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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 the American Wind Energy Association.

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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 AWS re/Start webinars on August 5 to provide details on employer, partnership, and participant opportunities.

“This is an amazing opportunity for job seekers in Southern and Southwestern Virginia,” said Karen Jackson, interim executive director of NCI. “We are proud to be working with AWS to provide training that will empower more people in Virginia’s rural communities to learn new, in-demand skills, and find employment in a high-growth industry. ”

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Board Meeting

Public Notice of New College Institute’s Board Meeting

The Board of Directors of the New College will hold a virtual board meeting on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 2:30pm via Zoom.

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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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Radford University Offers Cybersecurity Programs at New College

Radford University partners with New College Institute (NCI) to provide cybersecurity programs with exclusive opportunities onsite at NCI to prepare working professionals for multiple cyber defense certifications. Radford University’s cybersecurity program, Innovative Mobile Personalized Accelerated Competency Training, or IMPACT, was designated in 2016 as a Center of Academic Excellence in cyber defense by both the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

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Class of 2018 Marks More than 400 Degrees Earned at NCI

After countless hours in the classroom, completing projects, earning internship hours, all while maintaining family and job expectations — students at New College Institute (NCI) earned their degrees and gained credentials needed to take the next step in their careers.

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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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Regional Students Learn Cyber Defense Skills at NCI

There was only one problem at New College Institute’s Cyber Defense Competition, a “hacker.”

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Radford University Brings Counseling Expertise to Southern VA

Radford’s Department of Counselor Education faculty were at New College Institute (NCI) to provide a seminar regarding substance abuse and treatment options and to gauge interest for a Master’s Degree in Counseling to be offered onsite at NCI.

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NCI Alumni & Students Detail Higher Ed Opportunities in Southern VA

It was only fitting for U.S. Senator Tim Kaine to spend time listening to New College Institute (NCI) alumni and students, after all in 2006, as the former Governor of Virginia, he signed legislation to establish NCI.

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Events

UVA SCPS BIS Overview Webinar

You are invited to join us on Wednesday, November 18th at 6:00 p.m. EST to learn about completing your bachelor’s degree with UVA’s School of Continuing Education and Professional Studies. You’ll hear from a BIS faculty member and enrollment advisors who will explain the concentrations offered in the BIS program, the admissions process, and how you can take your career to the next level with an undergraduate degree.

Join us on Zoom by clicking on this link below to sign up!

Register Here!

For more information about the UVA BIS program contact Christopher McDonald at cmcdonald@newcollegeinstitute.org or by calling 276-403-5611