Category Archives: Workforce Development

Thomas Nelson Highlighted as Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine

Thomas Nelson Community College has been listed among G.I. Jobs magazine’s Military Friendly Schools for 2015. This is the sixth consecutive year Thomas Nelson has been named on the list. This year, the list of approximately 1,600 Military Friendly Schools highlights the institutions leading practices to support military students. Schools earned rights to the coveted Military … Continue Reading ››

Thomas Nelson’s Local Board Meets Sept. 24

Thomas Nelson Community College’s Local Board will meet Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. on the Hampton campus in the College Board Room, Moore Hall. The Board’s committee meetings will take place at 4 p.m. in Harrison Hall. The Financial and Municipal Liaison Committee will convene in Room 3 and the Curriculum, Instruction, and Student … Continue Reading ››

Thomas Nelson Expands Services to Veterans and Military

Thomas Nelson Community College announced a comprehensive array of new services for veterans and military to a group of more than 50 community, college and military affairs leaders attending the “Expanding Military and Veterans Services Seminar” at the Hampton Campus on Tuesday. John C. Harvey, Jr., Virginia Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs, opened the day’s … 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 ››