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  • Posted on March 31st, 2014 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (March 31, 2014) - Six Wake Tech students have been earned the college’s highest achievement award, the President’s Award for Excellence. The 2014 winners are: 

    Kumar Chandrashekaran, Business and Public Services Technologies. He is pursuing an Associate in Arts for college transfer and an associate’s degree in Business Administration. Chandrashekaran is president of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), a national academic organization for students in business and leadership, and won two awards at the 2013 PBL State Leadership Conference. He plans to transfer to NC State after he completes his degrees at Wake...

  • Posted on March 27th, 2014 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (March 27, 2014) - More than 300 middle and high school students put their math skills to the test today in the 23rd annual Regional Math Contest hosted by Wake Tech’s Mathematics and Physics Department. The competition, held on Wake Tech’s Main Campus, included students from Wake, Durham, Orange, Harnett, Union, Lee, Cumberland, and Franklin counties. 

    They competed in three categories, and top honors went to: 

    • Jerry Zhuo, Carnage Middle School, in the Level I (Algebra I) category;

    • Matthew Dai, Smith Middle School, in Level II (Geometry or Algebra II); and

    • Raymond Gao, East...

  • Posted on March 25th, 2014 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (March 24, 2014) - Eagles pride! Wake Tech students, faculty, and staff filled the stands in the Main Campus gymnasium today to show the men’s basketball team how much their recent tournament triumphs mean for the college. If you missed the event, watch a short video here. The team made it all the way to the “final four” in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) tournament last week in Illinois – and finished fourth in the nation! 

    The players thanked the fans for their support: “We could feel the love from...

  • Posted on March 17th, 2014 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (March 15, 2014) - More than 300 runners and walkers converged on Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus this morning for the second annual Road Scholars 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run. Under bright sunny skies, ABC 11 news anchor Heather Waliga welcomed the crowd and kicked off the race. The top male finisher was Paul Mann of Colorado Springs, Colorado. His time was 18:31. The fastest woman was Courtney Pierce of Cary, with a time of 23:15. Awards were handed out in various age groups, as well as for teams. Runners from Wake Tech’s Dental Assisting program were dressed as the “tooth fairy” and won the award for the team with the...

  • Posted on March 1st, 2014 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (March 1, 2014) - More than 700 people converged on two Wake Tech campuses today for the college’s annual Open House. Visitors included high school students and their parents, school guidance counselors and administrators, workers seeking new skills, professionals changing career pathways, and other members of the community. The events took place on Wake Tech’s Main and Health Sciences campuses. Both offered tours and opportunities to learn about the courses, programs, and support services Wake Tech offers. 

    Visitors spoke with admissions advisors, career counselors, and staff and faculty...

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