Forsyth Technical Community College Announces New Dean of College and Career Readiness

Sydney Richardson

Sydney Richardson has joined Forsyth Technical Community College as the dean of College and Career Readiness. As part of the Economic and Workforce Development Division, College and Career Readiness serves approximately 2900 students who take Adult Basic Education classes, Adult High School courses, and English as Second Language courses, leading them to either additional academic pursuits or the workforce.
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Forsyth Technical Community College Announces Winners of The Small Business Launch Challenge

Forsyth Technical Community College announces the winners of the Small Business Launch Challenge held at Wake Downtown, Innovation Quarter on Monday, December 18, 2017. Six finalists presented their proposals for new businesses, and three winners were chosen. The first place winner was Stacey Mitchell, co-owner of Smoke and Skillet Food and Beverage Catering; second place winner was Faith McKnight, owner of The Sweet Truth Bakery and Catering; and third place winner was Calissa Hooper, owner of 5 Sistah’s Delight, Food Truck Catering.
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Former Chairman of Lowe’s Companies Inc. Makes Record Donation to  Forsyth Technical Community College

Largest donation made by an individual donor in history of Forsyth Tech

In the true spirit of Thanksgiving, Forsyth Technical Community College is thankful to Robert L. and Elizabeth M. Strickland for their generosity. Longtime Winston-Salem residents, the Stricklands are making the largest donation by an individual donor in the history of the college. In support of the Stricklands’ desires to improve the lives of students and help them find meaningful careers upon graduation, the school has received a gift of $2.8 million to endow a newly-created Director position at the College’s Career Center.  As a result, the Robert L. Strickland Director of Career Services will be responsible for providing leadership and vision in coordinating the development and operation of all Career Development programs provided by Forsyth Tech.
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