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New College Institute Offers Data Science and Business Analytics Seminar

Martinsville, Va–Data Science & Business Analytics Seminar – FREE to Attend!
New College Institute (NCI) is offering a free business seminar on Friday, January 13th, hosted by NCI’s Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Ken Russell. The seminar, led by Dr. Joe Wilck of Bucknell University, will focus on data science and business analytics, providing attendees with valuable insight and resources to help manage their data in today’s world. This one day event is from 8:30 AM to 4 PM and will be held at NCI’s Baldwin building on Fayette Street in Martinsville. Lunch will be provided for all attendees at no cost.

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NCI Continues to Collaborate with Claude Moore Foundation

NCI is proud to be a part of this regional collaboration of educators, employers and economic development professionals.  These partners have committed in aligning health sciences education.  And as a result, will fulfill the employment needs for the health care industry in the southern Virginia region.  Check out this latest story from the Martinsville Bulletin!

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New College Institute Partners with Vytal Studios to Create Impactful Extended Reality Experiences

RICHMOND — Vytal Studios has partnered with New College Institute (NCI) to create several

virtual and augmented reality experiences to serve its students, Southern Virginia, and the

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New College Institute L.I.F.E Series: Uptown Architecture

Martinsville Henry County Historical Society’s President, Virginia King, will give a presentation on the architecture and history of Uptown Martinsville.

RSVP to Erica McDaniel by calling 276-403-5605 or email emcdaniel@newcollegeinstitute.org

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

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New College Institute Statement on the Passing of Barry Dorsey


The board and staff of New College Institute (NCI) are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Barry Dorsey, NCI’s first executive director and a strong community leader throughout Martinsville-Henry County, Virginia.

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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 Client Support Specialist, Data Center Technician, IT Support Specialist, and Software Support Technician. Cloud computing skills are one of the most in demand IT skills by employers.

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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, will feature industry leaders and key policymakers covering a wide range of 5G and broadband topics and the steps necessary to bring broadband into rural and other unserved areas.

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NCI Celebrates Mentorship from Local Leaders


As NCI’s internship program winds down and interns prepare to go back to school in Blacksburg, Harrisonburg, and other far-off locations, NCI celebrated their successful completion of their internships and thanked the generosity of leaders from regional organizations who offered students jobs that provided experience related to their fields of study.

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Experts Combine the Best of Academics and Applied Learning at NCI for Local Manufacturers

Local manufacturing experts received five days of specialized training at New College Institute (NCI). NCI and Optimation Technology, Inc. teamed up to develop and provide Eastman employees instruction about best-in-class web handling techniques involved in performance film manufacturing. “The class really helps us diagnosis issues and identify defects,” said Paul Miller, a manager at Eastman.

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