Thomas Nelson CC to Test Emergency Alert System March 5

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Thomas Nelson Community College will test its emergency alert system on Wednesday, March 5 at campuses in Hampton and Williamsburg from 9 a.m. to approximately 1 p.m. Those on and near the campuses can expect to hear tones and voice messages sounding from the College’s mass notification towers during the drill.

The College will test all components of its emergency alert system including campus-wide faculty and staff email; visual and audio warnings on campus telephones; and e2Campus alerts. Used by roughly 650 campuses nationwide, e2Campus is an emergency notification system that enables the transmission of instant alerts to cell phones, land lines and other devices.

College officials coordinated with emergency managers in Hampton and Williamsburg in scheduling the tests.

For more information, contact Public Relations at 825-2725 or 825-3455 after office hours.


Thomas Nelson Community College’s Board to Meet Feb. 26

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The Thomas Nelson Community College Board will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 5:45 p.m. at the Historic Triangle campus, Williamsburg, in the President’s Conference Room 317G.

Earlier at 5 p.m., the Board’s Financial and Municipal Liaison Committee will convene in Conference Room 316 and the Curriculum, Instruction, and Student Services Committee in Conference Room 320.

The Board will meet in closed sessions in accordance with Section 2.2-3711-10 of the Code of Virginia to discuss the consideration of honorary degrees or special awards and specific college personnel matters.  The general Board meeting is open to the public in accordance with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.

For more information, contact the Office of Public Relations and Marketing at (757) 825-3500.


Hampton Campus Cashier & Accounting Services Temporary Location Change

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Please note:

  • Hampton campus Cashier Services will be temporarily relocated to the Photo ID Office (Diggs Hall, room 155)  from Monday, February 24–Thursday, March 6.
  • All other Hampton campus student accounting staff will be temporarily relocated to the Espada Room (Moore Hall) from Monday, February  24–Friday, March 7.

Thomas Nelson’s Black History Month Events to Feature Actress Jasmime Guy , Feb. 28

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Thomas Nelson Community College welcomes actress Jasmine Guy of the hit television show, “A Different World” and Showtime’s “Dead Like Me,” to its Hampton campus Friday, Feb. 28 to close a series of Black History Month events. At 5 p.m., Guy will meet and greet the public during a Black History Month Expo in the Wythe Hall Gallery. The event will also feature jazz harmonica player Avon Dews along with author and artist Synthia Saint James. Available online at, tickets are $10.

The Expo will allow attendees to connect with representatives from more than 30 businesses, colleges and civic organizations including Hampton University, Urban League of Hampton Roads, Uplifting and Empowerment Foundation/GYG Mental Health Agency, Norfolk State University, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Gamma Upsilon Omega chapter), Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. (Alpha Alpha chapter), and more.

At 7 p.m., Guy, Dews and James will be guest speakers during a free event called “Scroll It!,” in the Dr. T. Christian Auditorium in Templin Hall. The event will also include performances by several Thomas Nelson students.


March Phlebotomy Information Sessions

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Are you interested in applying to the Phlebotomy Program?

The application period for the fall 2014 semester begins March 1, 2014

Attendance at a Phlebotomy Program Information Session is required for admission into the Phlebotomy Program.

In Williamsburg, Historic Triangle campus, room 110:

  • Monday, March 17, 2014, 4 pm-6 pm
  • Monday, March 31, 2014, 1 pm-3 pm

In Hampton, Hampton III, room 741:

  • Monday, March 31, 2014, 4 pm-6 pm

A certificate of attendance will be issued!

Selection packages must be submitted by April 15, 2014


Thomas Nelson Celebrates Black History Month with a Slate of Activities

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Thomas Nelson Community College will observe Black History Month with a series of presentations and activities. Themed, “The Art of Storytelling,” the observance will conclude on Friday, Feb. 28 with a Black History Expo at 5 p.m. in Griffin and Wythe halls featuring special guests, actress Jasmine Guy of the hit television series “A Different World” along with author and artist Dr. Synthia Saint James and jazz harmonica player Avon Dews. Later at 7 p.m., the trio will speak at the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall. The College’s Black History Month schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, Feb. 5
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Library, Historic Triangle campus
African American Cinema Gallery

Thursday, Feb. 6
4 p.m.
Visual Art Gallery, Templin Hall, Hampton campus
Visual Perspective of Storytelling

Dr. Nashid Madyun, Director of Museum and Archives, Hampton University

Exhibit Opening

Mixed Media Art Exhibit featuring artists Terri Ballinger & Crystal Johnson
Free & open to the public

Monday, Feb. 10
3 p.m.
Library room 229
African-American Read-In
Sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National
Council of Teachers of English


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