WINSTON SALEM- A North Carolina community college is one of the first 50 in the nation to participate in a new initiative to help veterans enter the workforce after they leave service. It’s called Get Skills to Work, and is designed to equip vets with advanced manufacturing skills. Desert Storm veteran Dan Reid is getting […]

Pike Enterprises Partners with College to Provide NCCER-Credentialed Program (Winston-Salem, NC) – Forsyth Tech has received accreditation from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) in Florida designating the college as an Electrical Lineman Accredited Training and Education Facility, the only one in North Carolina. Pike Enterprises will serve as industry sponsor for […]

College among First 50 Schools to Partner with “Get Skills to Work” (Winston-Salem, NC) – Forsyth Tech is among the first 50 colleges to join the Get Skills to Work Initiative, a partnership among The Manufacturing Institute, GE, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Alcoa, more than 500 manufacturing companies, non-profit organizations, and institutions of higher education to […]

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s far-ranging higher education system is expected to finalize a deal Friday that would eliminate red lights along the paths of students wishing to transfer. The UNC Board of Governors and the State Board of Community Colleges are scheduled to sign an agreement easing the way for students to transfer between 58 […]

A profile presentation on Targacept Inc. provided Thursday – as designed – a stark picture of the risk-reward balance of biotechnology. Dr. Stephen Hill, chief executive of the Winston-Salem biopharmaceutical company, was introduced to attendees of the SciTech lecture at Forsyth Technical Community College through a litany of Targacept’s financial and research challenges of the […]

Stephen Hill to Address the Risks and Rewards of Biotech (Winston-Salem, NC) – Dr. Stephen A. Hill, president and Chief Executive Office of Targacept, will be the guest speaker at Forsyth Tech’s February SciTech lecture. Hill will address “Biotech: Risk and Reward” on Thursday, February 20 from 4 – 5 pm. The lecture will held […]

Michelle Ross and her mother, Brenda Green, smiled and laughed as they marched with fellow graduates into Wait Chapel on Thursday night to receive their GEDs. Ross, who lives in Tobaccoville, said she juggled several jobs and raised her three children while earning her general-educational development diploma. “It’s been 10 years, and it should have […]

Mayor Allen Joines Is Graduation Speaker  (Winston-Salem, NC) – Forsyth Tech will graduate its largest General Equivalency Diploma (GED®) class tonight, Thursday, January 30, at Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest University, at 7:30 p.m. Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines, an advocate for the development of an educated and skilled local workforce, will be […]

The late 2000s, dominated as they were by the Great Recession, were years of unprecedented growth for the nation’s community colleges. Colleges that had traditionally focused on student access and opportunity shifted institutional attention to student success and completion of a degree or credential. With completion the goal, the multiple defined pathways that learners use […]

More than 100 residents in Forsyth and Stokes Counties will get free job-training. First they must qualify. Forsyth Technical Community College is among 50 community colleges in North Carolina offering a free work training program called Back to Work. It provides free, short-term occupational training for adults 18 and older who are North Carolina residents, unemployed […]

Forsyth Tech Holds Information Sessions for Short-Term “Back to Work” Training Classes Tuition-Free Courses Target Unemployed, Veterans, NC National Guard  (Winston-Salem, NC) – Forsyth Tech is holding a series of information sessions in December, January and February to present details about its Back to Work short-term training program designed to train unemployed North Carolinians for […]

Forsyth Technical Community College is planning several information sessions in December, January and February for its “Back to Work” programs. Those classes are short-term training programs specifically designed for unemployed North Carolinians looking to move into in-demand careers such as electronic health records specialists, electrical linemen, facility maintenance technicians and welders. Residents who qualify for […]

Forsyth Technical Community College is building a $7 million Center for Emerging Technologies in downtown Winston-Salem. The center will be located in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Gary Greene is the president of Forsyth Tech. He says the school is one of the fastest growing community colleges in the country. During the past seven years there, […]

The area within the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in Winston-Salem will soon look like a town within the city. In the early 1990’s, officials with Wake Forest University, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and city and county officials began looking into the idea of creating a downtown research park in Winston-Salem. The area was originally […]

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Information is key when searching for a career path. Forsyth Tech is holding an event next Thursday to let people know about Manufacturing – as well as education and careers. Manufacturing night is 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24. The event will be held in the Ardmore Auditorium on the main campus of […]

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Forsyth Tech is hosting an information session focused on the manufacturing industry. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6 – 7:30 pm in Ardmore Auditorium on the college’s Main Campus, 2100 Silas Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem. This session is free and open to the public. Faculty and staff from […]

Forsyth Technical Community College’splanned Center for Emerging Technologiesis expected to ramp up the population of downtown Winston-Salem’s research park by 1,200 students annually when it opens in October 2014. Forsyth Tech President Gary Green and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter PresidentEric Tomlinson will announce this afternoon that the $7 million, 23,900-square-foot facility will be located in the 525@Vine building, […]

GREENSBORO, N.C. — WFMY News 2 is partnering with local businesses and organizations to launch a marketing campaign to expand the aviation workforce in the Triad. The initiative, Aviation Triad, unites the industry with community, civic and other aviation interests to highlight the growing aviation business. “A robust aviation industry is growing in the Piedmont […]

The class of 2013 Forsyth Technical Community College, Paul M Wiles School of Nursing, Stokes County Campus Practical Nursing Evening and Weekend program had a Pinning Ceremony on July 29 at Faith Missionary Alliance Church, located at 1078 Gumtree Rd. in Winston-Salem. FTCC has 2 Practical Nursing Programs, one in Stokes County on the Early […]

A bill modeled after a Forsyth Technical Community College initiative is one stop closer to becoming a nationwide standard after advancing in the U.S. Senate. The AMERICA Works Act, introduced earlier this year by a bipartisan coalition of three senators, including Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., passed through committee and has been rolled into the reauthorization […]

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