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Trustees Elect Walker Wayne Community College’s Sixth President

Dr. Thomas A. Walker Jr. has been official elected to serve as the sixth president of Wayne Community College. The college’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously for Dr. Walker at its July 26 meeting. It had selected him as its candidate for the position on June 17 […]

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Learn about Starting a Home Business on Aug. 9

The Wayne Business and Industry Center will offer the free seminar “Starting a Home-Based Business” 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 9, in Room 101 of the Walnut Building on Wayne Community College’s main campus in Goldsboro. Presenter Melissa Rivera-Terrell of the Women’s Business Center will cover getting started, […]

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August Career Readiness Testing

The WorkKeys® tests for the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) will be offered four times in Wayne County in August. The Wayne Occupational Readiness Keys for Success (WORKS) program will provide testing sessions 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Aug. 16 and Aug. 23, 12:30-4:30 p.m. on Aug. 4, […]

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Duke Energy Foundation Renews Support for Camp Kilowatt

The Duke Energy Foundation has given Wayne Community College $24,048 for its Camp Kilowatt. This is the eighth year of the camp and of the energy company’s support of it through a grant to the Foundation of Wayne Community College. The four-day camp for middle and high […]

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SUCCESS STORY: Aviation Systems Program Director Honored

The director of Wayne Community College’s Aviation Systems Technology program has been honored by the Aviation Technician Education Council. Mark S. Peeples was named the “Ivan D. Livi Aviation Maintenance Educator of the Year,” an award that recognizes excellence in aviation maintenance training, during the council’s annual […]

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State Board Approves New President for WCC

Dr. Thomas A. Walker Jr. has been approved as the next president of Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, N.C. by the State Board of Community Colleges. The WCC Board of Trustees selected Dr. Walker as its candidate on June 17 and submitted his name to the state […]

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Duke Energy Milestone Includes WCC Investments

With $2.4 million awarded in 2016, Duke Energy’s investment in North Carolina Community Colleges has hit the $30 million mark. This investment came to life through grants to Wayne Community College and 48 other community colleges that have equipped students with industry-specific training. The grant initiative has […]

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Duke Energy Awards $250,000 for WCC Welding Program

Duke Energy and Wayne Community College today announced a $250,000 investment from the Duke Energy Foundation. The funds will provide state-of-practice equipment for the college’s welding program. The funds will be used to purchase 10 self-contained welding booths and four welders which will provide students the opportunity […]

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Linksmen Take Scholarship Invitational Top Spots

While the students are the ultimate winners of the Wayne Community College Foundation Scholarship Invitational, a few players took home bragging rights from this year’s tournament at held June 15 at Walnut Creek Country Club. The team with the best net score, at 57, was the Woodard […]

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July Career Readiness Testing

The WorkKeys® tests for the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) will be offered five times in Wayne County in July. The Wayne Occupational Readiness Keys for Success (WORKS) program will provide testing sessions 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on July 12 and July 26, 12:30-4:30 p.m. on July 7, […]

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