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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Selected to Participate in NASA Grant Competition

The College launched a weather balloon to the edge of space as part of design challenge SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is honored to announce they were one of four colleges selected to participate in the N.C. Space Grant Team Design Challenge and Competition. “This was a great opportunity for work-based learning and provided [...]

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Fastest Growing Industry in the Area Offers Good Jobs

Industry-funded training program emphasizes critical thinking and teamwork; Next session to enroll in training program on August 7 or August 12   CONCORD, N.C. — Charlotte Alexander didn’t think that a job in manufacturing was in her future. After years working in an office as an administrative professional, it didn’t seem like the right fit. [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Students Learn by Giving Kannapolis Storefront New Aesthetic

Scott’s Collectibles in Kannapolis receives custom window display   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Marketing students at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College applied knowledge gained in the classroom in a real-world setting and helped a local merchant at the same time. Students in instructor Nancy Whittaker’s visual merchandising class designed and installed a custom store window display for Scott’s [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Alumnus to Intern With Disney World and MGM Hotels in Las Vegas

Timothy Wilson credits Rowan-Cabarrus for his success as he embarks on two prestigious internships   CONCORD, N.C. —Timothy Wilson came to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College after earning his GED intending to receive a diploma in order to get a job right away. As he began to achieve success, he saw that he had more options than [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Students Take Home Two First Place Awards in National Business Competition

Competing against four-year colleges and universities, Rowan-Cabarrus stacks up well   SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College business-minded students returned from a national conference in Chicago, Il. with numerous awards, including two first place prizes, continuing the tradition of making the community and the College proud. These students from the College’s Phi Beta Lambda organization [...]

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In Face of Tuition Increase, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Promises Scholarship to Every Student

North Carolina General Assembly may pass a tuition increase that would occur during the fall semester; The College will fund the $4 per hour tuition increase to support students   SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has made a commitment to help all students by funding a potential $4 per credit hour tuition increase that [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Students Shine at Skills Competitions

Students take home numerous prizes at SkillsUSA, many to compete at national level   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College SkillsUSA students recently won numerous awards in state level competitions. During the competition, students worked against the clock and each other to prove their expertise in occupations like electronics and precision machining. SkillsUSA is a [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Hosts First Community Tour of New Cosmetology Facility

As one of the largest and most successful programs in the state, the College’s Cosmetology center is open for business in downtown Kannapolis   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees, staff, faculty, and community members were treated to a tour of the new Cosmetology facility in downtown Kannapolis. The new West Avenue [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Offers Wide Range of Short-Term Unique Courses

The College’s Personal Enrichment program offers short-term courses for self-improvement, cultural enrichment and academic achievement   SALISBURY, N.C. — From sign language to yoga, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is offering a wide range of short-term courses this summer and fall. Through the Personal Enrichment program, the College offers courses for self-improvement, cultural enrichment and academic achievement. [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Announces Spring 2015 Honor Rolls

Hard working students achieve President’s and Dean’s List recognition     SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College announces those students who earned President’s and Dean’s List recognition during the spring 2015 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must attend full-time, carry a minimum of 12 credit hours, and achieve a grade-point-average of [...]

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