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Career Tech Academy students and their instructors at the Get Into Energy Innovation Challenge kick-off held in Richmond on January 16, 2020.

Career Tech Academy awarded Dominion Energy grant

Career Tech Academy (CTA) receives a boost from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation.   According to CTA administrator Steph…
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Welding@SVHEC trainee Nathan Thomas is presented with a $1,000 scholarship from the American Welding Society (AWS) Foundation.

[email protected] Student Awarded AWS Scholarship

[email protected] student Nathan Thomas was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the American Welding Society (AWS) Foundation.
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Microsoft Corp representative presents a check to SVHEC staff

Microsoft Donation Supports IT Academy Expansion

Microsoft Corporation continued its investment in the SVHEC with a $200,000 donation to support an expansion of the SVHEC’s IT Academy.
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Longwood professor conducts an information session about new Longwood University bachelor's degree programs coming to the SVHEC.

New Longwood University Programs Coming to SVHEC

Longwood University brings new bachelor degree programs in social work and education to the SVHEC.
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Virginia's Secretary of Commerce & Trade, the Honorable Brian Ball, stands with SVHEC's largest group of job training program completers.

SVHEC Celebrates Job Training Completers

On May 15, 2019, SVHEC celebrated its largest group of workforce training completers at a ceremony with more than 230 people in attendance.
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Microsoft's donation establishes the Datacenter Academy Scholars Program for IT Academy students.

Microsoft Scholarship Removes Barriers to Training and Employment

Microsoft's Datacenter Academy Scholars Program removes barriers to training & employment for under-represented students in the IT Academy.
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Deputy Sec of Education Fran Bradford with Workforce Training Completers

Deputy Secretary of Education Helps Celebrate Training Completers

The Commonwealth's Deputy Secretary of Education, Frances “Fran” Bradford helped recognize 31 customized training, IT Academy, and weld…
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SVHEC and Partners Receive Funding for GO-TEC Initiative

SVHEC and Partners Receive Funding for Go-TEC Initiative to prepare students for high growth careers.
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Representatives from Microsoft stand with SVHEC staff in front of a newly donated, decommissioned Microsoft server.

IT Academy Receives Hardware Donation from Microsoft Philanthropies

Participants in the SVHEC's IT Academy now have an opportunity to train on datacenter equipment thanks to a donation from Microsoft Corpora…
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Donna Conde

Student Hears “You’re Hired” After Completing IT Academy

After months of unemployment, the IT Academy gave Donna Conde the skills and certifications she needed to hear the words, "You're Hired."
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