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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 »

State of Education Features University Leaders Panel

State of Education Tuesday, September 1311:30am-1:00pm | Benton Convention Center Panel Speakers: Brian Cole, Chancellor, UNC School of the Arts Dr. Summer McGee, President, Salem College Dr. Charles Petitt, President, Carolina University Dr. Elwood Robinson, Chancellor, Winston-Salem State University Dr. Janet Spriggs, President, Forsyth Tech Dr. Susan Wente, President, Wake Forest University Winston-Salem/Forsyth County is… 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 »

Founders Forum Connects the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

 Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. is announcing a new event series that celebrates and educates the entrepreneurial ecosystem, bringing founders and collaborators together to create new connections that drive innovative ideas forward. The Founders Forum will feature a founder’s keynote, startup spotlight, and more during a series of events throughout the year. The Founders Forum is presented… Read More »

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