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Robotics and Cyber Academy at DBVI is a HUGE SUCCESS!!

Robotics and Cyber Academy at DBVI is a HUGE SUCCESS!!

Robotics and Cyber Academy at DBVI is a HUGE SUCCESS!!  http://www.richmond.com/business/local/virginia-robotics-and-cyber-academy-helps-teens-with-disabilities-gain/article_2c9c9070-5e68-5251-b6d3-e344c9c792c6.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share

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Southside Virginia Community College Host Dream It. Do It. Virginia Camp to Farmville Students

Southside Virginia Community College Host Dream It. Do It. Virginia Camp to Farmville Students

Farmville students take to the skies at the Dream It! Do It! Virginia Drone Camp-Southside Virginia Community College http://www.farmvilleherald.com/2016/06/svcc-hosts-drone-camp/

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Highlights from Valley Vocational Technical Center’s Hands-On Technology Academy

Highlights from Valley Vocational Technical Center’s Hands-On Technology Academy

Highlights from Valley Vocational Technical Center’s Hands-On Technology Academy http://www.whsv.com/content/news/Manufacturing-camp-hosted-in-Fishersville-434356563.html

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Patrick Henry Engineering Technology Camp a “Timely Experience”

Patrick Henry Engineering Technology Camp a “Timely Experience”

Patrick Henry Engineering Technology Camp a “Timely Experience” http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Martinsville-and-Henry-County-students-test-out-engineering-430925453.html

Partnerships hail high schoolers’ engineering challenge and new workforce certifications

Partnerships hail high schoolers’ engineering challenge and new workforce certifications

MARTINSVILLE, VA – Starting on June 26, high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be tinkering with advanced manufacturing equipment and hob knobbing with industry leaders in the engineering, technology, and manufacturing sectors. Using these resources, students will go head-to-head in a product design competition. Vying for a chance to win big, students will dive […]

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MT1s a SUCCESS in Nevada!

MT1s a SUCCESS in Nevada!

Students are excited about their MT1 Certification and the new opportunities it brings.  

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Recent Manufacturing Technology Training Program Graduate Already Working

Recent Manufacturing Technology Training Program Graduate Already Working

Austin McQuade is thrilled to be working just a few short weeks following his graduation from WWRC’s Manufacturing Technology Training (MTT) Program. (Hear exciting interview with Austin on the VR Workforce Studio Podcast). He applied to three different companies, and had two solid job offers within a week once they review his application and saw […]

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MT1 Certificate Program Puts People to Work

MT1 Certificate Program Puts People to Work

Leonard Buster is one of many success stories to come out of the partnership between the Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA) and Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA), which in 2015 launched the Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) certificate program. Buster, an army veteran, was first notified of the program through the Virginia […]