Student Clubs and Organizations

Below is a list of all currently chartered Thomas Nelson Community College student clubs and organizations. If you are interested in a particular group, please contact the advisor listed. All students must have and maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA to be eligible to be members of TNCC clubs and organizations.


    Anime' Club

    The purpose of the Thomas Nelson Anime' Club is to promote anime', Japanese culture and the spread of the love of Japanese animation to the students. Advisor: Mariko Shimizu Phone: 757-825-3696 Email:

    Ballroom Dance Club

    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: 757-825-3839 Email: Co-Advisor: Paige Maddox Phone: 757-825-2744 Email:


    The purpose of CRU is to provide regular opportunities to study and discuss the Bible, worship, and pray in a group setting and to provide opportunities for fellowship and encouragement among students. Co-Advisor: Thomas Pringle Phone: 757-825-3622 Email: Co-Advisor: Jessica Brown Phone: 757-825-3448 Email:

    Future Entrepreneurs Association

    The Purpose of the FEA is bring together students to share ideas, get a sense of what it requires to be an entrepreneur and provide support to enhance students’ current business objectives. Advisor: Phillip Pons Email:

    International Club

    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: Alex Gabriel Phone: 757-825-2977 Email:

    Natural Science and Engineering Student Association

    The proposes 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: Lindsey LeMay Phone: 757-825-3630 Email: Co-Advisor: Pengfei Song Phone: 757-825-2934 Email:

    Robotics Club

    The purpose of the club is to further pursue education within the area of science, technology, engineering and math through the developmental process applied in the field of robotics. Objectives for the club include research, planning and creating robotics to perform tasks. Co-Advisor: Michael Reynolds Phone: 757-825-2982 Email: Co-Advisor: Ji Hyon Mun Phone: 757-825-2930 Email: Co-Advisor: Julie Young Phone: 757-825-3622 Email:


    Book Club

    The purposes of Book Club are to promote literacy, fellowship among the students and create an environment for those who enjoy reading and want to share their enthusiasm with their fellow classmates. Advisor: Lauren Williams Phone: 757-258-3443 Email:

    One More - Thomas Nelson Fitness Club

    The purposes of One More are to promote physical fitness and overall health, encourage fellowship among the students and teach leadership qualities to those in the club. Advisor: Shaheem Abrahams Email:

    Swing Dance Club

    The goal and purpose of the Swing Dance Club is to promote interest in swing dancing, encourage physical activity, and provide opportunities for fellowship built upon a shared interest and love of dance. Co-Advisor: Stacey Schneider Phone: 757-258-6646 Email: Co-Advisor: Aprile Castagna Phone: 757-258-6517 Email: Co-Advisor: Lucinda Spryn Phone:757-825-3676 Email:


    Student organizations are groups that have affiliations with national organizations. Some student organizations may have additional eligibility criteria based on local, state or national requirements. In addition, student groups may charge membership dues which are split between the local chapter and the state or national organization. Please contact the organization's advisor for further details.

    American Dental Hygienists Association

    The objectives of the 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. Co-Advisor: Tanya Woods Phone: 757-258-6657 Email: Co-Advisor: Kelly Williams Phone: 757-258-6595 Email:

    American Red Cross Club, Thomas Nelson Chapter

    The purpose of the Red Cross Club is to represent Thomas Nelson Community College, while giving back to the Hampton community through Red Cross volunteerism. Moreover, the Red Cross Club will provide students a convenient outlet to fulfill community service-hour requirements for scholarships and courses. Co-Advisor: Anne Evans Phone: 757-825-3837 Eamil: Co-Advisor: Roxanne Lord Phone: 757-825-2941

    National Society of Leadership and Success

    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: Monette Dutch Phone: 757-825-3549 Email:

    Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Sigma Chapter

    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. The Phi Sigma Chapter has members on both the Hampton and Historic Triangle campuses. Advisor: Alondra Giron Phone: 757-825-3862 Email:

    Student Nurses Association, Hampton Campus

    The purpose of the Student Nurses Association is to advance professional nursing practice through student mentorship, community service, leadership opportunities and career guidance. Advisor: Susan Stainback Phone: 757-825-2762 Email:

    Student Nurses Association, Historic Triangle

    The purposes of the Student Nurses Association, Hisotric Triangle 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. Co-Advisor: Lisa Draper Phone: 757-258-6642

    Student Veterans of America, Thomas Nelson Chapter

    The purpose of the 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: Brandie Mitchell Phone: 757-825-2912 Email:

    Student Virginia Eductors Association, Thomas Nelson Chapter

    The purposes of the SVEA 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 SVEA; 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: Donna Savage Phone: 757-825-2921 Email: