|Category: Events, Workforce||Comments Open|
|Tags: Layoff Aversion, Managing Layoffs, Rapid Response Summit, Workforce Conference|
Peninsula companies will find an “inside track” for locating qualified workers, weathering downsizing, and accessing grants to avert layoff situations at the free Connecting the Dots Summit held at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center in Hampton on Thursday, April 11 from 10 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development, Southeast Virginia (SEVA) Rapid Response and the Peninsula Council for Workforce Development, the Summit will link employers with free state and regional resources.
|Category: Events, General News, Student Information||Comments Open|
|Tags: College Completion Challenge, Commit to Completion, Community College Completion Corps, honor society, Phi Sigma, Phi Theta Kappa, PTK|
Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Phi Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) will host a “Commit to Completion” signing event Wednesday, March 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Hampton campus. As part of a national initiative called College Completion Challenge, PTK invites students to gather in the campus courtyard to sign a mass pledge to complete their associate degrees or certificates before leaving community college for transfer to a four-year institution or to enter the job market. In the event of rain, activities will take place in the Library Gallery, Wythe Hall.
The organization also asks administrators, faculty and staff to sign the pledge, committing themselves to do whatever they can to facilitate completion of student credentials.
As keynote speaker during the event, TNCC President John T. Dever will address the importance of college completion. Student support groups from the College will also be on hand to provide information about their services.
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|Tags: college board, Local Board, Presidential Evaluation Committee, TNCC Board|
The Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Board’s Presidential Evaluation Committee will meet on Thursday, March 28 at 10 a.m. on the Hampton campus in Harrison Hall, Room 3.
The Committee will meet in closed session in accordance with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, §2.2-371.A to discuss specific personnel matters of the College.
For more information about the College’s Local Board, visit www.tncc.edu.
|Category: General News, Student Information||Comments Open|
|Tags: fall semester 2013, priority registration, summer semester 2013|
Priority registration for summer and fall 2013 classes at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) is underway through Sunday, March 31. During this period, all currently enrolled students can register for summer and fall classes. Open enrollment begins April 1.
Students enrolled in summer classes may also pay tuition during the priority registration period. Summer classes begin May 20.
For more information about priority registration, please call 757-825-2800 (Hampton campus), 757-253-4755 (Historic Triangle Campus), or 757-283-7820, ext. 63532 (Southeast Higher Education Center) or visit us online at www.tncc.edu.
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|Tags: early warning, emergency, Office of Safety & Emergency Management, safety|
Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) will test an emergency alert system on Saturday, March 30 at campuses in Hampton and Williamsburg. The trial alerts, taking place from 10 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m., will be TNCC’s first live tests of the system and will allow the College to tune emergency alerts for maximum coverage at both locations. Those on and near TNCC campuses can expect to hear several different tones and verbal messages during the tests.
College officials coordinated with emergency managers in Hampton and Williamsburg in scheduling the tests.
For more information about the March 30 system tests, contact TNCC’s Office of Public Relations at 825-2725. Direct after 5 p.m. and weekend inquires to 825-3455.
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|Tags: Chamber Training, Customer Service Training, Hospitality Training, Prepare Care Share Training|
The Historic Triangle area has been ranked a top destinations in the USA, and in 2011 the Travelers’ Choice “#1 Family Choice Award went to Williamsburg, Virginia. To prepare employees and residents to serve the needs of tourists, Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Workforce Development and the Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance partner each year to provide free training to local businesses, organizations and individuals.
With this exciting training, anyone can become an ambassador for Williamsburg and the Historic Triangle.
Prepare, Care, ShareSM Hospitality Training is a two-part course open to anyone – that’s right, anyone – who lives or works in the Triangle area. The training helps participants better understand visitors’ needs, creating better ambassadors for the region. To date, over 4600 individuals have benefited from the program.