Articles in " Main Campus " Category

  • Posted on May 31st, 2017 in Main Campus

    RALEIGH, N.C. (May 30, 2017) ­- Wake Tech students have an exciting new opportunity to learn from the best: Lenovo has brought on 12 students as paid interns who will work at the company this summer, kicking off a partnership that will be offered on a semester basis. While most of the internships are in information technology, there will be additional opportunities in areas such as marketing and business analytics. Participating students also will earn college credit through Wake Tech’s Work-Based Learning program.
     
    “Internships can be essential for breaking into a career field,” said Kathryn...
  • Posted on May 23rd, 2017 in Main Campus

    RALEIGH, N.C. (May 19, 2017) ­- Three Culinary Arts students at Wake Tech have earned scholarships in a unique way: they created delicious entrées – using ingredients from McDonald’s! Seven students were given a list of ingredients, not knowing they came from McDonald’s new “Signature Crafted” menu, and asked to create a dish. They were judged on creativity, taste and appearance. The competition took place today in the Culinary Arts kitchen on Wake Tech’s Main Campus.

    First place went to Monica Basantes, who created a bacon-wrapped meatloaf with savory bread pudding and roasted tomatoes. She was awarded a $1,000 scholarship....

  • Posted on December 10th, 2016 in Main Campus

    RALEIGH, N.C. (December 10, 2016) - Nearly 800 Wake Tech students received degrees and diplomas today, in preparation for entering the workforce or continuing their studies at a four-year institution. Two ceremonies were held, at 9:00 a.m. and at noon, in the gymnasium on Main Campus. 

    Kenneth Eshenbaugh was the commencement speaker at the 9:00 a.m. ceremony. He graduated with an AAS degree in Business Analytics – which he adds to a bachelor’s and a master’s degree! He encouraged fellow graduates to continue expanding their knowledge: “Lifelong learning isn’t just a hobby. It’s a way to keep your skillset current and relevant...

  • Posted on November 30th, 2016 in Main Campus

    RALEIGH, N.C. (November 30, 2016) - A team of Wake Tech students beat university competitors – some of them grad students – from Duke, UNC, NC State, and NC Central in an IT competition sponsored by the International Association for Software Architects (IASA). The “Student Architecture Showdown” took place on September 22 at the association’s annual conference in Raleigh. Wake Tech students Brian Coe, Chris Eissens, Stephen Jamieson, and Jamek Melvin made up the winning team. 
     
    The students were asked to come up with an end-to-end IT architecture solution for a small business – one that allowed...
  • Posted on April 19th, 2016 in Main Campus

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 19, 2016) – There’s a new effort by two local firms to help graduates of the Vernon Malone College and Career Academy pursue higher education. Holt Brothers Construction and S&ME Engineering are establishing scholarships that will enable VMCCA graduates to earn a college degree at Wake Tech Community College. Both firms wanted to inspire students to work toward rewarding careers while supporting Wake County Public Schools and Wake Tech.

    Holt Brothers Construction has made a 10-year, $35,000 commitment to the Wake Tech Foundation. The funds will establish a $1,000-per-year award each year for the next...

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