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  • Posted on December 14th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (December 14, 2012) - Wake Tech Community College students showcased their math skills at the third annual statewide competition of the North Carolina Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges (NCMATYC). Wake Tech brought home five awards, including first place overall! Fifty-eight students from six NC community colleges competed in the November 17 event at Gaston Community College.  

    The competition has two phases. The first phase consists of an individual calculus test; the second is a team event with ten rounds of questions at the pre-calculus level. The top scores from both phases...

  • Posted on December 11th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (December 11, 2012)Wake Tech Community College has earned CALEA®  accreditation for its public safety training, becoming the first community college in North Carolina – and the second in the nation – to do so. CALEA®, the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., has awarded accreditation to the Wake Tech Public Safety Training Academy, in recognition of its commitment to professional excellence in policy and practice. The academy is located at Wake Tech’s Public Safety Education Campus in Raleigh.

    “This designation is a testament to our commitment to providing the very best...

  • Posted on December 10th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (December 10, 2012) - Global technology giant Lenovo has announced its support for Wake Tech’s largest-ever fundraising initiative, a major gifts campaign called “The Ripple Effect.” The campaign is a response to record-breaking enrollment at Wake Tech and increased demand for the education and training programs the college offers. Lenovo, the second largest PC manufacturer in the world, with global headquarters in Morrisville, has pledged $168,000 to the Ripple Effect campaign over the next two years.

    “Lenovo’s generous support will have tremendous impact,” says Wake Tech President Dr...

  • 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...

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