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Category: Board of Trustees

Rowan-Cabarrus Rallies Support for North Carolina’s Community Colleges

COLLEGE FEARS STEEP BUDGET CUTS AND APPEALS TO COMMUNITY TO SPEAK OUT KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The Senate and House are currently negotiating between two versions of the state budget. Both versions of the proposed legislative budgets appear to include cuts of more than $2 million to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College “We are very concerned about the [...]

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Patricia Kluttz Horton Newly Sworn in as Trustee on Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board

PRESIDENT & CEO OF THE CABARRUS BANK & TRUST COMPANY BRINGS EXTENSIVE BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP TO THE BOARD CONCORD, N.C. — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees proudly welcomed Patricia K. Horton to the college’s board. Horton was appointed by Governor Pat McCrory to fulfill Tony Almeida’s vacated term through June 30, 2013. [...]

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Paul Brown Appointed to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees

SALISBURY, N.C. — Paul A. Brown, a veteran supporter of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, was recently appointed to the college’s board of trustees by the Rowan-Salisbury School System Board of Education for a term of July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2017. Brown has served on the college’s Foundation Board of Directors since 2009 and is [...]

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Pat Fulcher Newly Sworn in as Trustee on Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board

GRADUATE AND FORMER MEMBER BRINGS EXTENSIVE HUMAN RESOURCES EXPERIENCE TO THE BOARD SALISBURY, N.C. — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees proudly welcomed a former member back into its ranks at its April board meeting. Patricia G. Fulcher was recently appointed by the Rowan-Salisbury School System Board of Education to replace Susan Kluttz to [...]

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Shannon Patella Recognized as Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Dallas Herring Achievement Award Nominee

NC COMMUNITY COLLEGES CELEBRATE DR. W. DALLAS HERRING KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — North Carolina’s community colleges are celebrating the legacy of Dr. W. Dallas Herring this year as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations. Dr. Herring, a Duplin County native, is acknowledged as the philosophical godfather of the state’s community college system. As the chair of [...]

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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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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’s New Academic And Career Advising Centers Improve Student Success

TITLE III GRAND EXCEEDS GOAL BY NEARLY 200 PERCENT SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has made great strides to improving the success of its students. The college’s Academic and Career Advising (ACA) Centers were recognized for their outstanding work over the first year of the Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) grant that funded the startup [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Academic Excellence and Excellence in Teaching Awards

NORTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM BOARD MEMBER CLYDE HIGGS PRESENTS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT; DOUGLAS GOLD AND KEN CLIFTON HONORED SALISBURY, N.C. — After spending 14 years as captain of a commercial fishing boat, Doug Gold was ready for a change. As a single parent starting over in life, Doug Gold first came to [...]

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R3 Center Announces May 2013 Workshops

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 May for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. All of the programs are provided free-of-charge. Each Wednesday in May, the R3 Center will have [...]

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