Category Archives: Education

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

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

Wayne Community College has honored 257 students for outstanding academic achievement in the spring 2022 semester. The college recognizes the students listed below as having earned a place on its President’s or Dean’s lists. They are listed by the city or town in which they live. President’s ListTo be named to the President’s List for…read more »

Boots on the Farm

Boots on the Farm

The University of Mount Olive (UMO) School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences recently hosted and trained several military veterans as part of a cooperative agreement with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Lovay Singleton, President of the NC Chapter of Farmer Veteran Coalition.   The three-day workshop called “Boots on the Farm,” provided information on a…read more »

NC Wesleyan To Have Presence on WCC Campus

NC Wesleyan To Have Presence on WCC Campus

Wayne Community College (WCC) is the newest home of North Carolina Wesleyan University (NCWU). The institutions signed an agreement to give NCWU a physical presence on the WCC campus in Goldsboro. WCC is the latest North Carolina community college to host a NCWU satellite location for adult learners. “It is such a great opportunity and…read more »

Golden Leaf Award Funds UMO BSN Program

Golden Leaf Award Funds UMO BSN Program

Representative Raymond Smith announced today that the Golden LEAF Board of Directors voted to award funds for the following projects in the amount of $199,706.78 to the University of Mount Olive for simulation equipment to support the development of a BSN program that will train 100 RNs each year for positions within Wayne and surrounding…read more »

Fremont Elementary Groundbreaking

Fremont Elementary Groundbreaking

Yesterday was a special day for Wayne County Public Schools, Wayne County Government, and the Town of Fremont with a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fremont Elementary. Dozens of elected officials, dignitaries, invited guests, local leaders, and members of the public came together for the historic event. “I sincerely appreciate my colleagues on the Wayne…read more »

WCPS Holds Summer Graduation

WCPS Holds Summer Graduation

Wayne County Public Schools held its Summer Graduation Tuesday. Fifteen students from six high schools were recognized at this year’s Summer Graduation. Eleven seniors crossed the stage to receive their diplomas, and together turned their tassels and took their first steps as WCPS graduates.  Superintendent Dr. David Lewis and Wayne County Board of Education Chair…read more »

Board Approves WCC Board of Trustees Member

Board Approves WCC Board of Trustees Member

In Monday’s, Wayne County Board of Education meeting, the Board considered five applications for an appointment to the Wayne Community College Board of Trustees. The seat, previously held by Wanda Nieves, expired on June 30, 2022. Through a roll call vote, the candidates were narrowed down to the top two finalists: Dr. Lashaunda Perkins –…read more »

WCPS to Break Ground on New Fremont Elementary

WCPS to Break Ground on New Fremont Elementary

A special groundbreaking event will be held Thursday, August 4, for the new Fremont Elementary School.  Members of the Wayne County Board of Education, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners, WCPS/County of Wayne leadership, and other invited dignitaries will ceremonially break ground on the new school. The school construction is scheduled to be completed in 2024. The groundbreaking…read more »

Harris Reappointed to College Board of Trustees

Harris Reappointed to College Board of Trustees

Deborah T. “Debbie” Harris has been reappointed to the Wayne Community College Board of Trustees. This will be Harris’ second term. She began her time as a trustee in 2018 when she was appointed by the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. “It has been a pleasure to serve these past four years. I definitely have…read more »

Heather Glennon Professor of the Year

Heather Glennon Professor of the Year

Associate Professor of Animal Science Dr. Heather Glennon has earned the honor of University of Mount Olive (UMO) Dr. Thomas R. Morris Professor of the Year.  She was one of two UMO professors to earn the prestigious title. Glennon joined UMO in 2015.  In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she serves as Chair of the…read more »

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