Category: Education & Workforce

WS-TEACH Receives $4.7M Grant to Strengthen Local Teacher Recruitment Efforts

This week, the U.S. Department of Education announced nearly $25 million in grants to help recruit, prepare, develop, and retain a strong, effective, and diverse teacher workforce around the country through the Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) program. Winston-Salem State University, Wake Forest University, Salem College, and Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) received a $4.7 million TQP… Read More »

Local Colleges Stand Out in National Rankings

Salem College is ranked the #1 Liberal Arts College in the nation for Social Mobility Local higher education institutions stand out for top performance and social mobility in the 2022 – 2023 Best Colleges rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. Salem College ranks #1 among all National Liberal Arts Colleges in America… Read More »

Forsyth Tech Announces Health Technologies Apprenticeships with Atrium, Novant Health

Forsyth Tech, along with representatives from Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and Novant Health, announced that apprenticeships for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at the two healthcare providers will be available. The apprenticeships are part of Forsyth Tech’s award-winning Learn and Earn Apprenticeship Program (LEAP), and is the only registered MRI apprenticeship in the state of… Read More »

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 »

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