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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 […]


J. Walter McDowell, retired Chief Executive Officer of Wachovia’s Carolinas Banking Group, will be the speaker at Forsyth Tech’s commencement exercises on Thursday, May 8. The ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem. Currently, McDowell serves as Chairman of Business for Educational Success and Transformation in North […]


(Winston-Salem, N.C.) – Duke Energy and Forsyth Technical Community College today announced a $248,088 investment from the Duke Energy Foundation. The funds will purchase a mechatronics learning system that integrates mechanical, electrical, electronic and computerized control-systems. The sophisticated learning system will expose students to automated processes found on a flexible manufacturing line. The equipment package […]


(Winston-Salem, N.C.) – Second-year Mechanical Engineering Technology students from Forsyth Tech will compete in their annual Cardboard Boat Regatta on Friday, April 25 from 9 – 10 a.m. at the Piney Bluff Boat Launch Ramp at Belews Creek off of Rt. 158 East. Eight teams of two students each will compete in the event, which […]


Forsyth Tech will hold an open house on Saturday, April 26 from 9 am – 1 pm on its Main Campus, 2100 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem. This event offers the community the opportunity to learn about the variety of career and college transfer programs available at the college. The open house is free and open […]


WINSTON-SALEM — At a time where UNCG and North Carolina A&T are facing funding cuts for failing to meet enrollment goals, Forsyth Tech is getting a little extra money from the state this summer for 150 new STEM related courses. The dean of math, science and technology says Forsyth Tech has seen a large increase […]


(Winston-Salem, NC) – The N.C. Department of Commerce has announced that Forsyth Tech will host a workshop on international trade and export opportunities for small businesses on Wednesday, April 16 from 1 – 4 pm at the Forsyth Tech Small Business Center, 4255 N. Patterson Avenue, in Winston Salem. The workshop is being presented as […]


Target High School and College Students (Winston-Salem, NC) – Forsyth Tech is expanding its summer 2014 course offerings from 490 to 640, including the introduction of nearly 150 new Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) and college prep classes. Among the courses being added are anatomy & physiology, math, information technology, developmental math, English and […]


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