News

Featured news and announcements from Thomas Nelson, student success stories, and information for the media.

Thomas Nelson's Local Board Meets Feb. 22

February 17, 2017 Thomas Nelson Community College’s Local Board will meet Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. in the Anna Room at the Mariners' Museum, 100 Museum Drive, Newport News. The Board’s Financial & Municipal Liaison Committee and its Curriculum, Instruction...

Thomas Nelson Receives 'Military Friendly' Designation for 2017

Image for Thomas Nelson Receives 'Military Friendly' Designation for 2017 February 9, 2017 Thomas Nelson Community College has earned the Military Friendly® School designation for 2017, by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, Military Spouse and Vetrepreneur® magazines. This is the eighth consecutive year Thomas Nelson has been awarded...

Thomas Nelson Alumnus and Federal Special Investigator to Address Students Feb. 9

Image for Thomas Nelson Alumnus and Federal Special Investigator to Address Students Feb. 9 February 3, 2017 Thomas Nelson Community College will welcome United States Department of Justice (USDOJ) investigator and former student Earl H. Saunders to the Hampton campus for From My Present to My Future: The Path to My Success. The lecture will be held Feb. 9...

Thomas Nelson Welcomes New Academic Affairs Vice President

Image for Thomas Nelson Welcomes New Academic Affairs Vice President February 3, 2017 Thomas Nelson Community College recently welcomed a new vice president for Academic Affairs. Susan English joins Thomas Nelson from North Carolina's Guilford Technical Community College having served as interim chair of the Science, Technology...

SNAP Celebrates 20 Graduates

Image for SNAP Celebrates 20 Graduates January 30, 2017 This year began with a celebration for 20 students in the SNAP Employment & Training Pilot Project. With its largest graduating class, SNAP celebrated students who received industry recognized credentials in healthcare, welding, IT/cybersecurity...

Nikki Giovanni Headlines Thomas Nelson's Feb. 10 Black History Month Observance

Image for Nikki Giovanni Headlines Thomas Nelson's Feb. 10 Black History Month Observance January 26, 2017 Thomas Nelson Community College will observe Black History Month on Friday, Feb. 10 with two events on the Hampton campus  ̶  a Black History & Business Expo at 5 p.m. in Wythe Hall’s Library Gallery and a presentation by renowned...

Thomas Nelson launches Culinary Arts Program in Williamsburg

January 20, 2017 Thomas Nelson is working with Williamsburg restaurateurs to offer the Peninsula an innovative, new training program designed to introduce the culinary arts to the community, including students aged 18 or over, transitioning and retired military (...

Thomas Nelson Presented its 11th Annual Presidential Leadership Award

Image for Thomas Nelson Presented its 11th Annual Presidential Leadership Award January 19, 2017 As part of its Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance, Thomas Nelson Community College presented its 11th Annual Presidential Leadership Award to Golden Bethune-Hill, founder and volunteer executive director of the Community Free Clinic of...

Workforce Development Spring Orientations

Image for Workforce Development Spring Orientations December 19, 2016 Spring classes are right around the corner and registration is open. Whether you are taking advantage of the Workforce Credentials Grant or enrolling in the new Culinary Arts program, spring is the perfect time to get started and press toward your...

Thomas Nelson's President Named Chair of the 49th Annual Peninsula Humanitarian Awards Dinner

Image for Thomas Nelson's President Named Chair of the 49th Annual Peninsula Humanitarian Awards Dinner December 16, 2016 The Peninsula Chapter of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities announces that John T. Dever will serve as the chair of the 49th Annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner to be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017, at the Newport News Marriott Hotel...