Topic for November Session of TNCC’s Speaker Series is ‘A Post-election Analysis’

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) President Alvin J. Schexnider will welcome business and civic leaders from throughout the TNCC service area to the Hampton campus on Wednesday, November 18 for a presentation on the topic “A Post-election Analysis.” Founder and President of Virginia Tomorrow Dr. Robert Holsworth is guest speaker for the 7:30 a.m. session at the Espada Conference Center located in Moore Hall.

The breakfast meeting is part of a Speakers Series launched this year at TNCC to give community leaders an opportunity to convene with area educators and discuss important regional and national issues.

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Lecture Series at Thomas Nelson Community College Commemorates Founding of Jamestown

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In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, Thomas Nelson Community College will present Jamestown 1607, a Colonial Lecture Series celebrating the historical significance and archaeological treasure-trove of America’s first English settlement. Jamestown 1607 is a series of three lecture presentations that will take place at the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium on the College’s Hampton campus.

The following presentations are free and open to the public:

A Collision of Worlds: The Indians and the English as They Were in 1607 by Helen C. Rountree
Thursday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Alike in some ways, different in others, the Powhatan Indians and the English were on a collision course from the moment the British Islanders decided to colonize the New World. The outcome was by no means certain in Jamestown’s early years and the reasons lay not only in mistakes the English made but also in important aspects of the Powhatans’ culture.

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