Category Archives: General News

Thomas Nelson Opening at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18

Thomas Nelson Community College campuses in Hampton and Williamsburg will open at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 18. The morning closure will allow faculty and staff to engage in annual All College Day meetings and activities in preparation for fall semester. Campus bookstores will operate 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Hampton and 8 a.m. to … Continue Reading ››

Community College Training Partnership Results in High Placement Rates for 388 Students

A groundbreaking collaboration of Virginia Community Colleges with the state’s largest private employer, Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, has resulted in exceptional success.  The Marine Skilled Trades Training program, a model business-education partnership, resulted in jobs for 363 Hampton Roads residents, a 93 percent hiring rate for the program, which began in … Continue Reading ››

New Endowed Scholarship at Thomas Nelson to Benefit Working Students Destined for Four-Year Institutions

Thomas Nelson Community College's Educational Foundation has announced the establishment of a new scholarship, the Patrick Eugene Brown and Eugene C. Steinbrenner Memorial Scholarship. Created by a generous endowment from Jay and Marguerite Brown of Williamsburg, the scholarship will support eligible students who plan on attending four-year institutions upon graduating from Thomas Nelson. The endowment will … Continue Reading ››

Thomas Nelson President Honored by Citizens’ Unity Commission

Thomas Nelson Community College President John T. Dever was among honorees during the annual Unity Awards ceremony hosted by the Citizens' Unity Commission. The awards were established to acknowledge the contributions of individuals, organizations and initiatives that support diversity. Dr. Dever was recognized for his commitment to healthy racial and cultural relations, including his support of … Continue Reading ››