Accelerated Manufacturing Apprenticeship

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University is launching a free apprenticeship program to prepare high school students and adults for entry-level positions in manufacturing. Classes begins July 13 in Huntington. Apprentices will learn about machining, welding, 3D printing, robotics and other aspects of manufacturing. To develop their skills, participants will complete hands-on […]

VEX IQ and WeDo Robotics Camps

RCBI’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center in Huntington

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University and partners from the NASA Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility and the West Virginia Space Grant Consortium will offer in-person, hands-on robotics camps for students ages 6-14 from July 19-23 in Huntington. The events – a WeDo 2.0 Robotics and Coding Express Camp for students ages 6-8 […]

Maker to Manufacturer webinar

RCBI and Advantage Valley have the resources and expertise to help you start or expand a manufacturing business. Join our free Sept. 2 webinar to learn more. Register at #manufacturing #making #smallbusiness #westvirginia


Doing Business with the U.S. Navy & Marine Corps

Small businesses across the region can learn about contracting opportunities with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps during a free virtual workshop December 8 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. hosted by the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University.

Huntington Summer STEMventure Camp

Campers aged 9-16 will gain hands-on experience in the exciting world of 3D design and printing, robotics, advanced manufacturing, 2D design, laser cutting and more. Young innovators will have the opportunity to ignite their curiosity and unleash their creativity in daily workshops led by the Marshall Advanced Manufacturing Center team. Each camp also will feature […]

West Virginia Makes Festival

Calling all makers! The West Virginia Makes Festival, the state and region’s largest maker fair, returns Friday, October 6, 2023! Our 10th annual festival on the Huntington campus of Marshall University promises to be bigger and better than ever! Join our celebration of creativity and ingenuity in all forms. Show off your innovations, inventions or […]