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Category: Job and Skills Training

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Students Land Careers by Completing a Combination of Education and Real-World Experience

 The College’s Work-Based Learning program provides students with invaluable work experience, leading to job offers even before graduation   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Practical, on-the-job training can prove to be an invaluable asset for college students. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College understands the need to bridge educational and work experience and has seen great results from students in [...]

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Statewide Infrastructure Bond Would Provide $7.2 Million to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Voters will decide on a bond that will fund higher education, parks and other infrastructure; Rowan-Cabarrus would utilize funds for facility improvements and public safety expansion   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — As part of a statewide infrastructure bond slated to come before voters on March 15, 2016, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College would receive $7.2 million to upgrade [...]

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Women in Manufacturing: It’s Not Just a Man’s Job

Industry-supported training program graduates and employs second graduating class in fastest growing industry in the area; Next sessions to enroll in training program Nov. 18, Dec. 2 and Dec. 8   CONCORD, N.C. — No industry in this area is creating jobs in larger numbers and growing faster than manufacturing. Local manufacturers like Perdue Foods, [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Announces New Quality Enhancement Plan to Improve Student Success

College undergoes large-scale project to improve student outcomes with a focus on career planning titled SEEK: Student Education Empowerment Kit   SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is undertaking a large-scale project with the goal of improving educational success for students. The project, known as a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), focuses on career planning with [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Partnering to Offer Job Fair Preparation

Workshops will prepare local job seekers for the 300 JOBS NOW! Job Fair   SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is partnering with NC Works Career Center Rowan, the City of Salisbury and the City of Salisbury Parks and Recreation to offer a day of workshops aimed at preparing local job seekers for the upcoming [...]

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Meeting the Talent Demands of Today’s Business – NC Manufacturing Institute Launches

The Centralina Workforce Development Board, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, leaders from Rowan and Cabarrus counties’ Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development authorities will launch the new North Carolina Manufacturing Institute at a community forum that will unveil the institute’s plans and services. The North Carolina Manufacturing Institute Forum is scheduled for Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Partners with National HR Association

College will offer test-preparation classes for the new HR professional certifications offered by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) CONCORD, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is pleased to announce its partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management, to offer courses to help HR [...]

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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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