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Category: Job and Skills Training

Employer Spotlight 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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Bachelor’s in Nursing Now Available through UNCG at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

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Two of the region’s leaders in healthcare training partner to offer RN-BSN program KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The nursing profession has seen a dramatic increase in demand for bachelor’s trained nurses due to changing standards from the Institute of Medicine. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, in partnership with the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will now be [...]

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Bachelor’s in Nursing Now Available Through UNCG at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Two of the region’s leaders in healthcare training partner to offer RN-BSN program     KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The nursing profession has seen a dramatic increase in demand for bachelor’s trained nurses due to changing standards in the Affordable Care Act and from the Institute of Medicine. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, in partnership with the University [...]

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City of Salisbury & Salisbury Fire Department Donate Fire Engine to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

New Fire & Emergency Services Training Facility receives another critical training tool SALISBURY, 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 City of Salisbury just made [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Reduces Test Fee for GED

Fee reduced from $30 for each of the four tests down to $20 per test SALISBURY, N.C. — While 2014 brought a completely new GED test and increased fees, there has been some relief for test-takers. Thanks to a new arrangement between the GED Testing Service and the North Carolina Community College system, Rowan-Cabarrus Community [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Hosts Annual SkillsUSA Southwest Reginal Competition

Area High School Students Compete in Leadership and Workplace Skills Assessment Activities SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s North Campus is typically a beehive of activity. However, it was busier than ever earlier this year, as the College hosted the SkillsUSA Southwest regional competition. More than 100 high school students participated in more than two [...]

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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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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Partners with Microsoft for Free Certifications

Last year’s Microsoft Test Fest awarded nearly 350 free certifications CONCORD, N.C. — In 2013, a unique partnership between Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and Microsoft provided nearly 350 new Information Technology (IT) certifications at no cost to students. This year, the College hopes to reach even more community members and students. “Rowan-Cabarrus is pleased to partner [...]

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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 Community College Awarded 2013 Honorable Mention Innovation Award

Customized training collaboration with City of Concord recognized for uniqueness, longevity and success CONCORD, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was recognized with the 2013 Honorable Mention Innovation Award from the North Carolina Community College Adult Educators’ Association (NCCCAEA). The Innovation Awards are the NCCCAEA’s way of recognizing and rewarding creativity and innovation in course programming, [...]

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