Goodwill Partnership

Built into the core values of Thomas Nelson Community College and Goodwill Industries

Take AIM

AIM stands for Advanced Integrated Manufacturing, a promising new program being rolled out by Thomas Nelson Community College. The AIM program’s goal is to create the 21st century workforce this region’s economy needs to thrive and grow.

Changing Gears – Shifting Careers

Thanks to the prerequisite courses she completed at Thomas Nelson Community College, Heather Harris was able to enroll in the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Her long term goal is to become a nurse practitioner, and she is set to complete her studies at Johns Hopkins in 2018 with a Master of Science Degree in Nursing.


Tomas Nelson Community College is ranked as one of the top colleges in Virginia and 15th in the nation on the Military Times Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2016 rankings.

Meet the Faculty

Sandra Robertson

Sandra Robertson

Sandra Robertson didn’t start her career with the objective of becoming a college professor. The teaching profession found her.

Michael Sundblad

Michael Sundblad

Hitting the HIGH Notes

When auditioning for roles in the arts, performers are aware that they may be waiting a while for their big break.

David Kleinman

David Kleinman


Trying the uncertain has worked out well for English instructor David Kleinman.

Janice Hathaway

Janice Hathaway

Surrealism in Spain

Thomas Nelson Professor Janice Hathaway was honored with the opportunity to exhibit her collages at The Eugenio Granell Fundación in Santiago de Compostela, Spain during summer 2016.

Recent Graduate Success Stories

Georgia Jackson

A2008 graduate of Menchville High School, Georgia Jackson had already graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation