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Posted on August 1st, 2012 in Announcements
RALEIGH, N.C. (August 1, 2012) - The Wake Tech Foundation has an important new partner in its largest-ever fundraising initiative. ABB, an international leader in power and automation technologies, has generously committed $150,000 over three years to Wake Tech’s major gifts campaign, called “The Ripple Effect.”
“Our partnership with ABB is exciting on many levels,” says Wake Tech President Dr. Stephen Scott. “It will support outstanding students, encourage creative faculty initiatives, and help Wake Tech leverage technology and equipment to serve the community better. The partnership can have a lasting impact on the local...
Posted on July 30th, 2012 in Announcements
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 30, 2012) - Wake Tech student Fiaunna Shivers has won a prestigious honor in Phi Beta Lambda’s National Leadership Conference competition, held June 24-27 in San Antonio, Texas. Phi Beta Lambda is the national student academic organization for business and leadership. Shivers, the president of Wake Tech’s local PBL chapter and vice president of the central region, earned first place in the Future Business Executive competition – the top award given at the conference. She finished above students from such highly-regarded schools as Alabama State University, Temple University, and the University of...
Posted on July 19th, 2012 in Announcements
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 19, 2012) - Wake Technical Community College is pleased to announce that it has renewed its membership in the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). AASHE supports sustainability by providing institutions with resources, professional development, and a peer support network. Wake Tech’s membership brings support for college sustainability initiatives, extending to individual students, faculty, and staff as well as to broader college initiatives in the larger community.
“Membership in AASHE is important to Wake Tech,” says President Stephen C. Scott. “This forward-thinking...
Posted on July 18th, 2012 in Announcements
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 18, 2012) - Wake Tech Trustee Ron Wainwright has been elected to the Executive Board of the North Carolina Association of Community College Trustees (NCACCT). The NCACCT is a non-profit statewide organization dedicated to furthering the goals and development of North Carolina community colleges. Its 19-member Executive Board, with members from six regions of the state, advocates for community colleges and provides training and support for trustees.
“A strong board is critical for a community college,” Wainwright says, “and trustees need training to serve their colleges well. I’m glad for this opportunity to...
Posted on June 29th, 2012 in Announcements
RALEIGH, N.C. (June 28, 2012) - Dr. Stephen Scott, president of Wake Technical Community College, is proud to announce a record 1,218 students made the President’s List or Dean’s List for the Spring 2012 semester.
The 457 students who earned a place on the President’s List maintained a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0. The 761 students who made the Dean’s List maintained a GPA of at least 3.5. Honor roll eligibility is based on a minimum of 12 credit hours of curriculum courses for the semester.
The complete list of names follows.