Kicking into High Gear: Coach Awana’s Time is Now

When the Eagles kick off the fall 2017 men’s soccer season, they’ll be under the watch of first-year head coach Ted Awana. Coach Awana is a seasoned understudy: He served as an assistant coach for Louisburg College for six seasons and helped guide the Hurricanes to the 2015 NJCAA National Championship. Coach Awana is making the most of his opportunity to make an impact on the lives of his...
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Dr. Stephen C. Scott, President

From the President

Welcome to Career Focus! Wake Tech is adding facilities and expanding degree, diploma, and certificate programs to offer you more options than ever before! Whether you’re eager to enter the workforce, looking for advancement opportunities at work, or thinking of further study at a university, we can help you reach your goals. Our campuses and training centers throughout the county, online...
Popular career programs at Northern Wake campus

Movin’ In!

Popular Career Programs Now Offered at Northern Wake Campus! How do they do it? Make a tiered lemon chiffon wedding cake with rosettes that match the bride’s gown? Weld metal that strengthens skyscrapers? Fix air conditioning systems during the dog days of summer? Keep sedentary workers active and in shape? They do it with specialized knowledge, skill, and the hands-on training Wake Tech is...
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Alumni spotlight Chris Matthews

Alumni Spotlight: Crunching the Numbers

Chris Mathews loves “crunching numbers,” and at 50, he’s become Wake County’s first data scientist! Chris has worked for the county in information technology for more than a decade but thought the rapidly-growing field of Business Analytics might help give his career a boost. He did some research into degree programs and quickly settled on Wake Tech: “Wake Tech offered online classes...
Office professionals

Got Skills? Today’s Office Professionals Need Them!

Looking for a great job in a field that’s always in demand? With our aging population and daily advances in medicine, health care continues to hold some of the most promising career opportunities and options. But what if you don’t like the sight of blood – or just don’t think you’re cut out to work with patients? Health care has plenty of other career options to offer! Medical...
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The Power of Persistence

Endowment Recognizes Students Who Never Give Up “Be persistent,” Doris Huebner says. ”There is always a way to accomplish your dreams. It may not be the way you envisioned, and there may be obstacles – but sometimes the biggest obstacle can open just the right door!” Huebner, a business woman and community service advocate, is Vice Chair of the Wake Tech Board of Trustees, and she...
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Facts and Finds

Community College Pays Off Graduates who earn certificates at community colleges earn an average of nearly $9,000 more than those who go through for-profit training programs, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education. “Some institutions are clearly paying off for graduates, offering a high-value degree relative to other institutions,” the report notes. “In particular,...
Advisors

Advisors: Helping You Navigate Your Future

Completing your college education is much like taking a trip. Most students know their starting point but don’t know exactly how to get to their final destination. For some students, the journey might be like a trip from Raleigh to Charlotte, while for others, it’s more like a cross-country adventure! Regardless of the journey, advisors help students navigate: identify a plan for reaching the...
Students at Wake Tech

6 Steps to Enroll

1 Apply online admissions.waketech.edu 2 Request financial aid and veterans benefits financialaid.waketech.edu 3 Request transcript(s) Have high school/high school equivalency and college transcripts, SAT scores, and/or ACT scores mailed to: Wake Technical Community College Admissions Office, 9101 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, NC 27603 or sent electronically to: transcripts@waketech.edu 4...
Career guide

Wake Tech Guide to Careers

A rewarding future is in your hands! At Wake Tech, we’re “hands-on”! With small classes, individualized attention, and faculty dedicated to your success, we can help you find the career pathway you’ve always wanted. Take a look at all the options that await you, and get started today! We’re here to help! For more information call 919-866-5500 Credentials...
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Trooper Roderick Williams

A Vision of Service

Meeting the Challenges of Basic Law Enforcement Training Roderick Williams had a clear vision: to have his very own NC State Highway Patrol cruiser sitting in the driveway. But realizing that vision presented challenges. Roderick enrolled in NCSHP training in 2012 but failed the state exam. He then enrolled in Wake Tech’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Academy, but finances...