Update: Spring 2010 Graduates

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Degree pick-up has been delayed due to a printing error.

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Virginia’s Community Colleges Served Over a Third of Bachelor’s Degree Earners Last Year

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  • More than one-third of college graduates in Virginia had attended a Virginia Community College
  • 27 percent completed an associate’s degree before going on to obtain their bachelor’s degree.
  • Nearly 60 percent of students co-enroll or go back and forth between two- and four-year institutions.

More than one third of those who graduated with a four-year degree in 2008 in Virginia got their start at- or supplemented their college experience with courses from- Virginia’s Community Colleges.

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Advanced Academic Degrees Granted to Three Thomas Nelson Community College Educators

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THE VIRGINIA PENINSULA – Three Thomas Nelson Community College educators have been granted advanced academic degrees. They are: Sharon J. Cotman, Professor of Information Systems Technology, received her Education Specialist degree (Ed.S.) in Higher Education Administration from George Washington University. Cotman is a Thomas Nelson alumna and joined the College as a faculty member in 1984. Cotman is a resident of York County.

Timothy G. Wiedman, Associate Professor of Business Management, received his Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) degree from Argosy University of Sarasota, Fla., effective March 31, 2006. Wiedman majored in Management, and his doctoral dissertation was entitled: “The Relationship between Industrial Safety and Profitability: Developing an Empirical Model.” Wiedman is Assistant Dean/Team Leader for the Business, Management/Marketing and Accounting programs, and was recently elected as First Vice President of the Thomas Nelson Community College Faculty Senate. He has been a faculty member at Thomas Nelson since 1992. Wiedman is a resident of Hampton.

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