UTI Visits classes

posted Nov 30, 2018, 7:19 AM by Margaret Best

Universal Technical Institute visited Bridging Communities on Tuesday, Demonstrating some of the equipment & resources they utilize.
Diesel, Small Engine, & Engineering students got to listen to opportunities available at UTI then headed outside for hands on demonstrations including a tire changing challenge!!

CJ Visitors

posted Nov 28, 2018, 6:41 AM by Margaret Best

Recruiters from the Henrico Division of Police visited the Criminal Justice classes to discuss the many career opportunities in Henrico, VA. Thank you to the police officers and communication officer that shared so much helpful information!

VASTAR Donation

posted Nov 27, 2018, 1:07 PM by Margaret Best

Thank you to Chuck Drake of Virginia STAR and Sharon Henry of SPARK Education Foundation for stopping by last week to drop off equipment and a generous check for our part in the VA STAR program!!!
10 Dell Latitude E5440 laptops, and 10 Dell Optiplex 7010 Desktop Systems (Monitors, Mouse, and Keyboards) will be refurbished by our students and donated out into the community. $2000 will go a long way to purchasing supplies needed for the computer refurbishment!!

Parent / Teacher Conferences

posted Oct 31, 2018, 7:39 AM by Margaret Best

Reminder - Tuesday, November 6th is a student holiday. It is also our Parent / Teacher Conference Day. please call the office at 804-966-8575 to schedule an appointment with your student's teacher. 

Guest Speaker

posted Oct 31, 2018, 5:17 AM by Margaret Best

On Monday, Matt Danielson of Tom McGrath's Motorcycle Law Group facilitated an engaging discussion about Constitutional rights in our Criminal Justice I class

Truck Donation

posted Oct 30, 2018, 5:22 AM by Margaret Best   [ updated Oct 30, 2018, 5:22 AM ]

THANK YOU Chamberlain Mechanical Services for the generous donation of a Peterbuilt cab over engine road tractor for our Diesel Program!! http://www.chamberlainmech.com/

THANK YOU to KST Truck & Auto Repair for donating their expert towing skills and transporting the tractor to Bridging Communities for our students to start learning!!

Hands on learning

posted Oct 23, 2018, 12:20 PM by Margaret Best   [ updated Oct 25, 2018, 5:39 AM ]

Students in Small Engine working on Honda GSV190 engines and an Echo GT-225 trimmer. 4 stroke and 2 stroke engine education in class today

Criminal Justice Training

posted Oct 22, 2018, 7:45 AM by Margaret Best

Criminal Justice students were able to conduct mock traffic stops with the help of the Virginia State Police and New Kent County Sheriff's Office

Nursing CPR Training

posted Oct 18, 2018, 10:52 AM by Margaret Best

Our Pre-Practical Nursing students getting ready for their Clinicals by taking the CPR & First Aid Certification course
Thank you Robin Kinsella Paramedical Services for teaching the course

Truck Donation

posted Oct 18, 2018, 9:36 AM by Margaret Best

Through joint efforts by Rush Truck Centers & Universal Technical Institute of Exton PA. Bridging Communities received a Navistar box truck with a hydraulic lift gate for our Diesel Program. Along with 5 newer heavy duty diesel engines!
Students are working on installing the driveshaft, checking fluids, installing batteries, A/C functions and much, much more.

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