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Forsyth Tech Art Teacher Retires After 20 Years Leaving Behind a Tight-Knit Community of Art Students

Forsyth Tech Art Teacher Retires After 20 Years Leaving Behind a Tight-Knit Community of Art Students

by staff When artist Mary “Molly” Lithgo started teaching the “Drawing In Color” class in 1996 as part of Forsyth Tech’s Personal Enrichment program, she had no idea she would still be teaching the same class 20 years later. After much deliberation, Molly recently decided it was time to retire […]

by · May 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Forsyth Tech
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Father and Daughter Graduating Together from Forsyth Tech

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools On Thursday, Forsyth Middle College senior Chandler Robinson and her father, Glenwood Robinson, will both receive degrees from Forsyth Technical Community College. Along with being the first Middle College student to complete her associate’s degree while still in high school, Chandler is also on […]

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Forsyth Tech- The Manufacturing Institute Releases First Spotlight on Community College Consortium for Bioscience Credentials

By Staff Last week the Manufacturing Institute released the first Community College Consortium for Bioscience Credentials spotlight on Forsyth Technical Community College. This is the first of five best practices that the Institute will release over the next several months. The c3bc is a multistate consortium of 12 community colleges […]

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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
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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