Thursday, October 16, 2014

Looking for a second mini-session course? There are still seats available

Second mini-session starts on Monday, October 20th. There are still seats available in the following courses, and you can register on Webadvisor until Sunday night. Note: your registration restriction would have to have been lifted previously. If it has not been, you should contact your advisor or Enrollment Services in the Wynn Ctr.

BIO 169.108B
COM 231.107B
DRA 122.101B
ENG 113.450B
GER 112.450B
MAT 172.101B
SOC 210.765B (Orange County)
SPA 112.101B

Friday, October 10, 2014

It's time to think SPRING! - See your advisor soon for spring semester classes

Spring registration is just around the corner. Don't get caught scrambling for classes at the last minute in January!

Early registration starts November 3rd, so make your appointment now to see your academic advisor. If you don't know who your advisor is, you can find his/her information on Webadvisor. The spring schedule of classes will be available soon on Webadvisor as well.

As in the past, early registration opens up to students according to the number of credit hours earned. For a full list of dates and details, see Important Dates for Spring 2015 Credit Courses.

Leadership Triangle College Edition - Applications due 10/22

Durham Technical Community College is currently seeking curriculum students to participate in the 2015 Leadership Triangle College Edition. Leadership Triangle College Edition is an experiential learning opportunity for students selected to participate from the ten universities, colleges, and community colleges based in the Triangle area. The interactive curriculum focuses on developing students' leadership skills and providing regional exposure. This year’s program “2015 Emerging Leaders” is being presented by the United Way of the Greater Triangle.

Criteria for selection:

  • Must be a currently enrolled DTCC curriculum student
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Must be taking a minimum of 6 credit hours during spring semester 2015
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to attend all five Friday sessions scheduled from 2-7 p.m. in the area (January 30, February 6, February 20, March 27, and April 10)

Application Process:

  • Student should submit current resume
  • Student should submit a cover letter (cover letter should explain why student should be selected as one of Durham Tech’s representatives to Leadership Triangle)
  • Student should select a faculty member to complete the Faculty Recommendation Form
  • Student’s resume, cover letter, and Faculty Recommendation Form should be submitted to Gilbert Umberger electronically at by noon on Wednesday, October 22.

Selection Process:

Selection committee will review applications the week of October 27-31, 2014
The 2 students selected will be notified the week of November 3-7, 2014
Completed applications will be submitted to Leadership Triangle on November 12, 2014
Students selected will start the program on Friday, January 30, 2015

Here is what Angela Rae Hipos had to say about her Triangle Leadership College Edition experience from 2013: “Leadership Triangle College Edition is a great opportunity for aspiring students.  This program helped me develop my leadership and networking skills. What I liked most in the sessions we had was each class had a different learning experience. It was an honor to represent Durham Tech in the Leadership Triangle College Edition program.”

If you have additional questions about Triangle Leadership College Edition or the selection process, please contact Gilbert Umberger at or 919-536-7207, ext. 1410.