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Fall Semester Registration Aug. 16 and 17

Students have one more opportunity to register for fall 2016 college credit courses at Wayne Community College before the semester starts. New and returning students can sign up for classes 8 a.m.-7 p.m. on Aug. 16 and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Aug. 17 on the main campus […]

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Pharmacy Tech Class Pinned

Wayne Community College recognized the seven members of its Pharmacy Technology class of 2016 in a formal pinning ceremony July 29. The annual service includes presentation of pharmacy technician pins and roses by the faculty of the program; and recitation of the “Oath of a Pharmacy Technician.” […]

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WCC to Host Small Business Outreach Event

The North Carolina Military Business Center at Wayne Community College will host an outreach event for small businesses interested in working with Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. The Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Small Business Outreach Event is set for 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10 […]

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WCC Invitational Exceeds Goal To Fund Scholarships

The Wayne Community College Foundation Scholarship Invitational exceeded its organizers’ expectations again this year. The event netted $176,000, handily passing the $170,000 target organizers had set. All of the money goes to WCC students for scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. “This pool of money is essential […]

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Paranormal Investigation Course this Fall

Wayne Community College Continuing Education will offer a class this fall for potential “Ghostbusters.” “Introduction to Paranormal Investigation” will provide students with a general knowledge of paranormal investigation and studies, including proper methods and procedures for collecting evidence. It will be taught by Thomas Bailey, a local […]

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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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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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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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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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