By Max Murphy Everyone knows that attending college comes with the expectation of putting in a lot of hard work and dedication. Here are seven habits you can apply to your school life to help make the journey through college a little bit easier:   PREsearch Organize with Color Create...

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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 Stauss The...

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Continuing Your Education: Upgrading Your Degree

By Esperanza Popquiz When it comes to continuing education, most people are discouraged to do so because of issues like juggling work, family and school or the financial stress of an extra expense. But, a bachelor’s degree may set you apart in a competitive workforce. Here are a couple of...

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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 program on...

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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 care for...

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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 was...

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Let’s get Technical: 5 Different Types of Massage Therapy

By Jul DeGeus Myofascial Massage Myofascial massages focus on the fascial system. The fascia is sort of like glue for your body; a head to toe web of tissues that binds your muscles, bones, nerves, veins, etc. together.  Massage therapists first determine the area of the fascia system that needs to...

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National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month: Benefits of Eating Healthy

By Esperanza Poquiz Edited by Jul DeGeus Eating healthy is something that we all know is important. After all, ‘you are what you eat’. Normally, eating healthy is motivated by the drive to get fit or to make sure our physical physique doesn’t alter. But did you know that living...

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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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