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NC Community Colleges Small Business Center Network Celebrates North Carolina Small Businesses

By Staff As we enjoy the spring, the North Carolina Community College Small Business Center Network encourages you to celebrate your local Small Businesses. National Small Business Week is May 1-7, 2016. “The success of small businesses is very important to Forsyth Tech,” says Allan Younger, director of the Small […]

by · May 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Forsyth Tech
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Forsyth Tech Presents One Spirit Dance Team In Program Celebrating NC’s American Indian Tribes

By Staff As part of its ongoing Humanities Enrichment Series, Forsyth Tech will be hosting the One Spirit Dance Team on Wednesday, April 13 from noon to 1:30pm in the Dewitt Rhoades Conference Center at the Oak Grove Center on the college’s Main Campus on Silas Creek Parkway. The One […]

by · April 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech

Forsyth Tech Nanotechnology Students Selected As Finalists In National Science Foundation Innovation Challenge

By Staff The National Science Foundation, in partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges, has named a team of Forsyth Tech nanotechnology students one of 10 finalists in the second annual Community College Innovation Challenge. This is a federally funded program that encourages students to develop skills for innovation […]

by · April 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
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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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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
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Forsyth Tech Transportation Students Place 1st and 6th in National Competition

By Staff   Forsyth Tech Transportation Technology student Daniel Hanna won first place in the American Trucking Associations’ 2015 Technology & Maintenance Council’s National Student Technician Competition, TMC FutureTech 2015, held in Orlando, Fla., recently. The Greensboro-based WheelTime Network, North America’s largest dedicated service and parts network for quality vehicle […]

by · November 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
student created clay models as part of a “Character Bible” assignment that required them to develop a biography of the character, sketches of the character in various poses, and 25 different facial expressions for the character.

Forsyth Tech Named Centre of Excellence for Digital Effects & Animation by Canadian-Based Toon Boom

By Staff Forsyth Tech’s Digital Effects & Animation Program has been named a Toon Boom Centre of Excellence, the first U.S. community college to receive this designation, putting the DEA program on par with some of the best digital design schools in the world. The college underwent a rigorous application […]

by · October 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
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Forsyth Tech & Fallen Linemen Foundation Provide Scholarships to College’s Thriving Lineman Program

By Staff Forsyth Tech’s Electrical Linemen Program, located at the college’s Northwest Forsyth Center in King, is earning a national reputation for its affordability, top-notch instruction, state-of-the-art facilities and job placement statistics. And thanks to scholarships made available through the Fallen Linemen Foundation, a limited number of qualified students each […]

by · October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech