Articles in " Announcements " Category

  • Posted on September 13th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (September 13, 2012) - The Wake Technical Community College Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome a new member. Edward D. Paradise, appointed by Governor Bev Perdue, was sworn in by NC Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby on Tuesday, August 21, as the newest trustee on Wake Tech’s 12-member board.

    Paradise is Vice President of Development for Cisco’s Global Government Solutions Group and Site Executive for Cisco’s Research Triangle Park campus. Before joining Cisco in 1993, Paradise served as a senior manager at IBM. He holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the University of Hartford in...

  • Posted on September 10th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (September 10, 2012) - With just two months until the 2012 election, political hype is mounting – and it can be overwhelming to new voters. TurboVote, a new Web-based service, is aimed at making the voting process as easy as using Netflix. Wake Tech is partnering with TurboVote to engage voters who are technology-savvy and who expect instant access to the latest information.

    Students can sign up by going to https://waketech.turbovote.org, where they...

  • Posted on August 31st, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (August 31, 2012) - The Wake Tech Foundation welcomes local business leaders Nathan Becker, Joan P.H. Myers and Kent Thompson to its board of directors. The new members were selected for their dedication and commitment to the mission of the college. The Foundation Board has also named a new leadership team: Jill Wells Heath (chair), Ed Turlington (chair-elect), Larry Hamilton (treasurer), and Dr. Stephen Scott (secretary).

    Nathan Becker is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Project Manager at ABB, the global leader in power and automation technologies. He has more than fifteen years of experience...

  • Posted on August 29th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (August 29, 2012) - Wake Technical Community College has been selected by the Wake County Board of Elections to host two early voting sites for the upcoming November 6 general election. The sites will be located on Wake Tech’s Main and Northern Wake Campuses. Citizens can register and vote at the same time. Free parking will be available and clearly designated at both locations. The locations and schedules for Wake Tech’s early voting sites are as follows:

    Main Campus
    Early Childhood and Physical Education Building, Room 118
    9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh

    • Wednesday, October 24...
  • Posted on August 27th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (August 27, 2012) - Drivers can now “plug in” and charge the batteries on their electric vehicles on the Main Campus at Wake Tech Community College. Two charging stations for plug-in electric vehicles, or PEVs, have been installed on the campus by Progress Energy Carolinas as part of a research project focused on commercial charging stations. Two stations were also installed at Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus earlier this year. The project underscores the college’s commitment to sustainability.

    “Electric vehicles offer a fuel-efficient alternative for many commuters,” says Butch Grove, Associate Vice President...

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