Episode 1: Semester Begins During Pandemic

Dr. Scott Ralls is joined by SGA President Ruben Arrieta Mendoza

Wake Tech continues to face disruption due to the global pandemic brought on by the COVID-19 virus. How are students handling the challenges of college, work and their personal lives during these unsettling times? Dr. Scott Ralls, president of Wake Technical Community College, is joined by SGA President Ruben Arrieta Mendoza, who talks about his experiences and shares student challenges.

News Update
Laurie Clowers, vice president of Communications and Marketing, provides details on the following:

  • Strict safety guidelines and best practices while on Wake Tech's campuses
  • Details of the new Medical Sonography program
  • An introduction to David Favre, who will oversee Transportation Technologies and the Hendrick Center for Automotive Excellence

Pro Tips
Jim Freeman, program director for Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology, empowers you with helpful hacks for cutting back on your energy consumption while saving you money on home-heating costs during the winter months.

Published on:Feb. 08, 2021

Episode Notes

"We Are Wake Tech" is the official podcast for Wake Technical Community College. It is hosted by President Dr. Scott Ralls and produced by Wake Tech's Communications and Marketing team. Each episode features informative and meaningful conversations about academic and workforce training programs, industry and community partnerships and new trends and initiatives impacting higher education, economic development and our quality of life.

Each episode includes a Wake Tech Pro Tips segment featuring Wake Tech subject-matter experts and a Wake Tech News Update highlighting recent and upcoming news and events.