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Category: Board of Trustees

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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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Small Business Center Named Regional Center of Excellence

ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE SMALL BUSINESS CENTER PROVIDES HIGH QUALITY SMALL BUSINESS EDUCATION AND RELEVANT, COMPREHENSIVE ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was among six Small Business Centers receiving regional excellence awards during the North Carolina Business Advisors’ Conference in Wilmington, N.C., November 15. Rowan-Cabarrus was recognized as the Charlotte Region’s [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Instructor Selected As One of Five Finalists Among 58 Community Colleges

PAUL KEN CLIFTON, INSTRUCTOR AND GRADUATE OF ROWAN-CABARRUS, NAMES ONE OF THE BEST TEACHERS IN THE STATE SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is proud to announce that its 2011-2012 Excellence in Teaching award recipient, Paul Ken Clifton, has been selected as one of five finalists among the 58 North Carolina community colleges. Paul Ken [...]

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College Reviews County Workforce and Education Needs Assessments as Part of Program Development

DIVERSE GROUP OF LEADERS ENGAGE IN DISCUSSION OF WHAT COLLEGE CAN PROACTIVELY DO TO ENHANCE THE COMMUNITY KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College used a portion of their October Board of Trustees meeting to review the Rowan and Cabarrus County Needs Assessments and discuss their implications for program development. During the college’s October Strategic Conversation [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College To Undergo Major Construction

$12 MILLION ROWAN BOND PROJECTS BEGIN IN JANUARY 2013 SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will undergo major renovations over the next few years. Rowan County citizens voted in 2010 to provide the college $12 million for much needed renovations and expansion of the North Campus as part of the RCCC bond referendum. “Our students [...]

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