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Education
4:41 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

New College Opens in Greensboro

Virginia College will offer a variety of associate and career training programs at its new Greensboro campus in the Holden Crossing Plaza.
Credit Virginia College

Greensboro is now home to a new college campus. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held last week to celebrate the grand opening of Virginia College.

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Education
5:14 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Women's Center Will Focus on Gender Gaps

WFU Women's Center director Paige Meltzer (right) is working with student Amy Shackelford (left) to help improve wellness and body image for students on campus.
Credit Caroline Potter

A new women’s center at Wake Forest University will focus on issues facing students on campus and in the community.

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Education
7:49 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Teachers Learn How to Shoot Guns to Protect Classrooms

NC teachers and school administrators practice hitting their target during a free concealed carry class.
Keri Brown

On Friday, South Dakota’s governor signed a bill allowing the state's school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns. North Carolina educators and state law makers are also looking at legislation to prevent tragedies such as the Connecticut Elementary school shooting in December. 

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Education
10:39 am
Mon February 25, 2013

Guilford Student to Participate in Senate Youth Program

Credit KatieHarbath via flickr

16-year-old Aditya Garg, a junior at the Early College of Guilford, is one of only two students in North Carolina, and 104 in the  United States, who will attend the 51st annual United States Senate Youth Program.

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Careers
11:54 pm
Sun February 24, 2013

Middle School Students Explore Careers During Students@Work Week

Middle school students in North Carolina help refurbish computers at Lenovo's Kramden Institute in Durham, N.C.
Credit Lenovo

Thousands of middle school students across North Carolina will get some hands-on experience in the workplace this week.

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