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FAA Selects NCI to Administer the Recreational Drone Pilot Safety Test

Martinsville, VA – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected the New College Institute as a test administrator for The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST). TRUST provides recreational drone flyers with aeronautical safety knowledge and an overview of the rules for operating drones. Drone operators can take the free online test and immediately receive their […]

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 […]

New College Institute’s STAGS Robotics Team Awarded $32,000

March 25, 2021 ­– New College Institute’s FIRST Robotics Team known as the STAGS (Students Technologically Advancing for Greater Success) was awarded $32,000 through grants and contributions to the New College Foundation (NCF). “These awards were made possible through the generosity of CITGO Petroleum (on behalf of Hutchens Eden-Rentz), Truist Foundation and Mid-Atlantic Broadband Corp […]

New Radford University Master’s Degree Coming to NCI

Starting Fall 2021, Radford University is bringing its Master of Science in Strategic Communication degree to New College Institute. The graduate degree allows students to prepare for careers across various areas of expertise and industries, such as government, financial institutions, public relations firms, higher education, and health education. Students in the program will explore courses […]

Applications Now Open for Second Virtual Session of AWS re/Start Training at NCI

Martinsville, VA – November 11, 2020 – New College Institute (NCI) is currently accepting applications for their December – February AWS re/Start Training session. In a collaborative effort with Amazon Web Services (AWS), NCI is offering a free opportunity for Virginians to learn cloud computing skills and prepare for entry-level cloud computing careers such as […]

New College Institute Sponsors Workshop Focused on the Role of Investor Owned Utilities in Bridging the Digital Divide

NCI’s, Utilities Technology Council Panels to cover 5G, Small Cell, and Broadband Topics MARTINSVILLE, VA – New College Institute (NCI) is proud to sponsor a workshop with the Utilities Technology Council (UTC) to explore ways the country can meet demands from communities for 5G and broadband. The workshop, taking place the week of November 9, […]

Governor Northam Announces Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance to Build Wind Energy Workforce in Virginia

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced the formation of Virginia’s first offshore and onshore wind workforce training collaborative, the Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance. The program will offer industry required certifications that are critical to the operations and long-term maintenance of wind projects. The Governor made the announcement addressing the 2020 Offshore WINDPOWER Virtual Summit hosted by […]

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 […]

Helen Howell and Martinsville and Henry County NSBE Jr. Chapter Receive Golden Torch Awards from the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

Helen Howell and Martinsville and Henry County NSBE Jr. Chapter Receive Golden Torch Awards from the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) New College Institute Congratulates Howell and Martinsville Chapter for this Honor Martinsville – The National Society of Black Engineers awarded one of their annual Golden Torch Awards to Helen Howell and the Martinsville/Henry […]