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  • Posted on April 19th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 18, 2012) - Matt Purvis, a 2010 graduate of Wake Technical Community College, has been selected to receive NC State University’s 2012-2013 College of Engineering Faculty Senior Scholarship Award. Purvis, an NCSU student in electrical engineering, represented his department in a competition against eight other top students to win the award, which recognizes academic, extra-curricular, and community achievements. As this year’s recipient, Purvis receives a $5,000 scholarship award and a certificate; his name will be added to a plaque that lists annual award winners.

    Purvis transferred to NCSU after earning his...

  • Posted on April 19th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 18, 2012) - If you could wave a magic wand and make your wildest dream come true, what would it be? Culinary students will bring their imaginations to life with cakes, sugar, and chocolate at Wake Tech’s Annual Culinary Arts Showcase, in downtown Raleigh. The Culinary Arts Showcase takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, at the Raleigh Convention Center. The theme for this year’s live, two-hour showpiece competition is Follow Your Dream. Winners receive cash prizes and a “Golden Whisk” award.

    In addition to the showpiece challenge, high school students from at least three North Carolina...

  • Posted on April 18th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 17, 2012) - Wake Tech students, employees and visitors will notice a new level of security on its campuses this summer. Wake Tech’s Board of Trustees today approved the establishment of a campus police force, effective July 1, 2012, to deter crime, mitigate violence, and provide rapid response in emergencies. Fourteen North Carolina community colleges have similar campus police forces, as do all the universities in the UNC system.“The time is right,” says Wake Tech president Dr. Stephen Scott, “given the troubling fact that violent incidents continue on college and university campuses. We believe...

  • Posted on April 17th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 16, 2012) - Dr. Stephen Scott, president of Wake Tech Community College, and Charlie Nelms, Chancellor of NC Central University, announced today that they are expanding their partnership in Criminal Justice education. This fall, NC Central will set up shop on Wake Tech’s Public Safety Education Campus on Chapanoke Road and begin offering courses leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. Students who already have an associate’s degree will be able to complete the bachelor’s degree in two years.

    The NCCU Bachelor of Science degree program in Criminal Justice at Wake Tech is designed for...

  • Posted on April 11th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, NC (April 10, 2012) - Wake Technical Community College is one of 16 colleges and universities nationwide recognized by University Business magazine’s Models of Efficiency program, which is sponsored by Higher One, a technology and payment services company serving higher education. The Models of Efficiency program recognizes innovative approaches for streamlining higher education operations through technology or business process improvements. 

    “Efficient business operations translate into better experiences for students and administrators alike, and the Models of Efficiency program aims to...

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