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NCI 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 adopted a conceptual framework that focuses on […]

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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 the Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1©) […]

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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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Virginia receives grant to help train residents with disabilities

Virginia receives grant to help train residents with disabilities

Virginia has received a $4.3 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help Virginians with disabilities train for and seek employment in high-demand jobs.  Read more here.

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

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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Students Graduate from Carson City Library MT1 Program

As more manufacturing businesses have moved to Northern Nevada, including Tesla in Storey County, Kayla Homme, 22, adjusted her career focus.  “I saw that opportunity,” she said. “I think it’s something like 70 percent men, so I figured as a woman I’d have a better chance.”  When she saw that the Carson City Library was […]

Missouri effort closes gap in workers’ skills using MT1

Missouri effort closes gap in workers’ skills using MT1

Two million jobs nationwide go unfilled due to a gap between workers’ skills and what advanced manufacturing requires, according to the respected Brookings Institution.  This matters if you are a job seeker in the technical fields who finds he or she lacks the preparation to compete for these positions.  Read more.  

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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

Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) Contributes to National Skills Certification Growth

  Manufacturing Skills Institute (MSI) Contributes to National Skills Certification Growth Katherine DeRosear, 804.643.7489, ext. 22 RICHMOND, VA – Since 2011, over 418,000 industry-based certifications have been issued by credentialing partners of the national Skills Certification System endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). The MSI Manufacturing Technician Level 1 (MT1) certification is integral […]