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Posted on April 5th, 2012 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (Wednesday, April 4) - Wake Tech students and alumni had two opportunities to explore careers and meet prospective employers at the 22nd Annual Career Fair held on April 3rd and 4th on Main Campus. More than 120 employers were on hand for this year’s two-day event, representing the automotive industry, business, IT, engineering, and applied technologies or trades. More than 600 students and graduates attended the fair to network with industry reps, distribute resumes, and scout out job opportunities.
“We’ve seen an incredible variety of employers here this year,” says Deb Hadley, Wake Tech’s Dean of Career...
Posted on April 4th, 2012 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 2, 2012) - Wake Technical Community College President Stephen Scott has announced the recipients of the 2012 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: Henry Andrews, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; James Harrelson, Business Technologies Division; Tiana Hundley, Mathematics and Sciences Division; Bradford Ingersoll, Computer and Engineering Technologies Division; Michael Pearce, Applied Technologies Division; and Jaclyn Vecchione, Health...
Posted on March 26th, 2012 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 22, 2012) - Three-hundred local middle and high school math students put their skills to the test at Wake Tech’s Main Campus today. The Mathematics and Physics Department hosted the annual Regional Math Contest. Students from Wake, Durham, Orange, Forsyth and Davidson Counties competed in four categories: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II and Comprehensive.
Four students earned top honors:
• Algebra I: Nikhil Reddy, Carnage Middle School
• Geometry: Angela Deng, Carnage Middle School
• Algebra II: Sarah Wu, Smith Middle School
• Comprehensive: Michael An, Green Hope...
Posted on March 8th, 2012 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 8, 2012) - More than a dozen college and vocational school leaders from China received a crash course in North Carolina’s community college system today at Wake Tech Community College. The visitors, from Hainan Province in southern China, visited Main Campus and discussed the college’s successful structure and programs with Wake Tech President Stephen Scott and senior administrators.
Dr. Scott gave the visitors an overview of the Wake Tech student body, pointing out that the college serves about 65,000 students, which equates to about 1 in ten adults in Wake County. He also talked about how Wake Tech partners...
Posted on February 23rd, 2012 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. - (February 23, 2012) This contest is all it's cracked up to be! Wake Tech pre-engineering students participated in an egg drop competition this week on Main and Northern Wake campuses. The challenge: drop a fresh egg from different heights onto a platform of straws and masking tape without breaking the egg. The students, who are enrolled in Introduction to Engineering (EGR 150), worked in teams to design the platforms and had just one hour to build them. During the competition, the students were allowed three drops per team. Eggs were dropped from heights of three feet to nine feet. Many of the teams completed the contest...