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July 7, 2009 
In This Issue
Renewable Energy & Green Jobs July 9, 2009
NCCER -- Your Role in the Green Environment
Princibles of Green Building
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According to industry experts, Green is the new black, and it's definitely the buzz word in everything from energy to construction.  CBI wants to help keep you current with information from industry leaders and training from nationally recognized training providers. 
Read on to learn more about training available through CBI.
Don't Forget:  Introduction to Renewable Energy & Green Jobs, Thursday, July 9, 2009   
Please join Virginia Highlands Community College and the Center for Business & Industry  on July 9, 2009, for a presentation by American Electric Power (AEP)  Engineer, Claudia Banner, as she introduces the concepts of renewable energy, and discusses the potential for employment in the new and expanding, green industry.
Date/Time:  July 9, 2009     9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:  Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Room 240
To register for this FREE workshop, please call

Announcing NCCER Course: 
Your Role In The Green Environment
green1This NCCER introductory module brings together the expertise of industry and higher education in defining a topic of growing international importance:  green building.  Join VHCC Professor, Jim Kroll, for this 5 week course starting August 3, 2009.  Participants will earn CEUs through VHCC,and industry-recognized credentials through the NCCER National Registry. 
For more information, please visit our website at
Principles of Green Buildings
CBI in partnership with Education To Go (ed2go) is pleased to announce the lanuch of a new, online Career Training Program.  This 30 hour course is designed specifically for busy professionals in the construction, remodeling and trades industries who want to understand moore about this rapidly growing industry. 
To learn more, visit our website at
Call us today to register or for additional information about what you've read in this newsletter. 
Melinda Leland
Dean, Center for Business & Industry 
Virginia Highlands Community College