Forsyth Technical Community College is a two-year public community college in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, serving Forsyth and Stokes counties. The college is one of the largest in the North Carolina Community College System, with an enrollment of over 11,000 credit students and 31,000 Corporate and Continuing Education students.
The college has eight locations and offers many distance learning classes and specialty programs in addition to 67 Associates in Applied Science degrees, 20 college transfer (Associates in Arts and Associates in Science) degrees, 35 diplomas, and 67 certificates.
Under the leadership of Dr. Bob H. Greene (May 25, 1936-July 14, 2011), the university grew at an unprecedented rate, adding two new facilities and gaining further prestige in the Winston-Salem community.
Forsyth was briefly mentioned in President Barack Obama's 2011 State of the Union address as an example of education reform in low-income and low-opportunity areas. President Obama visited the school to give a speech on October 6, 2010.
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