Category: Spotlight Feature

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 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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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 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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Waking Up to Social Justice

A Pledge from the Leadership of Centura College, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, and Tidewater Tech A statement from Benjamin Franklin, borrowed from ancient Greek wisdom, has been quoted quite often lately:  “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.”  That...
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Students Safety Priority: Centura Offers Distance Learning

Centura College adapts to needs of their students and offers distance learning via temporary online classes for their educational training. Written by Jul DeGeus In these unique times of uncertainty, all Centura College locations have adjusted their educational training to provide students with online distance learning. This temporary shift...
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