Germanna Community College Opens Caroline County Center
Germanna Community College (GCC) has opened a center in Caroline County.
“Germanna’s Center for Workforce & Community Education will offer a variety of professional development programs and services at the new Caroline Center,” said Martha O’Keefe, GCC vice president for Workforce & Community Education.
The GCC Caroline Center is located in the Carmel Church Medical Office Building, 11073 Colonel Armistead Dr., Ruther Glen. The facility has spaces for classroom and computer lab training. In addition, classes will be offered using interactive video, broadcasting from other Germanna sites to the new Caroline site.
“The Caroline County Board of Supervisors has pursued this goal for many years, and we are excited to see it become a reality,” said Floyd Thomas, Mattaponi District supervisor. Thomas led the effort to bring the college to Caroline County.
Classes scheduled for the Caroline Center include Masonry Apprenticeship, Tradesmen Licensing Updates, Grant Proposal Writing, Basic Computer Skills, and MS Office Applications, among others. In addition, community sessions on job search skills, resume writing, and interviewing skills will be offered. Prospective students may go to www.germanna.edu/workforce or call 540-891-3012 for more details.
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