SkillsUSA students competing at RCBI
BRIDGEPORT -- Students from across the state will demonstrate their advanced manufacturing know-how at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI).
RCBI receives grant for coding camp
March 2, 2017
HUNTINGTON — The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) has received support from a national foundation for its coding camp for young people.
RCBI starts after-school coding club
Feb. 22, 2017
HUNTINGTON -- The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is launching an after-school Coding Club on March 7 in Huntington.
Lewisburg innovator wins W.Va. Vanguard Ag competition
CHARLESTON -- Nima Shahab Shahmir of Lewisburg has won the 2017 West Virginia Vanguard Agriculture Design Competition for his environmentally sustainable packaging made from the roots of fungi. Shahab Shahmir’s Future Fungi uses mushroom mycelium to grow organic recycled products and materials in just two weeks.
W.Va. entrepreneurs selected for business accelerator at RCBI
HUNTINGTON — Entrepreneurs selected for Ten50, West Virginia's Business Accelerator, are spending the next three months learning how to turn their startup concepts into solid business operations.
RCBI makerspace wins national prize
HUNTINGTON — The Robert C. Byrd Institute’s innovative makerspace won a national award from Bernzomatic, the leader in handheld torches.
RCBI receives Governor’s STEM grant
Jan. 19, 2017
HUNTINGTON — Financial support from the West Virginia Governor’s office will support the Robert C. Byrd Institute’s popular summer camps, which encourage young people to explore opportunities in advanced manufacturing fields.
Open houses will spotlight machinist skills program
Jan. 18, 2017
BRIDGEPORT — The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is hosting open houses to highlight its Machinist Technology/CNC Program.
RCBI to host VEX Robotics tournament
Jan. 13, 2017
HUNTINGTON -- Student-designed robots from across the region will do battle as the VEX Robotics Competition expands to Huntington during a January 21 tournament sponsored by the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI).
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.