Category Archives: Workforce Development

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 Inc., 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 … 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 ››

Thomas Nelson Workforce Development Hosts Peninsula Entrepreneurship Forum

Thomas Nelson Workforce Development is honored to bring together thriving and growing entrepreneurs from around the region for the second Peninsula Entrepreneurship Forum on May 22, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center. This year’s forum, “Inspire, Launch, Grow,” will provide growing and established entrepreneurs with an array of information from … Continue Reading ››

Family Caregiver Training Supports Families in Need

Caregivers need skills and resources to support a chronically ill, disabled or aged family member or friend, while managing family, finances and life. To better equip caregivers on the Peninsula, a Family Caregivers class will be held April 16, 23 and 30 from 1-4 p.m. at the Thomas Nelson Community College Historic Triangle Campus, Allied … Continue Reading ››