TNCC’s Annual Open House March 25-26 in Hampton, Williamsburg

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) will host its 2011 Open House this spring with activities taking place on Friday, March 25 on the Historic Triangle campus and Saturday, March 26 at the Hampton campus from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The two-day event will provide an overview of TNCC’s admissions process, available degree programs and options for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

The free event will also focus on financial aid/scholarships and transfer agreements with four-year colleges. TNCC staff members will be on hand to share details about student activities, Communities of Learning and Workforce Development. Prospective students and their parents will get an opportunity to tour the campus they visit and talk with currently enrolled students.


TNCC Library Offers Educational Sessions for Students Wednesdays this Spring

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The Learning Resources Center at Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Historic Triangle campus offers educational drop-in sessions every Wednesday this spring semester. Called “Activity Period at the Library,” the hour-long sessions begin at 12:30 p.m. and take place in Room 100. The Historic Triangle campus is located at 4601 Opportunity Way in Williamsburg.

Conducted by Learning Resources staff members, the sessions give students one-on-one help with specific topics each week. Topics will include research paper and citation writing, Blackboard, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc…), Microsoft Works and Google Docs.

For more information, please contact Richard Hodges at (757) 253-4332.

TNCC Launches New 2-Month Nurse Aide Program in Williamsburg

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This month, Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) will begin a new program to benefit Peninsula jobseekers and employers in the medical field. TNCC, already an experienced accelerated healthcare training provider, has added a 2-month nurse aide program to its Workforce Development fast track classes in Williamsburg. The first class starts Tuesday, January 25, and other classes will be scheduled as needed.

The new program addresses the needs of Peninsula businesses now facing a growing nurse aide shortage in hospitals, nursing homes and long-term care facilities. “Our first class begins with ten students, but one local employer recommended that we double that to twenty as soon as feasible because of the shortage of nursing aides in the region,” says Carmen Burrows, Associate Vice President for Workforce Development at TNCC.


TNCC Names Former Williamsburg Mayor Jeanne Zeidler as its Fifth Presidential Leadership Award Recipient

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) has selected the Honorable Jeanne Zeidler, former Mayor of Williamsburg, to receive its Fifth Annual Presidential Leadership Award. As part of TNCC’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observances, the award presentation is set for 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 11 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Williamsburg.

The College established its Presidential Leadership Award to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by recognizing an outstanding community leader and important role model for students.


TNCC Announces Extended Service Hours

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Beginning Friday, October 15 to better meet students’ needs, Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) will observe the the following hours of operation on both the Hampton and Historic Triangle campuses:

Enrollment Services, including 208 Griffin Hall, Welcome Center and Call Center; Counseling and Advising; Financial Aid and Photo ID

  • Monday – Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


TNCC Fall Workforce Training in Williamsburg Now Registering

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Capitalize on opportunities in today’s business climate with strategies used by successful business leaders. Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Workforce Development connects businesses and their employees with the seminars, training, and certifications taught inside the nation’s Fortune 500 companies.

Upcoming workshops at the Discovery Center for Economic and Workforce Development in Williamsburg are as follows: