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Category: Grants Development

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 Chosen to Lead Curriculum Improvement for North Carolina Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistant Certificate Programs

The College will lead the creation of an updated Practical Nursing curricula and Nursing Assistant Certificate program across the state community college system KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Already a leader in the region for its healthcare training, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has been awarded a prestigious new grant to revise the Practical Nursing and Nursing Assistant curricula. [...]

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Local Veteran Rallies Other Student Veterans At Rowan-Cabarrus

COLLEGE PROVIDES ADDITIONAL SUPPORT TO VETERANS, MARKS VETERAN’S DAY WITH FLAG CEREMONIES CONCORD, N.C. — After serving 22 years in the Air Force and holding a master’s in operations management, Scott Killoran didn’t think he’d find himself back in school. Toward the end of his military career, Killoran said he would attend job fairs and [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Wins National eduStyle Award for Annual Report

“A YEAR OF DEVELOPMENT” FOCUSES ON THE COLLEGE’S EFFORTS IN 2012 TO DEVELOP RESOURCES, FACILITIES AND ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was awarded 2013 eduStyle’s Best Annual or Community Report for its 2012 annual report website. Unveiled in February 2013, the 2012 annual report, titled “A Year of Development,” focuses on how [...]

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Welder Completes Rowan-Cabarrus Training Program & Secures Dream Job

NC BACK-TO-WORK INITIATIVE FUNDED RETRAINING PROGRAM FOR LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYED CONCORD, N.C. — Brandi Hilliard was becoming really worried – she had been unemployed for over a year and her unemployment benefits would be exhausted in two weeks. That’s when she heard about the NC Back-to-Work program at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Last year, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College [...]

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R3 Center Announces May 2013 Workshops

NOW OFFERING 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 May for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. All of the programs are provided free-of-charge. Each Wednesday in May, the R3 Center will have [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Breaks Ground On New Fire & Emergency Services Training Facility

NORFOLK SOUTHERN DONATES BOXCAR TO SERVE AS TRAINING PROP FOR NEW FACILITY SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College broke ground on its new Fire & Emergency Services Training Facility at the college’s January board of trustees meeting. Local officials, county commissioners and firefighters from across the region joined the college in this important groundbreaking. The [...]

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R3 Center Announces November 2012 Workshops

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 November 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 Community College Awarded Nearly $330K To Develop Stem Teachers

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRANT ALLOWS 60 STUDENTS TO HOLD PAID INTERNSHIPS, GRANT ALSO PAYS SPONSORING COMPANIES SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, in partnership with Catawba College, has received a grant from the Robert Noyce Scholarship Program of the National Science Foundation that will provide five years of support for scholarships and internships that help [...]

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Get Affordable Hands-On Training and Sought-After Certifications

ROWAN-CABARRUS OFFERS CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES IN PC REPAIR AND CISCO NETWORKING SALISBURY, N.C. – Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is launching a new PC and Networking Academy that offers affordable training for advanced technology certification programs with knowledgeable, industry-certified instructors that bring real world, hands-on experience into the classroom. Students who meet eligibility requirements for the college’s [...]

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