Source: Wake Tech Institutional Effectiveness and Research, Colleague Student Information System, Informer Archived Data, NCCCS Small Business Center Network Annual Report 2019-2020, Physical Sciences and Academic Success & Transition Resources. Data were unduplicated per term (Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and Spring 2020); merged and unduplicated again to reflect only one enrollment per student.
Since many community college students are part-time, the state of North Carolina determines funding for colleges based on Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) enrollment.
Source: NC Community College System Office, Informer Archived Data
Source: Wake Tech Institutional Effectiveness and Research, Colleague Student Information System, Informer Archived Data
Wake Tech Online is ranked by several national sources as the #1 online community college in the U.S. Wake Tech serves more online students than any other NC community college. More than half of Wake Tech degree-seeking students take at least one online class.
Source: Colleague Student Information System, Informer Archived Data
Source: Wake Tech Registrar's Office, Colleague Student Information System, Informer Archived Data
Source: Informer Archived Data
Through its Small Business Center and Center for Entrepreneurship, Wake Tech offers free seminars, classes, one-on-one counseling, and a wealth of resources and support for small business owners and entrepreneurs at every stage.
Source: NCCCS Small Business Center Network Annual Report 2019-2020
In 2013, Wake Tech became the first community college in North Carolina, and one of the first in the nation to offer MOOCs, Massive Open Online Courses. MOOCs are self-paced, free of charge, and are available to students anywhere in the world. MOOC students do not earn college credit.
Source: Physical Sciences and Academic Success & Transition Resources
Academic Excellence Awards
Amber Christensen, Applied Engineering & TechnologiesShaniek Wiltshier, Arts, Humanities & Social SciencesNajmeh Pashmi, Business & Public Services TechnologiesMutinta Hangoma, Health SciencesSky Gunderson, Information TechnologiesChristopher Wagner, Mathematics, Sciences & Engineering
Excellence in Service Awards
Lillian Heaton, Workforce Continuing Education ServicesJena Bogovich, Student ServicesJosie George, Effectiveness & Innovation Services
Excellence in Teaching
Sara Jones, Academic Success & Transition ResourcesRicardo Duarte, Applied Engineering & TechnologiesElizabeth “Betsy” Castellow, Arts, Humanities & Social SciencesNarasimhan Sujatha, Mathematics, Sciences & EngineeringJohn Allen, Business & Public Services TechnologiesFrances “Kathy” Spade, Health SciencesBarbara Warner, Information TechnologiesKelly Smith, College & Career Readiness
Excellence in LeadershipJames Roberson, Instructional SupportLeigh Anne Dupree, Information Technology ServicesJackie Swanik, Mathematics, Sciences & EngineeringTamaria Lawson, Curriculum Education Services
Excellence in Executive LeadershipRyan Schwiebert, Information Technology Services
Excellence in Adjunct Teaching
Dr. Adrien Re, Arts, Humanities & Social SciencesCharles “Chuck” Stuber, Business & Public Services TechnologiesSamantha Murphy, Health SciencesJane Proctor, Information Technologies
Sponsored Programs partners with leaders across the college to raise funds in the form of grants and appropriations from federal, state, and local governments as well as foundations to foster innovation and address unmet needs of the college. The Sponsored Programs team also provides grant management and compliance support to ensure the college achieves maximum impact from sponsored programs in support of student success. Wake Tech was awarded more than $10.24 million in grants and appropriations in 2019-20, with 22 of its 26 submitted public and private competitive grant proposals receiving funding, and 11 submittals pending. Additionally, the college was allocated more than $11 million in federal CARES Act funds to provide higher education emergency relief funding to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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