College Closed for Memorial Day

Wake Tech is closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Prospective students can still apply online, and current students can register for classes. The college will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

For more than 60 years, Wake Tech has changed the lives of thousands of people – helped them uncover hidden talents, start bold ventures, realize dreams and, sometimes, do the impossible. 

Each transformation is compelling, each story worth sharing – and Wake Tech students and alumni love sharing them! Take a look at some of their unique and inspiring stories.

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Local Venture, Global Mission

Adam Purvis - Class of 2012

“The education you receive at Wake Tech will go as far as you want to take it!”

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A Life-Changing Experience

Gwendolyn Jammeh - Class of 2015

“Wake Tech helped put me on a new path and gave me the opportunity to succeed.”

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From the Army to ABCs

Michael Cheramie - Class of 2015

“Wake Tech helped me realize who I am and where I want to be.”

Troy Richardson

Building a Successful Career

Troy Richardson - Class of 1992

“My Wake Tech degree and continuing education propelled me into a prosperous career!”

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Never Too Late For a Fresh Start

Annette Sanders - Class of 2015

“I was so afraid to take a leap of faith and better my life. Now, I feel like I can accomplish anything! Wake Tech gave me the jump start I needed! ”

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A Colorful New Chapter

Kat Launey - Class of 2015

“I wanted formal art training, and Wake Tech offered that. I learned so much in those two years. It was fantastic!”

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A Degree in Hand

Veronica Bowers - Class of 2015

“It would have been impossible for me to get to campus for classes. Wake Tech’s online program was exactly what I needed!”

Justin Attenweiler

Brewing Up a New Career

Justin Attenweiler - Class of 2015

“I’m making good money doing something I enjoy. I have Wake Tech to thank for that!”

Sarah Schwepker

A Flair for the Arts

Sarah Schwepker - Class of 2015

“I didn’t realize I had this talent!”

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Sibling Success

Monique and Mitchell LaValley - Class of 2014

“Programs like STEM Stars and the Honors Program give me extra drive to succeed.”

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Becoming a Leader

Kenneth Campbell - Class of 2014

“Wake Tech gave me a community of friends who made me a smarter and stronger leader.”

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Fostering Perseverance

Monica Armstrong - Class of 2014

"Without the support of Fostering Bright Futures, I wouldn't be where I am today."

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Starting a New Chapter in Life

Samuel Conner - Class of 2014

“My life is completely different now.”

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Cooking Up a Successful Career

Aaron Stumb - Class of 2014

“Wake Tech laid the foundation for my career and changed my life.”

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Mr. Roman Goes to Washington

David Roman - Class of 2014

“I’m appreciative of all the support I have received from the Wake Tech family.”