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 […]

Kim Marion, Assistant Principal, West Stokes High School, Tapped for Position WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (June 8, 2010) – Forsyth Technical Community College has announced that Kimberly L. Marion will assume the role of Principal, Stokes Early College, effective July 1, 2010. Marion will maintain her position as Assistant Principal at West Stokes High School until the […]

Ceremony To Be Held May 20, Wait Chapel, WFU, 7:30 PM WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (May 18, 2010) – Forsyth Tech will celebrate the graduation of 293 students from its General Educational Development (GED®) and Adult High School (AHS) programs on Thursday, May 20, at Wait Chapel on the Wake Forest University campus at 7:30 p.m. The […]

1,000 Students to Graduate from Forsyth Tech in May (WINSTON-SALEM, May 4, 2010) – Dr. John McConnell, Chief Executive Officer of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, will be the speaker at Forsyth Technical Community College’s commencement exercises on Thursday, May 13. The ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial […]

Scott Ralls, President, NC Community College System, Will Deliver Commencement Address   WINSTON-SALEM, NC (April 26, 2010) – Forsyth Technical Community College will hold a graduation for its JobsNOW program on Wednesday, May 26th, at 6:30 pm. The ceremony will take place at Forsyth Tech’s West Campus Auditorium and will feature a commencement address by […]

Just as the Swallows’ Return to Capistrano…  Forsyth Tech Celebrates its Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta WINSTON-SALEM (April 18, 2010) – Mechanical Engineering students from Forsyth Tech will compete in their annual Cardboard Boat Regatta on Friday, April 23 at 9 a.m. at the Piney Bluff Boat Launch Ramp at Belews Creek. Nine teams of two […]

State-of-the-Art Complex Considered One of the Top Facilities in Southeast WINSTON-SALEM (April 22, 2010) – Forsyth Technical Community College will unveil a new, state-of-the art Emergency Services Training Center (EMST) on the campus of the Northwest Forsyth Center in King on Monday, April 26 at 3 pm. The EMST will be used to train fire, […]

Forsyth Tech Renames its Motorsports Program Richard Childress Race Car Technology at Forsyth Tech WELCOME, N.C. (October 28, 2009) — The motorsports technology program at Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem, N.C., has been renamed Richard Childress Race Car Technology at Forsyth Tech. The announcement was made during a ceremony October 27 on the Forsyth […]

MILFORD, Mass., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT – News) announced today that it is partnering with the NC BioNetwork Pharmaceutical Center, and their new Analytical Training Lab, in Winston-Salem, NC, to educate and train students and workers in the life sciences, including those entering the state’s burgeoning biopharmaceutical industry. The Pharmaceutical Center, […]

(November 24, 2009) – Forsyth Technical Community College’s new website ( has won a Gold award in the 2009 National Council of Marketing and Public Relations District 2 Medallion Awards. The college received Silver awards for the Forsyth Tech Foundation brochure and the Education Bond Referendum multi-media campaign, and a Bronze award for its magazine, […]

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (February 24, 2010) – The International Center of Forsyth Technical Community College will sponsor a symposium on Developing a Global Perspective, on Friday, February 26. The all day symposium will focus on how Americans can increase their understanding and openness toward the current and changing immigrant populations. Mayor Allen Joines will deliver opening […]

December 3rd, 2009 – Forsyth Technical Community College and Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) have entered into an agreement that will allow students to be simultaneously granted admission to both colleges. The Dual Admissions Program (DAP) partnership is designed to provide support and resources to students who may not be ready to succeed in a bachelor’s […]

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