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 continue to work during state shutdowns. Centura College offers training in some of these essential career paths and on Saturday, December 5th, Centura College’s Chesapeake campus will hold a virtual graduation to honor the individuals graduating into the workforce. This platform will allow students to celebrate their accomplishment with their loved ones without having to worry about mandated CDC guidelines.
Centura Chesapeake offers allied health and skilled trades training in medical assisting, massage therapy, business management and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC). The programs are designed to prepare students for entry-level employment within the industry of their choice. The school also provides opportunities for students to complete and obtain program specific certifications. Centura College works to deliver students educational training that will empower them to excel in their career while providing the community an essential worker.
The virtual graduation will feature keynote speakers John Allen Amos Jr. and Aaron Roosevelt Rouse. Mr. Amos Jr. is an American actor known for his work on films such as Coming to America and Die Hard 2 and will be reprising the role of Cleo McDowell in the 2021 release of Coming 2 America. Mr. Rouse is a former player in the National Football League and is currently serving as Councilmember at Large for the City of Virginia Beach.
“Recently we decided that having a virtual graduation ceremony would be best due to the ongoing pandemic,” said Centura College Chesapeake’s Campus Executive Director Michael Bragg. “However, the staff and I felt we needed to make up for not having a traditional graduation. So, we decided to surprise the graduates with something big and exciting. With many thanks directed to our Graduation Committee co-chairs, Jennifer Oliver and Dr. Michael Godfrey, we were able to secure John Allen Amos Jr. and Aaron Roosevelt Rouse as the two keynote graduation speakers.”
For more information regarding Centura College’s Chesapeake campus, call (757) 549-2121 or visit www.CenturaCollege.edu.
About Centura College
Centura College has been part of an organization dedicated to helping men and women develop careers since 1969. By training working adults in healthcare, technology, business, and trades, they connect communities with some of the fastest growing career fields in today’s marketplace. The school offers professional facilities, knowledgeable instructors, day or evening classes, job placement assistance and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). To learn more, visit www.CenturaCollege.edu or like them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/centura.edu.