Category: Career Change

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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Wind Turbine Technician Open House at Centura Norfolk

Centura College is celebrating the rollout of their Wind Turbine Technician program by hosting the public at the campus for a week-long Open House.   The Open House will be complete with VIP tours of the wind turbine lab and wind turbine equipment demos by industry-experienced instructors. The event...
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Norfolk Mayor Dr. Kenneth Alexander to serve as Chancellor for Centura College

Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Centura College, & Tidewater Tech (ACT) are pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth Cooper Alexander as Chancellor of their institution. Dr. Kenneth Alexander will oversee policy development and provide direction for institutional mission, core values and vision while supervising external affairs for their 19...
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Think This is a Bad Time to be Looking for a Good Job? Think Again.

“Interesting Times” for Job Seekers These days, for people who happen to be exploring the idea of starting a career or finding a new line of work, a glance at current news can be, well, a bit of a downer. Global pandemic. High unemployment. Entire industries in trouble. Soaring...
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From the Desk of Dr. English: Happy Holidays

Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM), Centura College and Tidewater Tech’s Executive Vice President Dr. Joel English recaps 2020: The Year of Essential Skilled Trades Workers   Hello my friends,   The holiday season is the right time to stop, spend time with family, reflect on our blessings, and find...
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Centura College Hosts 2020 Essential Career Training Expo

When the world hit pause, essential workers kept going. Learn what it takes to train for an Essential Healthcare or Skilled Trades Careers. Written by Jul DeGeus On Thursday, November 12, from 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. Centura College invites the community to attend their Essential Career Training Expo....
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Centura College Offers Essential Allied Health and Trades Career Training

Centura College continues to provide training in allied health and skilled trades fields, so graduates have the opportunity for employment in essential careers. Written by Jul DeGeus The United States has experienced the suspending of “non-essential” career markets in order to decelerate the circulation of COVID-19. With this deferral,...
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Wind Turbine Technician Training Program Now Offered at Centura Norfolk

As skilled trades employers in The Hampton Roads Area continue to face issues finding qualified technicians to fill open positions, Centura College is answering the call for help. Written by Jul DeGeus Centura College’s Norfolk campus is officially offering a Wind Turbine Technician training program. This joins the campus’s...
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Centura College to Hold Free Skilled Trades STEM Camp

STEM Camp goers can test out skilled training programs in allied health or trades fields. Written by Jul DeGeus Centura College will be offering a glimpse into the world of allied health and skilled trades through its The Choice STEM Camp. Camp participants will spend time in Centura’s classrooms,...
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Centura College’s ‘Scope’ of Programs Expands

Limited-scope radiologic technology training is now an option with the existing Medical Assisting program at Centura Virginia Beach. Written by Jul DeGeus Centura College’s Virginia Beach campus is now offering a Medical Assistant with Limited-Scope Radiologic Technology program. This program will be offered alongside the campus’s existing training: Medical...
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