College Closed, Friday, September 3, 2010 – Classes for Thursday, September 2, 2010, operate on regular schedule

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Thomas Nelson Community College will be closed on Friday, September 3, 2010 in anticipation of tropical storm conditions associated with Hurricane Earl. All classes and activities are cancelled, and College offices will remain closed on Friday, Sept. 3 through Monday, Sept. 6. This includes the Hampton and Historic Triangle Campuses and the Southeast Higher Education Center.

Essential personnel required to secure, prepare and maintain the campus before, during and after the storm will be notified by their appropriate supervisor to report for work as needed. Classes for Thursday, September 2, 2010 will be held as scheduled. Visit www.tncc.edu for updates as may be required.

Inclement Weather Update

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College officials are monitoring weather conditions and will provide updates as information becomes available.

Maintaining College Operations

It is the intent of Thomas Nelson Community College to maintain operations in order to meet our obligations to:

  • Our students, ensure their safety and the ability to hold classes
  • Our faculty and staff, who need a well-run campus to provide education

Unless the campus is unsafe or utility systems are malfunctioning, we will strive to be open and operational.

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TNCC Weather Advisory: Hampton Under Coastal Flood Warning, College Closed

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Update 11/13 6pm: Thomas Nelson will resume normal operations on Saturday, November 14, classes at both campuses will be held as normal.  Additionally the performances of “Little Shop of Horrors” scheduled for this weekend will continue as planned.

Update 11/12 7pm: TNCC will remain closed on Friday, 11/13 due to a continuation of severe weather conditions.  All classes and activities at the College are cancelled. Friday night’s performance of “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium is also canceled.

Update 11/12 6am: TNCC is closed today, 11/12, due to severe weather conditions. All day and evening classes, as well as all activities, for both the Hampton and Historic Triangle campuses are canceled.

Please continue to check TNCC.edu for updates to this situation.  The College will be utilizing Twitter for additional updates.

The National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood warning for Newport News/Hampton, Virginia from 1:00 p.m. (EST) Wednesday, November 11 until 6:00 p.m. Friday, November 13.

College officials are continuously monitoring weather conditions and will provide weather updates as information becomes available.

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TNCC Sets Inclement Weather Closure for Saturday, Sept. 6

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Tropical storm Hanna is expected to make landfall in the Hampton Roads region.  As a precaution, TNCC officials are canceling all classes at the Hampton Campus, Historic Triangle Campus, and Southeast Center on Saturday, September 6.

For additional information, please contact the Office of Public Relations and Marketing at 825-2725

Release #: 08-0852

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Governor Kaine Declares State of Emergency

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Governor Timothy M. Kaine declared a state of emergency today, directing state agencies to take all reasonable actions necessary to protect the health and safety of Virginians from the potentially damaging effects of Tropical Storm Hanna.

“Current forecasts predict Hanna will bring tropical storm force winds to Virginia, causing coastal flooding and the very real possibility of tornadoes and power outages,” Governor Kaine said. “Virginians should listen to their local government representatives and local news media for instructions for the duration of the storm.”

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