TNCC Hosts Annual Open House in Hampton, Williamsburg in April

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) will host its 2013 Open House this spring with activities taking place Friday, April 19 on the Hampton campus and Friday, April 26 at the Historic Triangle campus in Williamsburg. Activities run 2-5 p.m. both days giving attendees an overview of TNCC’s admissions process, available degree programs and options for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

The free event will also focus on financial aid, scholarships and transfer agreements with four-year colleges. TNCC staff members will be on hand to share details about available student activities such as clubs, sports and more. Prospective students and their families will get an opportunity to tour the campus they visit and talk with currently enrolled students.

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Update: TNCC will open on Tuesday, October 30, at 11:00 am for all faculty, staff and students

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Update:  The college will open on Tuesday, October 30, at 11:00 a.m. for all faculty, staff and students (except any essential personnel who may have to report earlier).   This decision was based on an assessment of weather and road conditions, the condition of the campus facilities and grounds, and openings for public schools and local colleges and universities.


Due to Hurricane Sandy TNCC will be closed on Monday, October 29th. Both the Hampton and Historic Triangle campuses as well as the Southeast Higher Education Center will be closed for safety reasons.

Please continue to check TNCC.edu for updates on College operations.

TNCC’s September 27 Community Health Day Promotes Total Wellbeing

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) will host Community Health Day on Thursday, September 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the Hampton campus in the Espada Room, Moore Hall. Sponsored by TNCC’s Division of Science, Engineering and Technology and its Red Cross Club, the event will include personal health screenings, blood typing, bone marrow donor registration, a Red Cross blood drive and a one-mile fun run/walk.  “The idea behind Community Health Day is to create a collaborative opportunity for service learning about all facets of health for the TNCC community, said Biology Professor Dr. Ann S. Evans.

During the personal health screenings, students, faculty and staff can receive information about their height, weight and body mass index. An interactive blood pressure station will allow participants to hear their heart beat and pulse rate assisted by students in TNCC’s Nursing and Phlebotomy programs. The event will also include bone marrow donor registration conducted by the Be The Match Registry, a program of the National Marrow Donor Program.

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The New Hampton III Building

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The Hampton III Building on the Hampton Campus of Thomas Nelson Community College was recently renovated. Included in this overhaul were new student lounges, classrooms, labs and administrative offices.

Additionally the project was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Renovation Certification.

TNCC Receives Environmental Design Certification for Recent Renovation

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Thomas Nelson Community College received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Renovation Certification for its recent renovation of the Hampton III building. LEED certification indicates that a structure was built with special attention to human and environmental health with concentration in several areas, including sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality. TNCC is the first within Virginia’s Community Colleges (VCCS) to earn the certification, and the College exceeded the rating system’s requirements. . “It shows that we care about saving energy and environmental concerns,” said Mark Kramer, TNCC Director of Facilities, Planning and Capital Outlay.

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Parking Advisory: TNCC’s Fourth Annual Car Show

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Several Hampton campus parking lots will be closed to students, faculty and staff on September 14-15 to host TNCC’s Fourth Annual Car Show. The event  takes place 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 15. Training areas designated for Workforce Development’s Motorcycle Safety Training class will not be affected.

The following lots will be closed to students, faculty and staff:

  • Parking Lot 7 (between Moore and Hastings halls), Friday and Saturday
  • All parking lots along Thomas Nelson Drive, Saturday

The following lot will be open Saturday for student, faculty and staff parking:

  • Parking Lot 5 (behind Wythe Hall)

For more information, please call Campus Police at (757) 825-2732.