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Category: Liberal Arts and General Education

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 Community College Meets With Chamber and Economic Development Leadership to Discuss Partnership

COLLEGE REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO ECONOMIC AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College staff and trustees recently participated in a strategic conversation with representatives from the Cabarrus and Rowan chambers of commerce and economic development commissions about how they can strengthen their partnerships. “I don’t know of a time when economic development has been [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Vintage Prom

COMMUNITY INVITED FOR LIVE MUSIC, DRINKS, DANCING, & FUN AT THE SALISBURY DEPOT SALISBURY, N.C. — Who doesn’t love live music, drinks and dancing? Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is in celebration mode this year in honor of the college’s 50th anniversary. “As the college celebrates our 50th anniversary in 2013, we want to thank the community [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Instructor Wins Excellence In eLearning Award

AWARD RECOGNITION FOR INCORPORATING A VARIETY OF LEARNING APPROACHES AND USE OF TECHNOLOGY TO CREATE A DYNAMIC, INTERACTIVE ENVIRONMENT THAT FULLY ENGAGED STUDENTS KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Online learning, or distance education, is designed to allow students to participate in learning outside of the traditional classroom. The college’s goal is to provide students greater flexibility in [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Transfer Program Enrollment Up, Technical Education Slighlty Down

GED PROGRAM HAS ALREADY GRADUATED 265 STUDENTS SINCE JULY 2012  KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has experienced an increase in enrollment this spring in its transfer programs such as Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) and Associate in Science (AS). At the same time, enrollment in the college’s Associate in Applied [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College To Host Second Annual Literary & Fine Arts Festival

CATHY SMITH BOWERS, POET LAUREATE OF NORTH CAROLINA; VISITING ARTIST PEG GIGNOUX; AND VISITING AUTHORS KELLY MCCULLOUGH AND ROBERT MORGAN WILL HEADLINE SERIES OF EVENTS FROM APRIL 7-11, 2013. SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is proud to host its second annual Literary & Fine Arts Festival from April 7-11, 2013. The free, family-friendly festival [...]

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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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Learn your iPad or iPhone, become savvy, or get fit at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

ROWAN-CABARRUS OFFERS NEW PERSONAL ENRICHMENT CLASSES IN EVERYTHING FROM DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND PHARMACY TECH TO RUNNING A 5K AND ZUMBA SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is offering a number of helpful personal enrichment classes this spring. We are ending 2012 and starting the New Year off right at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College; are you? Whether [...]

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R3 Center Announces October 2012 Workshops Including Workshops For NC Back-To-Work Funds

ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFERS FREE PROGRAMS FOR THE UNEMPLOYED OR UNDER-EMPLOYED KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops and resume clinics in October for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. All of the programs are provided free-of-charge. Located at 200 West Ave., in Kannapolis, the R3 Center is a career [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Offers Activity Directors Course

TRAINING FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY WORKERS SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will offer a training course for persons wanting to be state-approved activity directors at long-term care facilities. Rowan-Cabarrus will offer the 60-hour, state-approved course 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday and Thursdays, Sept. 6-Nov. 19. The class will meet at the Rufty-Holmes Senior [...]

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