Priority Registration for TNCCs Summer and Fall Classes Begins March 28

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Priority registration for summer and fall 2011 classes at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) begins Monday, March 28 and lasts through Sunday, April 3. During this period, all currently enrolled students can register for summer and fall classes and also pay tuition for summer semester.

The College will begin accepting fall semester tuition payments on July 1. Summer classes begin Tuesday, May 17. Students may register and make summer tuition payments in person or online at www.tncc.edu under MyTNCC.

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TNCC Offers Summer Courses for Surry County High School Students as Part of Dual Enrollment

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For the second consecutive year, Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) and Surry County Public Schools have partnered to offer the Surry Academy for Global Education (SAGE). The program aims to give high school students the opportunity to earn an associate’s degree while still in high school.

Surry County offers two dual enrollment options: students can earn college credit for approved courses taught in their high school and/or they can take dual enrollment courses on campus at TNCC. This summer, 36 Surry students are taking Biology and Information Technology courses at the College’s Hampton campus. Some of the students also participated in last year’s program.

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Registration for Summer and Fall classes Underway at TNCC

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Registration for summer and fall classes at Thomas Nelson Community College is underway this month through August 30. Holiday closures at the College during this time frame include May 23 for Memorial Day and July 3 in observance of Independence Day.

Summer classes begin May 18 and fall classes start August 22. Pre-registration for fall semester is a service first launched at TNCC in 1994 to accommodate students’ busy schedules by giving them greater flexibility in accessing the services they need.

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“Time for New Career Choices: Engineering 101” Summer Career Exploration Camps at TNCC to Expose Students to Careers in Engineering

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VIRGINIA PENINSULA — Aspiring engineers from area high school engineers will be off to camp this summer but not just any run of the mill summer camp. Time for New Choices, Engineering 101 is a free week-long summer camp offered by the Office of Outreach and Recruitment at Thomas Nelson Community College. Aimed at students in grades 9 through 10, the camp is designed to expose students to careers in the science and engineering industry. The camp features TNCC faculty and other professionals teaching engineering lessons through hands-on activities, demonstrations, lectures and field trips. Camp participants will also be given individualized career and educational development plans to share with their parents and guidance counselors for support in accomplishing their goals.

The first camp is scheduled for June 23-27 with activities from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Historic Triangle Campus in Williamsburg. The second camp which will begin July 7 will run daily from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. through July 11, at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center in Hampton. There is no fee to attend these camps. Interested students must register by June 6 by calling 825-3524 or by visiting the Office of Outreach and Recruitment located in the Hampton III Building at 535 Butler Farm Road.

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