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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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Credit Score Seminar Set for July 26

The Wayne Business and Industry Center will offer the free seminar “Credit 101: Raise Your Credit Score” 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, July 26, in Room 101 of the Walnut Building on Wayne Community College’s main campus in Goldsboro. Presenter Robert Ivey will share what lenders look for when […]

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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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Scholarships for Short-Term Occupational Training Available

Wayne Community College 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 a state or nationally recognized credential. The scholarships are provided by the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) […]

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Duke Energy $30 Million Milestone for N.C. Community Colleges 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 WCC $250,000 for 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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Space Available in Four Youth Camps that Start July 11

Four youth camps that will start Monday at Wayne Community College still have space for more participants. The camps are * Fashion Camp: An Exploration of Design and Sewing – 9 a.m.-noon, July 11-Aug. 4. Cost: $60 includes all sewing and class materials. * CSI (Crime Scene […]

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Time to Register for Fall Classes

Registration for fall 2016 college credit courses at Wayne Community College will be held July 18-22 on the main campus in Goldsboro. New and returning students can sign up for classes 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on July 18, 20, and 21; 8 a.m.-7 p.m. on July 19; and […]

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Phlebotomy Technician Course Coming This Fall

Wayne Community College Continuing Education will offer a new Phlebotomy Technician course this fall. The course will train students to draw blood specimens from patients. It is designed to prepare them to take the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s National Phlebotomy Certification Examination. Classes will be held […]

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