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Posts Categorized: Trade School

Most Successful Career Fair in Tidewater Tech History!

Written by Mike Hudson, Student Services Coordinator On June 16th, 2019, Tidewater Tech hosted one of their bi-annual Career Fairs. This Career Fair marked one of the most successful recruiting events in the college’s history. With over 19 total employers present, Tidewater Tech students were determined to leave a lasting impression as well as learn… Read more »

Calvary Revival Church and Tidewater Tech create a $1 Million Overcomers Scholarship for Hampton Roads Community

In conjunction with Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Centura College, and Tidewater Tech, Calvary Revival Church announces a $1 million scholarship fund for students, to be awarded over the next ten years. Earlier this year, Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) purchased Calvary Revival Church’s former Calvary Christian School campus on East Little Creek Road, where AIM… Read more »

Tidewater Tech Graduate Spotlight: Christopher Jones

Written by Megan DeHart, Career Services Coordinator Christopher Jones was born in North Carolina and remained there throughout high school. Following high school graduation, he joined the U.S. Army as a logistician. During his 11 years of service, Christopher traveled between Germany, Korea, Iraq, and Kuwait. In 2015, he retired from the Army and moved… Read more »

Tidewater Tech Grad Spotlight: Joseph Parker

Tidewater Tech grad Joseph Parker lived in Raleigh, North Carolina when he realized it was time to get serious about his future and make a change in his life, for the better. He had been thinking about welding but did not know where to start. Then, one day he received a call from Centura College… Read more »

Tidewater Tech Graduate Spotlight – Tony Jones

Tony Jones was born and raised in Portsmouth, Virginia. Having prior construction experience in addition to attending courses at Tidewater Building Association, with a specialty in Auto CAD (Computer Aided Drafting), he desired to further his education and academic experience in the trades and construction field. With that, Jones enrolled here at Tidewater Tech. Growing… Read more »

Tidewater Tech Graduate Spotlight: Kyle Horton

By Terrell Wiggins Kyle Horton was born in Philadelphia, PA and moved to Virginia with his parents when he was four years old. His original plans after graduating high school were to go into the military, since he really wasn’t sure what he wanted to do, career-wise. His father asked him what his goal of… Read more »

Loan, Grant or Scholarship: What is the Best Financial Aid for Your Trade School Training?

By Jul DeGeus Furthering your education by going to a trade school is a quick way to invest in your future and advance your career. While going back to school can be costly, there are different types of resources available to help you get the training you need to be competitive in today’s job market:… Read more »

Tune-up Your Training for Your Next Interview

By Esperanza Poquiz; Edited by Jul DeGeus Going into an interview can be stressful for some of us; others may find it easy. Being well-prepared can help calm your nerves before going into the interview process. Whether you find it easy or hard, these tips could help you feel more confident when walking through the door. Initial… Read more »

Summertime Car Maintenance: How to “Summerize” Your Car

‍ What it means to ‘Summerize’ Summer is a great time to enjoy the warm weather and outdoor activities like water sports, camping, fishing or road trips. However, you need your car to be in good condition in order to get around without a problem. When the brisk months come around, you winterize your car… Read more »

Trade School Jobs in 2014 and Beyond

Trade School Jobs in 2014 and Beyond As the New Year rolls in, many people start to take stock of their lives and ask themselves “what am I going to do this year to better my career?”  That question is not so easy to answer if you can’t or don’t want to attend a 4… Read more »