Since its founding, in 1967, Thomas Nelson Community College has sought to change lives, empower students to succeed, and enhance the civic and economic vitality of the Peninsula community through high quality education and workforce training, excellent support services, and innovative partnerships.
Whether you chose Thomas Nelson to earn a certificate in a critical trade, earn an associate degree, or transfer to a university to earn a bachelor’s degree, you are one step closer to transforming your life. Perhaps you are still deciding what career or pathway to pursue? We are here to guide you.
We strive for student-centered excellence, providing exceptional training, education, and support to prepare graduates for the global workforce. Our graduates leave prepared to face the challenges of our ever changing, complex world. Our faculty and staff provide students the tools, coaching, and inspiration to re-imagine their futures and better understand their career opportunities.
Whether you are the first member in your family to attend college, returning to college to refine or learn new skills, or you are one of a long line of college graduates, I am happy you selected Thomas Nelson as part of your academic and career journey.
On behalf of our outstanding faculty, and staff, current students, and alumni, welcome to the Thomas Nelson family.
Dr. Towuanna Porter Brannon