Category: Education & Workforce

World of Work Introduces Students to Career Paths

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. and Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools are excited to announce a new event that provides students the opportunity to explore career options: World of Work presented by Blum Construction October 17-18 | Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum This two-day event will welcome more than 7,000 Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools 8th and 10th graders to explore… Read More »

Career Pathways: Nikki Murphy

Career Pathway: Forsyth Tech – Welding Technology, Associate’s in Mechanical Engineering, Project Management Certificate East Carolina University – BS, Industrial Engineering Technology Project Manager, Siemens Energy When Nikki Murphy, a project manager at Siemens Energy, first considered entering the field of advanced manufacturing, she wasn’t sure which pathway was right for her, but she knew… Read More »

Forsyth Tech Selected as Apprenticeship Ambassador for US Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship (OA) has named Forsyth Tech as an official Apprenticeship Ambassador. This recognition marks an essential partnership in promoting, expanding, and diversifying Registered Apprenticeships, demonstrating the college’s dedication to strengthening the nation’s workforce. As an Apprenticeship Ambassador, Forsyth Tech will take on a significant role in advocating for… Read More »

Career Pathways: Hugo Hernandez

Career Pathway: Forsyth Tech – Associate in Applied Science, Architectural Technology Appalachian State University – BS, Building Sciences Architectural Designer – STITCH Design Shop For Architectural Designer Hugo Hernandez, returning to school as an adult learner wasn’t always easy, but he says it has been a life-changing experience. After getting married and having two young… Read More »

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 »

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