RCBI contest to reward innovation
Jan. 3, 2017
HUNTINGTON -- A contest sponsored by the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) will help one lucky winner to grow a successful agricultural product with more than $10,000 in business assistance.
Robotics team heading to national championship
Dec. 5, 2016
HUNTINGTON—The AshBots, a FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics team from Huntington, will represent West Virginia in the FLL World Championship after capturing the state title Dec. 2 in Fairmont.
Maker Vault a Finalist for National Prize
Dec. 1, 2016
HUNTINGTON — The Maker Vault, the makerspace at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI), is a finalist in a national contest sponsored by Bernzomatic.
RCBI Machinist Program earns national reaccreditation
Nov. 29, 2016
BRIDGEPORT — The Machinist Technology/CNC Program at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) in Bridgeport has earned reaccreditation from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). The five-year recertification followed a rigorous examination that determined that the RCBI program continues to meet or exceed benchmark quality standards established by NIMS on behalf of the nation’s precision manufacturing industry.
Shaw to lead RCBI’s new statewide business accelerator
Nov. 28, 2016
HUNTINGTON — Business development expert Bryan Shaw of Hurricane has been named director of the new Ten50 Business Accelerator at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI).
RCBI Wins National Workforce Solutions Award
Oct. 5, 2016
HUNTINGTON — The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) was recognized for its innovative workforce programs that meet the needs of the manufacturing industry.
RCBI to launch business accelerator
Nov. 22, 2016
HUNTINGTON —The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) will launch a full-service business accelerator in downtown Huntington to hasten the creation of new businesses and jobs by helping entrepreneurs overcome traditional hurdles that startups face.
RCBI Welcomes New Staff Members for Apprenticeship Works
Nov. 14, 2016
HUNTINGTON — Two individuals have joined the staff of the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI), while another has accepted a new position.
RCBI Huntington Hosts Open House for Veterans
Nov. 7, 2016
HUNTINGTON — Veterans are invited to tour the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) on Friday, Veterans Day.
RCBI Bridgeport Hosts Open House for Veterans
Nov. 7, 2016
BRIDGEPORT — Veterans are invited to tour the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) on Friday, Veterans Day.