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College To Host Weather Spotter Training

College To Host Weather Spotter Training

Wayne Community College will host a short weather spotter training session next month. Meteorologists with the National Weather Service’s Raleigh Forecast Office will conduct the Skywarn® training. It will be held 1-2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8 in Room 101 of the Walnut Building (farthest left of the three buildings facing Wayne Memorial Drive) on…read more »

College Recognizes Top Employees of 2022

College Recognizes Top Employees of 2022

Wayne Community College has recognized its top employees for 2022. Housekeeping Supervisor Tammy Holland was presented the Operations and Maintenance Staff Employee of the Year Award. In announcing the award, WCC President Patty Pfeiffer noted that Holland “used her professional experience and compassion for others to make a new campus position her own.” She has…read more »

College Apprenticeship Program Benefits from Appropriations Package

College Apprenticeship Program Benefits from Appropriations Package

Wayne Community College’s apprenticeship program was a beneficiary of the U.S. Congress’ Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Package. A $651,000 Community Project Funding request made by then-Congressman G.K. Butterfield was included in the bill for expansion of the college’s apprenticeship program. The funding will be used to enhance the college’s established apprenticeship training programs as…read more »

Witness to First ‘Dream’ Speech to Headline King Celebration

Witness to First ‘Dream’ Speech to Headline King Celebration

Wayne Community College will hold its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration 2023 this coming Thursday. Dr. Omotolokun Omokunde, pastor of Timothy Darling Presbyterian Church in Oxford, will speak on “From ‘The Dream’ to Me.” Rev. Omokunde will share his memories of meeting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and hearing the first version of the…read more »

School Board Honors Past Chair & the Search for a New Superintendent

School Board Honors Past Chair & the Search for a New Superintendent

In a special called meeting on December 21, 2022 the Wayne County Board of Education voted to reduce the number of consultant proposals that it had received to help lead the search for a new superintendent.  After some discussion,   The Board then reduced the number of proposals from six to three by having each Board…read more »

Entrepreneurs Can Take Free Seminars

Entrepreneurs Can Take Free Seminars

The Small Business Center at Wayne Community College has scheduled more than a dozen seminars for aspiring and progressing entrepreneurs over the next few months. Two series will be offered, both of which can lead to certificates. Seminars in these series can also be taken individually. Completion of all four seminars in the Business Basics…read more »

WCC Public Safety Division Benefits from Honor Our Firsts Gala

WCC Public Safety Division Benefits from Honor Our Firsts Gala

An event to recognize the contributions of the county’s first responders has benefitted the institution that trains them. Proceeds from the Honor Our Firsts Gala held in March were used for a donation to Wayne Community College’s Public Safety Division. The Honor Our Firsts Board, along with partner Wayne County Chamber of Commerce. and North…read more »

SECU Foundation Funds Scholarships for WCC Students

SECU Foundation Funds Scholarships for WCC Students

The State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Foundation has provided scholarship funds for Wayne Community College students receiving short-term training. The funds from the member-funded SECU Foundation will give up to 30 students an SECU Bridge to Career scholarship valued at $500. The 2022-2023 recipients and their programs of study areShaina Chantel Arellano Cruz of Goldsboro,…read more »

Community Concert Band to Hold Concert

Community Concert Band to Hold Concert

The Bison Community Concert Band is ready for its first public performance. The wind, brass, and percussion musicians under the direction of Dr. William Ford will hold its Winter Band Concert on the evening of Dec. 8. The concert is set for 7-8 p.m. in Moffatt Auditorium in the Wayne Learning Center (the building with…read more »

FAFSA Night Set for Dec. 13 at WCC

FAFSA Night Set for Dec. 13 at WCC

Wayne Community College will hold a “FAFSA Night” on Dec. 13. Financial aid experts will give an overview of what is needed and the steps involved in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). That form is required to be considered for all federal and most state financial aid for college, including scholarships…read more »

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