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NCI Board Appoints Former State Technology Leader as Interim Executive Director

Senator Bill Stanley (R-20), the Chairman of the New College Institute Board of Directors, announced today that the Board has unanimously approved the appointment of Karen R. Jackson, former Secretary of Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia under Governor Terry McAuliffe, as the interim Executive Director of the New College Institute, replacing outgoing Executive Director Dr. Leanna Blevins, who resigned from the position last month.

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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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Applying for Financial Aid? NCI Can Help.

Many families worry that they don’t have enough money to make a college education affordable. However, financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, and low-interest student loans can make college possible for anyone. But where to start?

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VCU Offers CEUs for Local Nurses at NCI

New College Institute partnered with the VCU Massey Cancer Center and other regional healthcare organizations to host Robert H. Lustig, M.D., M.S.L. for a fascinating lecture entitled “Food for Thought.” This lecture focused on the effect of sugar on body functions and overall health.

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Five Strategic Advantages of NCI’s Model

NCI’s model builds upon partnerships, technology, and efficiency to deliver an educational model that is relevant to the needs of employers and prospective students. Here are five advantages to our model in meeting those needs:

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