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

Herbalife Invests in Training for Employees, Offers Certification Opportunities Through Forsyth Tech Partnership

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2016:  Today, The Manufacturing Institute released the first Community College Consortium for Bioscience Credentials (c3bc) spotlight on Forsyth Technical Community College. This is the first of five best practices that the Institute will release over the next several months.
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College students participate in ‘Cardboard Boat Regatta’ at Belews Lake

The rain didn’t stop some boaters from taking to Belews Lake Friday morning, but these weren’t just any boaters or your typical boats.

These were students from the mechanical engineering technical program at Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem for the annual “Cardboard Boat Regatta.”

The program has been taking cardboard boats to the water for more than 40 years to test the limits of cardboard, duct tape, glue and the students’ imagination.

Fine Arts Students Put On A Fine Art Show

An orchestra

An Associate in Fine Arts is a college transfer degree for Forsyth Tech students interested in pursuing a career as a visual artist, musician, theater artist, or art/music/theater educator. The program has an interdisciplinary approach that allows students to take a variety of courses in art, drama and music. The program has doubled in size since it was started at the college three years ago, going from 50 to 100 students.
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Work-Based Learning Student of the Year

Work based learning students

In preparing students for a career, Forsyth Tech offers much more than just classroom instruction. Internships and work-based learning courses give students real world, on-the-job experiences that allow them to demonstrate their skills and develop needed competencies, all while earning college credit. Each year the college selects a Work-Based Learning Student of the Year, and this year that student is Tresha Johnson.
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Jobs in Logistics on the Rise

A roundtable at Forsyth Technical College sought to educate students about the opportunities in the industry

“When I order something online, I am not thinking about how it gets to me, I just want it to get to me,’’ said Marsha Vacirca, an employee with MercuryGate International, a company that makes logistics software.
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Students Learn About Advanced Manufacturing

On April 6, a group of students from North Stokes High School, South Stokes High School, and West Stokes High School had the opportunity to tour the Advanced Manufacturing facility at Forsyth Tech Community College to promote Advanced Manufacturing S.T.E.M. week. These students were greeted by Eddie Waddell who is over recruiting for the college and Todd Bishop: Program Coordinator for Mechanical Engineering, Technology, Drafting, and Design. The students toured the interior design, drafting, architectural design, graphic design, machining, and electronics facilities.
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