FAA Launches Campaign to Encourage Air Traffic Controller Applications from Women, Minorities

Application window open July 30–Aug. 2


WASHINGTON – Ahead of an upcoming open application window to become an air traffic control specialist, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has launched a week-long campaign to encourage more applications from women, minorities, and individuals from underrepresented communities. The campaign will feature current air traffic controllers and FAA leaders sharing their stories in media interviews, on social media, during Instagram Live conversations, and on other platforms. The FAA will also engage with diverse organizations to get the word out and has created a digital toolkit for groups to use.  Read more

NCI Awarded Grant from Claude Moore Charitable Foundation

(Martinsville, VA) The Claude Moore Charitable Foundation has awarded New College Foundation a $60,000 grant to support New College Institute in program development that will build and strengthen the healthcare workforce in southern Virginia and across the Commonwealth.

“The Claude Moore Charitable Foundation is excited by the opportunity to support NCI as they work to develop programs that educate and train individuals to fill in-demand positions in the health workforce. These jobs are in the region, provide good wages, and access to personal growth if desired.” said Dr. Bill Hazel, Senior Deputy Executive Director at Claude Moore.

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