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Forsyth Tech Goes the Extra Mile: A Story of Two Instructors and Two Students

Forsyth Tech fulfills its mission to help students graduate in a number of significant ways.  Recently, two graduates of the Global Logistics Technology program experienced first-hand how the college goes above and beyond to help students complete their degree. Demetria Ledbetter, program coordinator for Global Logistics Technology, discovered that two […]

by · August 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
Sen. Burr Presents Forsyth Tech with National Cybersecurity Program Designation, Commends College’s Leadership

Sen. Burr Presents Forsyth Tech with National Cybersecurity Program Designation, Commends College’s Leadership

By Staff Forsyth Tech announced at a press event Monday that its cybersecurity program has been named a Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense Education. This national designation is jointly awarded by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and is the most […]

by · August 12, 2015 · 1 comment · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
Forsyth Tech is introducing a two-year degree in Motorcycle Mechanics this fall.

Forsyth Tech Introduces New Program Options for 2015-2016 Academic Year

By Staff   Forsyth Tech is responding to the needs of the local business community while providing new options to students for the 2015-2016 academic year with the introduction of new programs, industry credentials, and online courses.   Among the new offerings is the Associate in Engineering program (AE). Engineering […]

by · August 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
official groundbreaking of the FTCC's new Stokes County Center in the Meadows community near Walnut Cove.

Forsyth Tech Groundbreaking Ceremony Officially Launches Construction on New Stokes County Center

By Staff On July 27, more than 80 people turned out for a groundbreaking ceremony hosted by Forsyth Tech to celebrate the commencement of construction on the college’s new Stokes County Center at 1165 Dodgetown Road in the Meadows community near Walnut Cove. The Center represents the college’s first permanent […]

by · July 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech

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
dean ayers, dr. green, and secretary perez

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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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
allan younger

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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Forsyth Tech Celebrates 2015 Commencement: “It Means Everything”

By Michael A. Wiseman The word “commencement” conjures up visions of robes and hats, of processions to Pomp and Circumstance, and of diplomas and tassels. It’s a celebration; the culmination of years, a sign that hard work pays off. But it also means, literally, a beginning. The start of something […]

jeremy hurt; walter hauser; ronald pennix; henry amos; yolanda stewart; chef dennie veasey, chef instructor

Triad Community Kitchen Graduates Two Classes

By Staff   On Friday, April 10, 2015, the Triad Community Kitchen Culinary (TCK) culinary training program held a combined graduation ceremony for the CC25 and CC26 classes. Makisha Armstrong and Rod Pridgen, both of Winston-Salem, graduated from CC25. The graduating members of CC26 were Henry Amos, Walter Hauser, Jeremy […]