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Category: Education & Workforce

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Announces New Roles for Two Team Members

As Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. continues to impact local workforce and economic development, it is announcing new staff roles for two team members.   Alesia Hilton, who has served as the Director of Internship Programs since 2021, has been named the Director of Career Readiness. Since joining Greater Winston-Salem, Inc., Alesia has led the creation and development… Read More »

Forsyth County Celebrates National Career Development Month

The month of November is dedicated to honoring talent and workforce through National Career Development Month, an initiative of the National Career Development Association. Here are a few of the ways that Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, and North Carolina are honoring this field! North Carolina Career Development Coordinator Day Governor Roy Cooper has issued a proclamation… Read More »

WS-TEACH Receives $4.7M Grant to Strengthen Local Teacher Recruitment Efforts

This week, the U.S. Department of Education announced nearly $25 million in grants to help recruit, prepare, develop, and retain a strong, effective, and diverse teacher workforce around the country through the Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) program. Winston-Salem State University, Wake Forest University, Salem College, and Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) received a $4.7 million TQP… Read More »

Local Colleges Stand Out in National Rankings

Salem College is ranked the #1 Liberal Arts College in the nation for Social Mobility Local higher education institutions stand out for top performance and social mobility in the 2022 – 2023 Best Colleges rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. Salem College ranks #1 among all National Liberal Arts Colleges in America… Read More »

Forsyth Tech Announces Health Technologies Apprenticeships with Atrium, Novant Health

Forsyth Tech, along with representatives from Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and Novant Health, announced that apprenticeships for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at the two healthcare providers will be available. The apprenticeships are part of Forsyth Tech’s award-winning Learn and Earn Apprenticeship Program (LEAP), and is the only registered MRI apprenticeship in the state of… Read More »

Career Readiness Initiative Helps Students Dress for Success

Senior Academy goes Behind the Scenes at Belk Students from Carver, East Forsyth, Glenn, North Forsyth, Parkland, and Reynolds participated in a learning opportunity at a place you might not expect: the mall. Students browsed the aisles at Belk for a very special reason. They were there to select career-ready clothing so they would have… Read More »


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