Vote Early on Southern Wake Campus!

Wake Technical Community College has been selected by the Wake County Board of Elections to host an early voting site for the upcoming November 6 general election. The site, on Wake Tech’s Southern Wake Campus, will be open from Wednesday, October 17 through Saturday, November 3.

Wake Tech is one of nine early voting sites in the county.

Wake Tech Community College
Southern Wake Campus
Building N, Room 118
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603


The schedule for the Wake Tech early voting site is:

  • Wednesday, October 17 – Friday, October 19, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 20, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 21, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 22 – Friday, October 26, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 27, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 28, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 29 – Friday, November 2, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 3, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The ballot will feature the Wake Tech bond referendum, which will provide $349 million to enable the college to train more health care workers, first responders, automotive technicians, and IT professionals. It will also provide infrastructure upgrades for safety and security college-wide. The Wake Tech bond is expected to be at the end of the ballot.

The voter registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 12, but those who miss that deadline may register and vote at any early voting site. College students may register and vote at the county/state of their home address or they may register and vote in the county/state where they are attending college. More information for college students can be found here.

For general questions, visit the Wake County Board of Elections website or call at 919-856-6240.

Help The Nest Win $15,000!


Wake Tech is one of 18 colleges and universities to join forces with Food Lion Feeds to participate in a “Collegiate Challenge” mobilizing colleges & universities to address hunger in their local community and compete for up to $15,000 that will benefit The Nest Food Pantry.

Winning schools can receive $5,000 for the most engagement and creativity on campus, and the second award of $10,000 will be awarded for the campus that collects the most food in a food drive.

How can you help?

Social Media

Post on social media tagging @wtccstudents and use #FoodLionFeeds to help Wake Tech earn points.

MVP Card

Wake Tech will earn 1 point for every $10 spent at Food Lion. All you have to do is provide us with your MVP card number, download the Food Lion app, and Food Lion will add your points to Wake Tech.

Donate Food

Feed a Friend Food Truck Rodeo

The campus that collects the most donated food will win $10,000 for their food pantry! Bring as many non-perishable food items as you can to the Feed-a-Friend Food Truck Rodeo!

  • October 16 – 11:00-1:00pm – Southern Wake Campus in Parking Lot J
  • October 18 – 11:00-1:00pm – Northern Wake Campus outside Building E & F

The prize funds will support hunger-related initiatives such as campus-based food pantries, campus or community gardens, and fresh produce distribution.

Learn More:

“The Nest” Food Pantry

Donate disaster relief items to help victims of Hurricane Florence


Staff at Wake Tech’s Public Safety Education Campus have partnered with Operation Airdrop to collect and deliver disaster relief items for victims of Hurricane Florence, and we NEED YOUR HELP!

Donation Items Needed:
  • Non-perishable foods
  • Cases of water
  • Cleaning supplies (Bleach)
  • Bug spray
  • Diapers
  • Baby formula
  • Personal hygiene products
Drop-Off Dates and Times
Monday, Sept. 24 – Friday, Oct. 5
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Drop-Off Location
321 Chapanoke Road, Raleigh NC

Hurricane Florence: Watching, Waiting, but are you Prepared?

Disaster Supply Kit

The buzz this week is all about Hurricane Florence.

Administrators and staff at Wake Tech are monitoring local forecasts as the track and impacts from the hurricane come into perspective.  The best thing to do right now is to make sure you are as prepared as possible and that means making sure you’re able to get messages from the college.

If you are not signed up for Wake Tech Warn, do it!  The college will send you text notifications as conditions warrant.

Wake Tech Warn

You’re also invited to follow Wake Tech on Twitter, @waketechcc.  Wake Tech’s twitter feed is a great place to find breaking news from the college as well as updates on the go.

For preparedness and safety tips, the National Weather Service has some great information.

Assemble Disaster Supplies

Be Safe, Be Ready!

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Wake Tech Idol Season 6

Visit: idol.waketech.edu for full details.

Auditions for Wake Tech Idol Season 6 are scheduled for September 19th, 20th, & 21st at the Southern Wake Campus and Scott Northern Wake Campus.  For building information, visit idol.waketech.edu.

Here are a few tips for the upcoming auditions

  • Auditions are first-come-first-served
  • Contestants will have one minute to “Wow” the judges.
  • Registration will close 30 minutes after auditions begin.
  • Current students only.
  • Come prepared to sing acapella or self-accompanied.
  • Must be in good academic standing, GPA of 2.0 or higher.

The top ten contestants selected from the September auditions will advance to the live Wake Tech Idol Finale to compete for a $2,500 scholarship and the title of Wake Tech Idol Season 6 Champion.  Two runners-up will receive $750 scholarship each.

Wake Tech Rugby Club Returns!

Wake Tech Rugby Club is back and preparing for its second season!  The inaugural 2017-2018 season was a great success, and the club looks forward to building on the skill and experience gained last year.

The new season starts with practice on Tuesday, August 28th.  Practices are every Tuesday and Thursday from 4-6 pm at Lake Benson Park in Garner.  Anyone interested in playing rugby (or just learning about it) can contact Head Coach John Etheridge, or just come out to practice!  Rugby experience is welcome, but not necessary.  The club will teach new players how to play.

For more information, contact
John Etheridge
Head Coach/Faculty Advisor, Wake Tech Rugby Club