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UNCSA’s Christopher James Lees to be Assistant Conductor of Charlotte Symphony

By Staff Christopher James Lees, associate professor of conducting at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) and music director of the UNCSA Symphony Orchestra, has been named assistant conductor of the Charlotte Symphony beginning Sept. 1. He will continue in his roles at UNCSA. Lees will […]

by · June 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
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Forsyth Tech Team Takes First Place in NSF Competition by Applying Nanotechnology to Innovation

Students Win National Science Foundation competition with Energy-Efficient Solar Greenhouse Project by staff The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced last week that a panel of expert judges selected Forsyth Technical Community College’s team of nanotechnology students as first place winners in the 2016 Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC). The students’ […]

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UNCSA Website Wins Award in International Competition

By Staff The new University of North Carolina School of the Arts website has won a major award in an international competition. The UNCSA website won a Silver Award in the Institutional Website category of the 2016 Circle of Excellence Awards competition of the Council for Advancement and Support of […]

by · June 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, UNCSA
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Forsyth Tech First Community College in NC to Implement Innovative Degree Initiative

Use of Open Educational Resources in new degree programs hopes to reduce costs, reinvigorate teaching, and raise college completion rates. by staff Forsyth Technical Community College has received a grant to create new degree programs using high-quality open educational resources (OER). The initiative, which involves 38 community colleges in 13 […]

by · June 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
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Success Continues for WSSU Choir with Appearance on Walton Music Promotional CD – Video

By Staff The Winston-Salem State University Choir’s hard work is paying dividends with the notification that Walton Music, an internationally acclaimed music publishing company, wants to feature the choir in demos on their web site and a promotional CD in the fall. Maestra D’Walla Simmons-Burke was notified that Walton editor […]

by · June 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
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Alex’s Lemonade Stand Raises More than $5,500 for Pediatric Cancer Research

By Staff & Michael Wiseman Photos by Tracy Krell Photography This year at Southwest Elementary, the kids and adults involved in “Alex’s Lemonade Stand” sold over 1,300 cups of lemonade and raised more than $5,500 to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, but most importantly they saw how their school, community […]

Forsyth County Health Officials Encourage Parents to Get Their Child’s School Immunizations Now

Forsyth County Health Officials Encourage Parents to Get Their Child’s School Immunizations Now

by staff The school year is winding down this week, but Forsyth County health officials want parents to think ahead to next year before summer fun kicks off. Instead of adding immunizations to the long list of things to do in the last weeks of summer vacation, health officials are […]

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Dr. Grey Weaver Jr. First Recipient of Nelson Professorship in Pediatric Ophthalmology at WFBMC

$1 Million Gift from an Alumnus Endows Professorship, Boosts Campaign Past $232 Million Mark A gift of $1 million from an alumnus of the residency program at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has funded a new endowed professorship in pediatric ophthalmology as part of the comprehensive campaign to support the […]

Micro-Doc- Parkland High School’s “Mandela Society” – One Teacher Making a Difference

Micro-Doc- Parkland High School’s “Mandela Society” – One Teacher Making a Difference

Come spend an afternoon with Parkland High School’s Mandela Society.  Meet these amazing young people and their faculty sponsor Tripp Jeffers as they confront some of the toughest issues of our times… and handle the conversation better than most adults. A Chad Nance mini-doc.

by · June 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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 […]