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eSports Coming to NCI

Karen Jackson, Interim Executive Director announced today that Martinsville native and iRacing driver Josh Williams will be joining NCI as its first eSports program coordinator.

Williams, Ryan Blaney’s spotter for NASCAR Cup and winner of the first Replacements 100 Esports race will be charged with leading NCI’s efforts to engage students of all ages in eSports related activities and to launch programs and opportunities that will build excitement not just for eSports competitions, but also for related careers in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines.

“The eSports industry has seen tremendous growth – both in revenue and viewership. Industry experts predict that by 2022, eSports will generate more than $1.58 billion in total revenue”, said Karen Jackson. “I am ecstatic to have Josh join the NCI team. His knowledge, talent, and expertise coupled with fact that he is participating and winning at an elite level of iRacing brings an added level of credibility and opportunity. I look forward to working with Josh to build a world-class eSports program here at NCI.” Read more

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Commonwealth Purchase of Building on Baldwin

The Commonwealth of Virginia has ratified a contract for the purchase of NCI’s property, the Building on Baldwin, from the New College Foundation.

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NCI Partners with ODU to Help DOD Contractors Develop Commercial Lines of Business

The New College Institute (NCI) today announced a partnership with Old Dominion University Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (ODU-IIE) to deliver programming to help Government Contractors and Sub-Contractors develop commercial lines of business.

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NCI Offers Business Analytics for Strategic Leaders Program

NCI Partners with The College of William & Mary Center for Corporate Education to Deliver Program

Due to current health concerns and out of an abundance of caution the Business Analytics program will be rescheduled for sometime in May or June.

MARTINSVILLE, Va – The New College Institute (NCI) announced today a partnership with The College of William & Mary Center for Corporate Education to deliver a Business Analytics for Strategic Leaders program  March 31 – April 2 at NCI’s campus in Martinsville, VA.

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UVA, NCI Announce New Partnership

CHARLOTTESVILLE – A new partnership between the Martinsville-based New College Institute (NCI)and the University of Virginia’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies will work to expand educational opportunities for residents of southern Virginia and surrounding areas.

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NCI to Host 1st Annual CyberPatriot CyberCamp

NCI Partners with The College of William & Mary Center for Corporate Education to Deliver Program

MARTINSVILLE, VA March 5, 2020 – The New College Institute (NCI) will host its first annual CyberPatriot CyberCamp for middle and high school students virtually from July 20th- July 24th. At CyberCamp, students will engage in interactive, fun sessions to learn about the importance of cyber security and how to protect their personal devices and information from outside threats.

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Student Loan Repayment Programs

Talent Attraction Program [TAP]

The Tobacco Commission recently launched its Talent Attraction Program to help develop an educational workforce committed to the Tobacco Region’s future.

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