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Class of 2019 Marks More than 425 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. NCI celebrated the accomplishments of recent graduates at a reception with more than 100 in attendance. Graduates earned their bachelor’s or master’s degrees and all of their classes took place locally, at NCI.

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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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NCI’s Internship Program Improves Regional Workforce

Thanks to New College Institute’s internship program, 575 college students have completed internships in our region since 2007. NCI is currently recruiting for 2019 summer interns in career sectors including healthcare, social work, business, marketing, digital media, video production, public school administration, manufacturing, and robotics.

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NCI Provides Out-of-this-World Experience for Local Students

Thanks to a partnership between New College Institute (NCI) and James Madison University (JMU), two local students explored the galaxy and the science that allows for travel to space during a weeklong camp at JMU.

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Kids visit STEM camp at NCI's Fayette Lab

NCI Camp Highlights Science in Everyday Life for Students

Local students engaged in hands-on science experiments during a one-day camp, Science in Everyday Life. The camp took place at New College Institute’s Fayette Lab, a fully-equipped exploratory science laboratory designed to promote engagement in the sciences for learners of all ages.

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Summer Learning Looks Like Fun at NCI

Middle school students wrapped up a week of learning at New College Institute’s Explore Engineering camp. The summer camp, one of several offered by NCI, was designed to help middle school students explore the opportunities, skills, and challenges associated with engineering through a variety of hands-on experiences.

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Martin-Lacy Lecture Hall full of visitors for celebration of over 400 degrees being earned at NCI

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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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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College Students — Don’t Miss Out on an Extra $2,500

Did you know that you could be eligible for up to $2,500 per year to help pay for college? No essay required. All you have to do is file a tax return. Sounds too good to be true, right?

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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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Events

3D Printing Camp

3D Printing Camp

New College Institute presents a 3D Printing Camp!  The camp is for students grades 9-12.

June is almost here, as a result, sign up now for 1 of the 4 available dates.
First camp is June 8 – June 10
Second camp is June 15 – June 17
Third camp is June 22 – June 24
Last camp is June 29 – July 1
*Resources are limited, as a result, there are only 5 spots available for each date.

3D Printing camp is 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM each day.
The camp location is NCI, Fayette Lab,  31 Fayette Street, Martinsville, VA.
FREE TO ATTEND | SNACKS WILL BE PROVIDED

Join our Facebook event at (4) New College Institute L.I.F.E Series: Real People Testimonials | Facebook

To register, contact Brian Pace at (276) 403-5618 or
bpace@newcollegeinstitute.org

Additional summer camp information is located at Summer Camps – New College Institute

Information Webinar

NCI Information Webinar

New College Institute presents an Information Webinar!  Join us online to learn of our new and exciting opportunities at NCI.   

Two separate times are offered, June 23 & July 23, both at 6pm.

The information is presented by Christopher McDonald, Coordinator of Student Engagement.  

Therefore, Contact Christopher McDonald at cmcdonald@newcollegeinstitute.org phone (276) 226-3769 to register.

Make sure you Like our Facebook page to stay up to date!

Check us out here for a sneak peek.

We look forward to hearing from you!

3D Printing Camp

3D Printing Camp

New College Institute presents a 3D Printing Camp!  The camp is for students grades 9-12.

June is almost here, as a result, sign up now for 1 of the 4 available dates.
First camp is June 8 – June 10
Second camp is June 15 – June 17
Third camp is June 22 – June 24
Last camp is June 29 – July 1
*Resources are limited, as a result, there are only 5 spots available for each date.

3D Printing camp is 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM each day.
The camp location is NCI, Fayette Lab,  31 Fayette Street, Martinsville, VA.
FREE TO ATTEND | SNACKS WILL BE PROVIDED

Join our Facebook event at (4) New College Institute L.I.F.E Series: Real People Testimonials | Facebook

To register, contact Brian Pace at (276) 403-5618 or
bpace@newcollegeinstitute.org

Additional summer camp information is located at Summer Camps – New College Institute