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NOVA to host grand opening of Regional Center for Workforce Education and Training, March 2

Regional Center

What
The Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will host the grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting of the Regional Center for Workforce Education and Training (RCWET) on Wednesday, March 2, from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. The RCWET offers a convenient and local solution for highly-specialized continuing professional education. 

Speakers for the event include the following local and state officials along with regional business liaisons:

  • The Honorable Charles Colgan, Virginia State Senator, 1976-2016
  • Chairman Corey Stewart, Prince William Board of County Supervisors
  • Supervisor John Jenkins, Prince William Board of County Supervisors, Neabsco District
  • David Hunn, President & CEO, The SkillSource Group, Inc.
  • Jeff Kaczmarek, Executive Director, Prince William County Department of Economic Development
  • Carlos Castro, President & Chief Financial Officer, Todos Supermarket
  • Robert Grasso, Vice President, Logis-Tech Inc.
  • Tim Jackson, President, MDA Technologies Group
  • Debbie Jones, President & CEO, Prince William Chamber of Commerce

Where
NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus, 15200 Neabsco Mills Road Woodbridge, VA 22191
Free parking is available in the RCWET lot.

When
March 2, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Program Begins at 3 p.m.)

Background
NOVA’s Workforce Development offers non-credit programs in person or online that enable participants to gain entry-level skills, hone and develop new skills within their career fields or to explore new careers.

The RCWET is a 55,000 square-foot state-of-the-art building that will serve as the epicenter of high-quality training and education delivery, creating a workforce to meet the technological demands of Northern Virginia businesses, government and military communities. Training programs provided will include Cybersecurity, Healthcare, IT, Program Management and more, allowing area employers and their employees the ability to expand their professional expertise.

The Regional Center also houses a Professional Testing Center and 7,500 square-foot conference center designed to host a range of events from industrial-type training, exhibits, trade shows, formal gatherings and special events. For more on the RCWET, visit http://www.nvcc.edu/rcwet/index.html

Media Contact: Kristina Ogburn | 703.503.6338 | kogburn@nvcc.edu

 

 

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Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.

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