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Acclaimed Choreographer Twyla Tharp to Host Evening at Salem College

  By Staff   Salem College, through the generous support of the June Porter Johnson Series for the Visual and Performing Arts, will welcome famed choreographer Twyla Tharp to Winston-Salem for a craft talk, “Living the Creative Life,” and dance pieces performed by Salem College students and community volunteers, followed […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Salem College
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WSSU Professor Earns Rehabilitation Education Award

By Staff   Dr. Robin E. Dock, associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling at Winston-Salem State University, recent received the Sylvia Walker Education Award from the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns, a division of the National Rehabilitation Association that promotes ethical and state-of-the-art practices in rehabilitation. Dock, […]

by · October 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, WSSU
Forsyth Tech Opens New Location at 525@Vine

Forsyth Tech Opens New Location at 525@Vine

By Staff   Forsyth Tech officially opened its newest location Wednesday at 525@vine in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem, which is now home to the college’s Business & Industry Services Division. 525@vine, a former tobacco factory that was recently redeveloped and renovated into a mixed-used laboratory and office building, […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech

Wake Forest Law Professor Tracey Banks Coan named 1st Assistant Dean for Academic Engagement

By Staff   Wake Forest Law Professor Tracey Banks Coan has been named the law school’s first assistant dean for academic engagement. “Professor Coan stays on top of the literature about the best teaching and best learning techniques in legal education,” says Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77). “This new position […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Wake Forest
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Gov. Pat McCrory Recognizes Forsyth Tech on Manufacturing Day

By Staff   North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory visited Triumph Actuation in Clemmons Friday afternoon as part of Manufacturing Day activities and credited Forsyth Tech’s Customized Job Training Programs as models for the development of a skilled manufacturing workforce. Forsyth Tech President Dr. Gary Green and Dean of Business & […]

by · October 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
kenyatta U

WSSU to Develop a Relationship with University in Kenya

By Staff Winston-Salem State University has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya, that will lead to student and faculty exchanges and research collaborations. “This agreement creates another opportunity for our students and faculty to engage in global conversations with colleagues in advancing the frontiers of […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
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Local Grad Applies Youth Leadership Skills as Freshman in the United States Naval Academy

By Staff   Timothy Smith, a graduate of Summit School and Calvary Baptist Day School high school, is excelling during his fall semester as a freshman (called a plebe) at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Smith recently said the leadership skills honed in Winston-Salem are serving him […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Features

Wake Forest Creates New Way For Students To Report Bias

By Staff In an article posted yesterday, WFDD’s Keri Brown reported that Wake Forest university has recently implemented a system to report bias incidents on campus. This is an effort to adress critisisms and complaints from some students regarding theri treatment by campus police regarding claims of discrimination. As reported […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
john robinson as clarence darrow

Wake Forest Law to host the “One Man Play: Clarence Darrow” on Sept. 25

By Staff   John Robinson, a retired Winston-Salem teacher, will perform stories of Clarence Darrow’s struggles and triumphs as a Chicago lawyer in a one-man play at Wake Forest Law. The event will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, followed […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Pilot Program Aimed at Improving Digital Literacy Among Disadvantaged Adults Graduates First Class

By Staff On Friday a very excited group of students were able to take home a piece of technology that many of us take for granted every day; their own lap top computer. Not only did these students receive computers, they also became the first graduates of the five-week pilot […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Forsyth Tech