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Category: Student Life and Leadership

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Raises Funds for Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS AHMED JOHNSON, MEAGAN LENTZ AND DOUGLAS GOLD, SHARE PERSONAL STORIES SALISBURY, N.C. — Nearly 300 guests and scholarship recipients gathered to celebrate the success of Rowan-Cabarrus scholarship recipients on February 15, 2013. During the one-hour luncheon, several students shared inspiring stories about their lives and educational journeys at Rowan-Cabarrus. Scholarship recipients personally thanked [...]

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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 Transfer Program Enrollment Up, Technical Education Slighlty Down

GED PROGRAM HAS ALREADY GRADUATED 265 STUDENTS SINCE JULY 2012  KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has experienced an increase in enrollment this spring in its transfer programs such as Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) and Associate in Science (AS). At the same time, enrollment in the college’s Associate in Applied [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College To Host Second Annual Literary & Fine Arts Festival

CATHY SMITH BOWERS, POET LAUREATE OF NORTH CAROLINA; VISITING ARTIST PEG GIGNOUX; AND VISITING AUTHORS KELLY MCCULLOUGH AND ROBERT MORGAN WILL HEADLINE SERIES OF EVENTS FROM APRIL 7-11, 2013. SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is proud to host its second annual Literary & Fine Arts Festival from April 7-11, 2013. The free, family-friendly festival [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Awarded $491,000 from Golden LEAF Foundation For Training In Advanced Machining

LOCAL COMPANIES TO HIRE 160 SKILLED WORKERS IN THE NEXT FEW YEARS SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College proudly announced its latest grant award at the college’s January board meeting. The college will receive $491,000 from the Golden LEAF Foundation to train individuals in advanced machining through the college’s Computer-Integrated Machining Technology program. Mark Sorells, [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Celebration, Launches New Brand

COLLEGE AND COMMUNITY GATHER FOR 5-0 AERIAL PHOTO TO COMMEMORATE FIVE DECADES OF SERVICE SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has unveiled a new logo and branding strategy that officials say better reflects the college’s role and significance to the region. The transition to the new brand coincides with the college’s 50th anniversary kickoff celebration. [...]

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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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Get Affordable Hands-On Training And Sought-After Certifications

ROWAN-CABARRUS OFFERS CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES IN PC REPAIR AND CISCO NETWORKING SALISBURY, N.C. – Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is launching a new PC and Networking Academy that offers affordable training for advanced technology certification programs with knowledgeable, industry-certified instructors that bring real world, hands-on experience into the classroom. The PC and Networking Academy is an educational [...]

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Free College Tuition Available To High School Juniors And Seniors

SAVE MORE THAN $10,000 IN TUITION COMPARED TO PRIVATE COLLEGES SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has announced changes and expansion to a program that allows high school juniors and seniors to receive college credit tuition-free. The program, Career and College Promise, was revamped at the state level this year and provides a focused means [...]

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