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  • Posted on February 21st, 2013 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (February 13, 2013) - Students in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs have a new place to learn on Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus! College leaders opened Wake Tech’s second STEM Center today, in Building D, to promote student success by offering a place for studying, sharing ideas, collaborating on projects, and learning from experts in the field. The center is open Monday through Friday and staffed by faculty members who volunteer to assist students.

    “We’re extremely excited to be able to open a second STEM Center here,” says Dr. Cheryl Keeton, Dean of...

  • Posted on February 20th, 2013 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (February 20, 2013) - Design a video game or create a website. Learn what it’s like to run a business. Wake Tech Community College announces its 2013 Summer Camp schedule for middle and high school students. A variety of camps are being offered, including engineering, youth entrepreneurship, video game design, robotics, drama, photo shopping, biotech, and website creation.

    The camps are geared to specific grade levels and have a limited number of spaces available. They are designed to excite and inspire young minds. Students can explore interests and consider career options.

    Wake Tech’s summer camps are held in...

  • Posted on February 19th, 2013 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (February 19, 2013) - The Board of Trustees of Wake Technical Community College is pleased to welcome a new member, Richard Boyd. Appointed by former Governor Bev Perdue, Boyd was sworn in as the newest trustee on the 12-member board on Tuesday, February 19, by NC Supreme Court Justice Paul M. Newby.

    Boyd is Director of Emerging/Disruptive Technology at Lockheed Martin, where he leads a team of innovative engineers and designers to harness cutting-edge computer gaming and virtual world technologies to improve human performance. Before joining Lockheed Martin in 2007, Boyd served as founder and CEO of 3Dsolve, a...

  • Posted on February 13th, 2013 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (February 12, 2013) – A Raleigh business leader and long-time supporter of Wake Tech has contributed $50,000 to support scholarships for students facing financial hardship. John Alexander, president and general manager of Cardinal International Trucking, today gave the generous donation to Wake Tech’s major gifts campaign, “The Ripple Effect,” in honor of his wife, Susan. The announcement was made at the dedication of the Susan C. Alexander Culinary Labs and Dining Hall on Wake Tech’s Main Campus.

    Mr. Alexander is a former Wake Tech Foundation board member who played a critical role in the effort to raise more...

  • Posted on February 13th, 2013 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (February 12, 2013) - Wake Tech’s first annual Employer Open House turned the tables on the career fair model – as local employers “shopped” the college’s career training programs and met students learning skills applicable to their business. More than 70 local business and industry representatives attended today’s event on Main Campus. Dozens of Wake Tech career programs – from plumbing to web design to baking and pastry arts – offered their “wares,” and students, instructors, and department heads were on hand to share information and answer questions.

    “This was a fresh approach,”...

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