College Night in Virginia to Provide Families, Students with College Planning Tips

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Thomas Nelson Community College will be among 11 community colleges across the state welcoming students and families to College Night in Virginia on Monday, November 26 from 6:00 to 9:15 p.m. Students and families interested in exploring how to choose the right higher education path can take advantage of this statewide event at TNCC’s new Southeast Higher Education Center located at the Achievable Dream Academy, 5720 Marshall Ave. in Newport News.

Designed to educate families and students about the many aspects of higher education, the event is sponsored by the Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) in partnership with Virginia College Access Network (VirginiaCAN), Virginia Association of Financial Aid Administrators (VASFAA), State Council for Higher Education (SCHEV), and Project Discovery.

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Guidance Counselors to Learn More about Benefits of Community College Experience at TNCC

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Middle and high school guidance counselors from across the Peninsula have been invited to attend a mini-conference sponsored by Thomas Nelson Community College on February 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center. At the conference, participants will obtain the most current information concerning the College’s academic programs and support services and explore how students can benefit from the community college experience. Counselors will also collaborate and network with other colleagues and college staff to share ideas for expanding student options through academic programs and student support services.

Highlights of the Guidance Counselor Mini-Conference include: campus tours, break-out sessions with the deans of the four academic divisions at Thomas Nelson Community College, a panel discussion on admissions, testing, counseling, financial aid and registration, and an information session on dual enrollment and tech prep opportunities for high school students.

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