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Clubs & Organizations

Get involved outside of the classroom through various student clubs and organizations offered at both campuses.

Active Minds

Club, Both campuses

The purpose of the Active Minds Club is to increase awareness of and destigmatize mental health on campus.
 
Advisor: Lauren Williams
Phone: 757-258-6596
 
Co-Advisor: Jennifer Morey
Phone: 757-825-3682
 
Co-Advisor: Sarah Linden-Brooks
Phone: 757-825-3629
 

Are you interested in learning more about the Active Minds Club, if so please click here to fill out survey.

African American Male Initiative

Club, Hampton campus

Club, Hampton

The Purpose of the African American Male Initiative Club is to encourage, motivate, and promote African American and Minority Males toward's successfully obtaining their degrees.

 

Advisor: Kadisia Archer

Email: archerk@tncc.edu

Phone: 757-825-2863

 

Are you interested in learning more about the African American Male Initiative Club, if so please click here to fill out survey.

 

American Red Cross Student Club

Organization, Hampton campus

The purpose of the American Red Cross Student Club is to learn, practice and exemplify humanitarian values through mission-related service projects.
 
Advisor: VACANT
 
 
Are you interested in learning more about the American Red Cross Student Club, if so please click here to fill out survery.

American Sign Language (ASL) Club

Club, Both campuses

The purpose of the American Sign Language (ASL) Club is to teach American Sign Language and learn about deaf culture.          

Advisor: James Bryant (HT)
Email: bryantj@tncc.edu

Co-Advisor: Richard Dollieslager (HT)

Email: dollieslagerr@tncc.edu

Phone: 757-256506

Co-Advisor: Dr. Ji Hyn Mun (H)

Email: munj@tncc.edu

Phone: 757-825-2930

Co-Advisor: Bob Harrison (H)

Email: harrisonr@tncc.edu

Phone: 757-825-3829

Are you interested in learning more about the Art and Design Club, if so please click here to fill out survery.

Ballroom Dance Club

Club, Both campuses

The purpose of the Thomas Nelson Ballroom Dance Club is to promote an interest in ballroom dancing, to encourage healthy physical activity and to provide an opportunity for students to form friendships through a shared interest in dance.

Co-Advisor: Pam Roberts
Phone: 757-825-3893
Email: robertsp@tncc.edu

Co-Advisor: Maria Meraluna Carlson
Phone: 757-825-3559
Email: carlsonm@tncc.edu

Co-Advisor: Paula Maguire-Tremo
Phone: 757-825-3800
Email: maguire-tremop@tncc.edu

Are you interested in learning more about the Ballroom Dance Club, if so please click here to fill out survery.

French Club

Club, Hampton campus

The purpose of the French Club is to learn and celebrate the French Language and Culture.
 
Co-Advisor: Sylvain Poosson
Phone: 757-825-3637
 
Are you interested in learning more about the French Club, if so please click here to fill out survey.

Gender and Sexual Minorities (GSM) Club

Club, Hampton campus

The purpose of the GSM Club is to destigmatize gender and sexual minorities on and off TNCC campus, as well as to come together as a community.
 
Advisor: Michelle Shonk
Email: ShonkM@tncc.edu
Phone: 757-825-2989

Club's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1506452019442567/

Are you interested in learning more about the GSM Club, if so please click here to fill out survery.

Hampton Gamers Club

Club, Hampton campus

The purpose of the Hampton Gamers Club is to promote fellowship among students and provide a time for relaxation on the campus of Thomas Nelson.

 

Co- Advisor: Tom Rockson

Email: rocksont@tncc.edu

Phone: 757-825-3819

 

Co- Advisor: Jason Vance

Email: vancej@tncc.edu

Phone: 757-825-2819

 

Are you interested in learning more about the Hampton Gamers Club, if so please click here to fill out a survery.

Historic Triangle Gamers Club

Club, Historic Triangle campus

The purpose of the Historic Triangle Gamers Club is to promote fellowship among students and provide a time for relaxation on the campus of Thomas Nelson.

 

 

Co-Advisor: Brian Cooley

Email: cooleyb@tncc.edu

Phone: 757-258-6638

 

Are you interested in learning more about the Historic Triangle Gamers Club, if so please click here to fill out survery.

Human Services Club

Club, Hampton campus

The purpose of the Human Services Club is to cultivate and develop students with a desire to be Human Service Professionals in a manner that promotes and uniquely serves individuals, families, and communities. The club also provides resources that educate and inform students about the Human Service Profession.

Advisor: Marian Clifton
Phone: 757-825-3669
 
Are you interested in learning more about the Human Services Club, if so please click here  to fill out a survey.

International Club

Club, Hampton campus

The purpose of the International Club is to discuss experiences of living in the USA and away from loved ones, help one another adapt to new life, share pictures, tapes, and memories of family, friends and homes left back in the homelands.

Advisor: Maria Meraluna Carlson
Phone: 757-825-3559
Email:
carlsonm@tncc.edu

Are you interested in learning more about the International Club, if so please click here to fill out a survey.

 

InterVarsity Club

Club, Historic Triangle campus

Historic Triangle Campus

Coming Soon!

Investment Club

Club, Hampton campus and Online

Club, Hampton Campus
 
The Investment Club is about investing in all it's forms. The purpose is to provide networking and education for interested students. Members will be able to learn investment concepts, discuss market conditions, and can apply strategies in investing simulators. Students meet with fellow members who are currently investing and share experiences. They will gain access to club advisors who are experienced in economics, banking, and entrepreneurship. Members will be able to apply what they learn to help them achieve their future financial goals.
 
Advisor: Ian Taylor
Email: taylori@tncc.edu
Phone: 757-825-2892
  

Are you interested in learning more about the Investment Club, if so please click here to fill out survey.

National Society of Leadership and Success

Organization, Both campuses

The National Society of Leadership and Success promotes the development of leadership skills and helps students discover and achieve their personal aspirations. This foundation of achievement supports members in creating positive change within themselves and in the greater community. Members must have completed 12 semester hours of Associate degree coursework with a 2.75 – 3.49 GPA and be in good academic standing. Membership is by invitation only.

 

Co-Advisor: Kadisia Archer

Phone: 757-825-2863

 

Co-Advisor: Dr. Monette Dutch

Phone: 757-825-3549

 

Email: studentlifeandleadership@tncc.edu

 

Are you interested in learning more about the National Society of Leadership and Success, if so please click here to fill out survey.

Natural Science and Engineering Student Association

Club, Hampton campus

The purpose of the Natural Science and Engineering Association are to explore how the natural science fields are interdisciplinary, become familiar with current scientific research that is being conducted in our area, and to discuss innovations of technology and/or engineering that can be utilized in scientific research.

Co-Advisor: Pengfei Song
Phone: 757-825-2934
Email: songp@tncc.edu

Co-Advisor: Olufunke Olagunju
Phone: 757-825-3676
Email: olagunjuo@tncc.edu

Are you interested in learning more about the Natural Science and Engineering Association, if so please click here to fill out survey.

Ornithology Club

Club, Hampton campus

The purpose of the Ornithology Club is to inform students about birds, their habits and issues concerning birds and their ecosystem, identify and classify birds around campus and the community and create a better campus for birds and bird enthusiasts.

Advisor: Stephen Wilson     

Email: wilsons@tncc.edu      

 

 

Are you interested in learning more about the Ornithology Club, if so please click here to fill out survey.

Performing Arts Student Association

Club, Hampton campus

The purpose of the Performing Arts Student Association is to enhance understanding of staged Theatre and Music by investigating and exploring staged performances as performers and/or audience members.

Advisor: Sandra Calderon- Doherty

Phone: 75-258-6594

Email: calderon-dohertys@tncc.edu

 

Are you interested in learning more about the Performing Arts Student Association, if so please click here to fill out a survey.

 

Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Sigma Chapter

Organization, Both campuses

Phi Theta Kappa is the National Honor Society of two year colleges. The purpose of the Phi Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is to facilitate scholarship, fellowship, service, and leadership among members of the Society.  

Advisor: Dr. Valerie Burge-Hall
Phone: 757-825-3641
Email: burgehallv@tncc.edu

Co-Advisor: Dana Cook
Phone: 757-825-3885
Email: cookd@tncc.edu

Are you interested in learning more about Phi Theta Kappa, if so please click here to fill out a survey.

Poetry Club

Club, Both campuses

The purpose of the Poetry Club is to interact with others who share a love for the written word and who enjoy creating original poetry, reflecting upon major literary works, and inspiring self expression wherever the opportunity presents itself.

Advisor: Bob Harrison

Email: harrisonb@tncc.edu

Phone: 757-825-3829

Are you interested in learning more about the Poetry Club, if so please click here to fill out survery.

SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society

Club, Both campuses

SALUTE is the first national academic honor society established for student veterans, and active military, in 2-year and 4-year institutions of higher education.  The clubs purpose is to encourage undergraduate student veterans to strive to improve their GPAs and advance to higher tier levels (and scholarship brackets) in the honor society during their academic careers.

 

Advisor; Kathy Carbaugh

Phone: 757-825-3858

Email: carbaughk@tncc.edu

 

Are you interested in learning more about the SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society, if so please click here to fill out a survey.

Spanish Club

Club, Hampton campus

The purpose of the Spanish Club is to promote interest in Hispanic language and culture, give opportunities for Spanish language practice and celebrate the diversity of the Spanish-speaking world.
 
Advisor: Sylvain Poosson
Email: poossons@tncc.edu
Phone: 757-825-3637
 
Are you interested in learning more about the Spanish Club, if so please click here to fill out a survey. 

Student Chapter of the American Dental Hygienists' Association: Thomas Nelson Chapter

Organization, Historic Triangle campus

The objectives of the Student American Dental Hygienists' Association shall be to cultivate, promote, and sustain the art and science of dental hygiene, to represent and safeguard the common interest of the members of the dental hygiene profession and to contribute toward the improvement of the oral health of the public. 

The American Dental Hygienists' Association is located on the Historic Triangle campus. 

Advisor: Christina Quiros
Phone: 757-258-6610
Email: quirosc@tncc.edu

Are you interested in learning more about the Student Chapter of the American Dental Hygienists' Association, if so please click here to fill out a survey.

Student Nurses Association, Hampton Chapter

Organization, Hampton campus

The purpose of the Student Nurses Association (SNA) is to advance professional nursing practice through student mentorship, community service, leadership opportunities and career guidance.  

Advisor: Susan Stainback
Phone: 757-825-2762
Email: stainbacks@tncc.edu
 
Are you interested in learning more about the Student Nurses Association (SNA), Hampton Chapter, if so please click here to fill out a survey.

Student Nurses Association, Historic Triangle Chapter

Organization, Historic Triangle campus

The purposes of the Student Nurses Association (SNA), Historic Triangle Chapter are to:  promote participation in college and community activities that promote health and wellness, represent nursing students to the consumer, to institutions, and to other organizations; encourage student participation in interdisciplinary activities; educate members about the importance of student involvement in legislative matters regarding healthcare, nursing education, and practice; promote recruitment efforts; participation in student activities, and educational opportunities regardless of a person’s race, color, creed, sex, age, lifestyle, national origin, or economic status; promote and encourage collaborative relationships with the National Student Nurses’ Association and the Virginia Nursing Students’ Association; participate in approved fund raising activities in order to raise money for charitable contributions to approved agencies and causes; and participate in approved fund raising activities in order to raise money for the pinning ceremony that occurs upon successful completion of the nursing program.

Advisor: Karen Lynch
Phone: 757-258-6643
 
Co-Advisor: Crystal Clark
Email: clarkc@tncc.edu
Phone: 757-825-2813
 
Are you interested in learning more about the Student Nurses Association (SNA), Historic Triangle Chapter, if so please click here to fill out a survey.

Student Veterans of America, Thomas Nelson Chapter

Organization, Both campuses

The purpose of the Student Veterans of America (SVA), Thomas Nelson Chapter is to promote education, awareness, and assistance to all veterans, dependents, and military affiliated students while enrolled at Thomas Nelson Community College.
 
Advisor: Kathy Carbaugh
Email: carbaughk@tncc.edu
Phone: 757-825-3858
 
Co-Advisor: Brandie Mitchell
Email: mitchellb@tncc.edu
Phone: 757-825-2912
 
Are you interested in learning more about the Student Veterans of America (SVA), Thomas Nelson Chapter, if so please click here to fill out a survey
 

Student Virginia Education Association, Thomas Nelson Chapter

Organization, Hampton campus

The purposes of the Student Virginia Education Association (SVEA), Thomas Nelson Chapter are to inform and educate its membership on educational issues of immediate and potential importance in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation; to foster and coordinate the development of chapters affiliated with the SVE: to provide an opportunity for students to explore education as a profession, to evaluate their own aptitudes, capabilities, interests as prospective professional educators, and to encourage the selection of education as a profession; to strengthen the teaching profession by encouraging pre-professionals to become active members in the United Education Profession; to establish a closer relationship between chapters, the SVEA, National Education Association Student Programs (NEASP), Virginia Education Association (VEA) and the National Education Association (NEA); and to promote and protect human and civil rights.

Advisor: Virginia Massaro
Phone: 757-825-3876
 
Are you interested in learning more about the Student Virginia Education Association (SVEA), Thomas Nelson Chapter, if so please click here to fill out a survey.

Thomas Nelson Bowling Fun Club

Club, Both campuses

The purpose of the Thomas Nelson Bowling Fun Club is to have fun, meet new people and get some exercise.
 
Advisor: Michelle Hanson-Hart
Phone: 757-253-4755
 
Arnesia Carter
Phone: 757-825-2962
 
Co-Advisor: Marie Struble
Phone: 757-253-4322
 
Are you interested in learning more about the Historic Triangle Bowling Fun Club, if so please click here to fill out a survey.

Transform HVA-CMI

Club, Hampton campus

The purpose of the Transform HVA- CMI club is to create an enviroment where people are provided the opportunity to study the Bible and to provide a social enviroment where people can feel united.

 

Advisor: Jaqueline Blackwell

Email: backwellj@tncc.edu

Phone: 757-825-2776

 

Are you interested in learning more about the Transform HVA-CMI Club, if so please click here to fill out a survey.

 

Women's Club

Club, Both campuses

Coming Soon!