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  • Posted on January 15th, 2014 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (January 14, 2014) - A group of educators and administrators from China visited Wake Tech’s Main Campus today, to learn more about the college and its mission to meet the higher education and training needs of the community. The delegation was from Shenzhen Polytechnic, in the Guangdong Province of China, which was one of the first institutions in China to focus on vocational and technical training when it opened in 1993.  

    The group toured Wake Tech’s Main Campus and visited some programs of study. They met with Wake Tech President Dr. Stephen Scott...

  • Posted on January 9th, 2014 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (January 8, 2013) - Making a difference – one can at a time! Wake Tech’s Office of Volunteerism and Leadership (OVAL) and EMS Department have collected more than 1,900 pounds of food during their 8th Annual Fill the Ambulance Food Drive. The donations will stock a new food pantry at the college, called “The Nest,” which will provide food for students, staff, and faculty in need of assistance. 

    Recipients will be asked to complete a form and present college ID at each visit...

  • Posted on January 7th, 2014 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (January 6, 2014) - Wake Tech began the spring 2014 semester today with a flurry of activity at the college’s five campuses. Twenty-one thousand curriculum students are registered for classes - 1,000 more than last spring. Students purchased books, obtained identification badges and parking stickers, and familiarized themselves with campus locations.

    Wake Tech’s enrollment is expected to grow by 50% over the next several years. Wake Tech is the largest community college in North Carolina, based on annual full-time equivalent enrollment.

  • Posted on December 17th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (December 17, 2013) - Wake Technical Community College is celebrating an unprecedented show of community support – more than $17.5 million! That’s how much the Wake Tech Foundation has raised over the past two years, through its first-ever major gifts campaign, “The Ripple Effect.” The grand total exceeds the campaign’s goal of $12.5 million and includes an anonymous seven-figure gift, the largest single cash gift in college history. 

    “We’re nothing short of ecstatic – and enormously grateful,” says Mort Congleton, Senior Vice President for College...

  • Posted on December 17th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (December 16, 2013) - A record number of students – of all ages – finally had their chance to “walk” tonight. Wake Tech Community College held its fall graduation ceremony for students who had completed the GED® exam or earned their Adult High School diploma. The event took place in the gymnasium on Wake Tech’s main campus. 

    The record-breaking graduation was due in part to a major change coming at the end of the year: The current, five-part GED® exam will be replaced with a new assessment in 2014. Anyone who has not completed all five parts of the old exam...

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