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Category: Job and Skills Training

Rowan-Cabarrus to Offer New Emergency Medical Services Degree Program

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Emergency Medical Services anticipated to begin in fall 2015 SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is proud to announce a new degree program in Emergency Medical Services. The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Emergency Medical Services, which would be offered in fall 2015, pending state and accreditation approval, [...]

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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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R. Wayne Bost Trucking INC. & Quality Distribution Donate Truck & Tankard to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

New Fire & Emergency Services Training Facility Receives Another Critical Training Tool KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Even in the 21st century, fire safety and protection is still a critical component of keeping the public safe. Training these first responders is a critical part of the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College mission and the R. Wayne Bost Trucking Inc. [...]

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Rowan-Cabarus One of a Handful to Offer Highly Specialized Space Management Course

Last year’s students turned new skills into employment SALISBURY, N.C. — In a world where consumers have unlimited choices, companies invest carefully to ensure their products are placed in the right stores at the right time and in the right locations. Sales and marketing organizations help many of America’s most trusted brands found in major [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College to Give Free GED Practice Tests for Limited Time

See for Free program helps students pass the GED test SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is giving away free GED practice tests to all students who register between September 22 and October 3. Students who take GED Ready can see for free if they’re ready to pass the GED test, the skills they need [...]

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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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Fire & Emergency Training Facility Holds First Training

First project of the Rowan County bond; College up for Cabarrus County bond on the Nov. 4 ballot for Advanced Technology Center SALISBURY, N.C. — Fires are burning at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College – but it’s nothing to worry about, it’s just the College’s new Fire & Emergency Training Facility in action. Earlier this summer, the [...]

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College Provides Affordable and Accesible Healthcare Training

High value Nurse Aide I course passes over 92 percent to train high-demand nursing aides SALISBURY, N.C. — Nurse aide jobs are some of the most plentiful in the medical industry. The need for qualified nursing staff is something that every medical office, hospital, nursing home and even home nursing organization experiences every day. Rowan-Cabarrus [...]

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Local Graduate Secures Dream Job as Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

With her master’s from Duke University, Ashley Honeycutt now serves local families SALISBURY, N.C. — When Ashley Honeycutt graduated from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College a few short years ago, she didn’t know she’d already have her dream job. But she does. Today, Honeycutt is a pediatric nurse practitioner at Salisbury Pediatric Associates. Honeycutt graduated from Rowan-Cabarrus [...]

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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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