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  • Posted on September 14th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (September 14, 2012) - Wake Tech Community College is pleased to announce that grant funding awards in 2011-12 totaled more than $3.6 million – an increase of 43% over the previous fiscal year. Educational institutions often rely on grant awards to expand programs and services beyond what regular operating budgets allow. 

    “Grants are a vital component of growth and innovation,” says Wake Tech President Dr. Stephen C. Scott. “The resources they provide are of course important, but grants also spotlight new ideas and help creative minds come together. Everyone benefits.”

  • 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, 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...

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