The Martinsville center requested $175,000 for planning a K-12 STEM school. It’s the only lab school proposal the state has rejected so far.
A full application will be submitted this summer, and organizers plan to open the Southwest Virginia Healthcare Excellence Academy Laboratory School in the fall, with orientation and classes to start in January 2024.
Joe Sumner declined to talk about how he might approach the challenges that have faced NCI in recent years but said he plans to work with the community to address any issues.
The New College Institute has a new executive director after officials appointed Joe Sumner to the position. Sumner comes to the Martinsville-based NCI by way of Georgia, where he currently serves as the associate vice president for economic development at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. He will officially start Feb. 28, according to a news release […]
The state is helping fund an expansion of the reading program across the state.
UVA Wise’s “Keys To Success” class is now available online to high school students through the Napoleon Hill Foundation. The course aims to inspire young entrepreneurs in coalfield counties.
The funding announced by Gov. Glenn Youngkin is part of a larger effort to expand child care in the region.
Mountain Gateway hopes to partner with Amazon to create a program for high school students from Alleghany County to Buena Vista to study computer technology.
A recent article from professors at Virginia Tech and University of Michigan likens highly processed food to tobacco. The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute is among those involved.
Mirta Martin was previously president at colleges in West Virginia and Kansas.