Holiday Gift Drive for TNCC Families Underway

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Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Student Government Association (SGA) is conducting its Annual TNCC Stars Holiday Gifts program to benefit families in need.

Those interested in purchasing gifts for children of TNCC students may take a star from a holiday tree located in Gators Café (Griffin Hall) or in the Student Commons at the Historic Triangle campus in Williamsburg, sign up on the list beside the tree, and bring unwrapped gifts to the Student Activities Office located at:

  • Room 224, Griffin Hall – Hampton
  • Suite 229 – Historic Triangle

The gifts will be distributed during Holiday Stars parties at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 13 and Friday, December 14 on the Hampton and Historic Triangle campuses, respectively.

For more information, contact Student Activities at 825-2863, 258-6588 or


TNCC Student Elected to State Office for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) student Jerry Van Harris has been elected to serve as a Regional President for Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society representing Virginia. A member of PTK’s Phi Sigma chapter at TNCC, Harris was installed in March during the organization’s regional convention in Roanoke, Virginia and will be officially recognized during its 94th International Convention in Nashville, Tennessee April 12-14. He has also been designated as the official flag bearer representing Virginia during the convention’s opening ceremony.

Harris will serve one year as a regional president. “I was honored and surprised that [PTK peers] thought I would be a good regional president. I want to represent the chapter and Thomas Nelson well while in the position. I hope to promote education, whether it’s for personal or professional purposes, as an asset to everyone’s life. Learning is a lifelong experience,” he said.