TNCC Receives $5,000 Towards Business Scholarhips from AAWCC

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) marketing students earned $5,000 after proposing a marketing campaign for the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC). Chosen from among five student entries, TNCC students created a plan to help AAWCC increase its membership. The award will benefit scholarships for business students at TNCC.

Sandra Robertson, Professor of Business and Business Department Program Head, led eight TNCC students as they created a plan to increase awareness, promote growth and help the members of AAWCC distinguish themselves from other female interest groups. The organization strives “to champion women and maximize their potential” with state and national activities that promote leadership “at every level within community colleges.”

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Thomas Nelson Community College Shines at VCCA Excellence in Communications Competition

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The Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Special Events at Thomas Nelson Community College excelled this year at the Virginia Community College Association (VCCA) Excellence in Communications Competition winning awards for several of its marketing and promotional materials. The College received the first place award in the billboards and signage category; second place for the E-Flagstaff, the College’s internal weekly electronic newsletter; and second place in the 3D objects category for its Spring into the Future seed packets distributed at the College’s spring open house.

The College also received an honorable mention for its SpaceTEC brochure designed by Sherril Schmitz of Déjà vu Design, Inc. under the direction of Pat Taylor, Dean of Mathematics, Engineering and Technologies.

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