“It’s easier this way,” said Jacob Love, whose wife, Shana, takes early childhood education classes at the Norfolk Campus. “Due to our schedule, this is so convenient.”
Fatigue isn’t a factor for the students, who get by with occasional boosts of caffeine and a classroom that stresses laboratory over lecture.
Security guards are available to walk students to their cars if necessary, and the building remains locked while class is in session.
“This is a great class to learn and it’s good for my resume,” said student Tremaine Taylor. “I’ve got my eye on a main goal, and I’m going to get it.”
Added Pierce, “I always thought welding was fascinating, but I’ve never thought I would do it. I’ve already signed up for my next class.”