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Category: Board of Trustees

Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce Calls for Much Needed Investment in Cabarrus County

Endorses $9 million bond referendum for a new Advanced Technology Center The Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently endorsed the $9 million bond referendum titled “Cabarrus County Community College Bonds.” It was approved by the Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners and will appear on the November 4 ballot. The Chamber board took [...]

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Lynn Marsh Sworn in as Trustee on Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board

Longtime educator brings wealth of experience to Rowan-Cabarrus Board of Trustees KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees proudly welcomes Dr. Lynn Marsh to the College’s board. Marsh was recently appointed by the Rowan County Commission to serve on the board through 2018. , who currently serves as principal of W.R. Odell [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Deeply Saddened by Death of Early College Student

Merriman set to graduate with her associate degree from the College in May SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College faculty, staff and students are deeply saddened by the death of Rowan-Cabarrus student Jennifer Merriman, who tragically lost her life on Saturday. Merriman, student in the Rowan County Early College program, was on track to graduate [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus will “Plan Bravely”

College’s 2015-2018 strategic planning process will highlight community leaders’ vision for the College’s role in the region’s future SALISBURY, N.C. — The College will focus on updating the plans for the future this fall by developing the College’s 2015 strategic plan. [pulquote align="right']“We believe education is the best investment someone can make. A more educated [...]

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Tom Bost Reappointed as Trustee on Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board

Businessman and community leader brings extensive leadership experience to the board KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees proudly announced the reappointment of J. Thomas Bost of Granite Quarry, N.C., to the College’s board. Bost was recently reappointed by the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board to serve on the board through 2018. “I am [...]

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Duke Energy awards $247,453 to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

SALISBURY, N.C. – Duke Energy and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College today announced a $247,453 investment from the Duke Energy Foundation. The funds will be used to integrate virtual reality welding into traditional welding curriculum to enhance the quality, quantity and efficiency of training – ultimately increasing the number of welders entering the field. Virtual reality welding [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Commnity College Students Receive Numerous Awards and Recognition

Students show dedication to community, College, and fellow students KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — At the College’s annual Student Leadership Awards banquet last month, several Rowan-Cabarrus Community College students received recognition. “I am quite proud of these students for their dedication to the College and their fellow students,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, President of Rowan-Cabarrus. Tiffany [...]

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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 Student Turns Life Around & Wins Regional and Local Awards

North Carolina Community College System Board Member Clyde Higgs presents award for outstanding academic achievement KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Timothy Wilson has had his share of challenges in life, but has taken advantage of opportunities and is excelling forward. After falling short of receiving his diploma from East Gaston High School, his grandmother offered him a [...]

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