Forsyth Tech, Lifesaver

Forsyth Tech, Lifesaver

After getting laid off in 2009, Donna Farrar came to Forsyth Tech looking for a new start. Thanks to hard work, perseverance and the support of folks like Sherraine McLean, director of the Shugart Women’s Center and now Donna’s good friend, Donna earned AAS degrees in both Paralegal and Criminal Justice Technology. She’s now enrolled ...

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Mr. Tea

Mr. Tea

Chad Morris is a man of many abilities. In his 12 years at Forsyth Tech, he’s taught English as a Second Language classes as well as running the Literacy Lab and being an adult GED instructor at the college’s Goodwill location. He’s also a successful entrepreneur – the owner and operator of Chad’s Chai & ...

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On The Move

On The Move

Chris Pearce Named To President’s Cabinet Chris Pearce has been promoted to associate vice president and chief information officer of Information Technology Services for the college, a position that places him at the table with the president’s cabinet. Chris earned his AA in Information Systems from Forsyth Tech and has worked for his alma mater since ...

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Designing Women

Designing Women

When Veronica Nielsen and Allison Carithers met as students in the Interior Design program at Forsyth Tech, they immediately hit it off. Their second year, participating in the Habitat for Humanity ReStore Spaces fundraiser, they discovered a shared passion for taking old, junky items and repurposing them into handcrafted home décor, furniture and jewelry. In ...

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Profiting Nonprofits

Profiting Nonprofits

When it comes to helping nonprofits, Reneé Rogers can’t help herself. As program coordinator of the Nonprofit Leadership & Management program, she helps guide Forsyth Tech students to careers in the nonprofit arena. In her free time she serves on the boards of several local nonprofits and helps with the needs they have. Often the ...

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