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Posted on April 6th, 2013 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 6, 2013) - Wake Tech’s Health Sciences Campus hosted an open house today. Visitors got health and wellness information and free dental screenings. They also learned about the health sciences programs offered at Wake Tech and toured the simulation suite, which features equipment donated by WakeMed. There were also zumba classes, free chair massages, and fun activities for kids.
Nursing was one of Wake Tech’s first programs, and the college has a 50-year history of training the region’s health care workforce. Faculty members from nursing, dental hygiene, dental assisting, therapeutic massage, human...
Posted on April 4th, 2013 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 4, 2013) - More than 150 students in biology classes at Wake Tech and Wake Early College put their creativity on display today at Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus. The students, some working individually and others in teams, designed 3D models that depict a microscopic process. The competition was designed to promote 3D modeling as a way for students to understand biology concepts that can be hard to understand.
Prizes were awarded to the best designs among both high school and college students.
- Kate Dougherty and Anthony Hernandez, 1st place...
Posted on March 27th, 2013 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 2, 2013) - Wake Tech Community College partnered with U.S. Senator Kay Hagan to host the "Back-to-Work North Carolina Jobs Fair" today. Nearly 100 employers with current job openings participated, and more than 1,000 job seekers attended to network with industry reps, distribute resumes, and scout out opportunities. The event took place in Wake Tech’s Student Services Building on Main Campus. It was free for employers and job seekers.
It was encouraging to see the tremendous number of employers ready to put North Carolinians back to work at today’s job fair,” said Hagan. “Jobs are my number one priority...
Posted on January 18th, 2013 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (Friday, January 18) – Wake Tech employees and students worked together today to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special service project. Volunteers gathered on Main Campus to package 10,000 meals for distribution to schools and orphanages around the world. The project was coordinated by Stop Hunger Now, an international hunger relief organization. The service project has become an annual event for the college.
A celebration in honor of Dr. King’s birthday also took place on Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus today. Students, faculty, staff and members of the...
Posted on November 28th, 2012 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (November 28, 2012) - “It’s not only how much money you give away – it’s how you made that money in the first place.” Stan Litow, IBM Vice President of Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs, says his company’s commitment to social responsibility is guided by that belief. Litow discussed how the corporate giant is applying its best technology and talent to critical societal issues during a special presentation today at Wake Tech Community College. He was the keynote speaker at the Center for Strategic Futures, where he outlined some of IBM’s community service projects and plans. “We’re trying to build a...