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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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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
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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 […]

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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 […]

Building on the Future: Local 5th Graders Learn About 21st Century Careers at Forsyth Tech

Building on the Future: Local 5th Graders Learn About 21st Century Careers at Forsyth Tech

By Michael A. Wiseman On Wednesday, April 30th, Forsyth Tech invited over 70 Forest Park Elementary 5th grade students onto its campus to tour 11 different program areas on its Main Campus. The trip was designed to introduce students to possible educational and vocational pathways available to them after high […]

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Governor McCrory to Speak at Forsyth Tech Commencement

By Staff   NC Governor Pat McCrory will be the speaker at Forsyth Tech’s commencement exercises on Thursday, May 7. The ceremony will be held at 5 pm (not 7pm as in previous years) at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem. “We are honored to have Gov. Pat McCrory […]

by · April 19, 2015 · 1 comment · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
CCD Micro-Doc – Forsyth Tech Transportation Technology’s 2015 Open House & Cruise-In

CCD Micro-Doc – Forsyth Tech Transportation Technology’s 2015 Open House & Cruise-In

  Forsyth Tech’s Transportation Technology Center is home to the college’s race car, collision repair and refinishing, automotive systems, heavy equipment and transport, motorcycle repair and recreational vehicle maintenance & repair technology programs.  On Saturday, March 28th, they played host to the Second Annual Open House & Cruise-In. Car, truck […]

by · March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
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Farming 2.0: How Forsyth Tech is Reinventing NC’s Agriculture Training

By Michael A. Wiseman   It would’ve been easy to mistake Forsyth Tech’s Stokes County Center for the local feed and seed store Saturday morning. Instead of students and textbooks, there were Carhartts, overalls, flannel shirts, and ball caps. Men wore their working boots. Calloused hands told stories of cold […]

by · March 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
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Scholarship Opportunity Available for Adults & High School Seniors

By Staff In keeping with its mission to help individuals achieve financial wellness throughout all stages of life, The Center for Smart Financial Choices (CFSFC) announced its second set of scholarship opportunities for current or rising college students. The scholarships offer not only financial assistance, but include a financial education […]