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RCBI challenge to recognize best in agricultural innovation

RCBI challenge to recognize best in agricultural innovation

Agricultural innovators across West Virginia will have the opportunity to compete for a business assistance package valued in excess of $5,000 as part of a contest sponsored by the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University. The 6th Annual West Virginia...

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Keyser High wins top awards during Ag Innovation Showcase

Keyser High wins top awards during Ag Innovation Showcase

Drew Matlick named grand champion student innovator Keyser High School and Mineral County Technical Center swept the top Student Agriculture Innovation Challenge Awards during the statewide West Virginia Agriculture Innovation Showcase presented Feb. 24 during a live...

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Buckhannon-Upshur dominates Student Ag Innovation Challenge

Students from Keyser, Moorefield also finalists for grand championship Students from Buckhannon-Upshur High School captured four of six finalist spots in the statewide Student Agriculture Innovation Challenge sponsored annually by the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI)...

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RCBI helps Weyerhaeuser meet workforce challenges

A major West Virginia manufacturer found a solution to its workforce needs through a national apprenticeship initiative at the RCBI. Weyerhaeuser, a leading U.S. manufacturer of wood products, launched an apprenticeship program for industrial maintenance mechanics at...

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RCBI/MCTC partnership provides one-stop business training

Tri-State businesses and organizations will gain expanded access to affordable customized training and professional development services close to home through a new partnership between the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University and Mountwest Community...

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Webinar to explain entrepreneur/investor relationship

Webinar to explain entrepreneur/investor relationship

As part of National Entrepreneurship Week, the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University is joining with the Appalachian Investors Alliance (AIA) to present “Meet the Investors,” a free webinar Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. to help entrepreneurs and small business...

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EDA awards $975,000 for aviation maintenance program

EDA awards $975,000 for aviation maintenance program

A $975,000 award from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced this week is the latest major grant to support development of the region’s new Aviation Technology & Maintenance Program, a joint venture of Marshall University, Mountwest Community...

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