Category: Centura Norfolk

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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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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Governor Northam Announces Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance to Build Wind Energy Workforce in Virginia

New College Institute, Centura College, and Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy will join forces to position Virginia as leader in offshore wind industry training RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced the formation of Virginia’s first offshore and onshore wind workforce training collaborative, the Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance. The program will offer industry...
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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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The Path to Financial Literacy

What exactly does financial literacy mean? Understanding the topic of money sounds simple enough, but its complexity depends on our goals....
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Centura College’s Try a Trade Event

Written by Meagan Chappell Centura College’s Norfolk campus hosted their first Try a Trade Open House on Friday, January 10. The Try a Trade campus event welcomed the public to try a trade for a day. The event mimicked a typical college shadow day, but with a twist. All attendees had...
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Nailed It: Carpentry Now Offered at Centura Norfolk

As skilled trades employers 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 now offering a Carpentry training program. This joins the campus’s existing programs offered, including Dental Assisting, Health...
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