For Immediate Release




DANVILLE, VA, July 8, 2009 – Interested in learning more about Danville Community College’s new Nanotechnology Education Program? Then you are invited to attend an information session on Thursday, July 16, at 5:30 p.m., at DCC’s Regional Center for Advanced Technology and Training (RCATT), located at 121 Slayton Avenue, Danville, VA.

Dr. Beverly Clark III, Program Director, says DCC’s program will be the first of its kind in the region and also the first ever program offered in the Virginia Community College System. Upon successful completion, graduates will earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Technical Studies – Nanotechnology Education.

“The program will not only offer hands on training with state of the art research equipment, but it will also offer courses that are transferrable to four-year institutions that have science/technology focuses,? Clark says. “ It will provide research opportunities and training typically afforded to college students at large four-year institutions.

The Nanotechnology Education Program is housed at RCATT and will get started with classes this fall. Financial assistance (through partial and/or full scholarships will be available to students who meet the scholarship academic requirements.

For more information, contact DCC’s Workforce Services Office at 434.797.6437, or click here.

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