WheelTime Network Launches ‘Connection’ Program Aligning Top Community and Tech College Grads with Positions Across the WheelTime Network

Forsyth Tech Selected as First WheelTime Connection Campus

Greensboro, N.C. – July 25, 2016 – WheelTime Network is proud to announce the official launch of WheelTime Connection, a placement and development program for graduating community college and technical school techs across the country. The WheelTime Connection program improves the alignment between community college and tech school coursework and the needs for new technicians in the commercial vehicle industry. Forsyth Technical Community College is the first to join the program and is currently the only North Carolina campus. Since Forsyth’s selection, WyoTech, based in Wyoming, has also joined the program.
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Forsyth Tech Opens Onsite Child Care Program to Train Early Childhood Ed Students

Forsyth Tech has opened an Early Childhood LAB School at 2410 Oak Grove Center on the college’s Main Campus in Winston-Salem that is designed to provide Early Childhood Education students with onsite supervised, hands-on teaching experience and instruction. The program is open to Forsyth Tech faculty and students as well as the general public and is now accepting applications.
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Forsyth Tech Team Takes First Place in NSF Competition with Energy-Efficient Solar Greenhouse Project

Students Apply Nanotechnology To Innovation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced late this afternoon that a panel of expert judges selected Forsyth Technical Community College’s team of nanotechnology students as first place winners in the 2016 Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC). The students’ innovative approach to applying nanotechnology to maximize the efficiency of greenhouses through solar energy elevated them to the national championship.
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Forsyth Tech first community college in NC to use open educational resources in degree programs to reduce costs, reinvigorate teaching, and raise college completion rates

Forsyth Technical Community College has received a grant to create new degree programs using high-quality open educational resources (OER) in new degree programs. The initiative, which involves 38 community colleges in 13 states, is designed to help remove financial roadblocks that can derail students’ progress and spur improvements that will increase the likelihood of degree and certificate completion.
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Forsyth Tech Expands Ways For Students To Obtain Degrees This Fall

Options Increase Convenience, Accessibility for Adult Learners and Recent High School Grads

(Winston-Salem, NC) – This fall, Forsyth Technical Community College is introducing two new ways for students to obtain an Associate in Arts degree: Weekend College and Guaranteed Schedules. These programs respond to changing demographic needs and increase accessibility and convenience for students interested in pursuing their first or second college degree and transferring to a four-year college. Both programs will begin in August.
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Forsyth Tech Launches Leadership Development Program Targeting Millennials

(Winston-Salem, NC) – Forsyth Tech is introducing the Emerging Leaders Lab, an innovative seven-session program that targets Millennials ages 18 – 35 with opportunities to explore personal leadership styles and engage in experiential learning. The sessions will be held on Wednesdays from 9 am – noon at Forsyth Tech @ Innovation Quarter, 525 Vine Street in downtown Winston-Salem and will run from August 3 through October 26.
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Forsyth Tech and WheelTime Work Together to Develop ‘Real-World’ Program in Diesel Maintenance

Now in its second year, WheelTime Network, North America’s largest dedicated service and parts network for quality vehicle care headquartered in Greensboro, hosted the ‘Road to SuperTech’ competition in conjunction with Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem. WheelTime’s sponsorship of the competition expands upon the Network’s focus on training and education by exposing students to industry opportunities, and showcases Forsyth Tech’s dedication to working hand-in-hand with industry professionals.
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“Destination Forsyth Tech” Focuses on Creativity through Technology and Art

A Summer Enrichment Program for Youth Ages 8–13 New Classes Added, Scholarships Available

Summers are meant to be fun. Forsyth Tech is offering a four week summer enrichment program for youth ages 8-13. From concept to creation, students at Destination Forsyth Tech will turn their ideas into finished products which can include bringing their favorite Minecraft characters to life in a short animated film, designing their own app game or creating one-of-a-kind art.
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Forsyth Tech Art Teacher Retires After 20 Years Leaving Behind a Tight-Knit Community of Art Students

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. This week, after a great deal of discernment, Molly decided it was time to retire and return to her first artistic love: being a studio potter.
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