forges Own Path to Early College Success

October 20, 2022
Reed High School Student Caden Kuster took advantage of TMCC’s Jump Start program to work ahead and earn an associate degree.

Alumni Spotlight: David Wise

July 12, 2022
Professional skier and TMCC Alumnus David Wise shares tips from his career and remembers his college days fondly.

Alumni Spotlight: Dorothy (Dotty) Graham Moreland

April 29, 2022
As a part of our ongoing celebration of TMCC’s 50th Anniversary, we’re highlighting the stories of our incredible alumni. Dorothy (Dotty) Graham Moreland graduated from TMCC in 1972 as a part of the first cohort of the newly-formed nursing program.

Alumni Spotlight: Kimberly Tran

March 17, 2022
We caught up with former SGA President Kimberly Tran who began her academic journey at TMCC when she was 15, and is now a student at Stanford University.

Alumni Spotlight: Linda Lovie

December 1, 2021
This TMCC alumna started her educational journey at TMCC on the Stead Air Force Base where she took classes for personal and professional enrichment.

Alumni Spotlight: Torry Tegio

October 18, 2021
Tegio became a lead diesel mechanic at TEC Equipment when she was 18 years old. She credits TMCC’s Diesel Technology Program for putting her on the road to success.

Alumni Spotlight: Noritaka Miyamoto

September 30, 2021
Miyamoto came to TMCC from Japan to earn his associate of science degree and the confidence to ask for help when he needed it.

Alumni Spotlight: Marina Leigh

September 9, 2021
This TMCC alumna has published a poetry chapbook and is currently attending the Master of Fine Arts program in Poetry at the University of Mississippi.

Alumni Spotlight: Katie Knapp

August 4, 2021
The owner of Bumblebee Blooms Flower Boutique started her journey to entrepreneurship at TMCC where she took business and culinary arts classes.

Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Tobey

July 15, 2021
This TMCC alumnus followed his passion in science to find a career that will help Native Americans access higher education and lead healthier lives.

Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Salisbury

June 10, 2021
This TMCC alumna has been a professional paralegal for over a decade--a journey that began at TMCC. Now she’s back as part-time faculty, helping students to follow their dreams.

Alumni Spotlight: Luis Juarez Chamorro

May 24, 2021
Luis Juarez Chamorro graduated from TMCC with his HVAC certificate in 2011. His education and training enabled him to find a satisfying, hands-on career.