Wake Technical Community College: A New Leader’s Vision
June 5, 2019
LOCATION: PNC Arena
TIME: 11:30 AM - 1:05 PM
Join us for a Fireside Chat with Wake Tech's new president, Dr. Scott Ralls. Learn more about his vision for the future, his priorities over the next three to five years, and what it means for him to be back home after serving as President of Northern Virginia Community College. Get to know the man who will be heading one of our most influential institutions. The event will be moderated by Mary-Ann Baldwin.
Dr. Scott Ralls, President, Wake Technical Community College
Dr. Ralls has more than 20 years of experience in community colleges, including seven years as president of the NC Community College System, and has worked for the North Carolina Department of Commerce, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Department of Labor.
Prior to taking over the helm at Wake Tech, Dr. Ralls also headed the NC Community College System from 2008 to 2015 and was the president of Craven Community College from 2002 to 2008. Additionally, Dr. Ralls served as president of Northern Virginia Community College since 2015. At NOVA, Dr. Ralls created a new Information and Engineering Technology Division and led the construction of three new advanced training facilities. He helped grow NOVA’s cybersecurity program into one of the largest and fastest growing in the nation, and established the first Cloud Computing associate degree program in the country, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services. He created a new workforce division at NOVA, fostering innovative relationships that included the first east coast apprenticeship program with Amazon Web Services. Dr. Ralls developed new articulation agreements with universities and engaged the NOVA community in developing a new strategic plan.
He was named one of the Washington Region Power 100 Leaders by Washington Business Journal in 2017. Born in charlotte, Dr. Ralls earned a BS in Industrial Relations and Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as earning his Ph.D in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and a Master of Arts, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, both from the University of Maryland.
$50 Non Members
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