Open House at TNCC to Highlight Educational Opportunities Available to the Community

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Sometimes it’s All Fun! is the theme of the Open House to be held at Thomas Nelson Community College on Friday, March 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Parents along with new, prospective and returning students are invited to participate on the College’s Open House to meet with the TNCC faculty and deans of the college’s four academic divisions who take pride in helping students meet high standards in the classroom while creating a supportive learning environment.

Participants attending the Open House will also have an opportunity to attend the several workshops planned to discuss admission, transfer options, financial aid, scholarships and other opportunities available at the College. There will also be an opportunity for prospective students to apply to TNCC. The morning activities will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. with tours planned at 8:30 a.m. and at 11:30 a.m. During the afternoon Open House, tours will be conducted at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.

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Thomas Nelson Students Named to All-Virginia Academic Team

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 Thomas Nelson Community College students Kristine “Kit” Brady Rodriguez and Qian Yi “Sandy” Lau Li have been named to the 2007 All-Virginia Academic Team. Selection is based on the nominations submitted by two-year colleges for the All-USA Academic Team, an international competition co-sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, USA TODAY and the American Association of Community Colleges.

Rodriguez, who has been a student at Thomas Nelson Community College since 2004, will be graduating this semester with an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts with a 4.0 grade point average or GPA. In the fall, she will transfer to the College of William & Mary to pursue a bachelor’s degree in English. Rodriguez has been a member of Phi Theta Kappa since December 2005 and has served this organization as treasurer and as co-chair of the Honors Committee. She has also been a participant in the Regional Honors Institute. Rodriguez has been actively involved with the Nelsonite, the College’s student newspaper, as the features editor and staff writer.

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