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  • Posted on April 30th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 30, 2013) – Wake Tech commemorated its 50th anniversary with the college’s annual Culinary Arts Showcase. The event attracted more than 2,000 people to the Raleigh Convention Center. For Wake Tech students Melanie Gilkey and Thabata Bailer, it was a moment in the spotlight: Their tired cake, inspired by the Willie Wonka character, took first place in the Live Cake Challenge – a popular feature of the event. Four teams faced off to create cakes based on the 50th anniversary theme of “Golden Moments.” In addition to the cake challenge, high school students from Wake, Orange, Chatham,...

  • Posted on April 29th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 29, 2013) - Wake Technical Community College President Stephen Scott recognized 14 employees and four community partners for their dedication to the mission and vision of Wake Tech. The awards are sponsored annually by the Wake Tech Foundation, which receives and administers private sector funds for programs at the College. US Foodservice sponsored the awards dinner at the Raleigh Convention Center.

    Seven faculty members received the college’s Excellence in Teaching Award:

    • Michael Storey – Applied Engineering and Technologies
    • Jacqueline Popp – Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
    • ...
  • Posted on April 29th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 29, 2013) - Wake Technical Community College President Stephen Scott has announced the recipients of the 2013 President’s Award for Excellence. These six students are being honored with the highest college achievement award presented to any student at Wake Technical Community College. 

    This year’s winners are: Eileen Fitzgerld, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Linda Mathis, Business and Public Service Technologies Division; Nicholas Weidle, Mathematics and Sciences Division; David Ball, Computer Technologies Division; Melissa Wahl, Applied Engineering and Technologies Division; and...

  • Posted on April 27th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C.  (April 27, 2013)Wake Tech and Durham Tech students faced off today in an engineering design contest to solve an actual traffic problem. The challenge for students in the Bridge and Tunnel competition, held on Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus, was to design a way to get students safely across Highway 401 to Main Campus, from an apartment complex on the other side.

    The competitors, students in Wake Tech’s Introduction to Engineering (EGR 150) course, worked in teams and were required to include cost, drainage, lighting, and materials considerations in their project designs. They were also required to...

  • Posted on April 26th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 26, 2013) - The SunTrust Center for Financial Education at Wake Tech is celebrating the success of its inaugural campaign to improve financial literacy. Today’s celebration, in the Student Services Building on Wake Tech’s main campus, included students, college faculty and administrators, and the community. The center was established this spring to help students learn about financial management, avoid debt, and make sound financial decisions for a more promising future. 

    John Saparilas, Wake Tech’s Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management,...

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