Thomas Nelson Community College changes lives, empowers students to succeed, and enhances the civic and economic vitality of the Peninsula community through high quality education and workforce training, excellent services, and innovative partnerships.
As the Peninsula’s Community College, Thomas Nelson is committed to excellence, recognized for student success, and dedicated to meeting the needs of our community.
We are passionate about our students’ success and their futures, and are committed to providing outstanding education and training opportunities in a supportive collegiate environment that will equip students to compete in the global workforce.
We value high standards for learning and appreciate our dedicated faculty and staff who create learning environments that stimulate intellectual growth and academic achievement, encourage life-long learning, and help students realize their dreams.
We affirm our commitment to meeting the education and workforce training needs of our community and to building strong innovative partnerships that support the economic vitality of the region.
We expect everyone to take responsibility for their actions, to engage in ethical behavior, and to impart honesty, trust and transparency in all interactions.
We are committed to exploring and understanding our similarities and differences and fostering inclusive working and learning environments that promote respect and appreciation for our diverse cultures, beliefs, lifestyles and perspectives.
Mutual Respect & Shared Governance
We value the contributions of everyone, encourage the sharing of ideas, and commit to equitable treatment in all that we do. We acknowledge a shared responsibility for institutional success and improvement, and commit to shared decision making characterized by broad participation, openness and teamwork.
TNCC 2015: Shaping Our Future
Thomas Nelson’s five-year strategic plan, TNCC 2015: Shaping Our Future, outlines the goals, strategies, and priorities necessary for the college to realize preeminence in the region. Developed with broad participation from students, faculty, staff, alumni and community partners, TNCC 2015 will guide the college’s collective efforts to shape the future by finding new, innovative ways to fulfill its mission and foster the vitality of the region. The plan was endorsed by the Local College Board at its April 28, 2010 meeting. To view TNCC 2015: Shaping Our Future at a glance, click here (pdf).
Annual Goals & Outcomes:
- 2014-2015 College-wide outcomes
- 2013-2014 College-wide outcomes
- 2012-2013 College-wide outcomes final results
- 2013 – 2014 Annual Report (pdf)
- 2012 – 2013 Annual Report (pdf)
- 2011 – 2012 Annual Report (pdf)
- 2010 – 2011 Annual Report (pdf)
- 2009 – 2010 Annual Report (pdf)
- 2008 – 2009 Annual Report (pdf)
- 2007 – 2008 Annual Report (pdf)
- 2006 – 2007 Annual Report (pdf)
College Organizational Chart