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Hoffman Receives Teaching Award

Hoffman Receives Teaching Award

Wayne Community College has recognized faculty member Sondi Jones Hoffman with its highest honor. Hoffman, lead biology instructor, is the recipient of the college’s 2022 George E. Wilson Excellence in Teaching Award. She was surprised with the award during the college’s curriculum commencement ceremony. Hoffman was presented a framed certificate and stipend from the Foundation…read more »

Survey Says WCC Among “Best Community Colleges in America”

Survey Says WCC Among “Best Community Colleges in America”

Wayne Community College made the list of the top 20 community colleges in the United States. SmartAsset, an online financial technology company, has ranked Wayne Community College at number 19. According to the company, they analyzed data in areas of student-to-faculty ratio, graduation and transfer rates and the cost of tuition and fees. Across all…read more »

Wayne Community College Nursing Students Help Cancer Center

Wayne Community College Nursing Students Help Cancer Center

The Wayne Community College Association of Nursing Students gave a donation of $1,265 to assist cancer patients. The organization sold pink ribbon-faced masks during Breast Cancer Awareness. Also known as “Cures for the Colors,” the program helps cancer patients from east of Interstate 95 with gas, grocery, medication, utility and other expenses.read more »

WCC To Host Workshop On Successful Life After Incarceration

WCC To Host Workshop On Successful Life After Incarceration

A information session about resources for formerly incarcerated individuals is scheduled for April 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the Walnut Building of Wayne Community College. Topics that will be covered include: overcoming barriers to employment, tuition assistance, support services and life after incarceration. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Wayne County Reentry Council, Mephibosheth Project,…read more »

UMO Students Display Talent In Spring Art Show [Photo Gallery]

UMO Students Display Talent In Spring Art Show [Photo Gallery]

The University of Mount Olive held its annual spring art show on Tuesday, April 19. This year’s show exhibited student work from different classes and levels. Items on display included drawing, painting, printmaking, book making, photography, ceramics, and graphic design. The show featured the following eight seniors: Harrison Aiken a graphic design major from Atlanta,…read more »

Student Group Hosts Walk To Benefit Homeless In Wayne County

Student Group Hosts Walk To Benefit Homeless In Wayne County

Wayne Community College students held a walk to to benefit the homeless population in Wayne County. The event, “A Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes,” was on Saturday, April 16 at Stoney Creek Park. The cost to participate in the one-mile walk was a donation of new or gently used socks, shoes, clothes, or money. The…read more »

April Named Community College Month By  Board Of Education

April Named Community College Month By Board Of Education

The Wayne County Board of Education proclaimed April as Community College Month in a show of appreciation for the impact Wayne Community College has on students, the school district and the community. Wayne Community College president, Dr. Patricia Pfeiffer, thanked the Board for its support and efforts to help students. Officials say they encourage all…read more »

Wayne Community College Wins Award For Military Support

Wayne Community College Wins Award For Military Support

Wayne Community College has been named a 2022-2023 Military Friendly School with gold award status. The 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. WCC earned “Gold” award status in the small…read more »

Wayne Community College Joins NC State’s Military Connect Program

Wayne Community College Joins NC State’s Military Connect Program

Military-affiliated students now have a clearer path to an NC State degree, thanks to an expansion of the Community College Collaboration (C3) Military Connect Program. The C3 program has signed Military Connect partnership agreements with Coastal Carolina Community College, Craven Community College and Fayetteville Technical Community College, giving veterans and their dependents in these areas…read more »

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