Forsyth Tech To Celebrate Grand Opening of Oak Grove Center, Phase 2 on Mon., June 1, 3 pm

Expansion includes Conference Center, Classrooms and Administrative Offices

"(Winston-Salem, NC) – Forsyth Tech will celebrate the grand opening of the Oak Grove Center, Phase 2, on Monday, June 1 at 3 pm in the Oak Grove Center Conference Center on Main Campus, 2100 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem.

The Phase 2 expansion includes a new conference center, classrooms and administrative space and adds approximately 200,000 square feet of space.

As part of the 30-minute ceremony, the conference center will be dedicated to and named for Dewitt Rhoades, who served the college for 38 years. Rhoades will be present for the dedication.

The Oak Grove Center is the former Winston‐Salem/Forsyth County Schools Career Center. Forsyth Tech purchased the building from the Forsyth County School System through a 2008 bond referendum.

This event is free and open to the public. The media is invited to attend.

About Forsyth Tech

Forsyth Tech ( provides students with flexible educational pathways to a competitive workforce for the community and global economy. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates in more than 200 programs of study, including programs that promote personal and professional development through non-credit courses and seminars, as well as customized training for business and industry. Forsyth Tech is the fifth largest community college in North Carolina and serves more than 35,000 students with approximately 1,500 full and part-time faculty and staff. "

- A Press Release

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