Commencement to Celebrate Achievements of TNCC Graduating Class

Published: May 9, 2008

Thomas Nelson Community College will celebrate its thirty-ninth Annual Commencement Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13 at the Hampton Coliseum. More than 1,000 students have applied to graduate during the 2007-2008 academic year. This number includes students who completed their curriculum requirements in the summer 2007, fall 2007 and those who have applied for graduation in spring 2008. Graduating students will receive associate degrees, career studies certificates and diplomas. Some of the graduating students will receive more than one degree or a combination of degree, career studies certificate and/or diploma.

As part of the commencement exercises, Dr. Roseann Runte, President of Old Dominion University will address the graduating class. In addition, the colors will be presented by the Bethel High School JROTC, and music will be provided by the York River Concert Band.

Commencement is not a mandatory function but officials at Thomas Nelson Community College expect approximately 400 graduate candidates to participate in the ceremony.

Release #08-0530

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