Category: Education & Workforce

Forsyth Tech Wins Outstanding Pre-Apprenticeship Program from ApprenticeshipNC

Forsyth Tech’s Electrical Lineman Academy was named the Outstanding Pre-Apprenticeship Program in the state at the 2019 ApprenticeshipNC Conference banquet on April 11, in Wilmington, N.C. Sponsored by the North Carolina Community College System, ApprenticeshipNC ensures North Carolina has an innovative, relevant, effective, and efficient workforce development system that develops adaptable, work ready, skilled talent… Read More »

Two WS/FCS NAF Academies Earn National “Distinguished” Recognition

Carver High School Academy of Hospitality and Tourism and East Forsyth High School Academy of Finance have been awarded the highest level of achievement for NAF academies, both receiving “Distinguished” level recognition for the 2018-19 school year. The Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools’ Career Academies frequently interact with the business community by participating in Chamber events.… Read More »

Wake Forest Celebrates Entrepreneurship with ‘Entrepalooza’

Entrepalooza, a two-day conference hosted by Wake Forest University’s Center for Entrepreneurship, will be held April 4 and 5. Events are free and open to the public. Diana Kander, innovation catalyst and author of the New York Times bestseller, “All in Startup,” will deliver Entrepalooza’s keynote speech on Thursday, April 4 in Brendle Recital Hall… Read More »

Winston Under 40 Partners with Bookmarks in 2019

Winston Under 40 has chosen Bookmarks as its Community Partner for 2019. Each year, the Winston Under 40 advisory board identifies a local nonprofit to provide assistance to and volunteer with throughout the year. Bookmarks mission of fostering a love of reading and writing in the community truly resonated with the board and sparked their… Read More »

WS/FCS Board of Education Names Interim Superintendent

The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Board of Education has approved a contract to hire Dr. Kenneth Simington as Interim Superintendent while the board begins the search for Dr. Beverly Emory’s permanent replacement. Emory announced her resignation as WS/FCS Superintendent on February 8, 2019.  She will begin working as the Director of District and Regional Support with… Read More »

Wake Will Lead Campaign Surpasses $900 Million Milestone

Wake Forest University has raised more than $900 million in gifts and commitments to invest in students, faculty, and facilities as part of the Wake Will Lead campaign. President Nathan O. Hatch launched the Wake Will campaign publicly in 2013 with the desire to create opportunity, educate the whole person and inspire excellence. The campaign… Read More »

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