Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Category Archives: Education

Simons Hosts Defense Workshops

Simons Hosts Defense Workshops

Bill Simons, the Military Business Center coordinator at Wayne Community College, was selected to preside over recent statewide training for military contractors. Simons hosted sessions of a virtual Defense Contractor Academy that was offed by the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC). The academy provided intermediate-level instruction to existing small business defense contractors to give…read more »

WCC Summer Registration Underway

WCC Summer Registration Underway

Registration for summer 2021 college credit courses at Wayne Community College is now open. New students, including both those who are beginning their college careers and those who want to take just one or two classes, can sign up during regular office hours now through April 30 and on May 5, and 8 a.m.-7 p.m.…read more »

Dillard Academy Charter School Holding Kindergarten Registration

Dillard Academy Charter School Holding Kindergarten Registration

Dillard Academy Charter School, at 504 W. Elm Street in Goldsboro, will hold its kindergarten registration this Friday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please call the school to schedule an appointment by Thursday, April 22, by calling 919-581-0128. Registration Requirements: Child must be 5 on or before August 31, 2021 Must have…read more »

University Of Mount Olive RLS Students Participate In Research Symposium

University Of Mount Olive RLS Students Participate In Research Symposium

Nine University of Mount Olive Recreation and Leisure Studies students recently made presentations at the annual Carolinas Exercise Science and Kinesiology Research Symposium. Several other UMO students attended the virtual event. The Symposium was composed of students in both public and private higher education from North and South Carolina. It featured student presentations, a virtual…read more »

WCPS To Add Saturday Hours For School Psychologists

WCPS To Add Saturday Hours For School Psychologists

There’s a demand for school psychologists and their services in Wayne County. At this week’s Wayne County Board of Education meeting, Assistant Superintendent for Student Services and Innovative Programs Dr. Marcia Manning presented an agreement to allow WCPS school psychologists to work on Saturdays and outside of regular work hours. Dr. Manning says they’ve investigated…read more »

2 Wayne School Of Engineering Seniors Earn Prestigious Scholarships

2 Wayne School Of Engineering Seniors Earn Prestigious Scholarships

On Monday evening, the Wayne County Board of Education spotlighted two Wayne School of Engineering seniors who have earned prestigious scholarships to attend North Carolina State University. Park Scholar: Giovonnii Nelson recently earned a Park Scholarship. The Park Scholarship pays expenses for four years of study at North Carolina State University, and is valued at…read more »

Duplin & Mount Olive Students Urged To Apply For Scholarship Money

Duplin & Mount Olive Students Urged To Apply For Scholarship Money

High school seniors from Duplin County or the Town of Mount Olive who are interested in attending the University of Mount Olive could be eligible for significant scholarship funding through the University’s Herring Scholarship program. According to Tim Woodard, Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing, and Communications, the number and amount of the awards is dependent…read more »

WCC Named Best Online College For Associate Degrees

WCC Named Best Online College For Associate Degrees

Wayne Community College has been named the best associate degree-granting institution among the country’s most affordable online colleges. WCC is one of 60 institutions across the United States that made Intelligent.com’s “Most Affordable Online Colleges” list. Of those, it was named the “best for associate degrees.” “Wayne Community College is honored to be recognized as…read more »

WCPS To Purple Up!

WCPS To Purple Up!

On Monday evening, the Wayne County Board of Education proclaimed April as Month of the Military Child for Wayne County Public Schools and that WCPS will Purple Up! for military connected students on Friday, April 16. Teachers, staff, and community members are encouraged to wear purple as a visible gesture of support for students with…read more »

UMO To Hold Spring Plant Sale

UMO To Hold Spring Plant Sale

The University of Mount Olive will hold its annual spring flower sale on Friday, April 16, from 9 AM to 6 PM at the UMO Greenhouse located at 205 Bert Martin Road in Mount Olive. Items for sale will include assorted herbs, garden plants, various ornamental annual including Geraniums, perennial plants, sun ferns, hanging Boston…read more »

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