Category: Education & Workforce

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 »

Wake Forest School of Medicine Ranked Among Top 50 Research Programs in the Nation

Wake Forest School of Medicine has once again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for its medical research. The 2023 edition of Best Graduate Schools ranked the School of Medicine #47 in research, up from #48 last year. The School of Medicine was also ranked in a number of other categories. #47 Best Medical Schools:… Read More »

Forsyth Tech Awarded for LEAP Apprenticeships

Forsyth Tech Recognized as 2022 Outstanding Consortium Member by Apprenticeship NC Forsyth Tech was recognized as the 2022 Outstanding Consortium Member by Apprenticeship NC during the Apprenticeship NC Annual Conference in March for its Learn and Earn Apprenticeship Program, also known as LEAP. LEAP at Forsyth Tech enables students to earn a degree at Forsyth… Read More »

Winston-Salem Named One of the South’s Best College Towns

Southern Living magazine has named Winston-Salem one of the South’s Best College Towns in 2022. With a total enrollment of about 29,000 students and 67% growth rate in the number of annual graduates since 2002, Winston-Salem has a wealth of talent. Trends show growth in Forsyth County’s most popular degree clusters including healthcare, business, liberal… Read More »

Physics Professor Brings First NSF Special Creativity Award to WFU

A team of researchers at Wake Forest University, the University of Kentucky and Princeton University have received a National Science Foundation Special Creativity extension for their current grant. This award allows the group to take on high-risk, high-reward opportunities in electronic materials. Physics professor Oana Jurchescu leads the Wake Forest effort. Only a very small number of… Read More »

Forsyth Tech Receives Funds from BioMADE to Help Accelerate Bioindustrial Manufacturing in the United States

Forsyth Tech, along with partners at UNC Greensboro, Genome Insights and the Veteran’s Farm of NC and the NC Farmer Veteran Community are one of sixteen member teams to receive funding to accelerate bioindustrial manufacturing in the United States. Bioindustrial manufacturing uses living organisms such as bacteria, yeast, and algae, to make new products or… Read More »

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