Campus Growth

[caption id="attachment_151" align="alignright" width="300"] NWC Building J[/caption] Northern Wake Campus Wake Tech’s Northern Wake Campus has expanded to include 6 buildings, 2 regional plants, and new programs. Building/Program Expansion Spring 2017 – Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration: Building J Summer 2017 – Baking & Pastry Arts, Health & Fitness...
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Faculty Spotlight: Lori Dees

Lori Dees 2016 Instructor of the Year   Title: Associate Professor of English   Background: Eight years as an educator at Wake Tech. Prior teaching experience at Durham Tech and Rowan Cabarrus Community College.    Education: Bachelor’s degree in English from James Madison University, Master’s in English from UNC-Charlotte, Master’s in Adult Education with a focus...
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Matters of the Heart – How Foundation Scholarships Change Lives

The Wake Tech Foundation serves students by providing scholarships that help them continue with their education – and realize their dreams.   Christine Bonaventure is a 41-year-old mother of three who enrolled in Wake Tech’s nursing program in 2014 in pursuit of a new career. She was working as a science teacher but wanted to enter the medical field. Wake Tech offered the nursing...
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Service With a Smile

"I wouldn’t have received this level of support at another college or university.” - Carisa Thomas, Class of 2013 Alumni Spotlight: Carisa Thomas When Carisa Thomas lost her customer service job in a layoff a few years ago, she needed a new career option. She learned about Wake Tech’s Hospitality Certification Program and decided she was ready to take her experience into the hospitality...

On Deck: Coach Sibrizzi Ready for the Spotlight

  As the Eagles take the field for the spring 2017 baseball season, they’re under the direction of first-year head coach Eric Sibrizzi. Coach Sibrizzi is no stranger to Wake Tech; he served as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for two seasons before ascending to the head coaching job.   Coach Sibrizzi is embracing his chance to make an impact on the lives of his...
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You Can Earn College Credit in High School – That’s a Promise!

You Can Earn College Credit in High School – That’s a Promise!   It’s no surprise that people with a college degree or certificate earn more and have greater opportunities than those with a high school diploma alone. The good news is that students don’t have to wait until they graduate from high school to start earning college credit! Wake Tech’s Career and College Promise (CCP)...