TNCC students learn about their majors in English class

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Recognizing that generic material in an English class is, for some, akin to watching paint dry, Thomas Nelson Community College instructors have tailored some English classes for freshmen to specific areas of study.

So as classes started Saturday, TNCC put to the test the idea that reading and writing on topics related to a student’s future profession will hold attention longer.

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Students Look at STEM Career Options

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HAMPTON -— Students had to return to classrooms in mid-summer, but fortunately for them, one physics project required riding roller coasters at Busch Gardens.

It was part of a camp designed to introduce a group of local high schoolers to career possibilities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Career coaches from Thomas Nelson Community College’s office of outreach and recruitment, who work with students in their schools, sponsored the event this week.

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