Category Archives: Education

WCPS Superintendent Announces Retirement

WCPS Superintendent Announces Retirement

On Monday evening, following the Wayne County Board of Education Meeting, Superintendent Dr. David A. Lewis met with his Leadership Team to share the attached retirement letter which he presented to the Board Members earlier in the day. “It has been my honor and privilege to serve the students, families, staff, and communities as superintendent…read more »

FAFSA Night Set for Dec. 13 at WCC

FAFSA Night Set for Dec. 13 at WCC

Wayne Community College will hold a “FAFSA Night” on Dec. 13. Financial aid experts will give an overview of what is needed and the steps involved in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). That form is required to be considered for all federal and most state financial aid for college, including scholarships…read more »

WCC Announces Summer 2022 President’s and Dean’s Lists

WCC Announces Summer 2022 President’s and Dean’s Lists

Wayne Community College has honored 93 students for outstanding academic achievement in the summer 2022 semester. The college recognizes the students listed below as having earned a place on its President’s or Dean’s lists. President’s List To be named to the President’s List for the spring semester, students must have completed at least 12 semester…read more »

WCPS Students to Sing in 2022 Choral Showcase

WCPS Students to Sing in 2022 Choral Showcase

Wayne County Public Schools (WCPS) students will soon spread holiday cheer through festive songs and melodies at the annual district-wide Choral Showcase, with performances spanning over three nights (November 29, November 30, and December 1) at the Goldsboro High auditorium. This is the 21st year for the annual holiday showcase. The showcase first began in…read more »

School Board Highlights Student & Staff Achievements

School Board Highlights Student & Staff Achievements

During the recent Wayne County Board of Education meeting, students, staff members, and schools were then recognized with a Board Spotlight for the following achievements: Career Development Coordinator Recognition WCPS Career Development Coordinators were thanked for their efforts in recognition of the upcoming Career Development Coordinator Day. Academic Growth Recognitions Met Academic Growth Carver Heights…read more »

Apply Now for Spring 2023 WCC Scholarships

Apply Now for Spring 2023 WCC Scholarships

The period for new and returning Wayne Community College students to apply for spring 2023 scholarships is now open. Current and incoming college-credit students have through Nov. 30 to complete the online application for Foundation of Wayne Community College scholarships. This process is for students who have not applied so far in the 2022-2023 academic…read more »

Board Member Honored for Service

Board Member Honored for Service

In Monday’s Wayne County Board of Education meeting outgoing District 4 representative was honored. Leading into the Board Spotlight period, Billy Strickland, husband of Board Member, Jennifer Strickland, was given the opportunity to recognize his wife’s service to the Board, the school district and the community. Following his comments, Chair West presented her with a…read more »

McArthur First NC Instructor to Earn Certification

McArthur First NC Instructor to Earn Certification

Wayne Community College Faculty Member Bobby McArthur has become the first instructor in North Carolina to earn a global certification. McArthur, an Industrial Systems and Mechatronics Engineering instructor, demonstrated the highest levels of knowledge and skills and was presented the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) Industry 4.0 Certified Associate certification. He earned nine fundamentals-level…read more »

Schedule Info Session Now for Accelerated Nurse Aide Course

Schedule Info Session Now for Accelerated Nurse Aide Course

Information sessions are now being scheduled for those interested in taking an accelerated Nurse Aide class. Wayne Community College will offer two eight-week Nurse Aide I courses in the spring semester. Individuals who wish to enroll in one of these courses must attend a mandatory meeting about the course. They should contact Terrie Wynn at…read more »

WCC Personnel Selected to Present at Conference

WCC Personnel Selected to Present at Conference

Five Wayne Community College employees were selected to present at a state educational conference. They discussed two of WCC’s successful programs and a teaching tactic during the North Carolina Community College System Conference, which was held Oct. 9-11 in Raleigh. Instructor Connor Beveridge spoke about WCC’s progress in building its Artificial Intelligence program and the…read more »

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