TNCC Educators Receive Chancellor’s Award for Podcasting Initiative that Enhances Learning

Category: Awards Comments Open
Tags: , , , , ,

A team of Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) faculty and staff received a Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Chancellor’s Technology in Education Award at this year’s New Horizons Conference. Former VCCS Chancellor Arnold Oliver and the VCCS New Horizons Conference Committee established the annual awards program in 2000 to acknowledge excellence in the use, adaptation, and development of technology that enhances teaching, learning, and working environments in the system’s 23 colleges across the state.

The TNCC group won top honors in the creation and/or best use of shared learning content category for its recently launched podcasting initiative. TNCC is first in the VCCS to initiate such technology.

(more…)

AAWCC at TNCC Promotes Equity and Excellence for Women in Higher Education

Category: Awards, General News Comments Open
Tags: , , , , ,

The American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC), Hampton Roads Chapter, Thomas Nelson Community College invites the community to a presentation entitled, Breaking through the Glass Ceiling: Leadership and Negotiation Skills with Dr. Cheryl Thompson-Stacy, President, Eastern Shore Community College. The presentation, scheduled for Wednesday, April 30 will be held at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center, 600 Butler Farm Road from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served at 12:30 p.m. There is no fee to attend this presentation. To reserve a seat, please contact Ms. Sandy Spain at 825-3583.

The local AAWCC also invites members of the community-at-large to join the organization. AAWCC is a national organization that champions women and helps them maximize their potential. For more than 30 years the AAWCC has promoted equity and excellence for women in community, junior and technical colleges.

(more…)