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News Release

Job Seekers are Invited to Upcoming Career Fair

Primary Media Contact:
Holly Walker
Public Relations Manager

Secondary Media Contact:
Heather Busch
Creative Services Manager

Released on April 11, 2014

CHESTER and MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – Are you looking for a job or thinking about making a career switch? If so, you’ll want to mark your calendar for an upcoming Career Fair hosted by John Tyler Community College and Old Dominion University (ODU). The Career Fair will take place from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. on April 30, 2014 in the Nicholas Center at John Tyler Community College’s Chester Campus (13101 Jefferson Davis Highway). More than 40 employers will be on hand, including Dominion; Martin’s; Colonial Heights, Henrico, and Chesterfield County police departments; Virginia Department of Transportation; FedEx Freight; YMCA; and Rolls-Royce. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to talk to representatives from John Tyler and ODU about educational programs that can lead to workforce success. The Career Fair is free and open to the community. For more information, contact Ms. Blair Stilwell from John Tyler at 804-594-1562 or or Dr. Ann Sorensen from ODU at 804-796-4463 or

John Tyler Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and is the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian and off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler offers quality and economical opportunities for students who want to earn a degree or certificate, transfer to a four-year college or university, train for the workforce, or switch careers. The College, which served more than 14,000 students during the 2012-13 academic year, offers 17 associate degrees, seven certificates, and 34 career studies certificates. The institution also serves 15,000 non-credit students and more than 1,200 companies and government agencies annually through the Community College Workforce Alliance. The College also is committed to sustainability. In July 2010, it received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification for Hamel Hall on its Midlothian Campus, becoming the first in the Virginia Community College System to receive such recognition. 

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