Articles in " Announcements " Category

  • Posted on July 18th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (July 18, 2012) - Wake Tech Trustee Ron Wainwright has been elected to the Executive Board of the North Carolina Association of Community College Trustees (NCACCT). The NCACCT is a non-profit statewide organization dedicated to furthering the goals and development of North Carolina community colleges. Its 19-member Executive Board, with members from six regions of the state, advocates for community colleges and provides training and support for trustees.

    “A strong board is critical for a community college,” Wainwright says, “and trustees need training to serve their colleges well. I’m glad for this opportunity to...

  • Posted on June 29th, 2012 in Announcements

    RALEIGH, N.C. (June 28, 2012) - Dr. Stephen Scott, president of Wake Technical Community College, is proud to announce a record 1,218 students made the President’s List or Dean’s List for the Spring 2012 semester.

    The 457 students who earned a place on the President’s List maintained a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0. The 761 students who made the Dean’s List maintained a GPA of at least 3.5. Honor roll eligibility is based on a minimum of 12 credit hours of curriculum courses for the semester.

    The complete list of names follows.

  • 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...

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