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Category: Student Life and Leadership

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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College: It’s About More than Just Classes

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College students compete in tournaments, competitions and community service   SALISBURY, N.C. — Trevor Barber started his academic career the same way many other students do: he had a basic plan. Going to Rowan-Cabarrus was a part of his plan, and planned to transfer on. However, he didn’t know that his time at [...]

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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 reach [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Students Recognize with Top Honors at National Conference

College students receive national recognition competing against four-year colleges and universities KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Phi Beta Lambda students returned from their national conference in Nashville, Tenn. with numerous awards, continuing the tradition of making the community and the College proud. Three students from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College attended the conference – out of [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Commnity College Students Receive Numerous Awards and Recognition

Students show dedication to community, College, and fellow students KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — At the College’s annual Student Leadership Awards banquet last month, several Rowan-Cabarrus Community College students received recognition. “I am quite proud of these students for their dedication to the College and their fellow students,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, President of Rowan-Cabarrus. Tiffany [...]

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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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Local Veteran Rallies Other Student Veterans At Rowan-Cabarrus

COLLEGE PROVIDES ADDITIONAL SUPPORT TO VETERANS, MARKS VETERAN’S DAY WITH FLAG CEREMONIES CONCORD, N.C. — After serving 22 years in the Air Force and holding a master’s in operations management, Scott Killoran didn’t think he’d find himself back in school. Toward the end of his military career, Killoran said he would attend job fairs and [...]

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