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Forsyth Tech President Janet N. Spriggs Appointed to the Commission on Student Success of the American Association of Community Colleges

Janet N. Spriggs, president of Forsyth Tech, has accepted her appointment to the Commission on Student Success of the American Association of Community Colleges. She will serve a three-year term from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023. “I am honored to have been appointed to the AACC Student Success Commission, which is an excellent opportunity… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Three Local Graduating Seniors Awarded Inaugural Scholarships By The Winston-Salem Police Foundation

The Winston-Salem Police Foundation announced the recipients of its inaugural scholarships. The scholarships were awarded in three categories – General Community, Millennial Scholars Program, and the Winston-Salem Police Department Dependent. Students were selected through an application and objective review process. Abigail Herrera-Leal of Glenn High School, Najashi Belcher of Walkertown High School, and Alyson Thompson… Read More »

WSSU Career Services Secures $1.1 Million Job Corps Grant

Winston-Salem State University Job Corps Scholars Program (WSSU-JCSP) has secured a U.S Department of Labor Job Corps Scholars grant for $1,186,900. The grant will allow the university to enroll 40 students per year in an intensive two-year career preparation program. In the first year, students will receive a certification in career readiness, non-profit leadership, or… Read More »


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