Category: Learn Together

New Initiative Provides College Opportunities for WS/FCS Graduates

Under a new initiative, students in low-income households who graduate from any high school in Forsyth County will be able to attend Forsyth Technical Community College free of charge thanks to a program funded primarily through a four-year, $870,000 grant by BB&T Corp. Officials with the Winston-Salem Alliance, Forsyth Tech, and the City of Winston-Salem… Read More »

Construction Career Days Introduces Students to In-Demand Industries

The Winston Salem Chamber’s Construction Industry Council and Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools are introducing high school students to careers in the skilled trades during Construction Career Days, being held November 5-6 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. The event features more than 40 local employers that will provide hands-on learning experiences for students to try things like masonry, diesel mechanics,… Read More »

Forsyth Tech Receives Half-Million Dollar Grant for Biotechnology Education Center

Forsyth Technical Community College was awarded more than half a million dollars from the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (NSF-ATE) to develop a new national biotechnology education center to address the rapidly growing need for highly skilled technicians in biotechnology. Forsyth Tech, awarded $535,297 for this particular grant, is the home for the National… Read More »

Salem College & Forsyth Tech Announce New Co-Admission Agreement

 Salem College has announced a new co-admission agreement with Forsyth Technical Community College (Forsyth Tech) to facilitate degree completion and student success by improving access to undergraduate educational resources, university facilities, and support systems. “Forsyth Tech is excited to collaborate with Salem College in this agreement,” said President of Forsyth Tech Janet N. Spriggs. “Having… Read More »

The Pre-K Priority Launches Parent/Caregiver Survey

Survey feedback is needed from households with children aged 0-7 in Forsyth County. The Pre-K Priority, a community initiative that’s examining the expansion of Pre-K programs in Forsyth County, is seeking parent and caregiver feedback as an important aspect of the initiative’s next steps. Launched in 2014, the Pre-K Priority is housed at Family Services… Read More »

WSSU Launches Million Dollar Match Fundraiser

Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) aims to increase scholarship support for students through a unique matching fund-raising initiative. Through the Million Dollar Match, all gifts received or pledged between now and Dec. 31, 2019, for need-based endowed scholarships will be matched dollar-for-dollar. WSSU Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson said only a few historically Black colleges and universities… Read More »

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