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NWACC President Invited to White House to Discuss Preparing a Skilled Workforce for Growing Sectors

February 16, 2024

The Biden-Harris Administration invited 33 community college presidents, including NWACC President Dr. Rittle, to the White House to discuss how they are preparing a skilled workforce for growing sectors including clean energy, biotechnology, advanced manufacturing, semiconductors and others.

NWACC Student Athlete Becomes the First to Sign with an NCAA Division II University

February 08, 2024

Emmanuel is the first of NWACC’s athletes to sign with a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) institution, Virginia State University, where he’ll participate in Division II cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field.

NWACC Child Advocacy Studies Program Receives Accreditation for Another Five Years

January 23, 2024

NWACC's Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) program recently received national accreditation for another five years, demonstrating the program's commitment to excellence and best practices in child advocacy education.

NWACC Launches New Trail Technician Program

January 17, 2024

NWACC will offer a new Trail Technician program in fall of 2024! Students will be prepared for careers as a trail crew member, planner, designer, project manager and others. Learn more on our blog.

NWACC Increases Evening Classes for Spring

December 06, 2023

NWACC is increasing evening class options this spring to make it easier to balance your college goals with work, family and life's many responsibilities. Learn more on our blog.

Brightwater to Develop a New Butchery Program

July 11, 2023

Brightwater receives $650,000 USDA grant to develop a new butchery program. Learn more on our blog.

NWACC Designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

June 27, 2023

The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security recently designated NWACC's Computer Information Systems – Networking program as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense.

NWACC to Expand Integrated Design Program to Include Product Development & Package Design

May 08, 2023

NWACC recently received a $618,319 Advanced Technological Education grant through the National Science Foundation to expand the college’s integrated design program’s disciplines.

NWACC Utilizes Workday to Streamline the Student Experience

April 03, 2023

To elevate student success, NWACC is moving most of the college's student-related systems to Workday - a simple, cloud-based mobile-friendly information system. Learn more on the NWACC blog.

NWACC Receives $8 Million Grant to Establish a Trails Technician Program

March 01, 2023

The NWACC Foundation was recently awarded an $8,000,000 grant from the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation to establish a trails technician program and a state-of-the-art lab at NWACC.