Media Coverage

Date Topic
2-1-2023 WRAL: Durham Tech program helps students find new career paths in life sciences
1-25-2023 WPTF Radio: President Buxton's interview with Steve O'Bryan
1-24-2023 CBS 17: Schools prepare pipeline for big bio business as hundreds of new jobs expected at RTP
1-24-2023 Spectrum News: Durham Tech, Eli Lilly develop training-to-job pipeline
1-23-2023 Community College Daily: Funding roundup
1-23-2023 News & Observer: Durham County awards Lilly $5M to expand RTP drug plant. Here’s what we know
1-22-2023 EDNC: Experts make the urgent case: ‘Child care is a public good’
1-17-2023 ABC 11: Fidelity pledges $250 million to support minority students, address equity gaps in education
1-16-2023 Business NC: Novo’s $6M gifts signals biopharma’s promise
1-12-2023 WUNC- FM Radio: Durham Tech receives largest donation
1-12-2023 Research Triangle Regional Partnership: Novo Nordisk donates $6M to Durham Tech, will partner on life science workforce programs
1-12-2023 The Herald Sun: Durham Tech celebrates largest donation in school history for life science program
1-12-2023 Business NC: Daily Digest Newsletter
1-12-2023 News & Observer: Durham Tech celebrates largest donation in school history for life science program
1-11-2023 WUNC 91.5: Durham Tech receives $6M donation to expand life sciences program
1-11-2023 WRAL: Novo Nordisk donates $6M to Durham Tech
1-11-2023 Triangle Business Journal: Durham Tech using $6M gift from Novo Nordisk to build life sciences training center
1-11-2023 ABC 11: Durham Tech receives $6 million donation for Life Science program
1-11-2023 WRAL TechWire: Novo Nordisk donates $6M to Durham Tech, will partner on life science workforce programs
1-11-2023 CBS 17: Durham Tech receives $6 million donation
1-11-2023 WUNC-RAL: Largest donation to Durham Tech
1-5-2023 Spectrum News: Durham Tech expands with RTP location to help meet growing job needs
12-23-2022 WRAL: Durham Tech program helps students find new career paths in life sciences
12-14-2022 News & Observer: Durham Tech opens outpost in Research Triangle Park to help meet growing job needs
12-5-2022 WRAL TechWire: Gearing up for $5B expansion, Wolfspeed partners with Durham Tech to boost workforce
11-3-2022 Durham Magazine: December 2022/January 2023: The Holiday Issue - page 79
11-19-2022 CBS 17: Durham Tech 911 academy graduates eight in effort to fill shortage
11-14-2022 WPTF Radio: President Buxton speaks with Steve O'Bryan on the passing of bond referendum 
11-14-2022 CBS 17: Durham Tech expansion plans include health care center
11-8-2022 News & Observer: Durham votes yes on $550M bonds for schools, community college, museum
11-3-2022 WRAL TechWire: Duke Energy grants $2.8M to boost energy-based workforce development initiatives
11-2-2022 Duke Energy News: Duke Energy invests more than $2.8 million to support tomorrow’s energy workforce
10-21-2022 News & Observer: Wake, Raleigh and Durham voters should OK bonds for vital public investments
10-21-2022 ABC 11: Bonds on the ballot that voters get to decide on in Wake and Durham counties | Election 2022
10-19-2022 The Duke Chronicle: Durham residents to vote this November on funding for public school, Durham Tech, Museum of Life and Science renovations
10-14-2022 EDNC: Public School Forum of North Carolina Announces Inaugural North Carolina Educator Pipeline Collaborative Cohort
10-12-2022 CBS 17: Triangle ranks among top technology metros in the country
10-10-2022 WRAL: Durham residents to vote on $550.2 million bond next month
10-9-2022 CBS 17: Durham Tech updates future affordable housing plan
10-5-2022 CBS 17: Durham voters voice support, opposition to $550.2 million in education bonds on November ballot
9-29-2022 Durham Magazine: October/November 2022: The Downtown Issue
9-26-2022 EDNC: Durham Tech builds health partnerships to meet student, workforce, community needs
9-13-2022 WRAL: 'Child care is a huge barrier': $167K approved to fund free daycare for children of Durham Tech students
8-27-2022 ABC 11: Day of Champions provides free school supplies and more to students in Durham
8-11-2022 WRAL TechWire: Durham Tech exec calls for funding changes to help NC meet demand for skilled workers
7-29-2022 Durham Magazine: August/September 2022: The Food & Drink Issue
7-28-2022 ABC 11: 'We are a tech hub': Cheri Beasley tours Durham Tech, discussing economy and jobs
7-23-2022 ABC 11: 'They stepped up': Durham's newest 911 operators prepare to field emergency calls
7-22-2022 WRAL: First class of new 911 Academy graduates could help fill 43% staffing shortage at Durham 911 Center
7-19-2022 ABC 11: Durham 911 response times remain below national average, despite recent push to add staff
7-11-2022 CBS 17: Durham Tech implementing new security systems after incidents across country and bomb threat
6-22-2022 EDNC: ‘You belong here’: N.C. community colleges strengthen LGBTQ+ resources
6-2-2022 CBS 17: Durham Tech 911 Academy looks to close operator shortage
5-31-2022 EDNC: ‘This is really the future’: N.C. community colleges collaborate to build regional workforce
5-24-2022 WUNC: Durham Tech opens '911 Academy'
5-23-2022 WRAL: Durham 911 dispatcher course aims to speed up hiring
5-5-2022 ABC 11: Triangle colleges partner to meet increasing demand for RTP jobs
5-4-2022 Foodservice Director: How community colleges are training the next generation of culinary talent
4-29-2022 CBS: Durham 911 call pick-up times improve despite ongoing shortage of call takers
4-12-2022 Enlace Latino NC: Nuevos estudiantes en Durham Tech podrán tener matrículas gratuitas
4-12-2022 Univision: Durham Technical Community College tiene programa de clases  gratuitas
4-11-2022 The Herald Sun: Durham Tech announces tuition-free program for Fall 2022. See if you're eligible
4-11-2022 ABC 11: Incoming Durham Tech students have opportunity for tuition-free education
4-11-2022 CBS 17: Durham Tech offering students chance to attend college tuition-free
3-30-2022 Durham Magazine: April/May 2022 – The 10th Annual Women’s Issue
3-28-2022 New York Times: A Fast, Frugal Track to a Cook's Career? Community College
3-23-2022 CBS 17: Durham sheriff hopes expansion of training program will address deputy, detention officer shortages
3-18-2022 WRAL TechWire: Power in partnership: Durham Tech, Wake Tech launch RTP Bio
3-04-2022 CBS 17: Durham Middle College High School, Durham Tech hosting 'Signing Day' Friday night
3-03-3022 The Duke Chronicle: Vice President Kamala Harris visit Durham to speak on Ukraine, labor unions
3-02-2022 CBS 17: VP Kamala Harris visits Durham Tech with Gov. Cooper
3-02-2022 ABC 11: Vice President Kamala Harris touts labor, jobs in visit to Durham Tech
3-02-2022 Spectrum News: Trade careers poised to benefit from Biden administration's $45 million grant
3-02-2022 WRAL: VP Harris praises efforts of Durham Tech program, lauds American workers
3-02-2022 The Herald Sun: In Durham, VP Kamala Harris heralds union jobs as future of US economic recovery
3-2-2022 WUNC: VP Kamala Harris calls for more union jobs during visit to Durham
3-02-2022 WRAL: VP Kamala Harris gives nod to union workers, working class in speech at Durham Tech
3-02-2022 News & Observer: Vice President Kamala Harris visits Durham Tech on trip to NC
2-16-2022 Spectrum News: Durham Tech to build new affordable housing units
2-15-2022 EDNC: Durham Tech shares affordable housing development plans
2-15-2022 CBS 17: Durham Tech announces affordable housing development near main campus
2-15-2022 The Herald Sun: Durham Tech to build affordable housing on South Briggs Avenue near campus
2-15-2022 WRAL: Durham Tech to build affordable housing complex near campus
2-11-2022 CBS 17: Durham Tech closer to launching 911 academy; hopes to boost staffing as half of call taker positions are vacant
2-2-2022 WRAL: Durham 911 call center improving answer times while still in staffing shortage
12-28-2021 CBS 17: 47% of Durham 911 call taker positions are vacant - almost the same amount as 1 year ago
12-10-2021

News & Observer: Bull City mayor turns to Durham Tech to help fill 911 center call-takers gap

12-8-2021 WRAL: Durham Tech creates 911 academy to help fill vital roles
11-21-2021 EDNC: N.C. community college effort to recruit adult learners is expanding
10-11-2021 Durham Magazine: Durham Tech kicks off 60th anniversary with opening of new building
9-24-2021 The Pirate Shook: Two paths, same destination
8-20-2021 Durham County NC: Durham Tech announces county's first aseptic training program
8-19-2021 North Carolina Biotechnology Center: $300k grant opens new Durham Tech biotech aseptic training program
7-13-2021 North Carolina Biotechnology Center: New program at Durham Tech will train students for growing jobs in plant science
6-14-2021 ABC 11: Durham teen gets associate's degree and IT certificate before graduating from high school
6-8-2021 Community College Daily: Programs for men of color aim for persistence, completion
6-7-2021 Chapelboro: On Air Today: President J.B. Buxton of Durham Tech
5-5-2021 WNCT: Durham company offers to hire students, pay tuition - wit no strings attached
5-4-2021 WRAL: Apprentices to get salary, free classes at Durham Tech in 3-year program
5-4-2021 CBS 17: Durham company offers to hire students, pay tuition - with no strings attached
5-4-2021 News & Observer: As jobs demand grows, Durham Tech launches apprenticeship program with biotech company
4-27-2021 ABC 11: Durham Tech student recognized for helping collect census data
4-17-2021 WRAL: Education Matters: NC sets goal for 2M to get postsecondary degree by 2030
4-16-2021

Chapelboro: The 6AM News: COVID cluster, Durham Tech, Stephanie Watts