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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 »

MIMEDX Joins the RegenMed Hub

MIMEDX is the latest addition to the RegeneratOR Innovation Accelerator, located in the Regenerative Medicine Hub (RegenMed Hub), a rapidly growing regenerative medicine ecosystem based in the Innovation Quarter of Winston-Salem. MIMEDX is a placental biologics company and a pioneer in placental tissue engineering. The company has distributed more than two million tissue allografts to date,… Read More »

State of Education

The leaders of all six higher education institutions spoke together publicly for the first time at the State of Education on September 13th. In a panel discussion, they talked about the integral role of education in developing talent and building the workforce. Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools Superintendent Tricia McManus provided opening remarks. State of Education… 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 »

WSPR Fund Exceeds $1 Million in Investments to Local Startups

The Winston-Salem Partners Roundtable (WSPR) Fund, a Winston-Salem based angel group with over 70 members, has closed two new investments bringing its total investment to $1.04 million since launching in July 2021. DHN Solutions, a digital health company, and Jenni Earle, a consumer goods company, join WSPR as its fifth and sixth portfolio companies. The… Read More »

Frank L. Blum Construction Expands in Winston-Salem 

Company to invest $3.8 million and add 35 jobs Frank L. Blum Construction, a commercial general contractor headquartered in Winston-Salem, is announcing an expansion that will invest more than $3.8 million and create 35 new jobs. The project will relocate its existing headquarters operations from 830 East 25th Street to a newly acquired office building… Read More »

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