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NCI celebrated the accomplishments of recent graduates at a reception with more than 125 in attendance. Graduates earned their bachelor’s or master’s degrees and all of their classes took place locally, at NCI.
Attendees earned two CEUs (continuing education units) as they learned about metabolic syndromes and its prevalence among youth. An interactive Q&A with Lustig followed this discussion.
New College Institute partnered with Virginia Manufacturers Association to offer a one-day employability workshop where local teenagers could learn about all the skills and resources needed to develop a career.
James Madison University computer science professors and JMU Cyber Defense Club students were onsite at New College Institute to provide a realistic experience to teams of 2-3 students and one coach.
Radford’s Department of Counselor Education faculty were at 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.
At this roundtable meeting with Senator Tim Kaine, a room full of students and graduates shared a similar message: despite challenges and obstacles in life, NCI created an opportunity to earn their degree and improve their lives.
The internship opportunity provides student with hands-on work experience and demonstrates potential career opportunities available in Martinsville-Henry County upon graduation. For local employers, this program provides an opportunity to recruit and test-drive talent.