Category: Community Connections

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 Virtual Graduation

Centura College offers essential career paths training and on Saturday, December 5th, the Chesapeake campus will hold a virtual graduation to honor the individuals graduating into the workforce. Written by Jul DeGeus This year’s pandemic brought with it the realization of essential workers; crucial operations and service employees who...
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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 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 Donates Laptops to Schools in Uganda and Norfolk

Written by Nicole Gleaton Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Centura College, and Tidewater Tech have teamed together to donate 60 laptop computers to Kiwoko Citizen’s Private School in Uganda and Azalea Gardens Middle School in Norfolk.  By working together with the headmaster and principal of the two schools, the colleges...
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Centura College Hosts Career Fair to Support Job Seekers

Centura College’s Richmond Metro campus hosts a Career Fair on October 16 for job seekers in the community. Written by Jul DeGeus Centura College’s Richmond Metro Area campus is holding a career fair on Wednesday, October 16th, from 12:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m. Located at 7914 Midlothian Turnpike North...
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Hot Dogs for Heroes: Community Event

Centura College Chesapeake honors military and first responders at Hot Dogs for Heroes, a community cookout with games and prizes. Written by Zakkiyya Anderson and Esperanza Poquiz Last month, Centura College Chesapeake celebrated Independence Day by honoring Hampton Roads military personnel and first responders with Hot Dogs for Heroes,...
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Centura Chesapeake has got Your Back When You’re in Knead

The grand opening of the new clinic is open to the public. The facility provides students with hands-on experience and the community with access to affordable massages. Written by Jul DeGeus Centura College’s Chesapeake campus  invites the community to attend the grand opening of their Massage Therapy Clinic and...
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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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