TNCC to use William & Mary space for classes

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The Daily Press

A policy change by Williamsburg-James City County Schools earlier this year means it would have to charge Thomas Nelson Community College about $10,000 to hold evening classes at Warhill High School in the spring semester.

Instead, the community college is opting to hold more of its Historic Triangle campus classes at the College of William and Mary, where it already holds some classes and the space is free.

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Three TNCC Students Participate in Metapopulation Research at the College of William and Mary this Summer

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A grant from the National Science Foundation to the College of William & Mary has given Thomas Nelson Community College students Josh Froneberger, Shenna Sikora and Eduardo Davila-Reyes the opportunity to conduct scientific research. For 10 weeks this summer, the three students are working with W&M faculty on different aspects of the Eastern bluebird (Sialia sialis) population ecology research in the Williamsburg area. The grant-funded program intends to provide research opportunities in math and biology to undergraduate students and encourage community college students to continue their education at the College of William & Mary. Students receive a stipend and are provided room and board.

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Co-enrollment Agreement between TNCC and the College of William & Mary Creates Opportunities for TNCC Students

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The Virginia Peninsula – Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) and the College of William and Mary have signed a co-enrollment agreement that will benefit qualified TNCC students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the second oldest university in the United States.

Beginning fall 2006, this partnership between TNCC and the College of William and Mary will guarantee admission of up to 15 eligible TNCC students per year to the College of William and Mary. Students who complete a minimum of 15 transferable credits at TNCC with a 3.5 GPA or above can sign a letter of intent to co-enroll in as many as five courses at William and Mary and pay TNCC tuition and fees. Co-enrolled students who earn an associate degree in arts or sciences at TNCC with a 2.7 G.P.A., as well as a 2.7 G. P. A. in their William and Mary courses, will be admitted to the College of William and Mary. Students interested in obtaining detailed information on the co-enrollment agreement can contact the TNCC Transfer Center at 825-3860.

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