New Field Geology Course Takes TNCC Students to Montana

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Geology students didn’t just read about geological concepts during the summer session. They explored the expansive terrain of Montana to learn during a new field geology course.

TNCC Geology Instructor and Department Head Peter Berquist joined Assistant Professor Callan Bentley from Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) in Annandale to facilitate the July 5-18 field class. “Montana is a great place to go just because of the diversity in geology,” Berquist said.

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Record Numbers of Students Benefit from Dual Enrollment Program with Thomas Nelson Community College

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Registration for Dual Enrollment Courses Start October 1

THE VIRGINIA PENINSULA – The number of high school students taking advantage of the dual enrollment program offered by Thomas Nelson Community College through the public school systems on the Peninsula has grown by 480% since 2003 – 2004. During the 2005-06 year, 1,490 students or 231 FTEs participated in the program. In 2003-04, the college had 310 students or 66 FTEs participating in the dual enrollment program.

Currently, all the school systems in the service area of Thomas Nelson Community College, including Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, York County, Williamsburg-James City County, and New Horizons Regional Technical Center and Governors School are participating in the dual enrollment program with Thomas Nelson, as are Hampton Christian Schools and Denbigh Baptist Christian School. Home-schooled students are also able to participate in the dual enrollment program by attending classes on the Thomas Nelson campus. The local school divisions receive a discounted rate for tuition.

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Record Numbers of High School Students Benefit from Dual Enrollment Program with Thomas Nelson Community College

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Registration for Dual Enrollment Courses Start October 1

THE VIRGINIA PENINSULA – The number of high school students taking advantage of the dual enrollment program offered by Thomas Nelson Community College through the public school systems on the Peninsula has grown by 480% since 2003 – 2004. During the 2005-06 year, 1,490 students or 231 FTEs participated in the program. In 2003-04, the college had 310 students or 66 FTEs participating in the dual enrollment program.

Currently, all the school systems in the service area of Thomas Nelson Community College, including Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, York County, Williamsburg-James City County, and New Horizons Regional Technical Center and Governors School are participating in the dual enrollment program with Thomas Nelson, as are Hampton Christian Schools and Denbigh Baptist Christian School. Dual enrollment courses are available in Administration of Justice, Automotive Technology, Business, Computer Animation, Early Childhood Development, History, Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, Machine Tool Technology, Marketing, Physics and Science.

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