College & Career Day Inspires Students

During College and Career Day at New College Institute (NCI), fifth grade students from Patrick Henry Elementary School (PHES) met with ten local professionals to learn about their educational backgrounds and careers. These professionals represented a wide range of experience including the fields of engineering, education, law enforcement, military, and healthcare. Students rotated in small groups, where they were encouraged to ask questions about the professionals’ pathways to their chosen careers.

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New Cybersecurity Programs at NCI

We are excited to launch our second cohort for three unique cybersecurity programs at New College Institute via Radford University. Radford University’s cybersecurity program, IMPACT, is designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in cyber defense by both the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

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NCI Robotics Team Wins First Place at FIRST District Event Competition

New College Institute’s FIRST® Robotics Team 1262 is a member of the winning alliance at this year’s first competition. NCI’s STAGS, Students Technologically Advancing for Greater Success, attended the district robotics competition in Glen Allen, VA, March 1–3. NCI’s Team 1262 is one of 127 robotics teams that compete in FIRST® Chesapeake which includes teams from Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

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NCI’s Internship Program Improves Regional Workforce

Thanks to New College Institute’s internship program, 575 college students have completed internships in our region since 2007. NCI is currently recruiting for 2019 summer interns in career sectors including healthcare, social work, business, marketing, digital media, video production, public school administration, manufacturing, and robotics.

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