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Posted on February 26th, 2014 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (February 26, 2014) - Sixteen excited students graduated and earned credentials tonight – from the START (Skills, Tasks and Results Training) Hospitality program at Wake Tech. They were participants in the very first Career Pathways class designed to meet the needs of students with intellectual disabilities or academic challenges. Wake Tech’s Continuing Education division is offering the Career Pathways classes, through the ABE TOPS (Adult Basic Education–Transitional Opportunities for Post-Secondary Success)...
Posted on February 20th, 2014 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (February 20, 2014) - U.S. Rep. David Price met with students, instructors, and administrators at Wake Tech today – to talk jobs. The roundtable discussion at the Northern Wake Campus focused on a variety of unemployment issues, including layoffs, transitions into and out of the workforce, skills training and retraining for new career pathways, and job search challenges and strategies.
Many of the students who participated are facing unemployment after decades of work or professional life – and all are part of Wake Tech’s Human Resources Development (HRD) program. The program addresses...
Posted on January 17th, 2014 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (January 17, 2014) - Wake Tech employees and students worked together today to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special service project. Volunteers on Main Campus packaged 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.
Wake Tech employees and students also participateed in a service project at Kraft Family YMCA in Apex on Monday, January 20. Volunteers painted picnic tables, cleared brush,...
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...