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Posted on May 7th, 2012 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 28, 2012) — The wheels are turning at Wake Tech! Seventy pre-engineering students from Wake Tech and Central Piedmont Community College faced-off in a “Rube Goldberg” contest on Main campus. The contestants, students in introductory engineering classes, worked in teams to design and build a machine that could perform a simple task in a complicated way. The machine had to be able to pop a balloon in a process that included at least five distinct steps. Each step utilized gravity, mechanics, sound waves, light, electricity, or some other principle of physics. Wake Tech students Kevin Sawyer, Khoi Nguyen, and...
Posted on April 26th, 2012 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 24, 2012) - If you could wave a magic wand and make your wildest dream come true, what would it be? For Corrinna Jackson, a student at Wake Tech Community College, it would be a journey down the “Sweet Road to Success.” Her tiered cake with a giant cupcake on top took first place in a live Showpiece Challenge at Wake Tech’s annual Culinary Arts Showcase. The Showcase attracted 2,000 people to the Raleigh Convention Center. Four teams squared off to create cakes, sugar, or chocolate confections based on the theme of “Follow Your Dream.” In addition to the showpiece challenge, high school students from Wake,...
Posted on April 23rd, 2012 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 23, 2012) - Wake Technical Community College President Stephen Scott recognized 15 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 and Cynthia Marshall, President of AT&T North Carolina, served as guest speaker....
Posted on April 19th, 2012 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (April 18, 2012) - If you could wave a magic wand and make your wildest dream come true, what would it be? Culinary students will bring their imaginations to life with cakes, sugar, and chocolate at Wake Tech’s Annual Culinary Arts Showcase, in downtown Raleigh. The Culinary Arts Showcase takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, at the Raleigh Convention Center. The theme for this year’s live, two-hour showpiece competition is Follow Your Dream. Winners receive cash prizes and a “Golden Whisk” award.
In addition to the showpiece challenge, high school students from at least three North Carolina...
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...