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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

Karen Beres Named Interim Dean of UNCSA School of Music

By Staff   In a press release, Provost David Nelson announced that Karen Beres has been named interim dean of the School of Music at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, effective July 7th.  Beres has been serving as assistant dean for enrollment, recruiting and outreach since […]

by · June 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, UNCSA
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Salem College’s Women of Purpose Campaign receives $1.5 million from Reynolds American Foundation

By Staff Salem Academy and College has received a gift of $1.5 million from the Reynolds American Foundation to help fund the Women in Science and Mathematics initiative, one of Salem’s highest priorities in its Women of Purpose campaign. One million dollars of the gift will support the construction of […]

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UNCSA Names New Chief of Police

By Staff The University of North Carolina School of the Arts has hired a new police chief. Gregory C. Harris, a veteran law enforcement professional with more than 25 years of experience, will become the new chief on June 26. Harris comes to UNCSA from South Carolina State University in […]

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Forsyth Tech’s Allan Younger Wins Small Business Advocate Award

By Staff Allan Younger, director of the Small Business Center at Forsyth Tech, received the Small Business Advocate of the Year Award from the Kernersville Chamber of Commerce. Younger was recognized during the Chamber’s 2015 Small Business Awards Breakfast held at Fountain of Life Lutheran Church on May 21. The […]

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Hollywood Reporter Names UNCSA #6 Drama Program in the World

By Staff   For a second straight year, the School of Drama at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) is ranked #6 in the world by The Hollywood Reporter. The June 5 issue, released May 29 online, ranks 25 undergraduate drama schools. “We’re thrilled to be […]

by · June 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
WFU Students Place in Top Five for Fresh Water Savings

WFU Students Place in Top Five for Fresh Water Savings

By Staff Out of a field of 125 colleges and universities, Wake Forest students placed in the top five in fresh water savings for the second year in a row during the 2015 Campus Conservation Nationals competition. Campus Conservation Nationals is a nationwide, three-week effort among institutions of higher learning […]