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Universities Look to Grow Partnership with NCI

Universities Look to Grow Partnership with NCI MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN, April 5, 2017 –Longwood University wants to add new bachelor’s degree programs at the New College Institute (NCI) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) wants to become involved in engineering and technology programs there. The universities expressed their desires to NCI’s board this week as part of […]

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New College Institute Board Approves Plans For Future Direction

NCI Board Approves Plans For Future Direction Martinsville, Va. – Progress and new programming were the themes of the New College Institute (NCI) Board of Directors meeting on Monday. During the meeting, NCI Chair Senator Bill Stanley presented a proposal for the future direction of the institution, which was unanimously approved by the Board.  NCI […]

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Virginia Governor Announces $600,000 Competitive Grant Program For CTE Equipment

Virginia Governor Announces $600,000 Competitive Grant Program For CTE Equipment. WSLS-TV Roanoke, VA (3/23) reported Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced “$600,000 in competitive grants to 16 high schools and technical centers to upgrade equipment for their career and technical education (CTE) programs.” The piece quoted McAuliffe saying, “As we continue to build the new Virginia […]

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The Talent War – Engaging Top Talent in a Multi-Generational Workforce

The Talent War – Engaging Top Talent in a Multi-Generational Workforce The Manufacturing and Distribution sectors are making a big comeback in the U.S. We’ve seen continued expansion on U.S. soil, and hiring managers in these sectors are poised to add staff, but we aren’t seeing a multitude of people ready to take on these […]

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2016 MSI Annual Report is Now Available!

In 2016, we doubled access and capacity through MSI Workforce Solutions impacting industry and workforce leaders across Virginia. We inspired and engaged the MSI Academic and Workforce Network, students, job seekers, parents and anyone working on workforce solutions in Virginia. When you see the star symbol in our report, that indicates a doubling of that particular […]

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Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center Named VMA Workforce Partner of the Year

Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center Named VMA Workforce Partner of the Year – Center Works with Industry to Ensure Pipeline of Skilled Workers – Williamsburg, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) announced the Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center (WWRC) as the recipient of the 2016 VMA Workforce Partner of the Year Award for its […]

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MSI Launches New Learning Network

MSI Launches New Learning Network -Enhanced Online Learning Lab, Training & Testing Tools- RICHMOND, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) launched its new MSI Learning Network on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.  The Network is designed to enhance the learning experience for trainers and students participating in MSI’s skills certification programs and assessments, such as […]

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VDOE Education for Employment (EFE) Curriculum Revision

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) unit at the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is in the process of revising the Education for Employment (EFE) curriculum.  Prior to the actual revision, which will be accomplished by another group, CTE wants to hear from those who employ their graduates.  The information you provide will guide the […]

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MSI Presents Nationally-Recognized Certification Program

MSI Presents Nationally-Recognized Certification Program  -MSI Presents Model at National NAWB Conference- Click here to read the full press release.

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RELEASE: Marketing Campaign Targeting Veterans to Reach 1 Million Virginians

      October 13, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Katherine DeRosear 804-643-7489 x22 kderosear@vamanufacturers.com     Marketing Campaign Targeting Veterans to Reach 1 Million Virginians  -VMA, Dream It Do It Virginia & NBC12 Partner to Inspire Veterans-   RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA), the Dream It Do It Virginia Network and NBC12 […]