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Posted on March 17th, 2014 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 15, 2014) - More than 300 runners and walkers converged on Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus this morning for the second annual Road Scholars 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run. Under bright sunny skies, ABC 11 news anchor Heather Waliga welcomed the crowd and kicked off the race. The top male finisher was Paul Mann of Colorado Springs, Colorado. His time was 18:31. The fastest woman was Courtney Pierce of Cary, with a time of 23:15. Awards were handed out in various age groups, as well as for teams. Runners from Wake Tech’s Dental Assisting program were dressed as the “tooth fairy” and won the award for the team with the...
Posted on March 1st, 2014 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (March 1, 2014) - More than 700 people converged on two Wake Tech campuses today for the college’s annual Open House. Visitors included high school students and their parents, school guidance counselors and administrators, workers seeking new skills, professionals changing career pathways, and other members of the community. The events took place on Wake Tech’s Main and Health Sciences campuses. Both offered tours and opportunities to learn about the courses, programs, and support services Wake Tech offers.
Visitors spoke with admissions advisors, career counselors, and staff and faculty...
Posted on February 28th, 2014 in Events
RALEIGH, N.C. (February 28, 2014) - Wake Tech students had the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and grow personally and professionally today during the first-ever Student Leadership Conference at the college’s Northern Wake Campus. The conference included sessions on communication, networking, and time management.
A panel discussion moderated by Wake Tech President Dr. Stephen Scott included four prominent local leaders: North Carolina Senator Josh Stein, WRAL Anchor Debra Morgan, Lenovo Vice President Tom Looney, and Duke Energy Regional Director Willette Morman. ...
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...