Author: Ethanie Good

Forsyth Tech Receives Grant from Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust has given $440,000 to Forsyth Tech to provide student support services leading to improved student completion and retention.  “This tremendous donation from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust will have a powerful impact for many of our students,” said President of Forsyth Tech Janet Spriggs. “Our student population, in… Read More »

BB&T Ballpark Becomes Truist Stadium

Truist Bank and the Winston-Salem Dash announced that BB&T Ballpark will be renamed Truist Stadium as a continuation of its naming rights partnership with the Dash. Truist Stadium will continue BB&T Ballpark’s legacy as the community’s gathering place for safe, fun, and affordable entertainment. Truist Stadium features 5,500 fixed seats, lawn seating, numerous group and… Read More »

Mid Sized Metros Like Forsyth County Gain Appeal

Many workers have left America’s largest metro areas in the past three months. Some of them will not be going back. According to the Wall Street Journal article titled “When Workers Can Live Anywhere, Many Ask: Why Do I Live Here?” anywhere from 3 to 10 percent of the workforce in large cities like New… Read More »

Forsyth Tech to Reveal New Brand at a Drive-Through Launch Party

Drive-Through event on Thursday, June 25th After entering into a re-branding process earlier this year, Forsyth Tech is ready for the “Big Reveal” of a new brand identity. Through a thoughtful process of research, interviews, focus groups and brainstorming sessions with employees, students, alumni and members of the community, the college developed its new brand… Read More »

Courtyard by Marriott Opens in Downtown Winston-Salem

Today, Hotel Equities (HE) announced the Courtyard by Marriott Winston-Salem Downtown has officially opened its doors in downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The new custom-designed, 126-room hotel is located at 640 West Fourth Street and features a rooftop bar with a view of the West End and historic Winston-Salem skyline. The hotel is owned by global private equity group Virtua Partners and… Read More »

WSSU receives $1 million in funding to fight COVID-19

Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) will receive $1 million from the UNC Board of Governors and the N.C. Policy Collaboratory at UNC-Chapel Hill to fight COVID-19. The UNC Board of Governors announced that it is making six such $1 million awards to the UNC System’s six historically minority-serving institutions. The funding will be awarded on July… Read More »

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