Belonging at Rowan-Cabarrus

Welcome to Belonging at Rowan-Cabarrus!

At Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, we believe fostering a sense of belonging is essential for our students, faculty, and staff. Belonging goes beyond simply being present; it encompasses feeling accepted, valued, and supported within our college community.

Importance of Belonging:

  1. Personal Growth: Belonging provides a supportive environment where individuals can confidently explore their interests, develop new skills, and pursue their goals. It encourages personal growth and self-discovery, empowering individuals to reach their full potential.
  2. Community Connection: Building a sense of belonging creates a strong community where individuals feel connected. It fosters relationships, collaboration, and a shared commitment to learning and growth, enriching the college experience for everyone involved.
  3. Inclusiveness: Embracing belonging promotes inclusion by celebrating our College community’s unique perspectives, backgrounds, and identities. It creates a space where everyone feels respected, valued, and included, regardless of their differences.
  4. Well-being: Feeling a sense of belonging has a positive impact on overall well-being. It reduces feelings of isolation and loneliness, increases happiness and fulfillment, and provides a support network during both challenging and rewarding times.

At Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, we are dedicated to cultivating a culture of belonging where every member feels welcome, supported, and empowered to thrive. We invite you to join us on this journey as we create a vibrant and inclusive community where everyone belongs.

How does Rowan-Cabarrus Community College advance an inclusive culture based on mutual respect and caring?


  • Recognize, value, and learn how the unique experiences of each person contributes to the college culture.
  • Provide equitable opportunities for every student to succeed.
  • Be aware, informed, and responsive to all backgrounds and needs of our students, faculty, and staff.
  • Establish Rowan-Cabarrus as the first choice for higher education, workforce development, and employment in our community.

Data Dashboard from the North Carolina Community College System

Use the dashboard below to view information related to the demographics of employees at Rowan-Cabarrus. Use the right sidebar in the dashboard to select Rowan-Cabarrus in the drop-down menu.

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