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Category: Job and Skills Training

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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Free Career Readiness Certifications Available to First 10 Clients

R3 CENTER ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER 2013 WORKSHOPS, FREE PROGRAMS FOR THE UNEMPLOYED OR UNDER-EMPLOYED KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops and resume clinics in September for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. All of the programs are provided free-of-charge. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s Employability Lab is now available at the R3 [...]

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R3 Center Announces August 2013 Workshops

MOBILE CLINICS IN SALISBURY & CONCORD, FREE PROGRAMS FOR THE UNEMPLOYED OR UNDER-EMPLOYED KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops and resume clinics in August for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. All of the programs are provided free-of-charge. Each Wednesday in August, the R3 Center will have “R3 Clinics” [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Offers Free GED Test – One Day Only

CURRENT GED TEST TO CHANGE AT END OF 2013, COST OF THE GED TEST TO INCREASE NATIONWIDE KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The countdown is on. With only five full months left in 2013, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is signaling a high alert to adults who haven’t yet earned a high school diploma. The national GED test is [...]

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R3 Center Announces July 2013 Workshops

CAREER HERITAGE MONTH COMMEMORATES THE CLOSING OF PILLOWTEX 10 YEARS AGO KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops and resume clinics in July for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. All of the programs are provided free-of-charge. July marks 10 years since the closing of Pillowtex and a new era [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Offers Conversational Spanish for Real Estate Professionals

CLASS WILL HELP REMOVE BARRIERS AND HELP REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS TAP A GROWING MARKET SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is offering a new class in Conversational Spanish for Real Estate professionals. Not only is the state’s Hispanic population increasing rapidly, its buying power is too. Titled “Conversational Spanish for Real Estate Professionals,” the class [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Asked to “Plan Bravely”

COLLEGE’S STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS REVEALS COMMUNITY LEADERS’ DESIRE FOR THE COLLEGE TO PLAY A BIGGER ROLE IN THE REGION’S FUTURE SALISBURY, N.C. — While Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s current strategic plan doesn’t end until the end of 2014, college leaders are already planning for the future and working on the next strategic plan. In a recent [...]

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R3 Center Announces June 2013 Workshops: Help! I Hired a Millennial

NOW OFFERING MOBILE CLINICS IN SALISBURY & CONCORD; FREE PROGRAMS FOR THE UNEMPLOYED OR UNDER-EMPLOYED KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops and resume clinics in June for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. All of the programs are provided free-of-charge. The month of June is dedicated to Millennials. The [...]

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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 Community College Graduates First GED Student From Potters House Class

CURRENT GED TEST TO CHANGE AT END OF 2013, COST OF THE GED TEST TO INCREASE NATIONWIDE SALISBURY, N.C. — With the national GED test changing effective January 1, 2014, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is doing its best to help individuals in Rowan and Cabarrus counties finish their GED. The fact that she was able to [...]

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