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Category: Student Life and Leadership

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Student Wins Statewide Award

Refugee changes her life through college education and is selected as the recipient of the Dallas Herring Achievement Award SALISBURY, N.C. — Najma Hassan, soon-to-be nursing graduate at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, has been selected out of 58 community college contestants as the North Carolina award winner of the Dallas Herring Achievement Award. This is the [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Students Receive Scholarships from State Employees Credit Union (SECU)

Austin Lilly and Adam Allman awarded $5,000 scholarships for leadership, excellence of character, integrity and community involvement KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is proud to announce the selection of 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 [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Student Leaders Recognized

Student Ambassador Program includes outstanding students who represent the College   SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College proudly recognized its latest group of student leaders at a recent Board of Trustees meeting. The Rowan-Cabarrus Student Ambassador Program is a group of outstanding students who are selected to represent the College in multiple capacities. Student ambassadors [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Announces Fourth Annual 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 fourth STEM Open House at its facility on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis. On Thursday, April 7, from 5-8 p.m. and Friday, April 8, [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Announces Student Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners

The College’s best and brightest students were nominated for three prestigious awards; two students will go on to compete at state-level   SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is pleased to announce the top 15 Student Excellence Awards finalists and winners. Annually, through a rigorous nomination process, the College has the opportunity to select the [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Student Leaders Recognized

Student Ambassador Program includes outstanding students who represent the College   SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College proudly recognized its latest group of student leaders at a recent board of trustees meeting. The Rowan-Cabarrus Student Ambassador Program is a group of outstanding students who are selected to represent the College in multiple capacities. Student ambassadors [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Student Breaks Family Cycle and Soars

North Carolina Community College System Board Member Clyde Higgs presents award for outstanding academic achievement   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Amber Blackwelder has had her share of challenges in life, but has taken advantage of opportunities and is excelling forward. “I quite literally took my first steps in the restaurant industry – I grew up there [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Business Students Recognized With Top Honors at State Conference, Many to Compete at National

College students receive recognition competing against four-year colleges and universities   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Phi Beta Lambda students returned from their state conference in Charlotte with numerous awards, continuing the tradition of making the community and the College proud. Phi Beta Lambda, and its sister organizations under the Future Business Leaders of [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Students Travel to Raleigh to Advocate for Community Colleges

Students and Board of Trustees call on N.C. General Assembly to reinvest funds generated from efficiencies   SALISBURY, N.C. — Students from community colleges across North Carolina have been visiting the General Assembly over the last few months to voice their support for raising instructor pay, funding community colleges for year-round instruction and maintaining affordable [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Invites Community Members to Attend the Spring Chorus Concert

The College’s chorus will perform their “spring spectacular” alongside East Rowan High School’s chorus   SALISBURY, N.C. — Last fall marked the beginning of something musical at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College – the birth of a chorus. While the College’s Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) degree program began in 2009, the fall 2014 chorus class was [...]

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