TNCC Invites the Public to Tour its New Historic Triangle Campus

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) new Historic Triangle campus in Williamsburg is now open. Beginning July 22, the College will host public tours of the new facility at 10:00 a.m. Wednesdays and 3:30 p.m. Thursdays through August 21. The new campus sits on nearly 74 acres of land next to Warhill High School at 4601 Opportunity Way.

With state-of-the-art academic, administrative, physical plant and student and faculty support facilities, TNCC’s new three-story, 120,000 square-foot building on the Historic Triangle campus will serve the needs of the students and community at large with a full-service bookstore, computer labs, library and more.

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TNCC Opens New Historic Triangle Campus, Now Preparing for Fall Semester

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) transition to its new Historic Triangle campus in Williamsburg is complete. Located at 4601 Opportunity Way next to Warhill High School, the new campus is open to the public providing services in preparation for the fall semester.

Fall classes are scheduled to begin on August 22 at all TNCC locations including the new campus. New and returning students can register for classes in person at one of three locations — Hampton, Williamsburg and a satellite site in Newport News — or online at www.tncc.edu.

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New Director of Dental Hygiene Program Joins TNCC’s Historic Triangle Campus

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Dr. Harold J. Marioneaux, Jr. has been named the Director of the Dental Hygiene Program of Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Historic Triangle campus. Prior to joining TNCC, Dr. Marioneaux served as the President of AP Max, LLC, a company that monitors and tracks students to improve academic and standardized test performance and decrease dropout rates through the use of daily data analysis.

Dr. Marioneaux  served as Dean in the School of Science at Hampton University from 2001-2006.  Under his leadership, he supervised all the research projects conducted in the School of Science which included a $101 million NASA grant.  The grant covered seven years and marks the first time NASA has allowed an HBCU to be the practical investigator on a satellite mission.  He also coordinated school-wide strategic and long-range planning activities for Hampton University. Prior to his role at Hampton University, Dr. Marioneaux was on the faculty of the Dental Hygiene Program at Old Dominion University.  He is also a former director of the Norfolk State University DNIMAS Program, an honors program for math and science students.

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Historic Triangle Campus Construction Update

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Thomas Nelson is gearing up to soon open the new Historic Triangle campus at 4601 Opportunity Way in James City County. The new campus will expand the College’s capabilities in providing quality and affordable education to citizens of James City County, Upper York County and Williamsburg residents.

Recent photos taken at the construction site show that work is nearing completion.  The first photo shows a science lab while the second shows a Student Services (student development) reception area. The main entrance walkway is shown in the fourth photo and the last photo captures a view from the campus’ west parking lot.

TNCC pushes for 2010 startup date for dental hygiene program

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The Daily Press

Thomas Nelson Community College officials continue to fast track their planned dental hygiene program toward starting in August of 2010. “We’re in the process of hiring a director now,” said Richard Fleming, TNCC vice president for academic affairs.

Tentative plans called for the director to be hired by November and for that person to start working in March. But the search had to be reopened. “The committee has been formed, and will start getting together to review applications,” Fleming said. “We hope to have somebody on by February, but more likely it will be March.

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TNCC expansion nears completion, classes set for fall

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The Daily Press

Thomas Nelson Community College’s new Historic Triangle campus is now expected to open in the fall.

The first building will be completed this spring, according to Historic Triangle campus Provost William Travis. It is located next to Warhill High School in James City County, and is a three-story, 120,000-square-foot facility.

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