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Category: Small Business Center

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Celebrates 30 Years of Small Business Support

Hundreds of businesses helped locally each year KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The Small Business Center Network of the NC Community College System is celebrating 30 years of providing support and assistance to small businesses and start-ups across North Carolina. Small Business Centers (SBCs) are located at each of the state’s 58 community colleges, providing confidential business [...]

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Employer Spotligh and “Should I Become a Nurse Aide?” – New Workshops for Job Seekers

College provides free programs for the unemployed or under-employed KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — R3 Career Services is offering numerous career development workshops, resume clinics in June for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. Workshops and clinics are provided free-of-charge. The R3 Center will offer two exciting new workshops in June. Employer Spotlight is back, this time [...]

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Business Safety and Security Topic for Small Business Week May14 at Rowan-Cabarrus

“Is Your Business Prepared for An Emergency?”   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s Small Business Center will help business owners prepare for the unexpected with a new special event entitled “Is Your Business Prepared for an Emergency?” Attendees will have a chance to talk with security experts and law enforcement personnel on Wednesday, May [...]

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“Should I Get Linkedin?” – New Workshop for Job Seekers

College provides free programs for the unemployed or under-employed KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops, resume clinics in April for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. Workshops and clinics are provided free-of-charge. Services include individual career coaching, career building and job seeking workshops, Employability Labs where clients can utilize [...]

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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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R3 Career Services Announces November 2013 Workshops; New Short-Term Classes

COLLEGE PROVIDES FREE PROGRAMS FOR THE UNEMPLOYED OR UNDER-EMPLOYED KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops, resume clinics in November for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. Workshops and clinics are provided free-of-charge. Clients new to R3 Career Services will be scheduled to meet with a Career Coach for a [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Awarded $120K Grant from NC Back-To-Work Program

COLLEGE WAS IN THE PILOT GROUP IN 2012-13; GRANT WILL PROVIDE TARGETED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR SHORT-TERM TRAINING TO LOCAL INDIVIDUALS SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the North Carolina Department of Commerce in support of the NC Back-to-Work initiative. The program will focus on providing job training and [...]

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Nearly 350 Free Certifications Earned In Three Short Hours

ROWAN-CABARRUS HOSTS MTA TEST FEST (MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE) THANKS TO DONATIONS FROM MICROSOFT CONCORD, N.C. — A rare partnership between Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and Microsoft provided nearly 350 new Information Technology (IT) certifications at no cost last month. “Certifications are expensive and that’s a barrier for some students,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, president of [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Celebrates Small Business Week May 15 At Business Resource Fair in Concord

FEATURED TOPIC IS CROWDFUNDING: THE POPULAR TREND THAT HAS ALREADY RAISED BILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR STARTUPS CONCORD, N.C. — Small business owners, start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs will have a chance to connect with dozens of local and state business assistance providers at the Small Business Resource Fair on Wednesday, May 15 at the Cabarrus Government [...]

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R3 Center Announces December 2012 & January 2013 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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