Dr. Stephen Scott, president of Wake Technical Community College, has named Deborah Hadley as the new Director of Job Placement and Cooperative Education. Hadley is an HR professional with more than 25 years in the field. She's been an instructor in Wake Tech's Business Technologies Division since 2003, teaching Human Resources Management.
The Wake Technical Community College Foundation is pleased to welcome local business executive and community leader Virginia Parker as the newest member of its staff. Parker joins the Foundation as Director of Strategic Partnerships. She will develop major gifts for the college and work with members of the advisory committees that guide college programs.
Dr. Stephen C. Scott, president of Wake Technical Community College, celebrated Earth Day 2010 with a bold commitment to reduce carbon emissions at the College. With his signature, Dr. Scott joined the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), a network of more than 680 institutions in all 50 states, working to address climate change.
No one ever said starting a business was easy - just ask Barbara Mulkey! She started Mulkey Engineers & Consultants in her home in 1993, with two young children and a husband whose job required frequent travel. Seventeen years later, her company is recognized as an industry leader and champion of family-friendly workplace policies. Mulkey shared the story of her success today at the Cardinal Club in Raleigh, part of the inaugural event for the Wake Tech/Wachovia Wells Fargo Center for Entrepreneurship.
Robert Kimball, mathematics instructor at Wake Technical Community College, has been awarded the 2010 Teaching Excellence Award by the North Carolina Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (NCMATYC). This is the first Teaching Excellence Award ever bestowed by the NCMATYC.
The Board of Directors of the Wake Tech Foundation is pleased to welcome local executives Donna Preiss and Barry Long to its ranks. The Foundation manages private investments to serve Wake Tech students, faculty, and staff and connects private citizens, alumni, and corporate donors who are critical to the success of the college.
Wake County residents looking for new skills and inspiration came to hear more about the Plus 50 program today at Wake Tech's Western Wake Campus in Cary. The Plus 50 Open House featured information on the program's latest course offerings designed with students age 50 and above in mind.
With just the click of a mouse, you can help Wake Technical Community College make computer training available to thousands of Wake County adults. Wake Tech is competing in an online contest to win $250,000 in grant funds for a mobile computer lab.