TNCC Students Among Virginias Top 10 Community College Students

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Two Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) students were named among the top 10 community college students in Virginia as ranked by USA Today, The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society, and the American Association of Community Colleges.

Triszha Espina, the top-ranked student in Virginia’s Community Colleges (VCCS), and Niambi Glover-Redd were honored among their peers from throughout the VCCS on April 20 as members of the First Virginia Team. Another TNCC student, Lisa Taylor, was selected for the Second Virginia Team.

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Human Resource Management System Implementation

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The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) is conducting a system-wide software implementation of the Human Resource Management System (HRMS) from April 9-10, 2011. Class Registration will not be available at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience. The Blackboard system will continue to be available for faculty and students. Once the implementation is complete restoration of all online services will resume and be fully operational again on April 11, 2011 at 8:00am. If you have any further questions please contact the Helpdesk at 757.825.2709.

Announcing the 2011-2012 VSGC Scholarship and Fellowship Program

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VSGC offers scholarships and fellowships to students attending higher education member institutions in Virginia or any of Virginia’s 23 Community Colleges. More information:

Two from TNCC Honored as VCCA Showcase Award Recipients

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Two Thomas Nelson Community College faculty/staff members have been named Virginia Community Colleges Association (VCCA) Showcase Award recipients for 2009-2010. History Professor Eirlys Barker and Marcia Scrivener, an administrative assistant for TNCC’s Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences Division, were acknowledged on Friday, October 1 during a VCCA convention at the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel and Waterfront Conference Center.

They were among Showcase Award honorees from 23 community colleges in Virginia. Barker received a VCCA Faculty Showcase Award and Scrivener, a Staff Showcase Award.

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Service Notice For VCCS Enterprise Applications

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All enterprise applications hosted by the VCCS (Blackboard, MyTNCC, Student Information System, Student Email) will be unavailable for a 24-hour period starting Friday, June 4 at 10:00 PM through Saturday, June 5 at 10:00 PM. The VCCS data center will undergo critical and necessary electrical upgrades. The timeline for the outage follows:

  • June 4, 10:00 PM (Friday)
    All production systems will be powered down and made unavailable. The electrical work will commence.
  • June 5, 10:00 PM (Saturday)
    All production systems will be made available to colleges.

TNCC Biology Professor Awarded VCCS Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship

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Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Jennifer Martin, Assistant Professor of Biology has received the 2010-2011 Virginia’s Community Colleges (VCCS) Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship.

The prestigious award is given annually to no more than three professional educators within the VCCS  “to ensure that capable people within the VCCS have opportunities to prepare themselves for top-level management and instructional positions within the VCCS.”

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