TNCC’s Observes Women’s History Month Beginning March 10

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Throughout March, TNCC will participate in a statewide celebration called, “Minds Wide Open: Virginia Celebrates Women in the Arts” in observance of Women’s History Month. The first celebration of its kind in Virginia, “Minds Wide Open” will focus on the artistic and cultural contributions of women. Thousands of performances and displays are expected statewide during the celebration, according to the website

At TNCC, the Cultural Affairs Committee will sponsor a series of performances and lectures scheduled as follows:


AAWCC at TNCC Promotes Equity and Excellence for Women in Higher Education

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The American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC), Hampton Roads Chapter, Thomas Nelson Community College invites the community to a presentation entitled, Breaking through the Glass Ceiling: Leadership and Negotiation Skills with Dr. Cheryl Thompson-Stacy, President, Eastern Shore Community College. The presentation, scheduled for Wednesday, April 30 will be held at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center, 600 Butler Farm Road from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served at 12:30 p.m. There is no fee to attend this presentation. To reserve a seat, please contact Ms. Sandy Spain at 825-3583.

The local AAWCC also invites members of the community-at-large to join the organization. AAWCC is a national organization that champions women and helps them maximize their potential. For more than 30 years the AAWCC has promoted equity and excellence for women in community, junior and technical colleges.