Triad community college joins online co-admission network

Forsyth Technical Community College has added another co-admission partner to its growing roster of educational collaborations. The school has joined the Bellevue University Premier Partner Network, the nation’s largest such network of more than 50 community colleges.

The partnership will offer Forsyth Tech students the opportunity to continue their education beyond an associate degree at one of the nation’s leaders in preparing students for career success. Students can transfer all of their college credits, including full associate degrees, toward accelerated, online bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

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‘College Guarantee’ program announced for Forsyth County residents

Spriggs

Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines announced a new program Wednesday that will allow local high school graduates who can’t afford the cost of Forsyth Technical Community College to attend for free.

Funded primarily by an $870,000 grant from BB&T Corp., the Winston-Salem College Guarantee was announced at a news conference on the campus of FTCC. The “Hope and Opportunity” scholarships will be available to students from low-income households who graduate at the end of the current school year.

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Forsyth Technical Community College Announces Herbalife signing with Apprenticeship Program

Herbalife signing with Apprenticeship Program

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, November 11 – 17, Forsyth Tech recognizes
all our employee-partners who have joined LEAP@ForsythTech.

Winston-Salem, NC – Forsyth Tech celebrates National Apprenticeship Week by signing another employer partner for the Learn and Earn Apprenticeship at Forsyth Tech (LEAP@ForsythTech) program. Herbalife, with headquarters based in Winston-Salem, N.C., will provide students an opportunity to combine on-the-job training with technical education while earning an income.

LEAP@Forsyth Tech is a structured collaboration between Forsyth Tech as the apprenticeship sponsor and instructional provider and local companies committed to employing the apprentices throughout their educational journey.

“We are thrilled that Herbalife is partnering with us through LEAP@Forsyth Tech to help fulfill Forsyth Tech’s mission as a catalyst for equitable economic mobility, empowering lives and transforming communities,” said President of Forsyth Tech, Janet Spriggs. “With all our employee-partners who are collaborating with us through LEAP, we will expand the skilled workforce in our region, provide a strong positive impact on our economy and increase our ability to attract new and expanding industries to our community.”

Currently, Forsyth Tech works Progress Rail, A Caterpillar Company; Siemens Energy. Inc.; Thermcraft and Triumph Actuation Systems, LLC. to provide customized training programs for potential employees. Utilizing existing relationships while nurturing new ones, Forsyth Tech will communicate the benefit of being an employer partner with our sponsored program to train the workforce of today and the future.

“Herbalife has benefitted greatly throughout the years from our partnership with Forsyth Technical Community College,” Gene Corbett, vice president human resources and talent, Herbalife. “The Apprenticeship Program is another step in our long-standing relationship as we both understand the value in developing future talent for our business.”

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