From The President

Dr. Gary Green

Dr. Gary M. Green We are more than halfway through another academic year, and as I reflect on where Forsyth Tech has been in the past few months and where the college is heading as we move into spring, I am gratified by what I see. I want to begin by thanking the voters in our county ...

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SGA Helps Keep Students Healthy

baskets of fruits and vegetables

The Student Government Association (SGA) went all out this fall to help keep our students healthy by eating the right foods. In August, the SGA sponsored a Welcome Week Farmers’ Market, where students could get a bag full of free fruits and vegetables fresh from local farms. This was followed up in September by a ...

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First In North America

Two men signing a piece of paper

In July, Forsyth Tech became the first community college in North America to join WheelTime Connection, a program for students in programs like Automotive Systems Technology and Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology. The goal of the program is to better prepare these students to get jobs in the truck and coach repair industry. Students apply ...

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Our 21st-Century Summer Camp

Kids using technology at Summer Camp

Forsyth Tech brought “summer camp” into the 21st century last year with “Destination Forsyth Tech,” a four-week enrichment program for kids 8-13 focused on creativity through technology. Participants enjoyed activities like developing 3-D games, designing apps and learning computer programming, as well as more traditional summer camp activities such as art classes. For older kids, ...

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EWD Open House Offers Opportunities

Student looking at a structural design at open house

A primary role of Forsyth Tech’s Economic & Workforce Development (EWD) division is helping people get the education and training they need to find a new or better job. To help facilitate that, the college held an Open House & Career Expo on West Campus in October that showcased 30 of EWD’s short-term training, job ...

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Dana Caudill Jones Joins Board Of Trustees

Dana Caudill-Jones

Forsyth Tech is honored to have Dana Caudill Jones of Kernersville join our Board of Trustees. Named one of the Triad’s 40 Leaders under 40 in 2006 and Kernersville’s Citizen of the Year in 2012, Ms. Jones is owner of Caudill’s Commercial Electric Company. She is also a longtime community activist who has served on ...

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Bonnie’s Band Surpasses Goal

Bonnie's Band

On September 10 more than 25 people associated with Forsyth Tech participated in Athena’s Run for Gynecological Cancers at Tanglewood Park under the team name Bonnie’s Band, honoring Dr. Bonnie Pope. Pope, the college’s former dean of Health Technologies, passed away from ovarian cancer in May. In a testament to her legacy, generous contributions from ...

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“Magnificent 7” Join The Thin Blue Line

BLET students looking down from a balcony

In December, after 17 weeks of grueling training, 2,540 pushups and 36 written tests, seven cadets graduated from Forsyth Tech’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program to begin a career dedicated to protecting their local communities. The graduates selected State Highway Patrol Sgt. Joshua Church as graduation speaker. Sgt. Church, who served as an instructor during ...

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College Gets NSA Designation, Funding

A lock overlaid with electronic circuitry designs

In September, the National Security Agency (NSA) named Forsyth Tech a Cybersecurity Regional Resource Center (CRRC) as one of only six community colleges in the country designated a Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in cybersecurity. “The CAE in Cyber Defense Education award is highly sought after,” says Dr. Deanne Wesley, department chair, Davis iTEC Center/Cybersecurity ...

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Feature: Pillars Of Support

Dr. Corey Miller

Foundational Insights Dr. Corey Miller, Executive Director of Development and the Forsyth Tech Foundation “The Forsyth Tech Foundation exists to add value to the college by building on its strengths.” I joined the Foundation this past fall with the goal of fostering a culture of philanthropy around the mission of the college. As I have been “learning the ...

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