Thursday, December 4, 2014

Register now for Spring 2015 courses!

Registration is open for Spring 2015 classes, and there are still seats available in many popular classes!

You can search for classes via WebAdvisor or by using the Open Course List. The Open Course List is available on the Virtual Transfer Center website under Transfer Planning. There is also a guide for using the list. You can use the Open Course List to build your schedule, but you will still need to log in to WebAdvisor to register.

WebAdvisor will be available through Sunday, January 11th, but classes do fill constantly. Don't wait until the last minute!

For more information on registration and payment deadlines, visit the Registration webpage.

Interactive lecture on Health Disparities, Locally and Globally - December 9th at 4:30 pm

Phi Theta Kappa is proud to sponsor a lecture by Dr. Dorothy Powell on Health Disparities, Locally and Globally. Dr. Powell holds a BSN, MSN, and a DNP and is a retired nurse educator from Duke University.

Tuesday, December 9th
4:30 pm-5:30 pm
Technology Center room 900 (Building 9)

This lecture is part of the PTK Honors in Action project focusing on the topic "Health and Medicine as Frontiers."

Music Ensemble performance - December 9 at 5:00 pm

Durham Tech’s Music Ensemble students will offer their first performance on Tuesday, December 9, from 5:00-6:00PM in the ERC Auditorium.
Their songs will range from musical theater and jazz, to gospel and pop.  They will be accompanied by a trio of professional musicians directed by recording artist Adia Ledbetter.
All are welcome and refreshments will follow the performance.

Monday, November 17, 2014

November Transfer Times now available

Please take a moment to read the November Transfer Times:

This month’s installment includes information about ASUT Connections with STEM programs at four-year institutions, featured Spring 2015 courses (Music Ensemble, South in Black and White, and Genetics), the campus food drive, opportunities for a social justice fellowship and paid summer internships, as well as news from a former Durham Tech student who is enjoying her new life at UNC-G.

NC Space Grant: NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars

NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars

This NCAS participant received an internship at JPL
Are you a community college student interested in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) career?
Start your journey now by working on projects and sharing ideas with NASA engineers, scientists, and your peers from across the nation!
APPLY NOW to become part of the NASA Community College Aerosopace Scholars (NCAS) program and explore what could become YOUR future! Applications are due by midnight on December 15th.
Who is eligible to participate?
Community college students from across the nation will compete to become a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar.
Program Requirements:
  • U.S. citizenship
  • High school graduate and at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a registered community college student
  • Concurrent enrollment or completion of 9+ hours of STEM coursework
  • Able to commit to a 5 week online session
  • Internet access
*Please note a non-refundable $30 fee will be collected for the onsite portion to cover meals and materials.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Apply Now for Paid Summer 2015 State Govt. Internships

Check out these exciting opportunities for paid summer internships in various state organizations across North Carolina open to current college students.

According to the Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office, these internships "provide North Carolina students with compensated professional work experience that integrates education, career development and public service. Opportunities exist in numerous recognized fields of study, from accounting to zoology, and interns will also participate in seminars, tours or other activities designed to broaden their perspective of public service and state government. Interns will earn a stipend of $8.25 per hour and work 40 hours per week for 10 weeks in the summer."

To be eligible for the program, a student must:

  • be a permanent North Carolina resident 
  • have an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • have graduated from high school 
  • have completed one year of Community college 
Applications must be postmarked by December 19, 2014.

For more information about the opportunities available, including application and eligiblity materials, visit the YAIO website at