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From the PresidentApril 5, 2019 6:13 pm Comments Off on From the President
Welcome to CareerFocus! It’s an honor to be Wake Tech’s fourth president and to lead North Carolina’s largest community college. Since I arrived in April, my schedule has been nonstop and I love it! Wake Tech is everything I knew it would be. With the latest training technologies, multiple locations, and vast array of courses,… read more
Women’s Soccer Aiming for Lofty GoalsApril 5, 2019 4:48 pm Comments Off on Women’s Soccer Aiming for Lofty Goals
A buzz is building for the Lady Eagles! Head coach Kristopher Hanks can sense it and he’s excited to see the women’s soccer team take the field in August. “We’ve had great success on the recruiting trail.” he says. “From talented club team players to high school state champions, we have a great balance of skill… read more
Defending the Cyber Universe: Cyber security experts are high-tech superheroes!April 5, 2019 6:25 pm Comments Off on Defending the Cyber Universe: Cyber security experts are high-tech superheroes!
We live in an increasingly digital universe – and as our everyday lives depend more and more on computer technology, our need for cyber security grows. That’s why cyber security professionals are in such high demand. These skilled technicians protect our most valuable data, from personal information to bank accounts and medical records. “Cyber security… read more
The Road to a Rewarding Career: New Convenient Options for Civil Engineering, Geomatics ClassesApril 5, 2019 6:56 pm Comments Off on The Road to a Rewarding Career: New Convenient Options for Civil Engineering, Geomatics Classes
Tommy Powers had 10 years of experience in surveying, but never had a degree or the credentials to move ahead. Now he’s back at college to obtain both. This busy husband and father of four has been able to continue working in the field by attending classes online. “Online classes made this program a reality… read more
Learning Is All Around YouApril 5, 2019 7:03 pm Comments Off on Learning Is All Around You
By Anna Clay McAdams, Manager of Employment Resources As the world continues to advance technologically, the workforce will have a constant need for evolving skills. Thomas Friedman of the New York Times said several years ago, “This is not your parents’ job market.” The good news is, you’re never too old to learn. The question is, how… read more
Working with Robots: The Future is Now!April 5, 2019 7:08 pm Comments Off on Working with Robots: The Future is Now!
If you think working with robots is a job for the future, think again. Wake Tech now has three collaborative robots, or “co-bots,” which are light, industrial robots designed to work alongside humans. They must be programmed and operated by technicians with specialized skills – and Wake Tech’s Collaborative Robotics program, developed with industry partners,… read more