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  • Posted on May 21st, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (May 16, 2012) - Two former Wake County sheriff’s deputies from Garner will lead the new Wake Tech Police Department. Michael Allen Penry was sworn in today as Police Chief; Paul Andrew Quinn was sworn in as major and will serve as Assistant Chief. They will be responsible for the college’s five campuses and two training centers, providing a safe and secure learning environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The goal is to deter crime and mitigate violence - and to be ready if and when an emergency occurs. 

    “Chief Penry and Major Quinn add an important new level of security to our Wake Tech...

  • Posted on May 17th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (May 16, 2012) - Wake Tech Community College students showcased their skills at Phi Beta Lambda’s State Leadership Conference. They won 19 awards, including six first place honors. Several Wake Tech students took home multiple awards. Phi Beta Lambda is the national academic fraternity for students in business and leadership. Students from 26 college and university chapters from across North Carolina competed in the event. The 58th annual statewide conference took place April 12-14 at the Hilton University Place in Charlotte.


    Four Wake Tech students placed first in the state in...

  • Posted on April 23rd, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 23, 2012) - Wake Technical Community College President Stephen Scott recognized 15 employees and four community partners for their dedication to the mission and vision of Wake Tech. The awards are sponsored annually by the Wake Tech Foundation, which receives and administers private sector funds for programs at the College. US Foodservice sponsored the awards dinner at the Raleigh Convention Center and Cynthia Marshall, President of AT&T North Carolina, served as guest speaker.

  • Posted on April 20th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 20, 2012) - Wake Tech student Jon Charest has been named a 2012 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Charest is one of 50 students from two-year and community colleges across the country to receive the honor. The winners were selected on the basis of academic achievement, leadership potential and community service. He will be listed with other winners in the April 23rd issue of USA TODAY.

    As a Gold Scholar, Charest receives a $1,500 scholarship and a special medallion. Fifty other students were recognized as Silver Scholars, and 50...

  • 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...

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