Staying on the Road to Healthy Living

Staying on the Road to Healthy Living

If your New Year’s resolutions included starting your journey to health and wellness, here’s a fellow traveler you need to meet. Liz Hronek has been down this road for most of her life, dealing with her weight and her relationship with food. Even though she was active when she was young, at 8-years-old, her doctor told ...

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Perseverance Regardless of Challenges

Perseverance Regardless of Challenges

For Evanisto Amador Guerrero, walking across the stage at Forsyth Technical Community College on Friday, December 14 to receive his Adult High School equivalency was the culmination of a dream. A dream especially significant to him now as he is battling Berger’s disease, a rare form of IGA nephropathy or kidney disease. Guerrero has only 38 ...

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A Special Presentation to the NC Conference of English Instructors

A Special Presentation to the NC Conference of English Instructors

Finding uncommon ways to help students succeed is one of the commitments Dr. Kristin Redfield, Writing Program Coordinator at Forsyth Tech, makes to her students. In keeping with her teaching philosophy, when she submitted her proposal for a presentation at the NC Conference of English Instructors this past October, she had an idea for a ...

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North Carolina Work-Based Learning Association Announces Outstanding Employer

North Carolina Work-Based Learning Association Announces Outstanding Employer

Forsyth Technical Community College Nominates Research Information Systems at Wake Forest Baptist Health for Collaboration on Work-Based Learning  Getting work experience while still in school is an invaluable experience for students preparing for a career. At Forsyth Tech, the Work-Based Learning Department comprised of Beth Agnello, director and Danielle Rose, manager works with local businesses ...

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Forsyth Tech Offers Employees Paid Time Off Work to Give Back

Giving back is an important part of our mission here at Forsyth Tech. But for many employees, that can be hard to do, as volunteer time is spent after work hours or on the weekends. That’s why college leaders implemented a new community service program this year, giving employees another option to pitch in while ...

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Hacking for Good: Educating the Next Generation on Cutting Edge Cyber Security

Hacking for Good: Educating the Next Generation on Cutting Edge Cyber Security

Ariana Hernandez Noyola is learning about how to legally hack a computer! “I’m learning about jobs in technology that help others,” Ariana says. “There are good hackers out there, and they protect people’s information.” Ariana is a part of a group of rising 7th and 8th grade students, who got a taste of what it’s like to ...

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We Interrupt This Broadcast

We Interrupt This Broadcast

Forsyth Technical Community College’s Broadcasting and Production Technology (BPT) program was born out of a need by a community partner. IMG College, a sports marketing and broadcast services company headquartered in Winston-Salem, came to Forsyth Tech in 2010 with a necessity for developing trained workers in this specialized area. The program began with only a ...

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The Courage to Speak

The Courage to Speak

When Sarah Burcaw Yunusov first walked into Maryanna Richardson’s COM 231 public speaking class in 2007, she was both intimidated and scared. “I’d never had a positive experience before with public speaking,” Sarah says. “The very first day of class, Maryanna came in and was the liveliest, most excited and personable instructor I’d ever had! I ...

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Forsyth Tech Grad Defies the Odds Set Against Him

Forsyth Tech Grad Defies the Odds Set Against Him

Legally blind since the age of eight, Matthew Errett doesn’t let his limitations hold him back. In addition to being an accomplished saxophone player and training himself to play music by ear, he has a variety of other artistic talents. “I also paint and draw, act, and am in show choir” Matthew says. Matthew graduated with ...

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Making the Right Call

Making the Right Call

Sherron Richardson retired from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in 2012, after faithfully serving thousands of children as a bus driver for 23 years. “I decided I wanted to go back into the workforce,” she says. “I wanted to have a chance to get out and not just stay at home.” That’s when she decided she wanted to ...

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