Dr. Anthony Atala selected as Forsyth Tech’s commencement speaker

Dr. Atala

Dr. Anthony Atala selected as Forsyth Tech’s commencement speaker
May 05
06:10 2016


Dr. Anthony Atala, director of Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine, will be the speaker at Forsyth Tech’s commencement exercises on  12. The ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial coliseum in Winston-Salem.

“We are honored that Dr. Atala accepted our invitation to address our 2016 graduating class this spring,” said Forsyth Tech President Gary Green. “Dr. Atala is a passionate and engaging speaker on issues related to the exciting field of regenerative medicine in particular and STEM-related fields in general. We know our graduates will be inspired by his story and his encouragement as they leave us to start careers in their respective fields or continue their college education.”

Approximately 1,300 Forsyth Tech students will earn associate degrees, certificates and diplomas that signify completion of their programs of study during the 2016 commencement exercises, a five percent increase in the number of graduates compared to 2015.

Forsyth Tech offers credit programs in Math, Science and Technologies; Business and Information Technologies; Engineering Technologies; Health Technologies; and Humanities and Social Sciences.

The May 12 graduation ceremony is open to the public at no charge, and there will be no charge for parking at the Coliseum.

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