Articles in " Continuing Education " Category

  • Posted on March 23rd, 2017 in Continuing Education

    WILSON, N.C. (March 22, 2017) - North Carolina’s 58 community colleges show students the route to a better life – and play a vital role in regional and statewide economic development. That was the message at today’s “Prosperity Zone” press conference at Wilson Community College. Representatives from Central Carolina CC, Durham Tech CC, Edgecombe CC, Johnston CC, Nash CC, Piedmont CC, Vance-Granville CC, Wake Tech CC, and Wilson CC came together to talk about the impact community colleges have on the lives of North Carolina’s citizens.
  • Posted on March 20th, 2017 in Continuing Education

    RALEIGH, N.C.  (March 20, 2017) - The Wake County Board of Commissioners has appropriated funds for new projects on several Wake Tech campuses. The FY 2017 Capital Improvement Plan totals $24.4 million dollars for these new projects as well as $1 million for the IT infrastructure required to expand online programs.
    This year’s budget includes funds for the following:
    $6.6 million for RTP-2, RTP Campus
    These funds will be used for planning and design of a second classroom building on the RTP Campus in Morrisville. Construction...
  • Posted on March 1st, 2017 in Continuing Education

    RALEIGH, N.C. (March 1, 2017) - Wake Tech students and community members can get free tax preparation and filing services at Wake Tech. The services are offered through the college’s partnership with the Single Stop program.

    Single Stop is a nonprofit program focused on reducing poverty and promoting economic mobility by connecting people to benefits and services with a coordinated, “one-stop shop” approach. Wake Tech is one of only four community colleges offering Single Stop. Tax preparation is one of the many services Single Stop provides. Wake Tech is offering the free service through April 14, 2017, to students and community...

  • Posted on April 11th, 2016 in Continuing Education

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 10, 2016) - Hundreds of high school students, parents, and educators gathered on two Wake Tech campuses today for the college’s annual Open House events. School guidance counselors and administrators also attended, along with professionals interested in new career options and others from the community. The events took place on Wake Tech’s Main and Perry Health Science campuses. Both offered tours and opportunities to learn about the courses, programs, and support services Wake Tech offers.

    Visitors spoke with admissions advisors, career counselors, and staff and faculty from various departments.


  • Posted on April 7th, 2016 in Continuing Education

    RALEIGH, N.C. (April 7, 2016) - Wake Tech Executive Vice President Dr. Gayle Greene has been awarded the prestigious Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence. The Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC, today announced that Dr. Greene will join the inaugural class of the Aspen Presidential Fellows, a group of 40 extraordinary leaders with the drive and capacity to transform community colleges for greater student success.

    Over the next decade, a majority of current community college presidents will retire. At the same time,  students are flocking to...

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