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UNCSA Musicians Win Big at Rosen-Schaffel Competition

By Staff Musicians from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts brought an international flair to the Rosen-Schaffel Competition for Young and Emerging Artists, and nearly walked away with a sweep. Mexican-American flutist Marco Núñez, who received his Bachelor of Music degree in 2014, won first place. The […]

by · July 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA

Forsyth Tech’s Dr. Rachel M. Desmarais Named Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

By Staff Forsyth Tech ahas announced that Dr. Rachel M. Desmarais has been promoted to the newly created position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer following a nationwide search. Desmarais, who assumed her new position on July 1, 2015, has oversight responsibilities for the college’s leadership team as […]

by · July 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech

WSSU Motorsports Program Brings Racing to Triad Minority Youths

By Staff With the help of Matt Murphy, the 14-year-old local racing sensation, the Motorsports Management Program at Winston-Salem State University will introduce Winston-Salem and Greensboro young people to the many sides of racing at three Diversity in Motion Initiative camps in July. The camps, which are free and for […]

by · July 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, WSSU

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 […]