Sky High Skills: Becoming a Wind Turbine Tech

Why Become A Wind Turbine Technician?  The United States is actively committing itself to renewable energy. Wind turbines and the electric energy systems they power are a big part of this transformation. As the industry grows, many skilled workers will be needed. A large boom of jobs is expected...
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Helpful Hands: Massage Therapy Training

Like Helping People? Why Not Consider Massage Therapy Training? Massage Therapists perform therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints to promote overall well-being for their clients. Centura College’s Massage Therapy Diploma program teaches students special techniques and massage styles. This massage therapy training also allows students to gain a...
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The Hol(istic) Story: Dr. Jen Martinez-Bentley

Back in the good ol’ days, if you had a question, many would turn to an encyclopedia to find the answer. Now, many of us turn to Google to find those same answers. However, if you happen to have a question at Centura Chesapeake, you turn to Dr. Jen...
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Why Should You Take Night Classes?

Students opting to work and go to school at the same time should consider taking night classes instead of classes during daytime work hours.   Written by Jul DeGeus Have you been debating whether you should go back to school but the thought of balancing day-time classes with work...
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Centura College Student Assists in Vaccine Effort

Centura College Richmond Metro student Catherine Walker begins administering COVID-19 vaccines after hands-on training from Centura College and virtual training from Walgreens. Written by Ashleen Brydum As the President of the United States has pledged to get 200 million vaccines in arms by his first 100 days in office,...
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Winds of Change: Offshore Wind Power and Centura College

Written by Ashleen Brydum Last week President Biden released the details of an ambitious plan to increase offshore wind production drastically over the next ten years. Most of these commitments are to take place off the East Coast of the United States. Centura College is uniquely situated to provide...
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A Spark of Inspiration: Women in Trades

Women in trades currently represent a small percentage of the workforce. As the skilled trade job market is projected to grow by 8.4 million jobs by 2029, there are numerous opportunities for women to start or grow a career in the skilled trades industry. Written by Ashleen Brydum With...
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Everything You Need to Know About Being a Paraprofessional

Paraprofessionals play a vital role in the education setting. Often called instructional aides or teacher assistants, a paraprofessional provides key support to aid in student learning and help classrooms to be more inclusive. If you’re interested in becoming a paraprofessional here is a general overview of everything you’ll need...
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