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Category: Student Life and Leadership

R3 Center Announces July 2013 Workshops

CAREER HERITAGE MONTH COMMEMORATES THE CLOSING OF PILLOWTEX 10 YEARS AGO KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops and resume clinics in July for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. All of the programs are provided free-of-charge. July marks 10 years since the closing of Pillowtex and a new era [...]

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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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Student With Bachelor’s Degree Comes to Rowan-Cabarrus for Career Change

ROWAN-CABARRUS ROBERT W. SCOTT STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD NOMINEE, KELLEY POWELL, CHANGED CAREERS AFTER 24 YEARS KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — As a non-traditional college student, Kelley Powell seldom shares his journey of moving from the corporate world to the community college. Powell already had a bachelor’s degree and 24 years of experience in information technology when he [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Offers Conversational Spanish for Real Estate Professionals

CLASS WILL HELP REMOVE BARRIERS AND HELP REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS TAP A GROWING MARKET SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is offering a new class in Conversational Spanish for Real Estate professionals. Not only is the state’s Hispanic population increasing rapidly, its buying power is too. Titled “Conversational Spanish for Real Estate Professionals,” the class [...]

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Fall Registration Underway at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

REGISTRATION THROUGH AUGUST 14; CLASSES BEING AUGUST 19 SALISBURY, N.C. — Fall registration at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is now underway and ongoing through August 14, 2013. Enrolling at Rowan-Cabarrus has never been easier; students may apply online at http://www.rccc.edu/admissions/. Registration is online, however, the college provides weekly on-campus support sessions to assist with the enrollment [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Unveils New Camp Creativity

CAMP WILL INCLUDE CREATIVE WRITING, DRAMA, SPOKEN WORD, MUSIC AND ART; RUNS JULY 29-AUGUST 2, 2013 CONCORD, N.C. — Summertime is a great time for fun, sun and learning, too! In recent years, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has expanded its summer camp offerings for youth to include game development, healthcare and graphic design. This year, the [...]

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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 Graduates First GED Student From Potters House Class

CURRENT GED TEST TO CHANGE AT END OF 2013, COST OF THE GED TEST TO INCREASE NATIONWIDE SALISBURY, N.C. — With the national GED test changing effective January 1, 2014, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is doing its best to help individuals in Rowan and Cabarrus counties finish their GED. The fact that she was able to [...]

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