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Category: High School 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 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 Community College’s Sucessful Cosmetology Program to Move to Kannapolis

Cabarrus County & City of Kannapolis provide economic development grants for the project   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Beginning next summer, beauty finds a new home. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will relocate their cosmetology program to downtown Kannapolis. The College’s cosmetology program is one of the largest and most successful in the state, and with the current [...]

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College Graduates First Morehead-Cain Scholar

Daverian “Tre’” Williams will receive his bachelor’s and master’s from UNC-Chapel Hill for free thanks to his tuition-free associate degrees from Rowan-Cabarrus HARRISBURG, N.C. — Scholarships can literally make a higher education possible for students. Or you could be like Daverian Williams, who has earned over a quarter of a million dollars in scholarships so [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Hosts Annual SkillsUSA Southwest Reginal Competition

Area High School Students Compete in Leadership and Workplace Skills Assessment Activities SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s North Campus is typically a beehive of activity. However, it was busier than ever earlier this year, as the College hosted the SkillsUSA Southwest regional competition. More than 100 high school students participated in more than two [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Turns Gamers into Budding Developers with Game Design, Mobile App Development

Students learn cutting edge simulation and programming skills; new offerings in mobile app development and graphic design KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — These days, just about anyone can play a video game, but not everyone has the skill to actually design a game. This summer, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will embark on its fourth year of ever-expanding Tech [...]

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College Rolls Out New Fire Protection Technology Program at South Rowan High School

Program offers opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to jump start their college education – tuition free CHINA GROVE, N.C. — Even in the 21st century, fire safety and protection is still a critical component of keeping the public safe. A new collegiate program at South Rowan High School prepares students for future careers [...]

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Relax with Yoga, Go Green, or Get Savvy at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

ROWAN-CABARRUS OFFERS NEW PERSONAL ENRICHMENT IN EVERYTHING FROM UPCYCLING AND YOGA TO CAKE DECORATING AND DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is gearing up for spring and honoring Earth Day with a variety of Earth-friendly and other enriching classes. Whether you are looking to go a little “greener” at home, discover the art [...]

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Free College Tuition Available To High School Juniors And Seniors

SAVE MORE THAN $10,000 IN TUITION COMPARED TO PRIVATE COLLEGES SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has announced changes and expansion to a program that allows high school juniors and seniors to receive college credit tuition-free. The program, Career and College Promise, was revamped at the state level this year and provides a focused means [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Graduates Its Largest Class Ever

PHYLLIS WINGATE, CMC-NORTHEAST PRESIDENT, GIVES COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS CONCORD, N.C. — More than 1,000 graduates received associate degrees, diplomas and certificates at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s 49th graduation ceremony, held Saturday, May 19, at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center. This is the college’s largest graduating class in its nearly 50-year history. Among the 1,006 graduates were [...]

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