TNCC’s PTK Chapter has Spring Induction Ceremony on Hampton Campus

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Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Phi Sigma Chapter of  Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society has its spring 2011 induction today at 7:00 p.m. in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall, Hampton campus.

The keynote speaker is Garon Tate, Chapter Relations Manager for PTK.   Garon works to support chapter advisors and chapter leaders in Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. He has been involved with Phi Theta Kappa since his induction in 2001 while attending Chattanooga State Community College.

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Honor Society at TNCC Presents Seminars of Cyber Bullying

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Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Phi Sigma chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society will present two informational sessions about cyber bullying on Thursday, November 18. Free and open to the public, the sessions are at 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Espada Room, Moore Hall, on the Hampton campus.

Among guest presenters Anton Bell of The Commonwealth Attorney’s Office will be on hand to discuss Virginia laws related to cyber bullying.

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Del. Robin Abbott is Guest Speaker for TNCC’s Honor Society Induction

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Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Phi Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society will host its fall 2010 induction on Friday, October 1. Free and open to the public, the ceremony takes place at 7 p.m. in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall, located on the Hampton campus.

Virginia Delegate Robin Abbott, a 1997 TNCC graduate and Phi Theta Kappa member, will be the keynote speaker. Representing the 93rd district, Del. Abbott is a consumer advocate and attorney who has lived in Newport News for more than two decades. She is a partner in the law firm Consumer Litigation Associates, P.C. with offices in Newport News and Fairfax. Del. Abbott was awarded TNCC’s Dana B. Hamel Award this year for her support of community college education.

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Two TNCC Students to Receive High Academic Honors at May 15 Commencement

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) named graduating students Jonathan Westley Hicks and Amanda Renfroe as recipients of the 2009-2010 President‘s and Vice President’s Awards, respectively. The College presents the awards during commencement each spring in acknowledgment of students’ exceptional academic performance. Both recipients are graduating summa cum laude with 4.0 grade point averages.

Hicks and Renfroe are among nearly 1,000 students who have applied to graduate during the 2009-2010 academic year. This figure includes students who completed their curriculum requirements in summer 2009, fall 2009, and those who have applied for graduation in spring 2010. Graduating students will receive certificates, career studies certificates, or a combination of these academic credentials. Criteria for the President’s and Vice President’s awards include attaining the highest cumulative grade point average, completing at least 60 semester hours of course work and receiving an Associate’s Degree for the current year, among other criteria.

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Honor Society at TNCC Launches Lecture Series March 23

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The Phi Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) will launch a lecture series beginning Tuesday, March 23 based on the topic, Do You Know? The series of three lectures featuring TNCC students and members of the community will be conducted on the Hampton campus. Free and open to the public, the lectures all begin at 6 p.m. in the Espada Room at Moore Hall.

The first in the series – Do You Know What Cancer Is? – will be presented by a representative from the American Cancer Society. The speaker will address questions about cancer prevention, detection and other related topics. The lecture will also include information about the upcoming Relay for Life events to raise money for cancer research.

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Two TNCC Graduates Receive High Honors

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Thomas Nelson Community College named graduating students Matthew Paul Faubion and Sandra Joy Brooks as recipients of 2008-2009 President‘s and Vice President’s Awards, respectively. The College presents the awards during commencement each spring in acknowledgment of students’ exceptional academic performance. Both recipients are graduating summa cum laude with 4.0 grade point averages.

Criteria for the awards include attaining the highest cumulative grade point average (GPA), completing at least 60 semester hours of course work and receiving an Associate’s Degree for the current year, among other criteria.

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