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  • Posted on December 16th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (December 12, 2013) - More nurses will soon be joining the Triangle’s health care workforce: 37 graduates of Wake Tech’s Nursing program received associate’s degrees on Thursday, December 12. The pinning ceremony was held at Wake Tech’s Health Sciences Campus. 

    The new graduates are now eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX) to become licensed as registered nurses. Most will stay and work in the Triangle area, filling the demand for nurses at hospitals, physician offices and nursing homes. 

    Wake Tech President Dr. Stephen Scott congratulated the...

  • Posted on December 4th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (December 3, 2013) - Wake Tech dedicated its newest training facility – a 300-square-foot house built to provide hands-on training for jobs in sustainable energy – on Tuesday. The ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house, took place at the Eastern Wake Education Center in Zebulon, and included interactive demonstrations of the new facility’s features.   

    The small house, complete with a kitchen, bathroom, and multi-level attic, is an Energy Auditing Lab. It was constructed with intentional energy deficiencies to serve as a laboratory and testing facility for students learning how to perform energy audits – to...

  • Posted on November 26th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (November 25, 2013) -  More than a dozen area law enforcement agencies came to Wake Tech’s Public Safety Education Campus today to recruit for jobs. The State Highway Patrol,  and police departments from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, Duke University, Chapel Hill, Clayton, Smithfield and Goldsboro were just a few of the agencies who came to talk with Basic Law Enforcement students who will be graduating next month. At least 17 students in the 20-week program are eligible to take the state exam on December 6. Those who pass the test will graduate in a ceremony on Thursday, December 12...

  • Posted on November 16th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (November 16, 2013) - Wake Tech students fared well at the third annual Calculus Tournament held by the North Carolina Mathematics Association for Two-Year Colleges (NCMATYC). The tournament was held in the Student Services Building on Wake Tech’s Main Campus on Saturday, November 16. Dozens of students from across North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama came together to put their calculus skills to the test.

    Three Wake Tech students won individual awards: Omar Saffouri won 2nd place; Diwash Thapa, 3rd place; and John Anderson, 4th place.

    In the team competition,...

  • Posted on November 14th, 2013 in Events

    RALEIGH, N.C. (November 14, 2013) - Wake Technical Community College has received a $9,000 grant from the Mexican Consulate to help Hispanic immigrants earn educational credentials. The funds will support the La Plaza Comunitaria program as well as providing financial assistance for vocational training.

    “We’re awarding funds to Wake Tech because the college supports Mexican immigrants in creating better lives for themselves and their families,” says General Javier Diaz de Leon, the Mexican Consul.

    La Plaza Comunitaria is a Wake Tech program that includes tutoring, computer training, test prep, and instructional materials...

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