From student to president: Meet Forsyth Tech’s Janet Spriggs

Dr. Janet Spriggs was named president of Forsyth Technical Community College on Oct. 19, 2018. Spriggs was serving as the Chief Operating Officer of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College at the time of her selection. She is replacing Dr. Gary Green, who served as president from 2001 until his retirement. The announcement of her selection came 10 days after Bloomberg declared Forsyth Tech “an exemplar of what a community college ought to be.”
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How Forsyth Tech’s Launch Challenge Helped Bring a Salt Cave to Winston-Salem

When visitors step inside Himalayan Hideaway, Winston-Salem’s only salt cave, Chrissy Klunder, owner, hopes guests will feel like they’ve been transported to a courtyard in Nepal. The environment, which Klunder describes as a wellness zone and relaxation station, features a cozy ambiance with an eclectic décor of salt lamps, plants, and an assortment of Nepalese art and antiques.
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Encouraging Entrepreneurial Spirit

By Allan Younger, director, Small Business Center, Forsyth Technical Community College, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Featured in the magazine of the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

Six entrepreneurs are one step closer to achieving their dream as a result of funds awarded from the Small Business Launch Challenge at Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Now in business are a costume designer, speech consultant, athletic trainer, and three culinary entrepreneurs.
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Congratulations to Rachel Schroeder!

Shroeder was awarded the R. Philip Hanes Jr. Young Leader Award from the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.  For her commitment to the Kernersville Little Theater, Shroeder exemplifies volunteer dedication and leadership while furthering the missions of arts and culture.

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