Category: Lifestyle

Student Services: Helping You Through Your College Journey

By: Esperanza Poquiz The faculty that forms the Student Services Department plays a key role in helping you through your college journey. Student Services includes different branches of a campus to aid you in addressing specific needs.  Below you can find information on the departments that help maintain order on...
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Norfolk First Responders Team with Centura College to Train Recruits

The Norfolk campus of Centura College will be teaming with the City of Norfolk’s Fire-Rescue Department to provide preparatory training as recruits begin their Academy program. The program will provide fundamental math, writing, medical terminology, and other key skills to prep new recruits for their Academy training. By Brian...
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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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Helpful Training to Strengthen Your Next Interview

By Esperanza Poquiz Some of us find interviews a little nerve-racking while others may be cool, calm and collected. Preparing for the interview process can ease stress. Whether you are a pro or amateur, keep these tips in the forefront of your mind when going to your next interview....
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History Refresh: The 4th of July

What Happened on the 4th of July Americans observe the 4th of July to commemorate the birth of our nation. With fireworks, cookouts, and garments consisting of red, white and blue, it’s a day that we all come together as a nation and celebrate with pride. In 1776, it...
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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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Business Etiquette 101: The Basics of Professionalism

By Jul DeGeus The job search process can be excruciatingly overwhelming. It’s easy to find yourself stressing out over things like creating a flawless resume and preparing the perfect answers to interview questions. But for most job hunters, one career prep subject seems to fly under the radar: business...
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Using Your Resources: The Importance of a Human Resources Manager

By Esperanza Poquiz Edited by Jul DeGeus Human Resources (HR) Managers play an important part in creating a work environment for employees. After all, your work atmosphere has a large effect on your performance. An HR Manager ensures that employees are treated fairly and fulfill the requirements of their...
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