For more than 50 years, Wake Tech has changed the lives of thousands of people – helped them uncover hidden talents, start bold ventures, realize dreams, and sometimes, do the impossible.
Each transformation is compelling, each story worth sharing – and Wake Tech students and alumni love sharing them! Take a look at some of their unique and inspiring stories.
"I had an epiphany. Deep down I knew what I wanted to do!”
“Wake Tech always provided me with the tools needed to excel in my academics.”
“WakeWorks® has been the clearest, simplest path toward gainful employment.”
“I could see this new agreement opening up a lot of doors for people.”
“Wake Tech prepared me for my journey by maturing me as a player on and off the field. I knew right away I needed to work hard to earn my spot and fine tune my skills to become a better ballplayer.”
“I am so grateful for my work-based learning opportunity and my team at WakeMed. Because of the close relationship between Wake Tech and WakeMed, I was able to learn firsthand the skills and knowledge I need to be successful in a business analytics career.”
"I’ve always loved learning and did well in school, so I loved being back. Having been in dance, a discipline so connected to the body, made learning about anatomy and physiology especially fascinating.”