Category: Education & Workforce

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 »

Forsyth Tech President Wins Paragon Award from Phi Theta Kappa

The Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society has awarded Dr. Janet Spriggs, President of Forsyth Tech, with the Paragon President Award. The award recognizes college presidents for outstanding support of student success. Only 20 are awarded each year out of 426 eligible candidates.   The award has been granted to Dr. Spriggs for her work… Read More »

HanesBrands Invests $2 Million into HBCUs as Part of Commitment to Creating Opportunity for All

HanesBrands, a global leader in iconic apparel brands, has announced a $2 million investment in three historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The four-year partnership involves North Carolina A&T, Pensole Lewis College of Business & Design and Winston-Salem State University. The university partnerships will fund research and offer financial support to students in areas ranging… Read More »

SAS Certification Now Available At Forsyth Tech

Forsyth Tech Community College has added SAS certification to its diverse line-up of IT trainings and degrees. The college recently underwent a rigorous content review and developed a new class to become a SAS Academy, rendering it able to provide the certification. This means that students will be able to learn how to write and… Read More »

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