Campus Civility Project – Keep Calm and Keep it Civil

Campus Civility Project – Keep Calm and Keep it Civil
Guest speaker Traciana Graves, founder of Say Something Beautiful and Project Bully Free Zone, will be presenting a highly engaging presentation that tackles issues facing campuses today in creating a safe campus environment that appreciates, respects, and encompasses all demographics. 

What: Keep Calm and Keep it Civil
Date: Thursday, April 12
Time: 11:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.
Location: Southern Wake Campus, Building L Conference Center

The first 125 students who register, will be provided lunch and a free t-shirt!

Please bring Student IDs for check-in.

Volunteer

Student Success Road Show: Local Non-Profit Industry Tour

When: Tuesday, October 10
Time: 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Where: YMCA and Dorcas Ministries – Downtown Raleigh 

Explore a career within the Non-Profit Sector! Network with local business leaders to discover their personal journey to various professions within non-profit work!

Register HERE!


Alternative Spring Break 

Do you have a passion for serving others? Want to spend your spring break giving back?

Come serve on this year’s Alternative Spring Break!
*APPLY TODAY!*

When: March 14 – 18, 2018
Cost: FREE!

*Only those interested in fun, service, and community building should apply.

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is April 23 – 29 and is a great opportunity to recognize volunteers and support causes you care about in your community. Utilize your community service leave hours and volunteer during National Volunteer Week with students, faculty and staff from the Wake Tech community.


United Way Book Set Up

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 9:00am – 1:00pm

Prepare for “store shopping” experience for distribution of 40,000 books to ensure all children in the Triangle are reading on grade level by 3rd grade.


Meals On Wheels

Wednesday April 26, 2017 from 10:30am – 12:00pm

Deliver hot, nutritious lunches to senior residents in Raleigh


United Way Book Distribution

Wednesday April 26, 2017 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Help children, educators, and non-profits shop for books to ensure all children in the Triangle are reading on grade level by 3rd grade.


North Campus Blood Drive

Friday, April 28, 2017 from 9:30am – 2:30pm

The need for blood is constant and your blood donation can save 3 lives. Sign up to donate on North Campus!


Wilmington Street Men’s Shelter

Friday, April 28, 2017 from 5:15 – 6:30pm

Serve homeless men of Raleigh a hot dinner at the Wilmington Street Men’s Shelter


Please feel free to reach out to Mariel Steinbeiser about any questions you might have!

Travel Abroad

Wake Tech and Salzburg College have approved a summer 2017 study abroad program. Dr. DeMar Neal from Wake Tech will lead 15 students for three weeks to Salzburg Austria, the birthplace of Mozart and the home to the movie, “The Sound of Music.” Dr. Neal will be teaching a music appreciation class in which his students will receive 3 credit hours. Registration is now open for summer 2017 and you may contact Dr. DeMar Neal for further details at daneal1@waketech.edu

Course Details:

MUSIC APPRECIATION (3 hrs)
This course surveys music of the Western World. Emphasis is placed on the elements of music, terminology, composers, form, and style within a historical perspective. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in basic listening and understanding of the art of music. Special attention will be paid to the works of Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, and Schubert, as befits their geographic and historical importance to Salzburg and/or Vienna.

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Generation Next (College Edition) Entrepreneurs Wanted

Investing in the Next Generation of Triangle Leaders and Innovators

About the Innovation Series:

Designed to highlight college entrepreneurs who are committed to addressing social issues facing our communities, this series of events will help them build the skills and networks to bring their ideas forward. This program will promote ideas of college-age women and people of color who are currently underrepresented in the entrepreneurial community.

Several Triangle area college students, academic advisors, business and community leaders along with innovators and entrepreneurs will participate in a high-energy, interactive pitch competition followed by an accelerator program to build their skill sets. This is an opportunity to hear creative ideas, foster teamwork, and support the entrepreneurial spirit of the Triangle. Participating universities include, Meredith College, NCCU, NCSU, Shaw University, Saint Augustine’s University, Wake Technical Community College, and William Peace University.
To get all of the details and to sign up for the pitch competition check out our page on Xtra

Career & Employment Resources

cer-novNovember is National Career Development Month!

Are you interested in exploring your career path?  Career & Employment Resources is hosting many events this month highlighting practical strategies, options and benefits to setting your career in motion. Check out our events page to register for the upcoming sessions.

At every event, you have a chance to win a padfolio!  Come early!