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Wayne County Launches “1,000 in 100” Initiative

Beginning August 14, teams of workforce development partners from Wayne County began visiting local businesses to hear their challenges and successes related to finding and retaining high-quality employees These visits are part of Gov. Pat McCrory’s “1,000 in 100” initiative announced last spring as part of NCWorks. […]

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Seminar Provides Grant Writing Introduction

The Wayne Business and Industry Center will offer the free seminar “Introduction to Grant Writing” 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17 at the Wayne County Public Library in Goldsboro. Participants in this seminar will gain a better understanding of the grantwriting process, examine all elements of a grant […]

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Seminar in Fremont To Help Businesses Find “Fuel”

The Wayne Business and Industry Center will offer the free seminar “Fueling Your Business” 6-9 p.m., Wednesday Sept. 10 at the Wayne County Public Library in Fremont. This seminar is designed to help small business owners and prospective entrepreneurs understand how to access credit and capital for […]

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September Career Readiness Testing

The WorkKeys® tests for Career Readiness Certification (CRC) will be offered four times in September in Wayne County. The Wayne Occupational Readiness Keys for Success (WORKS) program will provide testing sessions at 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Sept. 9 and Sept. 23; 12:30-4:30 p.m. on Sept. 4; and […]

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Variety of Continuing Education Classes Starting This Month

Wayne Community College Continuing Education will start a number of courses this month designed to develop skills for the workplace or personal interest. Those classes include • Administrative Assistant, 6-9 p.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 2-Dec. 16; • Introduction to Computers/Microsoft Windows 8, two options: 1-4 p.m., Sept. 2-Oct. […]

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Adult High School Announces Summer Honors

Wayne Community College’s Adult High School Program has honored two students for outstanding academic achievement in the summer 2014 session. Colton J. Sullivan of Pikeville was named to the Honors List. To be included on this list, students must have completed at least two courses in the […]

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You Can Do Business with Federal Agencies

The Wayne Business and Industry Center will offer the free seminar “Doing Business with the Federal Government” 6-9 p.m., Thursday Sept. 4, in Room 101 of the Walnut Building on Wayne Community College’s main campus in Goldsboro. The session, led by Boyce Haywood, coordinator of the Military […]

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Foundation Offers Packed Fall Arts and Humanities Schedule

The Foundation of WCC’s fall Arts and Humanities schedule is full to the brim with literature, history, and art offerings. There’s a western N.C. arts and literature trip that will take participants to Asheville and Flat Rock for a long weekend, Sept. 5-7. Bill Brettmann will lead […]

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Continuing Education Certification Scholarships Available

WCC Continuing Education Services is currently accepting applications for scholarships for job-related training. The college will award up to $750 for short-term occupational training courses that lead to state-regulated or industry-recognized credentials. The scholarships are provided by the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Foundation. The target groups for […]

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Continuing Ed Allied Health Training Starting Soon

WCC Continuing Education Services will offer several allied health training courses this fall. Three sessions of Nurse Aide II Refresher and Competency Testing are scheduled: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Aug. 25-27; 5:30-9:30 p.m., Sept. 3, 8 and 14; and 5:30-9:30 p.m., Nov. 17, 19 and 24. This course […]

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