Forsyth Tech to Open Multidisciplinary Science Lab 7 Days a Week to Meet Students’ Scheduling Needs

Forsyth Tech students enrolled in Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology and Biotechnology courses will soon have more flexibility to fulfill required science lab classes. Beginning January 7, 2016, the college’s state-of-the-art Science Skills Lab (SSL) will extend its hours of operation to between nine and 14 hours a day, seven days a week, with instructors on hand to assist students whenever the lab is open. The lab is the first of its kind in the country to operate on such a broad scale in higher education, including two- and four-year schools, according to Michael Ayers, dean of the Math, Science and Technologies division.
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Forsyth Tech’s Women’s Center Makes Impact

Forsyth Tech’s Shugart Center for Women has been in operation for over 15 years and offers dozens of services to female students.

The idea for the center was formed by Gloria Sexton in 1998. In 2002, the center received an endowment from Mr. Grover F. Shugart, CEO of Shugart Enterprises. Although the center focuses mostly on the needs of female students, it is open to all enrolled students at Forsyth Tech as well as faculty and staff.
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Forsyth Tech Earns Statewide Honor

College Meets “Exceptional” Standards

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (July 12, 2010) – The North Carolina Community College System has named Forsyth Technical Community College as one of only 11 schools out of the state’s 58 to have met 2010 standards for “Exceptional Institutional Performance.”
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