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All Martinsville Kindergarten Students to Receive a Free Book From New College Institute’s Reading for Life Program

Martinsville, VA – New College Institute will provide a book for every kindergarten student in Martinsville City, Henry County, and Patrick County Schools through their Reading for Life program. While in-person reading sessions are not possible this year due to COVID, community leaders will be recording reading activities that will be shared virtually with local […]

New College Institute Partners with Domain-U to Deliver New, Real-Life, Virtual Trainings

Martinsville, VA – The New College Institute (NCI) announced a new partnership with Domain-U, a leading education technology company, to deliver online trainings that create real-life scenarios. “With millions of Americans losing their jobs due to COVID-19, we are eager to create new innovative ways to train people to find employment opportunities,” said Karen Jackson, […]

Former Virginia Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling Joins NCI as Senior Lecturer

Martinsville, VA – New College Institute (NCI) is pleased to announce that The Honorable Bill Bolling, former Lieutenant Governor (2006-2014) and State Senator (1996-2005), will be joining NCI as the Institute’s first Senior Lecturer. He will teach a non-credited course on Virginia Government and Politics at NCI this fall.  “NCI’s mission of expanding access to […]

Students Participating in NCI-Hosted Cyber Security Camp Succeed in National Competition

Martinsville, VA  – New College Institute (NCI) hosted its first annual CyberPatriot CyberCamp for middle and high school students this July with students earning top honors. Students from across the country engaged in interactive, fun sessions where they learned about the importance of cybersecurity and how to protect their personal devices and information from outside threats. […]

New College Institute to Offer Amazon Web Services Training in Southern Virginia

Martinsville, Va. – New College Institute (NCI) is pleased to announce a collaborative effort with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide cloud computing skills development and job training through the AWS re/Start program. The first AWS re/Start cohort at NCI is scheduled to begin in Fall 2020 (Download Flyer). NCI and AWS will host informational […]

NCI’s Karen Jackson Elected Board Chair of Unmanned Systems Association of Virginia

Martinsville, Va. – New College Institute (NCI) Interim Executive Director Karen Jackson has been elected as Board Chair of the Unmanned Systems Association of Virginia. The Unmanned Systems Association of Virginia (USAV) is a non-profit coalition focused on promoting a legal and regulatory framework that supports innovation, collaboration and growth in the unmanned systems industry […]

Bluefield College, NCI Announce New Partnership to Offer Master of Arts in Counselor Education Degree Program

Martinsville –New College Institute (NCI) and Bluefield College announced a partnership today to offer a Master of Arts degree in Counselor Education beginning with the fall 2020 semester. This partnership aims to provide access to graduate-level training in Counselor Education with tracks in both clinical mental health and school counseling in Southern Virginia.  Students seeking […]

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 […]