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Celebrating our Neighbors: Awards, Recognition and New Leadership

Celebrating our Neighbors: Awards, Recognition and New Leadership

CCD loves to celebrate the good in our community. We’ve put together a list of Camel City neighbors who have received awards, recognitions or promotions. Join us in celebrating these leaders and folks who serve our community! UNCSA alumni and faculty receive Helen Hayes Awards for outstanding theatre in Washington, D.C. Kelly […]

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UNCSA Mourns the Loss of Founding School of Music Faculty Member Robert Listokin

by staff The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) is mourning the loss of founding School of Music faculty member Robert Listokin, who died last Wednesday. He was 83. Listokin, a clarinetist, left a promising New York concert career to join the fledgling music faculty at the […]

by · May 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
Allison Weavil is WSFCS Teacher of the Year

Allison Weavil is WSFCS Teacher of the Year

Biology teacher at East Forsyth chosen as Teacher of the Year By Kim Underwood: Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Allison Weavil, who teaches biology at East Forsyth High School, is the 2016-17 Teacher of the Year for Winton-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. Weavil has a gift for making learning fun, her students say, and […]

by · May 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Pre-K to 12
UNCSA Announces $7 million in Fundraising Success in Just Two Months

UNCSA Announces $7 million in Fundraising Success in Just Two Months

$1 million gift from Chancellor Emeritus Alex Ewing will provide scholarships beginning Fall 2016 Gillian Murphy Scholarship fund boosted by visit from Murphy and colleagues from American Ballet Theatre, including Misty Copeland   The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) has raised nearly $7 million in the […]

by · May 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
Forsyth Tech Art Teacher Retires After 20 Years Leaving Behind a Tight-Knit Community of Art Students

Forsyth Tech Art Teacher Retires After 20 Years Leaving Behind a Tight-Knit Community of Art Students

by staff When artist Mary “Molly” Lithgo started teaching the “Drawing In Color” class in 1996 as part of Forsyth Tech’s Personal Enrichment program, she had no idea she would still be teaching the same class 20 years later. After much deliberation, Molly recently decided it was time to retire […]

by · May 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Forsyth Tech
UNCSA’s 50th high school graduating class includes National Merit Scholarship winner and Morehead-Cain Scholar

UNCSA’s 50th high school graduating class includes National Merit Scholarship winner and Morehead-Cain Scholar

Other honors for Class of 2016 include National Youth Orchestra-USA, Young Arts Merit Award, and four top awards by Scholastic Art and Writing Awards  The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) graduated its 50th high school class on Saturday. Among those who received diplomas are a National […]

by · May 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, UNCSA
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Volunteer Proctors Needed for Testing in WSFC Schools

By Staff The end of each school year brings lots of standardized tests. And to make sure that all goes as smoothly as possible, the school system needs volunteers to serve as proctors. A proctor’s primarily responsibility is to work with test administrators to make sure that everything is done […]

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Father and Daughter Graduating Together from Forsyth Tech

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools On Thursday, Forsyth Middle College senior Chandler Robinson and her father, Glenwood Robinson, will both receive degrees from Forsyth Technical Community College. Along with being the first Middle College student to complete her associate’s degree while still in high school, Chandler is also on […]

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UNCSA Alumni Nominated for Tony Awards for Broadway smash “Hamilton” & “The Humans”

By Staff Two alumni of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts have been nominated for Tony Awards. Paul Tazewell, a 1986 graduate of the School of Design and Production, is nominated for best costume design of a musical for the groundbreaking “Hamilton”, which garnered a record 16 […]

by · May 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
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Wake Forest Recognizes Ace Entrepreneurs

By Staff Wake Forest’s Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship honored the University’s outstanding entrepreneurs. Provost Rogan Kersh presented 2003 graduate Ricky Van Veen, co-founder of CollegeHumor, a popular comedy brand/website, and the video sharing site, Vimeo, with the 2016 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award. Van Veen started CollegeHumor.com in the […]