From the President

Dr. Gary M. Green

We are fortunate to have tremendous support for Forsyth Technical Community College in this community. The individuals, companies, and community partners that continue to advocate for education and workforce development are changing lives. Over the past three years, the community supported two major fundraising initiatives. The Pathways to Possibilities Capital Campaign launched in 2015 to help ...

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Culinary Entrepreneurs Smoked the Small Business Challenge

entrepreneurs

Forsyth Technical Community College held the Small Business Launch Challenge Awards on Dec. 18, 2017 to complete the first session. Six finalists presented their proposals and three winners were selected. 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 ...

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Forsyth Technical Community College Launched Forsyth Tech Works Volunteer Program

Forsyth Tech employees out volunteering

From sorting food and preparing bagged lunches to painting and hauling gravel, Forsyth Tech employees spent time this past September offering their services to the community. “All full-time employees received eight hours of community service leave as part of a new program we launched last year,” explains Anna Marie Smith, Chief Human Resources Officer. “We didn’t ...

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Growing Need for Cyber Warriors Offers Students Scholarships and Careers in Cybersecurity

cyber security students

In September 2016, Forsyth Technical Community College was named by the National Security Agency (NSA) as a Cybersecurity Regional Resource Center (CRRC), one of only six community colleges in the country designated a Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in cybersecurity. The CAE designation, awarded jointly by the NSA and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...

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A New Partnership Develops

Bellevue and Forsyth Tech faculty

Forsyth Technical Community College has partnered with Bellevue University, a private, nonprofit university in Bellevue, Nebraska, to offer students another program option for college transfer upon graduation from Forsyth Tech. Three Bellevue leaders visited Forsyth Tech on February 5 to meet with Forsyth Tech leaders and faculty to share information about the program, take a tour, ...

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A Collaborative Effort Earns Recognition

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Forsyth Tech was named a national finalist in the Bellwether Award competition in January for a four-year project spearheaded by its National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce (NCBW). Forsyth Tech and its NCBW received Bellwether Award recognition for the work of the Community College Consortium for Bioscience Credentials, which was created under a $15 million Trade ...

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Giving Everyone a Reason to Smile

dental students at work on a patient

Good dental hygiene with regular checkups is important but can also be expensive. That’s why at Forsyth Tech, one of the benefits of offering the best education in dental education is instruction through hands- on experience and giving back to the community. In addition to the low-cost dental clinic offered from February through June, the dental ...

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Honoring a Legacy — Black History Month Program at the Mazie S. Woodruff Center

Denise Hartsfield

It was an atmosphere of celebration and inspiration during the 2nd annual Black History Month program at The Mazie S. Woodruff Center on Feb. 22, 2018. The program focused on the legacy of two champions for the African-American community in Winston-Salem, Mazie S. Woodruff and Walter Marshall. Walter Marshall’s children Krista and Malcolm shared their father’s ...

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In Recognition of His Contribution to Education, Bill Adams Awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Bill Adams

Bill Adams, part-time director of occupational extension at Forsyth Technical Community College, has been awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine — one of the most prestigious awards conferred by the governor of North Carolina. President of Forsyth Tech Gary Green, presented the award to Adams March 14. Adams has a Bachelor of Science in ...

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Strategic Partnerships Make Good Business Sense

Juanita Murphy

Successful companies drive local economies and, likewise, a competitive workforce can sustain the success of the company. Forsyth Tech has a history of working with businesses to develop skilled employees, enhance contract training programs for staff, and to identify and implement assessment tools for pre-screening potential job candidates. In fact, Forsyth Tech was founded in 1960 ...

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