Articles in " Announcements " Category

  • Posted on April 4th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 2, 2012) - Wake Technical Community College President Stephen Scott has announced the recipients of the 2012 President’s Award for Excellence. These six students are being honored with the highest college achievement award presented to any student at Wake Technical Community College.

    This year’s winners are: Henry Andrews, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; James Harrelson, Business Technologies Division; Tiana Hundley, Mathematics and Sciences Division; Bradford Ingersoll, Computer and Engineering Technologies Division; Michael Pearce, Applied Technologies Division; and Jaclyn Vecchione, Health...

  • Posted on March 22nd, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (March 21, 2012) - Some of the Triangle’s best-known business leaders are spearheading an effort to raise private financial support for Wake Technical Community College. Bill Atkinson, President and CEO of WakeMed Health and Hospitals, Frank Holding, Jr., Chairman and CEO of First Citizens Bank, and Jim Perry, Chairman of Waste Industries and current Chair of the Wake Tech Board of Trustees will co-chair the multi-million dollar major gifts campaign, dubbed “The Ripple Effect.” Other prominent leaders in...

  • Posted on March 6th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (March 6, 2012) - Wake Tech culinary arts students are preparing for the educational experience of a lifetime! Five students and their instructor will depart for Le Touquet, France, on Thursday, March 8, to study French cuisine at a culinary school and learn the ropes in French restaurants. The public can follow their trip and gain insight on authentic French cooking on Twitter at @jjhadley59 or search #culinaryexchange.

    The students will study at Lycee d’Etat Hotelier du Touquet and attend seminars and tastings, as well as working with chefs at area hotels. Other activities will include dining with a French...

  • Posted on February 22nd, 2012 in Announcements

    Dr. Stephen Scott, president of Wake Technical Community College, is proud to announce a record 1,157 students made the President’s List or Dean’s List for the Fall 2011 semester.

    The 473 students who earned a place on the President’s List maintained a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0. The 684 students who made the Dean’s List maintained a GPA of at least 3.5. Honor roll eligibility is based on a minimum of...

  • Posted on February 22nd, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (February 21, 2012) - Former tobacco industry employees now have an added incentive to train for new careers: scholarships to pay for retraining. The N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission has presented Wake Tech Community College with $10,000 for Project Skill-Up, a vital program that assists those who have been hurt by the decline of the tobacco industry. The program covers the costs of tuition, fees, and books up to $500 per student for displaced tobacco workers as they learn new skills and uncover new career opportunities.

    The N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund scholarships will go to Wake Tech students in both credit...

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