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Category: Academic Programs

Local Guidance Counselor & Rowan-Cabarrus Graduate Promotes Tuition Free Program for High School Students

Free college tuition available to high school juniors and seniors; Save more than $10,000 in tuition compared to private colleges CONCORD, N.C. — Rachel Berg knows more about preparing for college than the average mom. As a guidance counselor at Northwest Cabarrus High School, Berg has helped countless college-bound students evaluate their college and career [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus to Offer New Emergency Medical Services Degree Program

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Emergency Medical Services anticipated to begin in fall 2015 SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is proud to announce a new degree program in Emergency Medical Services. The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Emergency Medical Services, which would be offered in fall 2015, pending state and accreditation approval, [...]

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Students, Community Leaders, College Visit Advanced Technology Center in Rock Hill

Information gathering trip reveals possibilities for Rowan-Cabarrus Community College future SALISBURY, N.C. — Students, community leaders, and College staff recently visited an advanced technology center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The facility, part of York Technical College, was created in 2003. “We believe that this is the next step forward for our region – advanced [...]

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R. Wayne Bost Trucking INC. & Quality Distribution Donate Truck & Tankard to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

New Fire & Emergency Services Training Facility Receives Another Critical Training Tool KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Even in the 21st century, fire safety and protection is still a critical component of keeping the public safe. Training these first responders is a critical part of the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College mission and the R. Wayne Bost Trucking Inc. [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Calls for Much Needed Investment in Cabarrus County

College is seeking $9 million bond referendum for a new Advanced Technology Center SALISBURY, N.C. — The Cabarrus County Commission recently approved a bond referendum for a new Advanced Technology Center for Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. The $9 million bond referendum will be placed on the November 4 ballot. In addition to the Cabarrus County Commission [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Deeply Saddened by Death of Early College Student

Merriman set to graduate with her associate degree from the College in May SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College faculty, staff and students are deeply saddened by the death of Rowan-Cabarrus student Jennifer Merriman, who tragically lost her life on Saturday. Merriman, student in the Rowan County Early College program, was on track to graduate [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus to Offer New Graphic Design Certificate and DegreeProgram

Courses designed to serve both individuals (novice or seasoned) and local employers CONCORD, N.C. — Due to the rapid growth of graphic design, there are tremendous opportunities in corporate design departments, advertising agencies, design firms, newspapers, and magazines. These industries are looking for talented, skilled designers who can develop advertising ideas and produce graphic solutions [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Unveils Newly Upgraded Advanced Machining Program

Possible because of $491,000 grant from Golden LEAF Foundation for equipment; local companies to hire 160 skilled workers in the next few years SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has made significant updates to its Computer-Integrated Machining Technology program over the last year. These upgrades are largely due to the $491,000 grant from the Golden [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Signs Department of Defense Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding to Better Serve Military Students

College committed to educating military servicemembers, both past and present SALISBURY, N.C. — As part of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s commitment to serving military service members and veterans, the College recently signed a new Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Defense (DoD). “Military students have devoted themselves to serving our country,” said [...]

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Fire & Emergency Training Facility Holds First Training

First project of the Rowan County bond; College up for Cabarrus County bond on the Nov. 4 ballot for Advanced Technology Center SALISBURY, N.C. — Fires are burning at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College – but it’s nothing to worry about, it’s just the College’s new Fire & Emergency Training Facility in action. Earlier this summer, the [...]

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