3D Printing in Architecture

Friday, July 27, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Our free 3D Printing for Architecture presentation is sponsored by the American Institute of Architecture - WV and the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI). Learn how the advanced technology of Additive Manufacturing (better known as 3D Printing) is making architectural modeling faster, easier and more versatile. Bring your lunch and join us July 27. The event is at RCBI South Charleston, 100 Angus E. Peyton Drive. Register here.  


Security+ Certification Boot Camp at RCBI

Monday, August 06, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) and Marshall University will present a Certification Boot Camp to prepare individuals for the CompTIA Security+ certification examination. Scheduled Aug. 6 – 10 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily at RCBI Huntington (1050 Fourth Avenue), the sessions cover everything needed to take and pass the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. The registration fee is $75 for each individual and includes a textbook, “CompTIA Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide, Fifth Edition (Exam SY0-501) 5th Edition.” The fee does not cover the certification test. The Boot Camp will be led by Bill Gardner, assistant professor in the Digital Forensics and Information Assurance Program at Marshall University. The Boot Camp will present an overview of the topics covered in the CompTIA Security+ certification examination and how to register for the exam itself. Register here.

West Virginia Makes Festival

Friday, October 05, 2018 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

RCBI and a group of statewide partners present the fifth annual West Virginia Makes Festival, a celebration of ingenuity and creativity. The Oct. 5 event, which will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., will feature a Design Challenge for makers of all ages as well as hands-on activities for everyone.

Join us on the Huntington campus of Marshall University at the Memorial Student Center for the 2018 WV Makes Festival.

Our annual Design Challenge will provide makers the opportunity to demonstrate their new ideas and skills, and will reward their creative inspirations. Hobbyists, inventors, enthusiasts, artists and students of all ages who enter the Design Challenge are eligible for one of several prizes.

The celebration is open to everyone. In addition to a Design Challenge, the West Virginia Makes Festival will feature 3D Printing, some of your favorite local artists, special exhibits and other attractions. To register for this year's festival, go here.  

Call 304.781.1675 if you need more information or any assistance in registering.

"Our festival celebrates makers," said Charlotte Weber, RCBI Director & CEO. "It taps into the inventive community of entrepreneurs and innovators so they can interact with likeminded creative individuals."

We hope to see you at the West Virginia Makes Festival!