Articles in " Announcements " Category

  • 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...
  • Posted on August 27th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (August 27, 2012) - Drivers can now “plug in” and charge the batteries on their electric vehicles on the Main Campus at Wake Tech Community College. Two charging stations for plug-in electric vehicles, or PEVs, have been installed on the campus by Progress Energy Carolinas as part of a research project focused on commercial charging stations. Two stations were also installed at Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus earlier this year. The project underscores the college’s commitment to sustainability.

    “Electric vehicles offer a fuel-efficient alternative for many commuters,” says Butch Grove, Associate Vice President...

  • Posted on August 23rd, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (August 23, 2012) Wake Tech graduates with associate’s degrees in Business Administration or Criminal Justice Technology have a new avenue for pursuing four-year degrees. A new partnership with Saint Augustine’s University guarantees admission for Wake Tech AAS (Associate in Applied Science) graduates seeking a BS in Business Administration or Criminal Justice. The program will accept up to 60 credit hours from the AAS degree toward a BS in Business Administration, and up to 63 credit hours from the AAS in Criminal Justice Technology toward a BS in Criminal Justice. 

    To qualify for these transfer options...

  • Posted on August 21st, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (August 21, 2012) - For the second time ever, Wake Tech has exceeded all of the benchmarks for success set by the North Carolina Community College System. The benchmarks, called “Critical Success Factors,” demonstrate student success in college readiness, workforce preparedness, and as college transfers. In addition, Wake Tech was among 16 colleges that earned the much-sought-after distinction for “Exceptional Institutional Performance” for the 2010-2011 academic year. The “exceptional” distinction indicates that:

    • A college met or exceeded all seven performance measures (see below),
    • A college...

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