Quentin Johnson, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

OPINION

His thoughts — Praise for helping hands

National Volunteer Week occurs this year during the week of April 17 through 23. The annual commemoration, which is currently organized by the Points of ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Thursday, April 21, 2022 12:05 pm

OPINION

His Thoughts — Planning to succeed

Last year, the Virginia Community College State Board unanimously approved a new strategic plan, Opportunity 2027. Dr. Michelle Edmonds, Dean of Nursing, Allied Health and ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Saturday, March 26, 2022 10:00 am

SVCC

Opinion — It’s basketball time

It’s that exciting season when our national attention turns to basketball. Soon, we’ll be picking our brackets and rooting for our favorites in the NCAA ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Saturday, February 19, 2022 12:00 pm

Editorials

Opinion — Dr. King’s Legacy and the True Goal of Education

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday of January. This year, the commemoration took place on Jan. 17. The National Park ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Friday, January 21, 2022 12:00 pm

SVCC

Opinion — A new year is coming

As 2021 wraps up, many people will pause to look back at the year gone by and begin planning for the one to come. Thanksgiving ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Friday, December 17, 2021 10:10 am

SVCC

Opinion — Teamwork and gratitude

As leaves and temperatures fall, people bundle up in sweaters and jackets. Warm camaraderie overcomes the chill in the air. This seasonal change provides an ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Friday, November 19, 2021 5:55 pm

Guest columns

Opinion — Creating paths for opportunity

The United States has been called a land of opportunity, a place where all people have the chance to increase their income, improve their circumstances ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:18 am

Guest columns

Opinion — Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Take a look at your surroundings. Are you inside your home, office or classroom? Are you at a coffee shop? Perhaps you are in a ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 4:11 pm

Guest columns

Opinion — REV initiative offers training assistance

Employment data for Virginia presents a complicated picture. In 2019 before COVID-19 shutdowns impacted the economy, Virginia reported an unemployment rate of only 2.7%. During ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Saturday, July 24, 2021 7:30 pm

Guest columns

OPINION — Virginia’s community colleges bring unparalleled value

For the fourth year in a row, tuition at Southside Virginia Community College will remain unchanged. The State Board for Community Colleges made the decision ... Read more

by Quentin Johnson, Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:05 am

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