Securing the Future: Students Receive Cybersecurity Scholarships

Even though they started on different career tracks, four students at Forsyth Tech discovered a new passion for cybersecurity and were awarded Federal CyberCorps Scholarships for Service Grants in 2018. Dillon Lewis, Jovan Morgan, Chris Perris, and Sam Wilson will each receive a total of $61,000 for three years— one year at Forsyth Tech and ...

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Launched Into Success: Meet the Winners of the Small Business Challenge

Launched Into Success: Meet the Winners of the Small Business Challenge

When you’re trying to start a business, it’s always important to have support along the way. That’s where resources like Forsyth Tech’s Small Business Center come in. Located at Innovation Quarter, the Small Business Center helps entrepreneurs receive assistance with classes, seminars, and mentors. Since 2017, they’ve offered a special program called the Small Business ...

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Study Away: Broaden Your Horizons

Study Away: Broaden Your Horizons

While study abroad programs offer the experience of studying in another country, Forsyth Tech established the Study Away program to offer students opportunities to travel and learn in the United States, as well as abroad. These trips can expand students’ perspectives while providing life-changing experiences. Students experienced a trip to Ireland and Argentina in 2018; ...

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A Remarkable Past, A Bright Future

A Remarkable Past, A Bright Future

Forsyth Tech has grown tremendously under Dr. Green’s leadership having a positive impact on the lives of countless individuals and the community. His legacy will continue for years to come. On December 31, 2018, Dr. Gary Green, President Of Forsyth Technical Community College , retired after 17 Years at the helm. He is the longest serving ...

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Forsyth Tech Board of Directors and Trustees

Forsyth Tech Foundation Board Of Directors Officers: Chris Leak, Chair Vice President Senior Portfolio Manager Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Martha Clayton Logemann, Vice Chair Certified Public Accountant, Owner Logemann & Co., Pa Janet N. Spriggs, Ed. D., Secretary President Forsyth Technical Community College Wendy R. Emerson, Treasurer Vice President Of Business Services Forsyth Technical Community College Bill Green Executive Director Forsyth Tech Foundation Board Members: Beth Baldwin Community Representative Scott Carpenter Co-Founder Capture Public Relations & Marketing John Cocklereece Attorney Bell ...

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The Future’s So Bright

The Forsyth Tech Foundation’s 2018-19 Annual Fundraising Campaign adopted the tagline, “The Future’s So Bright” to focus on both the accomplishments during Dr. Gary Green’s tenure as president, and on the promising future that lies ahead for our college. Today, Forsyth Tech can provide educational pathways that lead to meaningful, living-wage careers for our students, ...

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In Memoriam

Bert Lester Bennett January 22, 1921 – July 16, 2018 A native of Winston-Salem, Mr. Bennett joined his family business, Quality Oil Company, in 1947. Under Mr. Bennett’s leadership, Quality Oil grew to be one of the largest branded oil jobbers in the U.S. In addition to his success in business, Mr. Bennett was committed to the ...

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Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight

John Sherman: From Student to Teacher John Sherman and his wife Jamie decided to relocate to North Carolina in order to escape the Midwest winters. Sherman had previously been working in the health care industry and decided to attended Forsyth Tech for respiratory therapy, while his wife took a job as a school counselor at an area ...

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Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight

Jessica Long: A Commitment to Careers Thanks to a generous $2.8 million gift from longtime Winston-Salem residents the late Robert Strickland and his wife Betty Strickland, the development of Forsyth Technical Community College’s Career Center is underway and includes the college’s first endowed position: director of the Career Center. Jessica Long stepped into this exciting role, becoming ...

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2018 Graduation

2018 Graduation

Here’s the latest news about our recent graduates! Blake Johnson New Beginnings After an accident in 2015, Blake Johnson became a quadriplegic and was forced to sell his electrical business. He wasn’t sure what to do next. “While in vocational rehabilitation, I decided I wanted to go back to school to pursue other opportunities,” Johnson said. He started at Forsyth ...

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