Category: Education & Workforce

WSSU wins two 2019 HBCU Awards

The Department of Social Work and Diggs Gallery are best of the best among nation’s HBCUs, according to HBCU Digest. For the second consecutive year, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has won multiple HBCU Awards, presented by HBCU Digest. WSSU received awards for Best Social Work Program and for Best Fine Arts Program for the Diggs Gallery.… Read More »

Piedmont International University and the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Collaborate on New Criminal Justice Degree Program

Piedmont International University (PIU) and the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office are collaborating on the curriculum for PIU’s new Bachelor of Arts Criminal Justice degree program. With an emphasis on relevant, modern education undergirded by a focus on serving the community, the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice provides a broad overview of the criminal justice… Read More »

Forsyth Tech breaks ground for Mazie S. Woodruff Aviation Technology Lab

Forsyth Technical Community College held the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Mazie S. Woodruff Aviation Technology Lab at 2739 Aviation Drive in Winston-Salem on the grounds of Smith Reynolds Airport. “In 2016, Forsyth Tech leaders worked diligently to secure funding for the project and we are grateful to the Forsyth County Commissioners for moving forward… Read More »

Forsyth Tech Launches LEAP Apprenticeship Program

Forsyth Technical Community College has announced an exciting new apprenticeship program. In partnership with business and industry, the program named Learn and Earn Apprenticeship Program or LEAP@Forsyth Tech, will provide students an opportunity to combine on-the-job training with technical education while earning an income. LEAP is a structured collaboration between Forsyth Tech as the apprenticeship… Read More »

Wake Downtown grant will take STEM lessons into K-12 classrooms

With a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Wake Forest University will start a program this fall to provide free STEM educational activities to K-12 students in local Title 1 schools. The program, based at Wake Downtown, will train undergraduate students to conduct STEM-based lessons in schools. The aim is to introduce more K-12… Read More »

Velocity: An Accelerator for Creative Entrepreneurs

Created and powered by Center for Creative Economy The Center for Creative Economy (CCE) has launched Velocity, a street-smart, hands-on business accelerator designed for creative entrepreneurs. CCE has produced a creative accelerator for three years, and has developed a proven method for turning a creative passion into a growing business. Velocity is open to creative… Read More »

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