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VCU gives presentation to local nurses at NCI

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 work together to learn cyber defense skills at NCI

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 gives presentation on bringing counseling education to southern Virginia

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 discuss higher ed opportunities for southern Virginia

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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African American Art Engages LIFE-Learning Is ForEver Participants

Attendees at New College Institute’s LIFE-Learning Is ForEver program celebrated Black History Month by viewing and discussing African-American art from 1893 to 2015.

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Local Donor Helps Establish New Program at New College Institute

New College Institute is honored to announce a new initiative, LIFE — Learning Is ForEver, made possible by the generous donation of Martinsville resident Barbara Matthews. The goal of the LIFE program is to create engaging learning opportunities for adults of all ages, particularly those above fifty.

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Earning a Degree at NCI with the Convenience of Home

The elementary education program via Longwood University at NCI has been the perfect opportunity for Taylor Morris. Taylor started her college journey by earning an associate’s degree at Patrick Henry Community College. Then she transferred to Longwood University, choosing to live on campus in Farmville. After a semester, she realized the traditional college experience on campus was not the right fit for her. While Taylor loved the academic experience at Longwood, she missed home.

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Customizable Training Benefits Industry

Customizable training at NCI’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing provides A2Speed opportunities to create a support piece for a project on the HAAS VF-1 Milling Machine. The high performing fuel system they are manufacturing will supply other companies and generate additional revenue for a Southern VA-based company.

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Incumbent Worker Training at NCI


Keith Jackson of Mountain Valley Organics, learns how his company can take advantage of Incumbent Worker Training with assistance from Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce’s Robert Knight using NCI’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing.

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NCI Partners with Chamber & West Piedmont Works for Summer Internship Program

Two new partners have joined New College Institute (NCI) for this year’s college-level summer internship program. The Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce and West Piedmont Works are partnering with NCI to create added benefits for employers, including opportunities for paid internships. Stipends will be available through grants administered by West Piedmont Works for certain sectors.

 

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