Category: Health

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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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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Centura College Graduate Spotlight: Rachel Handley

Written by Olivia Jordan, Career Services Coordinator Rachel Handley is a graduate from the Massage Therapy program at Centura College’s Virginia Beach campus. Although Rachel faced an array of obstacles while completing her training, she was determined to persevere and finish, despite her circumstances. Rachel expressed that during her...
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Centura College Graduate Spotlight – Carissa Chalsma

Centura College Graduate Spotlight – Carissa Chalsma By Lisa Pinson, Massage Therapy Coordinator, Centura College Newport News Carissa Chalsma began her Massage Therapy career at Centura College in Newport News on October 17, 2017 and c ompleted her coursework on June 18, 2018.  She was a diligent and engaged student,...
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Centura Showcase: Massage Therapy

The Chesapeake campus of Centura College will be showcasing its massage therapy program for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the health and wellness field. The event will offer interactive demonstrations of a variety of massage techniques. By Brian Stauss Centura College will be showcasing its massage therapy...
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Self-Care for Massage Therapists

By Shawnte’ Peterson, Massage Therapist Coordinator at Centura College’s Chesapeake Campus Edited by Jul DeGeus & Esperanza Poquiz A massage therapist’s work often involves lifting clients’ body parts, repetitive postures and forceful pressure that could lead to injury or ailments. To help prevent damage, massage therapists should remember to...
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Men’s Health Month: Keeping Up with Your Health

The key to staying healthy is to take small, positive, consistent steps. Taking the initiative to start new practices that will improve your overall health is the easy bit. Making these practices habits requires you to be regular and develop a healthy lifestyle. Do this by using the following...
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