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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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NCI Experiences Exponential Growth in Demand for Telemedicine-Related Training

As the global community seeks to quickly deliver more health services virtually, the telehealth course completion rate at New College Institute’s Southside Telehealth Training Academy and Resource Center (NCI STAR Telehealth) has increased more than 100% over the past six months. NCI’s STAR Telehealth program has trained participants from 40 states and countries, as the global healthcare community embraces telehealth as a viable and highly-effective platform for patient care.

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New College Continues to Bridge the Skills Gap in Advanced Manufacturing

New College Institute collaborated with the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) and Averett University to connect technical trainers to a unique professional development opportunity, Instructional Dynamics for Technical Trainers. This program was developed in recognition of a shortage of technical trainers in Southern Virginia and to fill a need for instructors at New College Institute (NCI) in Martinsville and Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) in South Boston.

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Boys & Girls Club Intern Serves with a Smile

Tamiya Vanhook-Davis is the first face you will see as you enter the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Blue Ridge location on Memorial Boulevard in Martinsville. This summer, she is gaining valuable experience as she sees the behind-the-scenes work that goes on in nonprofits to deliver successful programs for area youth.

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