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On November 21 Virginia Wesleyan College formalized a Guaranteed Admission Agreement with Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC). The agreement joins VWC and TNCC in a collaborative effort to facilitate the transfer of students from associate degree programs to VWC programs for degree completion.  Admission to Virginia Wesleyan will be guaranteed for any TNCC student who meets the articulated criteria. Merit scholarships will be awarded to each Thomas Nelson student accepted to Virginia Wesleyan based on cumulative GPA of all college work attempted. In attendance at the signing ceremony were: VWC President Scott D. Miller, VWC Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Timothy O’Rourke, VWC Assistant Provost Deborah Hicks, VWC Associate Dean for Enrollment Beth Clarke, TNCC President  John T. Dever, TNCC Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs Charles B. Swaim, TNCC Interim Vice President for Student Affairs Kris Rarig and TNCC Dean of Communications, Humanities, and Social Sciences Patrick Tompkins.