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Category: Center for Teaching and Learning

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Holds Successful STEM Open House for 500

College welcomed the community for a fun, interactive event showcasing the College’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was proud to host its third annual STEM Open House at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) earlier this month. “The STEM Open House was a true celebration of science, [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus: Leader In Online Education And Training

COLLEGE RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF ONLY TWO COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN U.S. TO ACHIEVE INSTRUCTOR TRAINING CERTIFICATION SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College recently became one of only four colleges in the entire country to achieve Quality Matters certification for an instructor training course. Quality Matters (QM) is a leader in quality assurance for online education [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Awarded $120K Grant from NC Back-To-Work Program

COLLEGE WAS IN THE PILOT GROUP IN 2012-13; GRANT WILL PROVIDE TARGETED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR SHORT-TERM TRAINING TO LOCAL INDIVIDUALS SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the North Carolina Department of Commerce in support of the NC Back-to-Work initiative. The program will focus on providing job training and [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Becomes One of a Handful to Launch Highly Specialized Space Management Course

SALISBURY, N.C. — In a world where consumers have unlimited choices, companies invest carefully to ensure their products are placed in the right stores at the right time and in the right locations. Sales and marketing organizations help many of America’s most trusted brands found in major retailers across the country do just that. Apparently, [...]

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R3 Center Announces August 2013 Workshops

MOBILE CLINICS IN SALISBURY & CONCORD, FREE PROGRAMS FOR THE UNEMPLOYED OR UNDER-EMPLOYED KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops and resume clinics in August for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. All of the programs are provided free-of-charge. Each Wednesday in August, the R3 Center will have “R3 Clinics” [...]

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Cabarrus and Kannapolis Teachers Engage in Hands-On Learning at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

STEMERSION CAMP EXPOSES TEACHERS TO STEM IN ACCOUNTING, ENGINEERING, MOTORSPORTS, & MORE! SALISBURY, N.C. — This week, twenty teachers from Cabarrus County Schools and Kannapolis City Schools spent five days in some of the area’s leading companies and education centers learning more about how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are used in the workplace [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Offers Free GED Test – One Day Only

CURRENT GED TEST TO CHANGE AT END OF 2013, COST OF THE GED TEST TO INCREASE NATIONWIDE KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The countdown is on. With only five full months left in 2013, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is signaling a high alert to adults who haven’t yet earned a high school diploma. The national GED test is [...]

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R3 Center Announces July 2013 Workshops

CAREER HERITAGE MONTH COMMEMORATES THE CLOSING OF PILLOWTEX 10 YEARS AGO KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops and resume clinics in July for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. All of the programs are provided free-of-charge. July marks 10 years since the closing of Pillowtex and a new era [...]

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Nearly 350 Free Certifications Earned In Three Short Hours

ROWAN-CABARRUS HOSTS MTA TEST FEST (MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE) THANKS TO DONATIONS FROM MICROSOFT CONCORD, N.C. — A rare partnership between Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and Microsoft provided nearly 350 new Information Technology (IT) certifications at no cost last month. “Certifications are expensive and that’s a barrier for some students,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, president of [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Opens New One-Stop Shop For Student Needs

“NAVIGATION STATION” IS THE NEW CENTRAL LOCATION FOR VISITORS, FUTURE STUDENTS, AND CURRENT STUDENTS SALISBURY, N.C. — In 2010, the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College began conceptualizing a one-stop space for its North Campus which would support all of the primary “Getting Started” activities and information services for the entire campus. The college opened the Navigation Station [...]

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