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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 ››

Thomas Nelson’s Annual College Board Dinner, June 18

Thomas Nelson Community College’s Annual Local College Board Dinner will take place Wednesday, June 18 at 6 p.m. in Williamsburg at Ford's Colony Country Club. During the invitation-only social event, no business will be conducted. The Board’s committees will not convene this month. The general board meeting is open to the public in accordance with the Virginia … Continue Reading ››

Thomas Nelson Adds New Certificate Program for Fall 2014 to Prepare Students for Cyber Security Positions

People looking to prepare for entry-level positions such as digital forensic technician, cyber security analyst and security operations center technician can take advantage of a new Career Studies Certificate in Cyber Security at Thomas Nelson Community College. The program is slated to begin in the fall semester and is designed to equip students with expertise in … Continue Reading ››

Thomas Nelson Adds New Degree for Fall 2014 to Prepare Students for Various STEM Careers

A new degree program at Thomas Nelson Community College slated for fall semester 2014 will give students the broad skills today’s industries demand. Thomas Nelson’s new Associate of Applied Science degree in Technical Studies with a specialization in Industrial Technology will prepare students for a range of careers in industrial automation, industrial mechanics, electrical and … Continue Reading ››

Thomas Nelson Community College Receives $954.7 Million In-Kind Software Grant from Siemens PLM Software

Thomas Nelson Community College is pleased to announce the receipt of a $954.7 million in-kind software grant from Siemens. Students will now have access to the same Siemens product lifecycle management (PLM) software used throughout the global manufacturing industry to design, develop and manufacture some of the world’s most sophisticated products in a variety of … Continue Reading ››