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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. […]


Biotech Student, Kathy Proctor, to Sit in First Lady’s Box (WINSTON-SALEM, January 24, 2011) – Kathy Proctor, a second-year biotech student at Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem, NC, has been invited by the White House to share the First Lady’s box during the President’s State of the Union address tomorrow evening. According to Proctor, […]


Commissioners Approve Funding as Part of School Capital Projects Initiative (WINSTON-SALEM, November 10, 2010) – Forsyth Technical Community College will receive $6 million from Stokes County for a “brick and mortar” structure to be built on the college’s Meadows site in Walnut Cove. Construction on the Forsyth Tech Stokes County Center building, which will become the […]


Here are some of the details: Forsyth Tech chose to sponsor the teen rock band competition stage to reach out to key target audiences, including middle school and high school students and their parents, as part of the college’s 50th anniversary year celebrations. The Rock This! band competition will begin around 12:30 pm Saturday. It […]


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (September 14, 2010) – The National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce (NCBW) at Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem and the Washington-based Manufacturing Institute (the Institute) announced a formal alliance today to jointly develop a highly-skilled and educated 21st century biotechnology and pharmaceutical production workforce. The new collaboration includes a five-year commitment to […]


Forsyth Tech will be kicking off its 50th anniversary celebrations tomorrow on Sept. 14. with the dedication of its just-completed Alumni Oval. The ceremony will take place at 2 pm on Main Campus (2100 Silas Creek Parkway). The Alumni Oval is situated in the courtyard area, between Allman Center, Admore Hall and the Tech Building […]


WASHINGTON, D.C., August 18, 2010 – U.S. Senator Kay R. Hagan (D-NC) will tour Forsyth Technical Community College, one of four colleges in the country selected by the Manufacturing Institute to implement a job-training program that issues nationally recognized credentials. A Hagan-sponsored bill, the AMERICA Works Act — which will create a commonsense system to […]


New Directors and Officers Named to 30-Member Board WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (July 27, 2010) – Murray C. Greason, Jr., an attorney with Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, was elected president of the board of The Foundation of Forsyth Tech. In the election, Penni P. Bradshaw, Managing Member of Constangy Brooks & Smith, was chosen as vice-president. […]


College Meets “Exceptional” Standards WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (July 12, 2010) – The North Carolina Community College System has named Forsyth Technical Community College as one of only 11 schools out of the state’s 58 to have met 2010 standards for “Exceptional Institutional Performance.” This rating indicates Forsyth Tech achieved or surpassed: All eight core performance standards […]


Legislation Clarifies Tuition and Fees WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (July 9, 2010) – Some Forsyth Technical Community College students will see a tuition increase as a result of legislation (S.L. 2010-31) that took effect July 1, 2010. The North Carolina Community College System this week informed its member schools of increases that will impact both in-state and […]


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