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Category: Student Life and Leadership

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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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 Community College Brings Literature And Fine Arts To Life For 1,000+

FREE, FAMILY-FRIENDLY FESTIVAL DEVELOPED BY ROWAN-CABARRUS FACULTY SALISBURY, N.C. — An infusion of culture, music, drama, literature and fine arts descended upon Rowan-Cabarrus Community College earlier this month for the college’s Literary & Fine Arts Festival. Over 1,000 students and community members attended the festival’s many activities during the week of April 7-11. The free, [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Opens New One-Stop Shop For Student Needs

“NAVIGATION STATION” IS THE NEW CENTRAL LOCATION FOR VISITORS, FUTURE STUDENTS, AND CURRENT STUDENTS SALISBURY, N.C. — In 2010, the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College began conceptualizing a one-stop space for its North Campus which would support all of the primary “Getting Started” activities and information services for the entire campus. The college opened the Navigation Station [...]

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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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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Holds Successful Stem Open House for 500+

COLLEGE WELCOMED THE COMMUNITY FOR A FUN, INTERACTIVE EVENT SHOWCASING THE COLLEGE’S SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH (STEM) PROGRAMS. KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was proud to host its second annual STEM Open House at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) earlier this month. “The STEM Open House was a true celebration of science, [...]

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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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