King Public Library and Forsyth Tech offer Career Connections
Economic and Workforce Development Instructors Cindy Amen and Lynn Owens are helping job seekers.
Forsyth Tech’s Basic Law Enforcement staff is taking proactive steps to provide enhanced training for BLET students. Lorin Dingler, department chair, Public Safety Technologies and Basic Law Enforcement Qualified Assistant Brian Diggs will attend “Impartial Policing” training in August. Continue reading
A program to prepare under-served students for college has partnered with Forsyth Tech to advance its mission to end the cycle of poverty.
“College Lift” places students from low-income families into intensive, hands-on math, science, and language arts courses on campus, starting in sixth grade right up through high school.
Creator Logan Philon started the program after seeing in a 2015 Harvard Study that Winston-Salem was one of the hardest places in the nation to escape poverty if you’re born into it.
In 2018, North Carolina launched a statewide grant program for community college students facing unexpected emergencies. Unlike many scholarships, the grants are not merit-based, and the barrier to receive them are low by design. And grants are designed to have a remarkably quick turnaround: funds are usually disbursed within three business days
Forsyth Technical Community College is collaborating with a Triad nonprofit to provide a new access and success program for economically underserved middle and high school students. The school on Wednesday announced a partnership with College Lift, which started under the direction of the non-profit Piedmont Renewal Network three years ago in Winston-Salem.
COVID-19 has created a large shift from the way students learn in the classroom to learning from home. With summer college classes underway, it has made some students change their minds about how they want to learn.
While the class of 2020 had big plans for their future, the journey of some graduates may look a little different.
With many universities across the country mostly offering online courses, it has some students asking, “Why pay for a four-year university right now?”