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Posted on June 27th, 2012 in Announcements
RALEIGH, N.C. (June 19, 2012) – Architecture and engineering firm Clark Nexsen has announced its financial support for Wake Tech’s largest-ever fundraising initiative, a major gifts campaign called “The Ripple Effect.” The national firm, with offices in NC, VA, GA, and DC, has generously committed $50,000 to The Ripple Effect over the next five years to endow an engineering scholarship at the college. Clark Nexsen presented Wake Tech President Dr. Stephen Scott with a check for $50,000 at today’s meeting of the Board of Trustees.
“It’s our privilege to be able to support Wake Tech through The Ripple Effect...
Posted on June 25th, 2012 in Announcements
RALEIGH, N.C. (June 19, 2012) – The Wake Technical Community College Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome a new member to its ranks. Valentina Scribner, appointed by the Wake County Board of Commissioners, was sworn in on Tuesday, June 19, as the newest trustee on Wake Tech’s 12-member board.
Scribner is the Director of Technology for Wake Christian Academy, Inc., where she designs and maintains technology infrastructure for students, faculty, and staff. Before joining Wake Christian she served as a systems analyst/programmer for IBM, and she has more than 15 years of technology infrastructure experience. Scribner holds...
Posted on May 24th, 2012 in Announcements
RALEIGH, N.C. (May 23, 2012) - Wake Tech has been honored for its commitment and excellence in training local law enforcement personnel. Raleigh Police Chief Harry Dolan presented the “Chief’s Citation” award to three leaders in Wake Tech’s Public Safety Training Division. Dr. James T. Edwards, Dean of Public Safety, Jonathan Gregory, Law Enforcement Training Coordinator, and Mike Jarmon, a Wake Tech instructor and retired Raleigh police officer, were recognized for their successful partnership with the Raleigh Police Department.
Wake Tech has provided the Raleigh PD with equipment, classrooms, and...
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...