TNCC Faculty Named Among Virginia’s 40 Under 40 Future Nursing Leaders

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Nursing Program Coordinator Hannah Anderson has been selected among the Virginia Nurses Foundation’s (VNF) 40 Under 40 future nursing leaders. Honorees will be recognized on Saturday, September 24 during VNF’s Fourth Annual Gala at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond.

The award recognizes registered nurses throughout Virginia under age 40 for their vision and leadership, innovation and achievement, growth and development and other criteria.

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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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42nd Commencement Takes Place May 14

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HAMPTON, Va. -– Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) 42nd Commencement Ceremony takes place Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m. at the Hampton University Convocation Center. Roughly 1,231 students applied to graduate during the 2010-2011 academic year. That figure includes students who completed curriculum requirements in summer 2010, fall 2010 and those who applied for graduation in spring 2011.

Graduating students will receive associate degrees and career studies certificates. Some will receive more than one degree, and/or a combination of awards. The College expects to award approximately 1,615 credentials for the 2010-2011 academic year, according to the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness.

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TNCC Students Among Virginias Top 10 Community College Students

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Two Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) students were named among the top 10 community college students in Virginia as ranked by USA Today, The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society, and the American Association of Community Colleges.

Triszha Espina, the top-ranked student in Virginia’s Community Colleges (VCCS), and Niambi Glover-Redd were honored among their peers from throughout the VCCS on April 20 as members of the First Virginia Team. Another TNCC student, Lisa Taylor, was selected for the Second Virginia Team.

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TNCC Selects SunTrust Bank to Receive 2011 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy

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Thomas Nelson Community College selected SunTrust Bank for the 2011 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy in acknowledgment of SunTrust’s exceptional contributions to TNCC. The award was presented Tuesday, April19 during a luncheon ceremony at the Country Club of Virginia.

The Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy is hosted by the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) to honor the leading philanthropists from each of Virginia’s 23 community colleges as well as the system’s statewide foundation. This marks the sixth year the awards have been given.

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TNCC Student Awarded $500 Scholarship by AAWCC

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) student Jodi Renner was awarded a $500 scholarship from the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC). She is the organization’s Region III winner and one of its six scholarship recipients across the nation. AAWCC was created in 1973 to champion women and maximize their potential. Its Region III includes Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware and Washington, D.C.

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