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First Graduating Class from WWRC’s New Manufacturing Technology Training Program

First Graduating Class from WWRC’s New Manufacturing Technology Training Program

On December 9th, the first class from the Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center’s (WWRC) new Manufacturing Technology Training program graduated. Approximately seven hundred people applauded as the students took the stage. All graduates from WWRC have varying degrees of disability and were referred to WWRC by the DARS (Department for Aging and Rehabilitation) offices located […]

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

  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 outstanding leadership in changing perceptions about careers in manufacturing and in increasing access to industry certifications for individuals with disabilities in the Commonwealth […]

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Governor McAuliffe Signs New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program Law

RICHMOND, VA – Governor McAuliffe today signed into law House Bill 66 and Senate Bill 576, creating the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Fund and Program. These new laws will establish a workforce training program and incentivize real career pathways through industry-credential attainment for high-demand occupations at community colleges and higher education centers. Between 40-65% […]

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Community College Workforce Alliance Named VMA Partner of the Year

Charlottesville, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) announced today that the Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA) has earned the 2015 VMA Partner of the Year Award for its outstanding leadership in increasing access to industry certifications in the Central Virginia region of the Commonwealth. CCWA partners with industry to deliver the MSI Manufacturing Technician […]

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Community Colleges Adopt MSI National Skills Standards for Manufacturing Education and Training Programs

Richmond, VA – The Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) is pleased to announce four additional Virginia community colleges joining the MSI Academic Partner Network: Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC), New River Community College (NRCC), Paul D. Camp Community College (PDCCC) and Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC).  Among the Virginia education partners, there are now 15 Virginia […]

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World’s Largest Animal Health Industry Cluster Adopts MT1 Certificate Program

MSI Press Release – KC Animal Health Corridor Final 9-1-15

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MT1 National Skills Standards Provide Qualified Workers for Northern Nevada

MSI Press Release – Nevada’s Working Capital 8-25-15 Final

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MSI Announces New Secondary Education Academic Partners in Virginia

MSI Announces New Secondary Education Academic Partners in Virginia 7-23-15

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MT1 Gets GI Bill Approval

MSI Press Release – MT1 Gets GI Bill Approval Final 5-5-15