A Distinct Accomplishment

The Forsyth Tech cyber security team receiving an award.

Forsyth Tech students and programs have earned many distinctions over the years. But they aren’t all created equal.

Some, like the Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense Education designation, are highly sought after. The CAE designation, awarded jointly by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is the most prestigious recognition for cybersecurity excellence a college can receive. And this year Forsyth Tech was selected as one of 44 two- and four-year colleges to receive the honor. “We are so excited about getting it,” says Dr. Deanne Wesley, department chair, Davis iTEC Center. “It puts us among the top programs in the country.”
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Forsyth Tech first community college in NC to use open educational resources in degree programs to reduce costs, reinvigorate teaching, and raise college completion rates

Forsyth Technical Community College has received a grant to create new degree programs using high-quality open educational resources (OER) in new degree programs. The initiative, which involves 38 community colleges in 13 states, is designed to help remove financial roadblocks that can derail students’ progress and spur improvements that will increase the likelihood of degree and certificate completion.
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Forsyth Tech Expands Ways For Students To Obtain Degrees This Fall

Options Increase Convenience, Accessibility for Adult Learners and Recent High School Grads

(Winston-Salem, NC) – This fall, Forsyth Technical Community College is introducing two new ways for students to obtain an Associate in Arts degree: Weekend College and Guaranteed Schedules. These programs respond to changing demographic needs and increase accessibility and convenience for students interested in pursuing their first or second college degree and transferring to a four-year college. Both programs will begin in August.
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