TNCC Gears Up for 2012 Homecoming Celebration

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Homecoming 2012Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) is gearing up for its sixth annual homecoming celebration. Themed “Gator Gras,” the festivities run Feb. 13 – 16.

Kicking off the week-long activities is Green and Gold Day on Feb. 13 and judging for a college-wide door decorating contest. Leading up to homecoming week, departments and groups can decorate their doors Feb. 6-10. For contest entry details, contact the Office of Student Activities at 825-2863. The College will add a twist to Valentine’s Day with “Valen Gras” on Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. in the Wythe Hall Gallery on the Hampton campus. Open students, faculty and staff, the event is an expo providing Valentine Day’s and Mardi Gras giveaways, Mardi Gras mask-making crafts and ballroom dance lessons.

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TNCC Gears up for its 2008 Homecoming Celebration: Fabulous at 40!

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Thomas Nelson Community College students, faculty, and staff are gearing up for the College’s second annual homecoming celebration. Themed Fabulous at 40 in recognition of TNCC’s fortieth anniversary, Spirit Week festivities begin Monday, Feb. 4 with an 11:00 a.m. Community Day program in the Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Hampton campus. Alumni, retirees and community leaders including Hampton Mayor Ross A. Kearney, II, Newport News Mayor Joe S. Frank, Williamsburg Mayor Jeanne Zeidler and York County Board of Supervisors Chairman Thomas G. Shepperd, Jr. are expected to attend the official opening day event.

Opening day will also include appearances by a few local celebrities who will be signing autographs from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Gators Cafeteria, Hampton campus. Those scheduled include hockey player Shawn Collymore, #40 of the Norfolk Admirals and Serina, a TNCC Nursing student who is a featured model in a nationally circulated calendar. Rounding out Feb. 4 events, a Gospel Festival showcasing local choirs, TNCC students and employees is set for 7:00 p.m. in the Mary T. Christian Auditorium.

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“Homecoming 2007: Catch the Spirit”

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PRE-HOMECOMING GOSPEL FESTIVAL EVENT ~
Monday ~ February 5, 2007

Gospel Festival Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Enjoy a gospel music extravaganza, featuring performances by the TNCC Gospel Choir, Youth Challenge Choir (Newport News), Colossian Baptist Church (Newport News) and other local church choirs and church praise dancers. Guest Emcee, Aisha McCollum, Co-host of Urban Gospel Showcase, WNSB Hot 91.9 and our own Reverend Wayne Davis.

TNCC Office Door Decorating Contest
“Catch the Spirit” by decorating your office door. Help to spread the TNCC spirit, win a prize and bragging rights. Decorations must be completed by February 5, 2007. Winners will be announced at the Homecoming Pep Rally on Friday. Prize: Free office lunch (up to 10 people or up to $150) with TNCC President Dr. Charles A. Taylor.
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