Forsyth Technical Community College

Location: Winston Salem, North Carolina
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  • Student Code of Conduct: General Campus Rules- Assault or Verbal Abuse of Persons Other Than Employees 09-10

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement
    Last updated: December 15, 2013

    A student shall not intentionally cause, or attempt to cause or threaten to cause physical injury, verbal abuse, or harassment or communicate a threat or direct any profane language toward any other student or Forsyth Tech agent, guest or visitor at any time while such student is enrolled at Forsyth Te... Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Student Computer Use Policy 09-10

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies, Statement
    Last updated: February 5, 2003

    Prohibited Activities ... Accessing any material which would be considered highly offensive or inappropriate to the Forsyth Technical Community College community, such as pornography or other inappropriate material. Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Sexual Harassment Policy 09-10

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement
    Last updated: December 15, 2013

    Sexual harassment is defined as deliberate, unsolicited, unwelcome verbal and/or physical conduct of a sexual nature or with sexual implications made by any employee or student when: ... Such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individual's performance or creating an intimidating, hostile... Read More
  • Student Catalog: Student Code of Conduct- Student Rights 09-10

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression, Statement
    Last updated: February 4, 2003

    All the rights and privileges guaranteed to every citizen by the constitution of the United States and by the state of North Carolina shall not be denied any student. Read More
  • This Month in FIRE History: Dismissal of Professor for Criticizing Iraq War

    January 29, 2010

    In 2004, Forsyth Technical Community College (FTCC) writing instructor Elizabeth Ito was dismissed for briefly discussing the Iraq War in her class. After Ito’s 10 minute criticism of the war in Iraq, she encouraged her students to share their opinions about the war as part of an anonymous critical writing assignment (they were not required… Read more

  • Liberty in the Balance in North Carolina

    February 1, 2006

    The number of battles FIRE has had to fight in North Carolina is staggering. Even before our recent (and victorious) headline-grabbing case at UNC Greensboro, we have defended embattled professors at UNC Wilmington, Shaw University, Forsyth Technical Community College, and Duke University; two Christian groups at UNC Chapel Hill; a student newspaper under attack at… Read more

  • Writing Instructor Loses Job for Discussing Iraq War in Class

    January 27, 2004

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC—Forsyth Technical Community College (FTCC) writing instructor Elizabeth Ito has been dismissed for taking a brief part of her class to discuss the war in Iraq. Ito criticized the Iraq war in a writing class on March 28, 2003, while the ground invasion was still underway. Her remarks, which later served as the basis… Read more