UNCSA Musicians Win Big at Rosen-Schaffel Competition

By Staff Musicians from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts brought an international flair to the Rosen-Schaffel Competition for Young and Emerging Artists, and nearly walked away with a sweep. Mexican-American flutist Marco Núñez, who received his Bachelor of Music degree in 2014, won first place. The […]

by · July 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA

Forsyth Tech’s Dr. Rachel M. Desmarais Named Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

By Staff Forsyth Tech ahas announced that Dr. Rachel M. Desmarais has been promoted to the newly created position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer following a nationwide search. Desmarais, who assumed her new position on July 1, 2015, has oversight responsibilities for the college’s leadership team as […]

by · July 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
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SciWorks Offers GSK Science in the Summer

By Staff   Through its GSK Science in the Summer™ program, Winston-Salem’s SciWorks is offering kids the opportunity to participate in a free, one-day chemistry camp. GSK Science in the Summer™ is a free science education program sponsored by GSK that helps elementary school children “grow into science.” Through classes […]

by · July 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features

WSSU Motorsports Program Brings Racing to Triad Minority Youths

By Staff With the help of Matt Murphy, the 14-year-old local racing sensation, the Motorsports Management Program at Winston-Salem State University will introduce Winston-Salem and Greensboro young people to the many sides of racing at three Diversity in Motion Initiative camps in July. The camps, which are free and for […]

by · July 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, WSSU
Arts Council Engagement Society to Talk Arts in Education

Arts Council Engagement Society to Talk Arts in Education

By Staff The Arts Council Engagement Society (ACES) will host its next Community Conversation from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 14, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in downtown Winston-Salem. The topic is “Arts in Education,” and a panel of community educators will share their experiences. […]

by · July 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Pre-K to 12
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SciWorks to Host Plutopalooza Camp-in on July 14

By Staff   SciWorks will host a special overnight Plutopalooza Camp-in from Tuesday, July 14 (beginning at 6:30pm) until Wednesday, July 15 (ending at 9:00am). The event coincides with the New Horizons spacecraft’s historic rendezvous with Pluto. The fastest spacecraft ever launched, New Horizons has traveled a longer time and […]

by · July 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features

Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest Hits Half-Billion Dollar Mark

By Staff   Two years earlier than projected, Wake Will: The Campaign for Wake Forest has reached the half-billion dollar mark in total campaign commitments and is more than 83 percent toward its Reynolda Campus goal. As of June 30, 2015, Wake Forest has raised more than $503 million of […]

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Secretary of Labor Perez Praises Forsyth Tech Programs

By Michael A. Wisemam Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez and Congresswoman Virginia Foxx paid a visit to Forsyth Tech this week with a clear message: If the new post-recession economy is a Big Mac, institutions like Forsyth Tech are the signature gooey deliciousness that makes it come together. “You are […]

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Professor Timothy Davis Named WFU Law’s Newest Academic Dean

By Staff   Wake Forest University School of Law Professor Timothy Davis will serve as Wake Forest Law’s newest Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He is the first African-American to serve in this role at the law school. “Soon after Tim arrived in 1998, the whole community knew to […]

by · June 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Not Your Average Graduate- The Story of Rodney Harris

By Amber Jamison   At the age of 53 Rodney Harris achieved a long-held goal- he earned his Adult High School diploma from the Access Center at Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, part of Forsyth Tech’s Adult High School program. This milestone is the culmination of a lot of […]

by · June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Forsyth Tech