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  • Posted on October 10th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (October 10, 2013) - The BioNetwork Capstone Center held an open house Thursday, October 10, and more than 100 industry professionals and job seekers gathered for a behind-the-scenes look at the simulated biomanufacturing facility.  

    “We were thrilled to showcase our hands-on facility for industry leaders, and to highlight the broad spectrum of customized training and short-course certificate programs we offer at Wake Tech,” said Ana McClanahan, dean of the BioNetwork Capstone Center....

  • Posted on September 26th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (September 24, 2013) - “The way we are living – right now – is not sustainable.” Those words opened a special presentation today at Wake Tech Community College by Dr. David McNelis, Director of the Center for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economic Development in UNC Chapel Hill’s Institute for the Environment. McNelis told students and staff that the world must focus more on renewable energy sources. He was the keynote speaker at the Center for Strategic Futures, where he outlined the importance of decreasing our dependence on coal, gas and other traditional energy sources.  

    McNelis detailed...

  • Posted on September 13th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (September 13, 2013) - Wake Tech welcomed visitors from Belarus and Morocco this week. The visitors from Morocco included 20 senior officials from parliament and government who were interested in learning about how the United States engages youth in policy making, government decision making and in preparing youth for better job opportunities. Their visit included tours of Wake Tech programs on Main Campus and a discussion about the challenges and successes of community colleges. Their trip was sponsored by RTI International.

    Another group of visitors toured Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus. Ten educators,...

  • Posted on September 12th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (September 11, 2013) - Wake Tech marked September 11th with a special tribute to the victims and heroes of that day, along with recognition of the first responders who risk their lives every day – here in our community and elsewhere. The event focused on Wake Tech’s highly-acclaimed public safety education programs as the college celebrates its 50th anniversary.

    “To those of you in public safety, I say thank you every day,” said Dr. Stephen Scott, President of Wake Tech. Campus Dean Angela Mizelle paid tribute to those who lost their lives on 9/11 and pledged to ensure that local first...

  • Posted on May 4th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (May 4, 2013)“Today is a time of celebration and a time of looking forward.” Those were the words of Wake Tech Community College President Dr. Stephen Scott as he spoke to graduates at the Spring 2013 Commencement Exercises. More than 1,400 students received degrees and diplomas today; of those, about 800 participated in four separate ceremonies on Main Campus. Graduates ranged in age from 16 to 67.

    Graduation speakers included Student Government Association President Melissa Reeves, the mother of ten adopted children and grandmother of nine. She told graduates, “This may be the end of our community...

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