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    2010s

    June
    2010
    TNCC MIDDLE COLLEGE: CHANGING COMMUNITIES, CHANGING LIVES - Middle College is a free educational and career training program offered to young adults between the ages of 18-24 who did not complete high school. In less than eight weeks, participants can earn a GED, enroll in College and begin training for an in-demand career. Virginia Gazette 06/23/2010
    August
    2010
    NEW TNCC PROGRAM GETS ACCREDITED – TNCC’s dental hygiene program has been accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and granted initial accreditation status. Daily Press 08/14/2010
    October
    2010

    ENERGY GRANTS AWARDED – The Dominion Foundation awarded TNCC $10,000 for student to explore wind turbine technology and design. Daily Press 10/25/2010

    May
    2011
    WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT GRADUATE NURSE AIDES – TNCC recently celebrated the graduation of the first nurse aide class. All graduates had job offers before they graduated. Virginia Gazette 05/07/2011
    July
    2011
    TNCC NAMES NEW PRESIDENT – John T. Dever was named president of TNCC.  He began his community college career in 1975 as an English instructor at TNCC. Daily Press 07/01/2011
    April
    2012

    TNCC GREENHOUSE GETTING SOLAR ROOF - $40,000 Dominion Resources grant funds makeover. The greenhouse at TNCC is getting an environmentally-friendly makeover this spring. Daily Press 4/23/2012

    May
    2012

    LEED CERTIFICATION – TNCC recognized for last year’s eco-friendly renovation of Hampton III building. TNCC has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Renovation Certificate. Daily Press 5/18/2012

    September
    2013

    COLLEGE UNVEILS GREEN BLUEPRINT – Changes proposed for TNCC Campus – There is a ten year master plan for the Hampton campus to become greener and more pedestrian friendly. The changes are aimed at creating outside spaces for student collaboration and to keep the storm water regulations.
    Daily Press 9/26/2013

    December
    2013

    THOMAS NELSON OPENS NEW WORKFORCE CENTER IN WILLIAMSBURG -  Thomas Nelson Community College will celebrate the new Workforce Center during a ribbon cutting and open house on Dec. 4, 2013 at 4135 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg. GatorNet 12/02/13

    May
    2014

    THOMAS NELSON UNVEILS NEW LOGO AND BRANDING STATEMENT - Thomas Nelson introduces a new logo and branding statement as it celebrates 45 years of quality education. New statement is “Success, it’s closer than you think.” GatorNet 05/15/2014

    July
    2014

    TNCC TOUTS SUCCESS OF TRAINING FOR SHIPYARD – Collaboration between VCCS and the Shipyard has yielded 363 jobs for Hampton Roads residents, Daily Press 7/29/2014 

    August
    2014
    TNCC OUTLINES NEW MILITARY MISSION – The college will begin to offer credit classes at Fort Eustis and Langley starting in the spring. The college will also offer full time staff at both bases who can certify education benefits through U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Daily Press 08/27/14
    April
    2015
    NEW TNCC SITE – Thomas Nelson will offer its first class at the new Thomas Nelson Center for Building and Construction Trades at the Goodwill Industries facility.  Daily Press 4/28/2015
    July
    2015

    ODU-TNCC PARTNERSHIP BOOSTS ACCESS: REDUCING BARRIERS TO EDUCATION – ODU’s Peninsula Center will expand its business degree program this fall. ODU has partnered with TNCC to streamline admissions directly into the school of business after earning an associates degree. Daily Press 7/29/2015

    August
    2015

    THOMAS NELSON TO ENTER NATIONAL JUNIOR COLLEGE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (NJCAA)  IN 2015-2016 -  TNCC Baseball Club will move to NJCAA’s Region 10, Division III in Spring 2016. GatorNet 08/07/2015