Spring 2013 Priority Registration and Advising

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Priority Registration for currently enrolled students starts Monday, October 22 – Sunday, October 28, 2012. Advising Week begins Monday, October 22 – Thursday, October 25.


Spring 2013 Advising

As a currently enrolled student you have been assigned to a faculty member or a designated area to receive advising.  Students have been assigned a faculty member for academic advising based on the following criteria:

  • No Developmental English course required
  • Completion of 15 college-level credits or more
  • A 2.0 grade point average (GPA) or higher

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TNCC Student Named Among Community College Legacy Scholars Statewide

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) student Christopher Duke was among students statewide chosen as 2011 Commonwealth Legacy Scholars. Representing Virginia’s 23 community colleges, the students will receive scholarships of up to $3,500 for the 2011-2012 school year. The Legacy Scholars will be honored in November during a Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) luncheon in Charlottesville.

The Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship Program was established in 2006 through the generosity of VFCCE donors to recognize students who demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to developing their leadership skills during high school, according to Dr. Glenn DuBois, Chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges (VCCS). Each scholarship bears the name of individual philanthropy leaders who support VCCS schools.

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New Degree Programs at TNCC Prepare Students for Careers in Information Technology and Human Services

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) has added two new degree programs to its offerings this spring. The programs give students academic credentials for careers in fields such as computer science, information systems management, mental healthcare, social work and more.

The Associate in Science in Information Technology program prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities and provides training in all aspects of managing and processing information and related technologies. Majors under the program include Information Technology, Computer Science and Business.

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Del. Robin Abbott is Guest Speaker for TNCC’s Honor Society Induction

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Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Phi Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society will host its fall 2010 induction on Friday, October 1. Free and open to the public, the ceremony takes place at 7 p.m. in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall, located on the Hampton campus.

Virginia Delegate Robin Abbott, a 1997 TNCC graduate and Phi Theta Kappa member, will be the keynote speaker. Representing the 93rd district, Del. Abbott is a consumer advocate and attorney who has lived in Newport News for more than two decades. She is a partner in the law firm Consumer Litigation Associates, P.C. with offices in Newport News and Fairfax. Del. Abbott was awarded TNCC’s Dana B. Hamel Award this year for her support of community college education.

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TNCC Appoints Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) named Dean Norman Hahn as the interim Vice President for Academic Affairs. Effective July 13, 2009, Hahn will serve in the role formerly held by Dr. Richard Fleming, who served in the position for three years before assuming the role of Vice President/Dean of the Prince Frederick Campus of the College of Southern Maryland.

Hahn, a TNCC alumnus, has served the College for 14 years, advancing from a faculty role to the Dean of the Division of Business, Public Services and Social Sciences.

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Over 60 TNCC Students in TRiO Program Are High Achievers for Fall

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Sixty-three Thomas Nelson Community College students who are enrolled in the TRiO Program  earned 3.0 or above grade point averages (GPAs) in fall 2008.  Of that figure, 18 students achieved perfect GPAs of 4.0 marking another successful chapter in program’s brief history at TNCC.

Also among the 63 students, 20 had GPAs of 3.5 or greater and 25 earned GPAs ranging from 3.0 to 3.49, according to Virginia Keithley, TNCC’s TRiO director.   Further, 80 percent of fall 2007 students in TRiO at TNCC returned to begin classes in fall 2008.

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