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Well Advantage Partners with Centura College to Staff its Workforce

Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in Career Fair

Well Advantage Partners with Centura College and hires over 20 Centura College Graduates in the Medical Assisting, Medical Billing & Coding and Practical Nursing Fields!

Well Advantage Partners with Centura College

From Left to Right: Robin L Howell, Well Advantage Richmond Office, Dawn McCormack, Well Advantage VA Tech Office, Steven Terry, Centura College Career Services Coordinator, Valisha Cranford, Well Advantage Area Director, and Sandra Hampton, Well Advantage Richmond Office

On Wednesday, June 19th 2013, The North Chesterfield (Midlothian) campus of Centura College partnered with Well Advantage for an onsite Career Fair for the graduates of Centura College.  Well Advantage is a medical services organization based in Sykesville, Maryland that specializes in providing access to activities, services, and education in the area of health, wellness, stress reduction and fitness within their client’s place of work. …Read More Here

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Business Degree Program Newport News Graduates

Posted by on Aug 13, 2013 in Business Management

Future Business Leaders of Hampton Roads – Business Degree Program Graduates from Centura College Newport News

Business Degree Program Centura College

Centura College Business Degree Students Write an Actual Business Plan

The graduating students in the Business Degree Program at Centura College, Newport News campus write a professional business plan as their capstone course. It represents 18 months of business instruction and finalizes their academic training. Business plans have a 6-part development process and 5 sections which include a written statement that describes the nature of the business, the target market, the advantages the business will have in relation to competition, and the resources and qualifications of the owners. …Read More Here

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NCLEX-PN Pass Rates for North Chesterfield Campus

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Practical Nursing

Centura College, North Chesterfield Campus Celebrates High NCLEX-PN Pass Rates for the past 3 years and into 2013!

LPN Program Centura College High NCLEX-PN Pass Rates

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To say we are excited about our Centura College North Chesterfield Campus high NCLEX-PN Pass Rates is an understatement!  Developed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Practical Nursing was implemented to ensure public safety by testing the knowledge, skills and abilities essential for the safe and effective practice of nursing throughout the industry.  All US state and territorial Nursing Boards require a passing result on the exam for licensure as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or licensed vocational nurse (LVN). …Read More Here

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Norfolk Dental Assisting Student Recognized

Posted by on Aug 8, 2013 in Dental Assisting

Centura College – Norfolk Dental Assisting Student Recognized with Achievement Award

Norfolk Dental Assisting Student of the year | Centura College

Urara Pierrelouis – ECC Student of the Year

It takes dedication and a strong passion for dentistry, to overcome the obstacles that one Norfolk Dental Assisting student has.  A native of Japan, Urara Pierrelouis came to the United States six months before she enrolled into the Dental Assistant Program at Centura College in Norfolk, VA.  Her goal was simple, to be able to provide for her three children.

Urara attended every class and always stayed behind to practice skills labs.  Undoubtedly attentive, she took lots of notes.  This Norfolk dental assisting student not only studied her assignments, but actually translated all of the information from English to Japanese.  Her textbook was littered with ‘Post-it-Notes’ that had all the translations.  She excelled at her externship site and went on to graduate maintaining a 4.0 grade point average. …Read More Here

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Chesapeake Campus Medical Assisting Success Story

Posted by on Aug 6, 2013 in Medical Assisting

Centura College – Chesapeake Campus Medical Assisting Success Story

Chesapeake Campus Medical Assisting Graduate Celeste Carter | Centura College

Medical Assisting Graduate – Celeste Carter

When I started school at the Centura College Chesapeake Campus, I came in with the enthusiasm of knowing that I was going to further my education while gaining hands on training to enhance my skills at my job, which is hospice care. Although, I had the personal skills needed to work in hospice, I wanted to be able to embrace the total patient care aspect and needed to have the education to do so.

My teachers were always available and willing to sit and talk with me whether I was having trouble in class or just had a patient on my mind. Once I finished school, I became more confident in performing different work assignments and that became apparent to my co-workers and supervisors and sometimes even my patients would comment on my technique and knowledge. …Read More Here

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