Sharing The Joy

Sharing The Joy

Members of Forsyth Tech’s Student Government Association (SGA) and Alpha Mu Beta (AMB) service fraternity understand first-hand the joy that comes with helping those in need. Each December, the SGA and AMB organize the Angel Tree Project, which provides gifts to the children of students identified through Financial Aid records as being challenged by the ...

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Destination: Transformation

Destination: Transformation

This year saw the launch of a new strategic direction for Forsyth Tech, one characterized as “Transformation.” Forsyth Tech President Dr. Gary Green described “Transformation” as a process the college must undergo to achieve the goal of being a place where any student can get the education needed to be successful. He also made clear ...

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College Honors Retired Board Member Gordon Hughes

College Honors Retired Board Member Gordon Hughes

Forsyth Tech recognized long-time Board of Trustees member, Gordon B. Hughes, this fall with the naming of the college’s Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology Department in his honor. Mr. Hughes, who retired from the Board in 2014, was appointed by the County Commissioners in 1990 and served for 24 consecutive years, including in the capacity of ...

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Changes to Board Of Trustees 2014-15

In October, the college announced the retirement of two longtime members of the Board of Trustees: Gordon Hughes, who served from 1990-2014, and Dewitt Rhodes, who served from 1976-2014. We appreciate their service and thank them for their contributions over the years. The new board members for 2014-15 are: Amanda Boston SGA President John M. Davenport, Jr. President/Owner, DAVENPORT A. ...

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How To Grow Enrollment 100%

How To Grow Enrollment 100%

Rob Hinshaw likes helping people do their job better. A corporate trainer at Forsyth Tech, he specializes in leadership and soft skills training. It’s something he says he “fell into.” After earning degrees in Psychology and Counseling, Rob saw corporate training as a way to apply his skills in the workplace to help people become ...

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Forsyth Tech Recognized As Leader In Manufacturing Training

Forsyth Tech Recognized As Leader In Manufacturing Training

During a National Manufacturing Day stopover at Triumph Actuation in Clemmons this past fall, NC Governor Pat McCrory acknowledged Forsyth Tech as one of the top community colleges in the state, particularly around manufacturing training and education. The praise is well deserved. Forsyth Tech is emerging as a leader regionally and nationally when it comes ...

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Collaborative Community Program Puts Stokes Residents To Work

Collaborative Community Program Puts Stokes Residents To Work

Forsyth Tech in Stokes County received a $90,000 Rural Community Mobilization Grant through the NC Department of Commerce this past summer to provide short-term training to the unemployed and underemployed in Stokes County. The program started in September and runs through April 2015. “Stokes Works” supports the economic and workforce development of Stokes County by connecting ...

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Moral Hygiene

Moral Hygiene

Approximately 175 Forsyth Tech students and faculty gave back to the community by volunteering at a free dental clinic held at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds on November 14 and 15. This group of students included all those in the college’s Dental Assistant and Dental Hygiene programs as well as Nursing and other Allied Health programs. The ...

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A Perfect Partnership

The 100+-year legacy of DataMax Corporation and its predecessor company, the Winston-Salem Retail Merchants Association, is steeped in the tradition of supporting the economic well-being and development of the local business community. When DataMax launched its Foundation in 2007, the board developed a vision for continuing this tradition by focusing philanthropic outreach on economic and workforce ...

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$2.5 Million Grant Supports Student Success

Forsyth Tech’s new Strategic Plan – Transformation – has a goal of making Forsyth Tech a better college that better serves its students. This vision received a big boost in 2014 when the college applied for and received a U.S. Department of Education Title III grant of $2.5 million over five years. The Title III grant ...

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