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WS/FCS Recognized for Significant Post-Pandemic Gains

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools is included in a new study on how school districts across the country are recovering from the pandemic and is among those showing significant gains since 2020. Researchers from Harvard and Stanford Universities released the national data set and overall, WS/FCS was among the fastest recovering districts and among the best in… Read More »

Eleven Organizations Receive Grants to Support Local Entrepreneurship Growth

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. is pleased to announce that 11 local organizations have received a total of $100,000 in grants to support entrepreneurial programming. Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. received funding to facilitate the ESO Development Fund, which supports Winston-Salem based Entrepreneurial Support Organizations whose core functions cater to Winston-Salem based early-stage companies.   The inaugural recipients are: Center… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Announces Incoming Board Members

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. is pleased to welcome incoming board members and announce leadership positions on the Board of Directors for 2024. Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.’s board provides oversight and strategic direction for the organization’s initiatives and progress towards the 2030 Vision: to be the top mid-sized city in the Southeast, to be a more equitable community,… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Announces New Staff Roles in Economic Development

 Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. is pleased to announce new roles for two members of our team. Ellis Keifer has been promoted to Vice President of Economic Development and JT Warren has been promoted to Economic Development Manager. In her new role, Ellis will lead the organization’s efforts to recruit new business and industry and support existing… Read More »

Kaleideum Announces Grand Opening

Kaleideum, the reimagined experiential learning museum in downtown Winston-Salem, will unveil its new building with several events leading up to the grand opening on Saturday, Feb. 17. The five-story, nearly 70,000-square-foot museum is located at 120 West 3rd Street across from Merschel Park. “We’re thrilled to open our doors as a dynamic family destination where… Read More »

NSF to Invest up to $160 Million in Regional Regenerative Medicine Research

The Piedmont Triad Regenerative Medicine Engine, based in Winston-Salem, is a recipient of the first-ever US. National Science Foundation Regional Innovation Engine (NSF Engines) awards in partnership with educational institutions and other organizations across the region. Led by Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), the regional innovation engine team includes Forsyth Technical Community College (FTCC), North Carolina Agricultural… Read More »

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