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  • Posted on February 13th, 2013 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (February 12, 2013) - Wake Tech’s first annual Employer Open House turned the tables on the career fair model – as local employers “shopped” the college’s career training programs and met students learning skills applicable to their business. More than 70 local business and industry representatives attended today’s event on Main Campus. Dozens of Wake Tech career programs – from plumbing to web design to baking and pastry arts – offered their “wares,” and students, instructors, and department heads were on hand to share information and answer questions.

    “This was a fresh approach,”...

  • Posted on February 11th, 2013 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (February 7, 2013) — Nearly $11 million to support scholarships, new technology, and faculty and staff innovation – that’s what Wake Tech’s major gifts campaign, called “The Ripple Effect,” has generated since its launch last year. The campaign is a response to record-breaking enrollment at the college and unprecedented demand for its education and training programs.

    For more than a year, corporate and community leaders, educators and benefactors across the Triangle have worked behind the scenes to build support for the campaign. Tonight, at the Angus Barn in Raleigh, those leaders celebrated the close of the campaign...

  • Posted on February 1st, 2013 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (February 1, 2013) – Wake Tech will become one of the first community colleges in the nation to lead an educational trip to Cuba. The college is teaming up with Explorica, a tour operator based in Boston, Massachusetts, to offer students an 8-day international learning experience. The trip, scheduled to begin on August 2, 2013, will include visits to an urban organic garden, an art institute, and a cavern. The group will explore Old Havana, visit with local musicians and enjoy Cuban cuisine. The trip is open to students and their families, Wake Tech staff and faculty, and members of the community.

    “International...

  • Posted on January 31st, 2013 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (January 31,  2013) – The newest building on Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus has received LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). Wake Tech President Dr. Stephen C. Scott announced the prestigious award today for “Building E,” which opened in 2012. The unique structure, the fourth academic building on the rapidly-expanding campus, was designed by Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering and built by Edifice, Inc.  

    “This is indeed a ‘golden moment’ for Wake Tech,”...

  • Posted on January 29th, 2013 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (January 28, 2013) — Local employers are invited to hear about Career Programs at Wake Tech Community College. The first annual Employer Open House takes place Tuesday, February 12, from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Student Services Building on Wake Tech’s Main Campus. Employers can stop by any time during those hours to meet department heads, instructors and students in programs of interest to their business. 

    The following Wake Tech programs will be represented:

    • Engineering: electrical, mechanical, manufacturing, industrial, drafting
    • Skilled...

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