TNCC Hosts Slate of Colleges/Universities at Sept. 21 Transfer Fair

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Admissions representatives from colleges and universities across the region will be at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Monday, Sept. 21 for the TNCC College Fair to share information with students about transfer opportunities.

From 9:30-11:30 a.m. at TNCC’s Historic Triangle campus and later from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Hampton campus, the following institutions will be represented: College of William & Mary, Christopher Newport University, ECPI, Hampton University, Old Dominion University, St. Leo University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Regent University, University of Phoenix, and the University of Maryland UC.

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Mary Baldwin Center Provides Additional Educational Opportunities for Adult Students

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A unique educational partnership between Thomas Nelson Community College and the Mary Baldwin College (MBC) Adult Degree Program is giving Peninsula residents the opportunity to pursue their education at the four-year college. The first 10 students to enroll at MBC’s newest regional center at TNCC will start taking classes this fall semester. The deadline to apply for admission is August 15.

Mary Baldwin College opened its sixth center for adult and graduate studies at TNCC last fall. Dr. Jean Fleming is the Center’s Director and Academic Advisor. She is available full time to help students plan and achieve their higher education goals. Courses are offered through independent study, online, and in group classes locally so that students can complete their degrees without leaving the area.

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Mary Baldwin College Center at TNCC Offers Additional Transfer Opportunities to Students

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A unique educational partnership between Thomas Nelson Community College and the Mary Baldwin College (MBC) Adult Degree Program is giving Peninsula residents the opportunity to pursue their education at the four-year college. The first 10 students to enroll at MBC’s newest regional center at TNCC will start taking classes this fall semester. The deadline to apply for admission is August 15.

Mary Baldwin College opened its sixth center for adult and graduate studies at TNCC last fall.  Dr. Jean Fleming is the Center’s Director and Academic Advisor. She is available full time to help students plan and achieve their higher education goals. Courses are offered through independent study, online, and in group classes locally so that students can complete their degrees without leaving the area.

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University of Mary Washington and VCCS Sign Agreement

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The University of Mary Washington (UMW) and the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) today signed an agreement guaranteeing admission to UMW to students at any of Virginia’s community colleges who have earned a transfer-oriented associate degree and who meet certain other eligibility requirements. The intent of the agreement is to ease the transfer process for students who wish to complete a bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, bachelor of liberal studies or bachelor of professional studies degree at UMW. “I am so pleased that we have been able to develop this agreement,” said Dr. William J. Frawley, president of the University of Mary Washington. “It shows how UMW and the community colleges can be close partners in addressing regional and state educational needs in a direct and consequential way.”

“Our agreement with the University of Mary Washington is one more example of our commitment to ease transfer for students across the Commonwealth, providing them a gateway to the future through guaranteed admission agreements,” said Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of the Virginia Community College System. “The University of Mary Washington is an important partner in providing this benefit statewide, and we look forward to working with them to boost opportunity for all Virginians and their families.”

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