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Community College Times August 17, 2012 Community colleges have long stressed the open-door concept, but budgetary pressures—along with the need to better manage enrollment growth and ensure students are on a path to completion—have forced some colleges to put limits on access. Read more: http://www.communitycollegetimes.com/Pages/Campus-Issues/Some-community-colleges-are-prioritizing-enrollment.aspx


The League July 9, 2012 The state-of-the-art Transportation Technology Center at Forsyth Technical Community College (Forsyth Tech) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, hit the ground running not a minute too soon. For the past five years, enrollment has been increasing in all the college’s transportation programs: Automotive Systems Technology, Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology, Heavy Equipment […]


(Piedmont Triad, NC) — Davidson County Community College, Forsyth Technical Community College and Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) have been chosen as three of the 10 North Carolina community colleges to receive funding for the North Carolina Back-to-Work program to help the long-term unemployed find employment and new careers, the NC State Board of Community […]


IT Testing Center Only One of its Kind in Forsyth County (WINSTON-SALEM, July 5, 2012) – Forsyth Tech’s new Davis iTEC Testing Center will hold an Open House on July 11, 2012, to introduce students, Triad businesses, and Information Technology (IT) managers and employees to the new facility. Located in the Technology Building on Forsyth […]


NanoInk’s NLP 2000 Desktop Nanofabrication System expands current  state-of-the-art offerings to students in search of true hands-on nanotechnology learning and experience  SKOKIE, Ill. – June 4, 2012 – NanoProfessor®, a division of NanoInk, Inc.® focused on nanotechnology education, announced today that Forsyth Technical Community College (Forsyth Tech) is expanding its nanotechnology educational leadership in North […]


(WINSTON-SALEM, May 9, 2012) – Jane Oates, Assistant Secretary of Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Department of Labor, will be the speaker at Forsyth Technical Community College’s commencement exercises on Thursday, May 10. The ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem. Oates was nominated by President Barack […]


The Open House will include: Swisher Center Programs Representatives from Admissions and Advising Representatives from JobLink Caterpillar Display Critical Professional Skills workshop hosted by Suzanne Stafford Facility Tours (Therapeutic Massage and CNA Labs) Free Novant Blood-pressure screenings Refreshments Door-prizes and Give-aways NASCAR race car #31 CAT For more information, call 336.734.7903 or email tchappell@forsythtech.edu


ForsythTech Commencement 2012 will be held at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum Thursday, May 10, 2012 @ 7 p.m. Forsyth Tech Graduate Survey Forsyth Tech strongly encourages pending graduates to complete a graduate survey.  In addition to assessing the college’s services and programs, this survey provides us with vital information about your goal completion […]


State-of-the-Art Facility Hailed as Most Advanced in Southeast WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (January 9, 2012) – Forsyth Technical Community College announced that it will hold the grand opening of its new, state-of-the-art Transportation Technology Center on Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at 11 am at 4255 North Patterson Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC. On hand for the celebration will be […]


Edyce Hall Elworth Chosen to Help Increase Gifts to Forsyth Tech Foundation WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (September 1, 2011) – Forsyth Technical Community College has announced that Edyce Hall Elworth has been named the new director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving. In this role, Elworth will work closely with Shari Covitz, Vice President of Institutional Advancement […]


Alan Murdock Named to Vital Post  WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (September 1, 2011) – Forsyth Technical Community College has announced that Alan Murdock is the college’s new vice president of Economic and Workforce Development (EWD). The EWD division, formerly called Corporate and Continuing Education, works with businesses and individuals to supply workforce skills training of all kinds […]


New Officers Named to 30-Member Board WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (July 26, 2011) – Penni P. Bradshaw, partner with the law firm Constangy Brooks & Smith, was elected chair of the board of The Foundation of Forsyth Tech. In the election, Paul H. Hammes, chief operating officer and senior vice president of Forsyth Medical Center was chosen […]


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Center for Design Innovation (CDI) has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a national Network of Excellence for Science, Engineering, Arts and Design. CDI will receive $43,493 to work with Texas A&M University and the Maryland Institute College of Art over the next few months to […]


Jewell Cherry Held Position of Interim VP for More than One Year WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (May 5, 2011) – After a nationwide search, Forsyth Technical Community College has named Jewel Cherry as Vice President of Student Services. Cherry was chosen over a field of four other candidates. “I’m very excited to continue working toward supporting our […]


Forsyth Tech to Graduate 36% More in 2011 than 2010 (WINSTON-SALEM, May 5, 2011) – Hilda Pinnix-Ragland, Vice President-Corporate Public Affairs for Progress Energy, will be the speaker at Forsyth Technical Community College’s commencement exercises on Thursday, May 12. The ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem. […]


WINSTON-SALEM (April 19, 2011) – Mechanical Engineering Technology students from Forsyth Tech will compete in their annual Cardboard Boat Regatta on Friday, April 29 from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the Piney Bluff Boat Launch Ramp at Belews Creek. Seven teams of two students each will compete in the event, which has been a Forsyth […]


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (March 31, 2011) – Forsyth Technical Community College has won a total of nine awards for 2010 marketing initiatives from the International Academy of the Visual Arts and the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR). The College has learned that its redesigned website won a Silver W3 Award from the International […]


WINSTON-SALEM (March 21, 2011) – A feisty band of five Forsyth Tech computer network security students this week returns from spring break with a regional honor and national respect. The Forsyth Tech Cyber Defense team took third place in a field of eight regional finalists in the 6th annual CyberWatch Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. […]


Grant Is Largest In-Kind Grant Ever Received by College (WINSTON-SALEM, March 10, 2011) – Forsyth Tech today announced an in-kind software grant from Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, with a commercial value of $40.2 million. […]


Distinction Is Highest Honor Bestowed by State Board of Community Colleges (WINSTON-SALEM, February 22, 2011) – The NC State Board of Community Colleges has named Dr. Bob H. Greene, past president of Forsyth Tech, the 2011 recipient of the I. E. Ready Award, the highest honor bestowed by the NC State Board of Community Colleges. Dr. […]


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