President's Message

Academics

2020-21 Enrollment

Source: Wake Tech Colleague Student Information System, Informer Archived Enrollment Data, Workforce Continuing Education, Physical Sciences and Academic Success & Transition Resources

Full-Time Equivalency (FTE) Enrollment

Since many community college students are part-time, the state of North Carolina determines funding for colleges based on Full-Time Equivalency (FTE) enrollment.

Degree Program Enrollment

Source: Wake Tech Colleague Student Information System, Informer Archived Enrollment Data, Enrollment Data at the last day of the semester

University Transfer Enrollment

Source: Wake Tech Colleague Student Information System, Informer Archived Enrollment Data, Enrollment Data at the last day of the semester

Top Transfer Destinations

 

Universities are arranged by rows from higher to lower number of transfer students.
Source: Wake Tech Colleague Student Information System, and National Student Clearinghouse. 

Career Programs

Largest Enrollments by Degree

Source: Wake Tech Colleague Student Information System, Informer Archived Enrollment Data,
Enrollment Data at the last day of the semester

Career and College Promise (CCP)

Source: Wake Tech Colleague Student Information System, Informer Archived Enrollment Data,
Enrollment Data at the last day of the semester

Wake Tech Online

Wake Tech has been ranked among the top online learning schools in the US by several sources, including Newsweek.

Source: Wake Tech Colleague Student Information System,
Enrollment Data at the last day of the semester

Credentials Awarded

Source: https://www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/analytics/dashboards/curriculum-credentials-awarded

Non-Degree Program Enrollment

Source: Wake Tech Colleague Student Information System, Informer Archived Enrollment Data, Enrollment Data at the last day of the semester

Small Business Support

Through its Small Business Center and Center for Entrepreneurship, Wake Tech offers free seminars, classes, one-on-one counseling, and a wealth of resources and support for small business owners and entrepreneurs at every stage.

Source: NCCCS Small Business Center Network Annual Report 2020-2021; Workforce Continuing Education

MOOCs

In 2013, Wake Tech became the first community college in North Carolina, and one of the first in the nation to offer MOOCs, Massive Open Online Courses. MOOCs are self-paced, free of charge, and are available to students anywhere in the world. MOOC students do not earn college credit.

Source: Physical Sciences and Academic Success & Transition Resources

New Degrees and Certificates

Highlights

New Trustees

New Leadership

Excellence Awards

 

Dwight O. Ryan
Student Achievement Awards 

Hope Young, Applied Engineering & Technologies
Brenda Pianigiani, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Ruben Arrieta Mendoza, Business & Public Services Technologies
Karsen Tutor, Health Sciences
Chloe Saito, Information Technology
Abdul-Rahman Sweilam, Mathematics, Sciences & Engineering

 

Staff Excellence Awards 

Benita Clark,  Human Resources & College Safety
Sara Holmes, College Development
Melanie Thomas, Curriculum Education Services
Amy MacDonald, Effectiveness & Innovation
Korrie Blanchard Smith, Student Services

Stewart Lessard, Information Technology
Laveda Joseph, Student Services
Jessica Johnson, Student Services

 

Excellence in Teaching

Marcia Toms, Academic Success & Transition Resources
Patricia Mills, Applied Engineering & Technologies
Robert Mayhew, Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Jeff Myers, Business & Public Services Technologies
Paul Drosnes, College & Career Readiness
Francine Sack, Health Sciences
Chad McKenzie, Information Technology
Tracy Cheatham, Mathematics, Sciences & Engineering

 

Excellence in Adjunct Teaching 

Zach Taylor, Applied Engineering & Technologies
Heather Lisk, Health Sciences
Doug Foster, Information Technology
Cristine Kardas, Mathematics, Sciences & Engineering

Stellar Students

Facilities

Kudos

Lives Transformed

Go Eagles!

Sponsored Programs

Vital Partnerships

COVID 19 Response

Wake Tech Foundation

2020-21 Financial Summary

Income

Expenses

Sponsored Programs

Sponsored Programs partners with leaders across the college to raise funds in the form of grants and appropriations from federal, state, and local governments as well as foundations to foster innovation and address unmet needs of the college. The Sponsored Programs team also provides grant management and compliance support to ensure the college achieves maximum impact from sponsored programs in support of student success. Wake Tech was awarded more than $12.47 million in grants and appropriations in 2020-21, with 16 of its 17 submitted public and private competitive grant proposals receiving funding, and 7 submittals pending. Additionally, the college was allocated more than $63.5 million in federal grant funds to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, of which the Sponsored Programs staff provided administration and compliance oversight. In an effort to further diversify the college's funding portfolio, the Sponsored Programs team also led the proposal development for the Amazon Mechatronics and Robotics Apprenticeship Program training contract (awarded) and proposals for federal community project funds (pending).

US Department of Education  High School Equivalency Program $2,341,957  
National Science Foundation  Allowing the Transfer of Cloud Technologies from the Classroom to Business and Back $562,150  
NC Community College System Adult Education and Family Literacy Act $5,316,793  
NC Community College System BioNetwork Center  $1,545,378
NC Community College System Perkins CTE Education $1,061,140
NC Community College System Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education $152,457
NC Community College System Virtual Learning Community $110,000
NC Community College System FNS Employment & Training $138,840
NC Community College System Regional Apprenticeship Coordinator $85,458
NC Community College System Corrections Education $90,925
NC Community College System Minority Male Success Initiative  $35,000
NC Dept. of Health and Human Services Refugee Support Services $65,000
State Library of North Carolina  Increasing Digital Equity Through Digital Inclusion $73,325
Triangle J Council of Governments  Transportation Demand Management  $64,300
State Library of North Carolina  COVID-19 Response $4,000
UNC Chapel Hill TEACCH TEACCH School Transition to Employment and Post-Secondary Education  $52,965
Duke Energy Foundation Applied Engineering & Technologies Opportunity Grant $40,000
Lumina Foundation Finish First NC $31,000
John M. Belk Endowment Finish First NC  $12,000
PNC Foundation Pathways Male Mentoring Services $20,000
Urban Institute/ECMC Foundation Career Technical Education Co-Lab $30,000
Truist Foundation Student Money Management Initiative $75,000
State Employees Credit Union  Bridge to Career Program $18,000
Accenture Non-Credit Computer Education Student Sponsorships $20,000
IME Becas La Plaza Comunitaria $5,300
Credit Suisse Americas Foundation Enhancing Wake Works Apprenticeship Program $250,000
Anonymous Foundation Roadmap to Student Success Planning Project  $275,000
TOTAL:   $12,475,988  

Foundation Report

 

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2020-21 FINANCIAL REPORT

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