Fine Arts Students Put On A Fine Art Show

Fine Arts Students Put On A Fine Art Show

An Associate in Fine Arts is a college transfer degree for Forsyth Tech students interested in pursuing a career as a visual artist, musician, theater artist, or art/music/theater educator. The program has an interdisciplinary approach that allows students to take a variety of courses in art, drama and music. The program has doubled in size ...

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Getting Kids Excited About Education

Getting Kids Excited About Education

If you had been at Forsyth Tech on Wednesday, April 30th, you would have seen an unusual sight – seventy 5th grade students getting their first taste of college life. The students were there to tour 11 different program areas, and hopefully begin thinking about their own future careers and getting excited about education. The students ...

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Work-Based Learning Student of the Year

Work-Based Learning Student of the Year

In preparing students for a career, Forsyth Tech offers much more than just classroom instruction. Internships and work-based learning courses give students real world, on-the-job experiences that allow them to demonstrate their skills and develop needed competencies, all while earning college credit. Each year the college selects a Work-Based Learning Student of the Year, and ...

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Cultivating a New Generation of Farmers

Cultivating a New Generation of Farmers

On a cold late-winter Saturday in February, the Forsyth Tech Stokes County Center in Walnut Cove hosted more than 30 area farmers for a day of health and safety workshops. The first-ever Farm Health and Safety Institute featured sessions for farmers on large animal safety, emergency preparedness, personal protection and farm equipmentsafety, including dramatic demonstrations of ...

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Jonathan Maas: Network Star

Jonathan Maas: Network Star

Jonathan Maas came to Forsyth Tech in 2004, right out of high school. His plan was to get his Associate degree and then transfer to a four-year university, but it didn’t work out that way. “I spent a few years just in and out of classes, not sure what I wanted to do,” he says. “I ...

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A BIT of Information

A BIT of Information

Forsyth Tech has a new dean of the Business & Information Technology (BIT) Division: Pamela Shortt. Pamela comes to Forsyth Tech with a deep familiarity with the state’s community college system. For the past 15 years, she worked at Davidson County Community College first as an Information System Specialist before becoming an instructor in Computer Programming ...

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A New Name For An Important Group Of Programs

A New Name For An Important Group Of Programs

Forsyth Tech recently announced that the college’s Adult Literacy programs, which formerly fell under the title of Basic Skills, would now be referred to as College and Career Readiness. According to Michael Harris, Dean of College and Career Readiness, this new name “better reflects the college’s mission of providing quality training to all citizens no ...

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Forsyth Tech Opens New Location in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter

Forsyth Tech Opens New Location in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter

More than 150 donors, board members, trustees, elected officials, and business and community leaders gathered for a reception at 525@vine in Winston-Salem on October 7 to celebrate the opening of Forsyth Tech’s Business & Industry Services Division in Winston-Salem’s thriving Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. After welcoming the guests, Mamie Sutphin, Vice President of Institutional Advancement/Executive Director ...

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Preparing for a Sea Change in U.S. Manufacturing: Forsyth Tech Takes the Lead

Preparing for a Sea Change in U.S. Manufacturing: Forsyth Tech Takes the Lead

For more than 30 years, the U.S. manufacturing industry witnessed an exodus in manufacturing operations to countries overseas where wages and other operational costs were much lower. Now, many of those operations are returning to the U.S. The American manufacturing industry is again starting to thrive and is no longer characterized by dirty, dark and ...

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Forsyth Tech Students Shine At SkillsUSA Championships

Forsyth Tech Students Shine At SkillsUSA Championships

SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization for high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations.  The goal of SkillsUSA is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. Each year the organization holds the SkillsUSA Conference, attended by more than 15,000 students, ...

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