Community Invited to Free Movie Screening
to Raise Awareness Around Anxiety

Tillamook Bay Community College’s Equity & Inclusion Committee is screening the documentary ‘Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety’ from April 17 – April 23. The movie is free to the public to view during those dates. You can find a link to watch the documentary here. Then, on April 26 at 6 p.m., the Equity & […]

TBCC Commended for Achievements during Seven Year Accreditation Visit

Photo of the front of the Main Campus Building in Spring

In January, Tillamook Bay Community College (TBCC) received official notice from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) that its accreditation has been reaffirmed for another seven years. TBCC has been independently accredited by the NWCCU since September 2013.  Prior to that the college was accredited through Portland Community College.  Accredited colleges are reviewed […]

TBCC Awarded $425,000 from Rep. Kurt Schrader to launch a Nursing Program

Nicole Martin

Tillamook Bay Community College (TBCC) has been awarded $425,000 from Congressman Kurt Schrader to help launch a nursing program for Tillamook County. TBCC was personally informed by Rep. Schrader earlier this month that they had received the funding. “We have been waiting for almost a year to hear about this funding proposal, and I was […]

Creating a Community Icon

For 25 years a United States Navy A-4 Skyhawk aircraft on the corner of Hwy 101 and Long Prairie Road has greeted travelers and residents on their way into Tillamook, standing guard over the city. Now, the iconic “plane on a stick” is coming down. “It’s in fairly poor shape,” said Rita Welch, The Tillamook […]

Apply Now for Scholarships to Tillamook Bay Community College

The Tillamook Bay Community College Foundation has opened their application for scholarships to attend Tillamook Bay Community College this fall. Applications must be completed by June 13, 2022 to receive funding for fall term. The scholarship process is completed online at From there, students complete and submit one application to assess their eligibility for […]

TBCC Connections: You have a place at TBCC

Photo of the front of the Main Campus Building in Spring

By Ross TomlinPresident Spring is finally here, and I think we can all safely agree that we are looking forward to the change in season. Spring is a time for growth, renewal, and embracing opportunity. While we typically make New Year’s resolutions in January, there is merit to waiting until spring when the natural world […]

Registration is Open for Spring Term Classes at TBCC

Attend in person, online, or both. You choose your experience Registration is now open for spring term classes at Tillamook Bay Community College (TBCC). Spring term begins April 4. This spring, TBCC is offering classes in person, online, through Zoom and through a combination of different modalities. “With many of our classes, you get to […]

TBCC Board of Education Votes to Put Bond Measure on May Ballot

Photo of Proposed New Building

On February 7th, 2022 the Tillamook Bay Community College Board of Education voted unanimously to put a $14.4 million bond measure on the May ballot to build a new healthcare education building. The new building will provide capacity for Tillamook Bay Community College (TBCC) to add a nursing program, additional healthcare occupations training programs, and […]

TBCC Celebrates CTE Month

CTE Month

February is National Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, which celebrates the value of Career-Technical education and how this type of training is critical to supporting business and industry across the country. Over the years, Tillamook Bay Community College (TBCC) has stayed committed to offering CTE training to the community that prepares students for local, […]

A New Year and Era for TBCC

Ross Tomlin

By Dr. Ross Tomlin, TBCC President As a new year begins for all of us, it is only the halfway point in the academic year for colleges. For TBCC it truly is a new year and a new era including lots of change and growth for us. As our student numbers continue to grow, we […]