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Category Archives: Education

UMO Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® Designation

UMO Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® Designation

The University of Mount Olive has once again been named a Military Friendly ® School. Dr. Lisa Nuesell, Associate VP for Adult and Graduate Operations and Enrollment Management, said, “At the University of Mount Olive, we take great pride in supporting our military students and we value not only the commitment and sacrifices they make,…read more »

WCC Student Art Selected For Display In Raleigh

WCC Student Art Selected For Display In Raleigh

Three pieces of art created by Wayne Community College students are on display at North Carolina State University. Works by Dylon Bryson of Faison, Lillie Thorne of Mount Olive, and Louise Bongala of Goldsboro were selected to represent WCC on the walls of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research. The three are…read more »

WCPS Picks Architect For New Fremont Elementary School

WCPS Picks Architect For New Fremont Elementary School

Planning moves along for the new elementary school in northern Wayne County. At a special meeting earlier this month, the Wayne County Board of Education selected an architect and build method for Fremont Elementary School. Assistant Superintendent for Support Services Dr. Tim Harrell went through the reasons it made sense to stick with Pinnacle Architecture,…read more »

WCC Named Military Friendly

WCC Named Military Friendly

Wayne Community College has been named a “Military Friendly® School.” The Military Friendly® Schools list honors the colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation. “It is a great honor to once again have Wayne…read more »

Learn About WCC Allied Health Programs

Learn About WCC Allied Health Programs

Wayne Community College has scheduled an information session for anyone considering entering the allied health field. The hour-long meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 4 in Moffatt Auditorium in the Wayne Learning Center (building with flag poles) on the college’s main campus in Goldsboro. No reservation or advance registration is required.…read more »

Honeycutt Recognized By National Community College Association

Honeycutt Recognized By National Community College Association

A Wayne Community College Computer Technologies Instructor has been honored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Software Development Instructor Jenneth Honeycutt was awarded a 2021 Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Designation by the AACC. The Distinguished Faculty designation recognizes instructors who not only exemplify excellence in an academic setting, but who also work…read more »

WCPS Remains On Track To Reopen For Youngest Students

WCPS Remains On Track To Reopen For Youngest Students

Wayne County Public Schools is still planning to reopen to Pre-K – 5th grade students under “Plan A” at the start of the 4th grading period. Thursday, the Wayne County Board of Education received an update on the planning for transition those students back to on-campus learning. Interim Superintendent Dr. David Lewis says COVID trends…read more »

Wayne C.A.N. To Host Virtual Town Hall Next Week

Wayne C.A.N. To Host Virtual Town Hall Next Week

The community is invited to take part in an important conversation regarding the needs of Wayne County’s children and families, especially during the ongoing pandemic. Wayne CAN (Child Advocacy Network) is hosting a virtual town hall next week Tuesday. Valerie Wallace, the Executive Director of the Partnership for Children of Wayne County, will be one…read more »

WCPS Students Participate In Virtual Performance Showcase

WCPS Students Participate In Virtual Performance Showcase

Over the next three weeks, Wayne County Public Schools students will showcase their talents and abilities in the district’s first ever, Virtual Performance Showcase. The showcase will span three nights and can be watched on the district’s education channel located on Spectrum Cable’s Channel 18. “All of our schools have some unbelievably talented students,” states…read more »

WCC’s Dawson Elected Association President

WCC’s Dawson Elected Association President

Renita D. Allen Dawson is the new president of the North Carolina Community College Adult Educators Association. Dawson, the associate vice president of workforce continuing education services at Wayne Community College, was elected to a two-year term as the association’s president. The board of directors that Dawson leads is responsible for adopting policies, procedures, and…read more »

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