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  • Posted on April 9th, 2015 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 9, 2015) - Two hundred-eighty middle and high school students put their math skills to the test today in the 24th 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, Guilford, and Lee counties. 

    Students competed in four categories, and top honors went to: 

    • Max Tao, Smith Middle School, Level I (one year of math)
    • Aaron DeJong, Smith Middle School, Level II (two years of math)
    • Sam Ferguson, Thales Academy, Level III (three...
  • Posted on March 10th, 2015 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (March 10, 2015) - Wake Tech Community College showcased its new Beltline Education Center, a larger and more accessible facility for adult education, at an open house today. Business and community leaders, and other local partners attended the event and toured the 81,000-square-foot building, which Wake Tech is leasing. The center is located at 3200 Bush Street in Raleigh, just north of the beltline, offering ample parking and easy access to major thoroughfares.  

    “Our primary mission here is putting people to work,” said Anthony Caison, Wake Tech’s Vice President of Workforce Continuing Education. “Having...

  • Posted on December 5th, 2014 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (December 5, 2014) - And the 2014 “Wake Tech Idol” is: Jasmine Axelrod! The first-year Wake Tech student, from Raleigh, took home the title in the second annual Wake Tech Idol competition tonight. Axelrod performed “Work Song,” by Hozier, competing against nine other finalists to win a $1,000 scholarship.

    "I'm so excited to win this competition,” said Axelrod. “It means so much to me. Music is what I want to do, and Wake Tech has an outstanding music program." 

    Wake Tech students Autumn Rogers and Justin Rejesus placed second and third in the competition, respectively.

    The live finale took place on...

  • Posted on December 4th, 2014 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (December 4, 2014) - Wake Tech Community College officially opened its newest building on Main Campus today, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Elected officials, business leaders, college trustees and educators joined Wake Tech President Dr. Stephen Scott to celebrate the opening of Montague Hall. The new administration/classroom building honors Harvey L. Montague, the longest-serving member of the Wake Tech Board of Trustees and its current chair, as well as his wife, Texanna. Special guests included former Wake Tech President Dr. Bruce Howell. Montague Hall was constructed by Balfour Beatty to help Wake Tech meet...

  • Posted on December 3rd, 2014 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (December 3, 2014) – Imagine using the sun to water your garden – Wake Tech students Monique and Mitchell LaValley are sure it can be done! The brother and sister have created a green alternative to electric generators: a solar-powered Stirling Engine that could be attached to a rain barrel for outdoor watering. They created the engine for STEM Stars, a Wake Tech competition designed to reward student creativity and innovation in science, technology, engineering and math. Monique and Mitchell won the competition, becoming Wake Tech's first “STEM Stars” and earning a cash prize of $500! Both are pursuing Associate in Science...

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