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Category: Board of Trustees

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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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Reveals 2013 Annual Report

“A Year of Celebration” focuses on the College’s celebratory 50th anniversary year; milestones in academic excellence and student success KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College released its 2013 annual report to the College’s Board of Trustees at their February meeting. The 2013 annual report, titled “A Year of Celebration,” focuses on how the College spent [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board Calls on North Carolina General Assembly to Reinvest Funds Generated from Efficiencies

ROWAN-CABARRUS BOARD ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR SEVERAL LOCAL AND STATE INITIATIVES SALISBURY, N.C. — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees recently passed a resolution of support for a statewide campaign for community colleges. The resolution calls on the North Carolina General Assembly to reinvest the developmental dividend efficiencies, as well as non-recurring funds in the [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Calls for Much Needed Investment in South Campus

Rowan-Cabarrus board announces support for several local and state initiatives CONCORD, N.C. — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees recently passed three new resolutions of support for two local initiatives and a statewide campaign for community colleges. The first resolution calls for a November 2014 bond referendum in Cabarrus County with a $16 million [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s Sucessful Cosmotology Program Needs Funds for Larger Facility

Rowan-Cabarrus board announces support for several local and state initiatives CONCORD, N.C. — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees recently passed three new resolutions of support for two local initiatives and a statewide campaign for community colleges. The first resolution is for $1.5 million from Cabarrus County to relocate the College’s cosmetology program. The [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Students Receive Scholarships from State Employee’s Credit Union (SECU)

Ashley Miller and Ashlyn Starnes awarded $5,000 scholarships for leadership, excellence of character, integrity and community involvement SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is proud to announce two students who have been honored with the State Employees’ Credit Union “People Helping People” scholarship. The State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Foundation provides two $5,000 scholarships annually [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Welding Program Creates Special 50th Anniversary Gift For College

WELDING STUDENTS WORKED TOGETHER TO DEVELOP LARGE SCALE REPLICA OF COLLEGE’S NEW COMPASS IN HONOR OF COLLEGE’S CONTRIBUTIONS OVER THE LAST 50 YEARS SALISBURY, N.C. — In honor of the last 50 years of service that Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has provided to the community, welding students presented the Board of Trustees and President Carol Spalding [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Meets With Chamber and Economic Development Leadership to Discuss Partnership

COLLEGE REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO ECONOMIC AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College staff and trustees recently participated in a strategic conversation with representatives from the Cabarrus and Rowan chambers of commerce and economic development commissions about how they can strengthen their partnerships. “I don’t know of a time when economic development has been [...]

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