Remote Audits: The New Norm for Quality Management Systems

Join the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) June 19 from 11 a.m. to noon as we host a free webinar featuring expert tips and insights on preparing for and conducting remote audits.

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RCBI quickly pivots to deploy strategic workforce training

The Covid-19 Pandemic necessitated that schools around the world close their doors and transition to a virtual learning format. The staff at Marshall University’s Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) reacted swiftly by creating online opportunities for students to continue to learn remotely.

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RCBI deploys systematic changes to protect students

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University has implemented a series of procedures and protocols designed to safely deliver classroom and hands-on training to students in its nationally recognized Machinist Technology/CNC and Welding Technology programs.

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OSHA urges action to keep manufacturing workers safe

The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration has issued the following recommendations to keep manufacturing workers safe during the COVID-19 epidemic.

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RCBI provides face shields to Hospice of Huntington

When Hospice of Huntington couldn’t find face masks or shields for all of its employees, Carol Matheny, who is in charge of quality assurance, performance improvement and utilization review, reached out to Marshall University’s Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) for help.

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RCBI ramps up production of protective equipment

April 2, 2020

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University is working around the clock to produce personal protective equipment as part of the fight to reduce the spread of the corona virus.

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SBA’s Paycheck Protection offers loans to cover payroll

The Paycheck Protection Program provides small businesses with zero-fee loans of up to $10 million to cover payroll and other operating expenses during the COVID-19 crisis. Created by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, this new effort is an incentive administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA) designed to help businesses keep their workforce employed.

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Marshall University’s RCBI innovates face shields to meet needs of healthcare industry

March 30, 2020

In an effort to meet a crucial need to protect healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, staff members at Marshall University’s Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) have innovated ways to produce face shields using 3D printing and laser technology.

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RCBI’s apprenticeship initiative earns national designation

March 30, 2020

The Robert C. Byrd Institute’s Apprenticeship Works initiative has been designated by the U.S. Department of Labor as a national program qualified to support manufacturers across the country.

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Seven industry leaders join RCBI workforce advisory board

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University has named seven additional industry leaders from across the state and region to its Workforce Development Advisory Board.

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