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Category: Job and Skills Training

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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Rowan-Cabarrus Offers Electrical Contractors Class

PREPARE FOR YOUR ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS LICENSE WITH ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE CONCORD, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is registering students for a license preparation course for electrical contractors. The License Preparation Course for Electrical Contractors is for students who have completed 8,000 working hours under a NC licensed electrical contractor and are ready to obtain their [...]

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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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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Announces STEM Open House

COLLEGE INVITES COMMUNITY TO INTERACTIVE SHOWCASE OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH PROGRAMS KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College invites people of all ages to its second STEM Open House at its building on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC). On Friday, April 12, from 2-5 p.m., the college will open its doors to the [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Offers Brand New ICD-10 Class, New Mandated Diagnostic Medical Coding System

COLLEGE ALSO OFFERS RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTOR LICENSE EXAM REVIEW CLASS SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is offering a brand new class for instructors, coders, billers, medical office managers and students. ICD-10 -CM is a new diagnostic and procedural medical coding system that will be mandated by the Federal government as it pertains to processing insurance [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Awarded $491,000 from Golden LEAF Foundation For Training In Advanced Machining

LOCAL COMPANIES TO HIRE 160 SKILLED WORKERS IN THE NEXT FEW YEARS SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College proudly announced its latest grant award at the college’s January board meeting. The college will receive $491,000 from the Golden LEAF Foundation to train individuals in advanced machining through the college’s Computer-Integrated Machining Technology program. Mark Sorells, [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Celebration, Launches New Brand

COLLEGE AND COMMUNITY GATHER FOR 5-0 AERIAL PHOTO TO COMMEMORATE FIVE DECADES OF SERVICE SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has unveiled a new logo and branding strategy that officials say better reflects the college’s role and significance to the region. The transition to the new brand coincides with the college’s 50th anniversary kickoff celebration. [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Breaks Ground On New Fire & Emergency Services Training Facility

NORFOLK SOUTHERN DONATES BOXCAR TO SERVE AS TRAINING PROP FOR NEW FACILITY SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College broke ground on its new Fire & Emergency Services Training Facility at the college’s January board of trustees meeting. Local officials, county commissioners and firefighters from across the region joined the college in this important groundbreaking. The [...]

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Get Affordable Hands-On Training And Sought-After Certifications

ROWAN-CABARRUS OFFERS CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES IN PC REPAIR AND CISCO NETWORKING SALISBURY, N.C. – Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is launching a new PC and Networking Academy that offers affordable training for advanced technology certification programs with knowledgeable, industry-certified instructors that bring real world, hands-on experience into the classroom. The PC and Networking Academy is an educational [...]

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