Cybersecurity - Tools for Protecting Yourself and Your Small Business

March 30, 2017 thru March 30, 2017 @ Building on Baldwin
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Are you doing everything that you can to keep your business safe from online threats?
On March 30th, Steven Carrigan, Director of the Cyber Center at Danville Community College, will discuss tools to protect yourself and your small business from attacks.
At this class, you will learn:
  • Types of cyber attacks
  • Steps to prevent identity theft and protect your credit cards
  • Steps to take at home and at work to protect yourself and equipment
  • Credit and debit card recommended uses
  • How hackers can attack your business and ways you can prevent them
  • Simple ways to protect your small business from cyber attacks


Center of Excellence Open House

April 3, 2017 thru April 3, 2017 @ Building on Baldwin
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM



Join us for an Open House for our Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence on April 3, 2017, from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Tour our high-bay area and see demonstrations of our state-of-the-art equipment.

For more information, contact Pamela Carter-Taylor at 276-403-5689.

Click here to RSVP!


How Hackable Are You? Cybersecurity Basics

April 19, 2017 thru April 19, 2017 @ Building on Baldwin
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Free to attend, but registration is required. Lunch will be provided. 


Something is protecting you and your and confidential information, but can it be easily broken into by social engineering? Social engineering is the art of manipulating people into performing actions or getting confidential information. 

Darren Manners, Senior Security Engineer at Sycom Technologies, will examine how an organization, business, or individual may be attacked using social engineering techniques. Darren will discuss how simply clicking on a link can bring down you or your business and what you can do to protect yourself and your customers. 

About the Speaker

Darren Manners is one of the industry's leading security engineers. He has over 20 years of experience in the Information Security field, with nearly 10  years as naval intelligence communication interceptor and analyst. Darren holds many industry-leading certifications. 


Event sponsored by New College Institute and Martinsville Henry County Economic Development Corporation. 


Spring Concert - featuring the Smith River Choir

May 3, 2017 thru May 3, 2017 @ Building on Baldwin
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Spring Concert


2017 IDEAL Workshop

June 5, 2017 thru June 8, 2017 @ Building on Baldwin
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:00 AM

I.D.E.A.L. Workshops

Innovative Development for Educators and Academic Leaders


Longwood University and New College Institute are offering a way for regional teachers to make the most of continuing education requirements with an interactive, local training program that focuses on interdisciplinary skills and community resources for students and teachers!


This 3-day program offers 45 recertification points and includes: 


  • Local field trips to MHC 911 Call Center, Martinsville Bulletin, and NCI's Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence
  • Training in best practices in problem-based and project-based learning and technologu in the classroom with instructors Dr. Pam Randall and Janet Copenhaver
  • Group learning and discussion



Registration is limited to 30.