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Category: Student Life and Leadership

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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Silver Lining To College Costs: Affordable Tuition, Access To Support, Higher Earnings And Lower Unemployment

ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFERS LOWEST TUITION AND FEES IN AREA, LESS THAN HALF COST OF SISTER COLLEGES SALISBURY, N.C. — A recent analysis from Community College Times of the College Board’s “2012 Trends in College Pricing” report prompted Rowan-Cabarrus Community College to look closely at how its costs compared with other institutions of higher learning. [...]

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Current GED Test To Change At End of 2013, National Testing Service To Raise Cost Of Test, Scores To Expire

ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFERS FREE GED-PREP CLASSES; COLLEGE ENCOURAGES ADULTS TO FINISH AND PASS BEFORE TEST DEADLINES SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has announced that the current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be replaced with the [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Industrial Engineering Student Uses New Knowledge To Grow Career

CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER-NORTHEAST MANAGER IN FACILITIES OVERCOMES CHALLENGES OF BEING AN OLDER STUDENT CONCORD, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College soon-to-be graduate Tony Rary began his journey at Rowan-Cabarrus starting with an Introduction to Computers class in 2004. Over time, his career at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast (CMC) expanded, and Tony was offered a manager’s position over [...]

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Conversational Spanish Classes Offered at Rowan-Cabarrus

EMPHASIS ON BASIC VOCAB AND PRACTICAL EXPRESSIONS USED IN WORK, TRAVEL, AND SHOPPING SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will offer conversational Spanish classes over the next several months. The classes will meet one evening a week for two hours. There is a registration fee of $65. Advanced registration is required. The schedule is as [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Assists Students and Employees with Voter Education, Registration, and Transportation

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION SAYS, “LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD!” SALISBURY, N.C. — As the election nears, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is placing a greater emphasis on voter education. “It may seem to some that it’s not important to vote or that their votes do not matter,” said Student Government Association President James Hopkins. “In their eyes, [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College South Campus to Undergo Construction

RENOVATIONS INCLUDE ONESTOP CENTER AND MODIFICATIONS TO STUDENT CENTER CONCORD, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s South Campus in Concord proudly celebrated its 20th anniversary last October. One year later, the college has plans to renovate its facilities to better serve students. Construction on the South Campus main entrance, Building 1000, and the campus’s Student Center [...]

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R3 Center Announces November 2012 Workshops

ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFERS FREE PROGRAMS FOR THE UNEMPLOYED OR UNDER-EMPLOYED KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The R3 Center is offering numerous career development workshops and resume clinics in November for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. All of the programs are provided free-of-charge.  Located at 200 West Ave., in Kannapolis, the R3 Center is a career [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Awarded Nearly $330K To Develop Stem Teachers

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRANT ALLOWS 60 STUDENTS TO HOLD PAID INTERNSHIPS, GRANT ALSO PAYS SPONSORING COMPANIES SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, in partnership with Catawba College, has received a grant from the Robert Noyce Scholarship Program of the National Science Foundation that will provide five years of support for scholarships and internships that help [...]

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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. Students who meet eligibility requirements for the college’s [...]

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