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Category: Board of Trustees

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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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 Students Receive Scholarships From State Employees’ Credit Union (Secu)

DANIEL GROPPI AND JASON LONG AWARDED $5,000 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR LEADERSHIP, EXCELLENCE OF CHARACTER, INTEGRITY AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT “Congratulations to both Daniel and Jason! We are confident that this scholarship will help them continue to achieve and demonstrate the remarkable qualities that earned them this award,” said Natasha Lipscomb, director of student life for the college. [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Reveals 2012 Annual Report

“A YEAR OF DEVELOPMENT” FOCUSES ON HOW THE COLLEGE SPENT 2012 DEVELOPING RESOURCES, FACILITIES AND ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College released its 2012 Annual Report to the college’s Board of Trustees on Monday. The 2012 Annual Report, titled “A Year of Development,” focuses on how the college spent 2012 developing resources, facilities [...]

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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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Silver Lining To College Costs: Affordable Tuition, Access To Support, Higher Earnings And Lower Unemployment

ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFERS LOWEST TUITION AND FEES IN AREA, LESS THAN HALF COST OF SISTER COLLEGES SALISBURY, N.C. — A recent analysis from Community College Times of the College Board’s “2012 Trends in College Pricing” report prompted Rowan-Cabarrus Community College to look closely at how its costs compared with other institutions of higher learning. [...]

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Current GED Test To Change At End of 2013, National Testing Service To Raise Cost Of Test, Scores To Expire

ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFERS FREE GED-PREP CLASSES; COLLEGE ENCOURAGES ADULTS TO FINISH AND PASS BEFORE TEST DEADLINES SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has announced that the current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be replaced with the [...]

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