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After more than a dozen years of planning,Forsyth Technical Community College this month opened its new $10 million facility at the 525@vine former tobacco building at the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem. Gary Green, president of Forsyth Tech, said the college signed a 10-year, $3 million lease with 525@vine’s developer, Wexford Science & Technology, for […]


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Forsyth Tech officially opened its newest location today at 525@vine in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem, which is now home to the college’s Business & Industry Services Division. 525@vine, a former tobacco factory that was recently redeveloped and renovated into a mixed-used laboratory and office building, houses Forsyth Tech’s R. J. Reynolds Corporate […]


Forsyth Tech has announced its new College Board of Trustees and Foundation Board of Directors members for the 2014-2015 academic year. Forsyth Tech College Board of Trustees Forsyth Tech has appointed two new trustees for the coming year:  A. Edward (Ed) Jones, retired Deputy County Manager for Forsyth County; and John M. Davenport, Jr., President/Owner […]


Local colleges and universities are participating in a national campaign to prevent sexual assaults on their campuses, an effort that has taken on a renewed urgency in the wake of a disappearance of a University of Virginia student. Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., 32, was arrested last week and charged with abduction with intent to defile […]


North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory visited Triumph Actuation in Clemmons Friday afternoon as part of Manufacturing Day activities and credited Forsyth Tech’s Customized Job Training Programs as models for the development of a skilled manufacturing workforce. Forsyth Tech President Dr. Gary Green and Dean of Business & Industry Services, Jennifer Coulombe, were invited to attend […]


Starting and operating a small business is hard work. Did you know that there is a local resource that exists with the primary purpose of helping you achieve business success? Furthermore, this organization provides FREE services. I am pleased to introduce you to the Small Business Center at Forsyth Tech. We provide:  Confidential one-on-one business […]


Workforce Teams Seeking Businesses to Visit as Part of Statewide “1,000 in 100” Initiative (Winston-Salem) – Workforce development partners from Forsyth and Stokes County are looking for businesses to visit as part of the “1,000 in 100” initiative, a statewide effort to match the needs of local companies with skilled employees. Organized by NCWorks, teams […]


Early College of Forsyth (ECF), located on the Main Campus of Forsyth Tech in Winston-Salem, has been named one of America’s top high schools in Newsweek’s 2014 High School Rankings. ECF ranked 365 out of the more than 14,000 high schools considered, placing it in the top 2.6%. In addition, ECF received special recognition for […]


Ray Cadmore to Offer Lecture on Integration of Emerging Technologies into Community College Curriculum This fall, Forsyth Tech is hosting Australian Fulbright Professional Scholar, Raymond Cadmore, through the National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce (NCBW) of BioNetwork, which delivers best training practices to areas in which emerging bioscience technology is developing. Cadmore, who teaches food […]


“Forsyth Tech in Stokes County has received a $90,000 Rural Community Mobilization Grant through the NC Department of Commerce to provide short-term job training to the unemployed and underemployed in Stokes County. The program is designed to connect qualified residents with full-time jobs and new careers, and the training will be provided at no cost. […]


AUGUST 28, 2014 – Thanks to a field trip to the Museum of Anthropology at Wake Forest University, students at Forsyth Middle College know a good deal about the history of Native Americans living in the Carolina Piedmont when European explorers arrived in the 1500s. Junior Aaron Patterson was impressed by the way the Catawba […]


North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that United Furniture Industries NC, LLC is expanding operations in Forsyth County. The company plans to create 200 new jobs and invest $5.2 million over the next three years in Winston-Salem. United Furniture Industries is based in Mississippi and is a domestic leader in manufacturing of upholstery […]


When WXII anchor Cameron Kent walked in the doors of the Stokes Opportunity Center last Thursday it was obvious the students there knew who he was. But Kent was just one of many stars in the building that day, as he soon learned after meeting with members of The Star Catchers, a group of Lifelong […]


Forsyth Tech has announced that the Lawrence E. Pope Foundation is giving the college a gift of $52,000, which will be distributed over a two-year period and used to update and expand the college’s Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology program. A presentation of the initial grant check in the amount of $26,000 took place today […]


This spring, Forsyth Tech students competed—and came out on top—in several  regional, national and international industry-related competitions, a testament to the quality of training and education they are receiving at the college. “Throughout the year, our students enter industry-related competitions to help them apply the skills they’re learning in the classroom,” says Conley Winebarger, Vice […]


J. Walter McDowell, the retired chief executive officer at Wachovia Corp., mentioned Dani Winter of Winston-Salem as an example of high-achieving students at Forsyth Technical Community College during the school’s 2014 commencement program Thursday night. “Dani is the recipient of the prestigious Park Scholar at N.C. State University,” McDowell told more than 6,000 people gathered […]


Forsyth Tech will hold a Cruise-In and Open House at the Forsyth Tech Transportation Technology Center, 4255 N. Patterson Avenue in Winston Salem, on Saturday, May 10 from 10 am – 2 pm. The public is invited to bring their cars to Cruise-In—all makes and models are welcome. Gates will open at 9:30 am at […]


(Winston-Salem, NC) – Forsyth Tech will hold its second annual Fine Arts Showcase on Tuesday, April 29, from 6 – 8 pm at the college’s West Campus auditorium, 1300 Bolton Street, Winston-Salem. The Showcase will feature artwork and performances by students enrolled in Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Acting, and Chorus classes at the college. The performances […]


Eight boats — with themes inspired by Princess Bubblegum, TV serial killer “Dexter” and NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt — slipped into Belews Lake under threatening skies Friday morning for Forsyth Tech’s annual Cardboard Boat Regatta. Constructed by second-year mechanical engineering students out of single-ply cardboard using liquid adhesive, duct tape and waterproof paint, the boats had […]


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