Wake Tech Honors Community Advisors

October 29th, 2010


Share






Categories

Events
Featured

Tags

Business Leaders, Industry Professionals Touted as College's "Secret Weapon"

RALEIGH, N.C. (October 26, 2010) - "You are our experts!" Those were the words of Wake Tech President Dr. Stephen Scott tonight at Wake Tech's annual dinner honoring the College's 63 advisory committees. More than 350 professionals from the community serve on these committees, which support Wake Tech by helping to shape programs and ensure the relevance of course content and instruction. Dr. Scott thanked committee members for their commitment to Wake Tech and lauded them for the wealth of expertise they contribute, saying, "You are our secret weapon."

 

The Simulation and Game Development Advisory Committee was singled out for distinction as the Advisory Committee of the Year for its especially strong program support. The committee includes Dana Cowley (Epic Games), Samuel Field and Richard Kristof (RTI), Jerry Heneghan (Virtual Heroes), Alexander Macris (Themis Group), Amar Patel (WakeMed Health and Hospitals), and Michael Young (NC State University).

Four other committees were recognized as Outstanding: Culinary Arts, Heavy Equipment, Plus 50 and Radiography. A new advisory committee announced at the dinner, Job Placement and Cooperative Education, will advise Wake Tech on industry trends and help match students and alumni with potential career opportunities. All Advisory Committee members received a copy of "A History of Wake Technical Community College," written by retired WTCC Vice President Dr. Robert Ireland.

Wake Tech Newsroom

A lot happens at Wake Tech. Keep up with what’s most newsworthy at our campuses and training centers. Learn about innovative programs and partnerships, faculty accomplishments and leadership initiatives, student events and more.

Subscribe to RSS

Social Media

Monthly Archive

quick links for

Welcome! We are pleased that you are considering Wake Tech as you plan for your education and career.

Welcome! Please explore the information and resources on these pages. If you have questions, we will be happy to help.

Welcome! We’re glad you’re here and hope you enjoy your course or courses at Wake Tech. Please let us know if you have questions or need more information.

Wake Tech welcomes veterans and provides assistance with VA benefits and other services.

Wake Tech offers customized employee training for area businesses. We also offer career fairs, job posting services, and other resources to assist employers seeking full-time and part-time employees.

We value our alumni and want you to stay connected to Wake Tech! Read some of our success stories, and find out about our Alumni Affinity program, with special benefits and incentives created for you.

Explore the professional services and resources available for Wake Tech employees.

Welcome! Please explore the information and resources on these pages. If you have questions, we will be happy to help.