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Terrence J to speak at Wake Forest University

By Staff Three-time Emmy nominee Terrence “J” Jenkins will visit Wake Forest University to discuss his experiences on his path to a successful career as a journalist, author, and entertainer on Thursday Feb. 11, 2016. Part of the Journey to Success Speaker Series, his address is free and open to […]

by · February 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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Wake Forest Baptist Researchers Find Link Between Obesity and Blood Clots in Pediatric Patients

By Staff Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced, Monday, that they have found an association between obesity and the formation of blood clots in the veins of children and adolescents. While obesity is a well-established risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults, previous studies in pediatric populations […]

by · February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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RiverRun, WSSU, & UNC-TV Team Up for Special Screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

By Staff A new revolutionary culture emerged in the turbulent 1960s, and the Black Panther Party was at the vanguard. Weaving together a treasure trove of rare footage with the voices of a diverse group of people who were there, Director Stanley Nelson, winner of RiverRun 2015 Master of Cinema […]

by · January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
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UNCSA Drama, D&P, and Film Alums Head to Park City for Premier Film Festivals

By Staff The streets of Park City, Utah, are crowded this month with the work of students and alumni of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Students and alumni of the schools of Filmmaking, Drama, and Design & Production worked on or appear in eight films screening […]

by · January 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
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Forsyth Tech Hires New VP of Instructional Services, Chief Academic Officer

By Staff Forsyth Tech announces that Dr. Joel Welch has joined the college as the new vice president for Instructional Services and chief academic officer. Welch’s appointment became effective January 4, 2016. In his new role, Welch is responsible for all credit instruction at Forsyth Tech, which includes overseeing 68 […]

by · January 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
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WSSU Motorsports Management Student to Receive the First Sam Belnavis Scholarship

By Staff Robert Johnson, a Winston-Salem State University  junior Motorsports Management major from Kernersville is the first recipient of the $5,000 Sam Belnavis Scholarship from the North Carolina Motorsports Association and the North Carolina Motorsports Foundation. The scholarship is being awarded for the first time during 2016-2017 academic year. The […]

by · January 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
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Forsyth Tech to Open Multidisciplinary Science Lab 7 Days a Week to Meet Students’ Scheduling Needs

Innovative Offering a First in U.S. Higher Education Forsyth Tech students enrolled in Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology and Biotechnology courses will soon have more flexibility to fulfill required science lab classes. Beginning January 7, 2016, the college’s state-of-the-art Science Skills Lab (SSL) will extend its hours of operation to between […]

by · December 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
Forsyth Tech’s Women’s Center Makes Impact

Forsyth Tech’s Women’s Center Makes Impact

By: Kerri Hughes Forsyth Tech’s Shugart Center for Women has been in operation for over 15 years and offers dozens of services to female students. The idea for the center was formed by Gloria Sexton in 1998. In 2002, the center received an endowment from Mr. Grover F. Shugart, CEO […]

by · December 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Forsyth Tech
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Scholarship Announced to Help Low-Income Students Attend Forsyth Tech

By Staff Mayor Allen Joines and Mayor Pro Tempore Vivian H. Burke today announced they are jointly sponsoring a new scholarship program that will allow public-housing, subsidized-housing or low-income students to attend Forsyth Technical Community College. The Burke/Joines scholarships will pay the full tuition for up to six semesters at […]

by · December 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Forsyth Tech, High Schools
3rd Shift… Steps Toward Peace- A Living Vigil… #Prayers4Paris

3rd Shift… Steps Toward Peace- A Living Vigil… #Prayers4Paris

By Chad Nance “Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance […]