Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Category Archives: Education

WCPS Publishes Wayne Collection

WCPS Publishes Wayne Collection

After a break in publication last spring, Wayne County Public Schools is excited to announce that its annual Wayne Collection is now online at http://www.waynecountyschools.org/. This year, the digital collection will highlight student artwork and written work from both the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 school years. “We are delighted to release the latest edition of the…read more »

Small Business Center Providing Free Summer Seminars

Small Business Center Providing Free Summer Seminars

Wayne Business and Industry Center’s Small Business Center has scheduled more than a dozen no-cost virtual seminars for aspiring and progressing entrepreneurs over the next few months. The seminars are: Growing Your Business: Hiring an Employee – 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., May 18 Nonprofit Sales and Use Tax Entities – 10 a.m.-Noon., May 24 Considerations We…read more »

Community College System President Visits WCC

Community College System President Visits WCC

The new president of the North Carolina Community College System visited Wayne Community College Wednesday to share his vision and learn about the local college. “Although there are 58 unique campuses across the state, we’re united, “President Thomas Stith III, who has served as the system’s chief since January of this year, told members of…read more »

WCC’s Boiler Operator Training Starts May 17

WCC’s Boiler Operator Training Starts May 17

Wayne Community College is offering a course to train Boiler Systems Operators. Boiler operators regulate, repair, and maintain heating systems in boiler, engine, and mechanical rooms, usually in industries and schools. There is a local need for trained boiler system operators, said Lisa Newkirk, a coordinator for the Workforce Continuing Education Services division. “Boilers are…read more »

UMO Offers Scholarship For New Master’s Degree In Educational Leadership

UMO Offers Scholarship For New Master’s Degree In Educational Leadership

Public education today dictates the need for a new type of school leader – an executive instead of an administrator. No longer are school and district leaders just managing operations, they must be able to create learning organizations that can grow and change quickly to improve performance. To meet these new demands on educators, the…read more »

WCC Offers Drive-Through & Walk-In Help With Student Aid Forms

WCC Offers Drive-Through & Walk-In Help With Student Aid Forms

Drive-through and walk-in assistance with financial aid forms will be available on May 14 at Wayne Community College. Individuals who intend to attend college in the 2021-22 academic year and their families can get free one-on-one help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. They can plan to attend any college, not…read more »

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Community Partners To Address Learning Loss

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Community Partners To Address Learning Loss

As the school year quickly comes to a close, planning for a county-wide community-based summer learning initiative is ramping up with an army of tutors being mobilized. “Multiple organizations, led by The First Church and United Way of Wayne County in partnership with Wayne County Public Schools, have been meeting regularly in preparation to launch…read more »

WCC Summer Schedule And COVID Changes

WCC Summer Schedule And COVID Changes

Wayne Community College will implement its summer operational schedule and some COVID-19 protocol changes next week. College offices will be open for business 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday and closed on Fridays from Monday, May 10 through Friday, Aug. 13. The exception will be the Admissions and Records, Counseling, and Financial Aid…read more »

WCC Grads Safely Celebrate End Of The Semester (PHOTO GALLERY)

WCC Grads Safely Celebrate End Of The Semester (PHOTO GALLERY)

It’s been an unusual academic year as learning institutions across the country adapted to pandemic restrictions. Friday morning, Wayne Community College was able to celebrate its latest graduates with a special “Turn the Tassel” event. Adhering to social distancing guidelines, 178 grads lined up with their friends and family and received their degrees, diplomas or…read more »

WCPS Names The Teacher, Assistant Principal, Principal of the Year

WCPS Names The Teacher, Assistant Principal, Principal of the Year

Brogden Middle English & Language Arts teacher, Stephanie Gall, has been selected as the Wayne County Public Schools 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made Thursday afternoon during a special virtual WCPS Assistant Principal, Principal & Teacher of the Year Celebration. Ms. Gall has four years of education service and has served at…read more »

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