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Category: Engineering and Business Technologies

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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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 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 Community College Accepts $30,000 In-Kind Donation to Electronics Engineering Technology Program

UNC-Charlotte’s Engineering Technology and Construction Management program donates industry-recognized equipment SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has announced the donation of nearly $30,000 in equipment from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The in-kind donation represents approximately $30,000 and was donated to the College from the Engineering Technology and Construction Management program of UNC-Charlotte [...]

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Student With Bachelor’s Degree Comes to Rowan-Cabarrus for Career Change

ROWAN-CABARRUS ROBERT W. SCOTT STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD NOMINEE, KELLEY POWELL, CHANGED CAREERS AFTER 24 YEARS KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — As a non-traditional college student, Kelley Powell seldom shares his journey of moving from the corporate world to the community college. Powell already had a bachelor’s degree and 24 years of experience in information technology when he [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Small Business Center Named Regional Center of Excellence

ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE SMALL BUSINESS CENTER PROVIDES HIGH QUALITY SMALL BUSINESS EDUCATION AND RELEVANT, COMPREHENSIVE ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was among six Small Business Centers receiving regional excellence awards during the North Carolina Business Advisors’ Conference in Wilmington, N.C., November 15. Rowan-Cabarrus was recognized as the Charlotte Region’s [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Industrial Engineering Student Uses New Knowledge To Grow Career

CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER-NORTHEAST MANAGER IN FACILITIES OVERCOMES CHALLENGES OF BEING AN OLDER STUDENT CONCORD, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College soon-to-be graduate Tony Rary began his journey at Rowan-Cabarrus starting with an Introduction to Computers class in 2004. Over time, his career at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast (CMC) expanded, and Tony was offered a manager’s position over [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Offers Electrical Contractors Class

PREPARE FOR YOUR ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS LICENSE WITH ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE CONCORD, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is registering students for a license preparation course for electrical contractors. The class will meet 6 to 9 p.m. on Mondays, Jan. 28 through June 24, at the college’s Cabarrus Business & Technology Center (CBTC). The course fee is [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Introduces “Lean” Course To Develop Problem Solvers and Competitive Businesses

INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY GRADUATES FIND WORK SALISBURY, N.C. – Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is offering a new “lean” class focused on helping organizations solve problems. The idea of “lean” might seem to only apply to manufacturing, but lean processes are used in many other places. The goal is to eliminate waste in processes to increase efficiency. [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Announces New Computer Technology Program

FLEXIBLE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO BETTER ADAPT IN AN EVER-EVOLVING INDUSTRY CONCORD, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is pleased to announce the creation of a new program called Computer Technology Integration (CTI). The new CTI program provides students the ability to take several classes in different IT areas and includes over 30 industry certifications that [...]

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