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Category: College Advancement

Rowan-Cabarrus Student Turns Life Around & Wins Regional and Local Awards

North Carolina Community College System Board Member Clyde Higgs presents award for outstanding academic achievement KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Timothy Wilson has had his share of challenges in life, but has taken advantage of opportunities and is excelling forward. After falling short of receiving his diploma from East Gaston High School, his grandmother offered him a [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Steps into Culture for 1,000+

Free, family-friendly event developed by Rowan-Cabarrus faculty offered music, drama, literature and fine arts CONCORD, N.C. — An infusion of culture, music, drama, literature and fine arts descended upon Concord on April 4 thanks to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. This year’s event, entitled Step into Culture, was a collaboration of Rowan-Cabarrus Departments of Fine Arts and [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Comunity College Holds Step into Culture Event in Concord

Collaboration between Rowan-Cabarrus Departments of Fine Arts and English and the community CONCORD, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is bringing the College to the community for its annual literature and fine arts event. This year’s event, entitled Step into Culture, is a collaboration of Rowan-Cabarrus Departments of Fine Arts and English. Selected classes will be [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Calls for Much Needed Investment in South Campus

Rowan-Cabarrus board announces support for several local and state initiatives CONCORD, N.C. — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees recently passed three new resolutions of support for two local initiatives and a statewide campaign for community colleges. The first resolution calls for a November 2014 bond referendum in Cabarrus County with a $16 million [...]

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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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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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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Completes First Rowan County Bond Project

College holds ribbon cutting for new Fire & Emergency Services Training Facility SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College held its final 50th anniversary celebration event with a ribbon cutting of the new Fire & Emergency Services Training Facility at the College’s December board of trustees meeting. Local officials, county commissioners and public safety personnel from [...]

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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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