Many youth who have aged out of the foster care system become homeless. Others end up incarcerated. Thomas Nelson Community College aims to change those disheartening outcomes with Great Expectations, a program that steers foster youth ages 17-24 toward higher education and career options. “On the Virginia Peninsula, we have approximately 250 youth that would … Continue Reading ››
The Admissions and Registrar’s offices will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 14. Staff members will be participating in the College’s 46th Commencement Exercises. Please pardon any inconvenience. Prior to the closure, you may direct questions to Interim Director of Admissions and Registrar Tiffany Ray at 825-2736.
Thomas Nelson Community College’s Ben Wardach has been selected to receive a $5,000 STEM Takes Flight in the Community College Scholarship by the Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC). As a STEM Takes Flight scholar, the civil engineering student will benefit from a mentorship program that will allow him to meet VSGC staff. He will also … Continue Reading ››
Thomas Nelson Community College’s Josiah Perrin has been selected to participate in a 10-week NASA research summer program. A partnership between NASA Langley Research Center and Virginia Space Grant Consortium, the program allows STEM students to work with researchers and design, develop and test payload elements, articles or systems. Students will devote 40 hours each … Continue Reading ››
Thomas Nelson Community College’s Justin Javier will receive $10,000 in scholarships and stipends from NASA and the Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC). The Electrical Engineering student will receive $5,000 from the STEM Takes Flight in the Community College Scholarship as well as a $5,000 stipend for his participation in a 10-week NASA research summer program. … Continue Reading ››