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Posted on December 10th, 2012 in Announcements
RALEIGH, N.C. (December 7, 2012) - Wake Tech student Megen Campbell took home the only gold medal at the Fall 2012 Culinary Competition at Wake Tech’s Main Campus. The event was sanctioned by the American Culinary Federation (ACF). Dozens of students from culinary schools in North and South Carolina submitted more than 80 entries in several categories, including cakes, showpieces, pastries and cold food platters. Not only did Campbell’s wedding cake win a gold medal, it earned the title of “Best in Show” as well.
In addition to Wake Tech, schools that participated included Guilford Tech Community College, Johnson & Wales, the...
Posted on December 5th, 2012 in Announcements
RALEIGH, N.C. (December 5, 2012) - Many students who attend Wake Tech Community College describe the experience as “life changing.” They say they’ve learned new skills, earned promotions, started their own companies, even found the job of their dreams. They’ve gained confidence and achieved success for themselves, their families, and the community. As Wake Tech prepares for its 50th anniversary, the college is launching a new brand identity to reflect the impact it has had and continues to have on the region.
Wake Tech partnered with VisionPoint Marketing of Raleigh to develop the new...
Posted on November 20th, 2012 in Announcements
RALEIGH, N.C. (November 20, 2012) - The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has announced a $20,000 contribution to “The Ripple Effect,” Wake Tech’s major gifts campaign. The funds will expand BOA’s already-generous support for students transitioning out of GED and Adult High School programs to include graduates of ESL (English as a Second Language) and high-level graduates of Adult Basic Education programs. The financial support helps students who want to continue their education with additional coursework or pursue a certificate in a trade or life skills program.
“We are extremely grateful for this generous commitment by the...
Posted on November 7th, 2012 in Announcements
RALEIGH, N.C. (November 7, 2012) - Wake Tech Community College is grateful – and it shows! College staff and administrators took to the streets with “thank you” signs during morning rush hour today, thanking Wake County voters for overwhelmingly approving a $200 million bond in Tuesday’s election. The referendum passed by 73%, and college officials posted a video on YouTube to further extend their appreciation.
Approval for the bond makes it possible for Wake Tech to keep pace with county population growth...
Posted on November 5th, 2012 in Announcements
RALEIGH, N.C. (October 30, 2012) - Virginia Parker, Director of Strategic Partnerships for the Wake Tech Foundation, has been awarded the 2012 Vernon Malone Friend of Education Award by Wake Education Partnership. The annual award is the highest honor given by the Partnership. It recognizes a Wake County citizen who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to the betterment of public education. The award was presented at Wake Education Partnership’s 2012 Education Summit, held today in Cary.
At Wake Tech, Parker cultivates strategic partnerships that bring private support and resources to the college. Parker is a leader in the...