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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s Successful Cosmetology Program Now Open in Downtown Kannapolis

Salon and spa services performed by students now available; part of the revitalization of downtown   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College cosmetology, manicuring and esthetic services are now available at a newly renovated center in downtown Kannapolis located at 120 West Avenue. “We are so thrilled to open the new West Avenue Center! The [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Students Receive Numerous Awards and Recognition

Students show dedication to community, College, and fellow students recognized at the May board meeting   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — At the College’s annual Student Leadership Awards banquet, several Rowan-Cabarrus Community College students were recognized for their outstanding achievements and later introduced to the College’s Board of Trustees at their monthly board meeting. “I am quite [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board Opts Out of Federal Loan Program to Preserve Millions in Free Financial Aid to Local Students

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees approved the College opting out of the federal student loan program in an attempt to preserve access to Pell Grants, federally subsidized campus jobs and other forms of financial aid. The decision came following a recent report from the U.S. Department of Education revealing an [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Holds Successful Stem Open House for 750+

College welcomed the community for an 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 fourth annual STEM Open House at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) earlier this spring. “The STEM Open House was a true celebration of science, [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Establishes Nursing National Honor Society Chapter

College holds first annual Associate Degree Nursing National Honor Society induction ceremony for prestigious new student organization   Kannapolis, N.C. — A prestigious new recognition recently became available for Rowan-Cabarrus Community College nursing students. The College was honored to be approved to establish a new chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society designed [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Partners with National HR Association

College will offer test-preparation classes for the new HR professional certifications offered by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) CONCORD, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is pleased to announce its partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management, to offer courses to help HR [...]

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College: It’s About More than Just Classes

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College students compete in tournaments, competitions and community service   SALISBURY, N.C. — Trevor Barber started his academic career the same way many other students do: he had a basic plan. Going to Rowan-Cabarrus was a part of his plan, and planned to transfer on. However, he didn’t know that his time at [...]

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Honda Donates Engines to Give Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Students Hands on Experience with Small Engine Repair

College’s automotive department receives critical training tools     SALISBURY, N.C. — Honda has partnered with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College to improve the College’s ability to train students in the automotive technology field. Honda recently donated 27 small engines for an upcoming class on small engine repair. The increased use of motorcycles and recreational vehicles have [...]

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Brady Donated Commercial Air-Conditioning Equipment to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

College’s Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology program receives equipment donation   CONCORD, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College prides itself in developing work-ready graduates. “Industry-recognized, high-tech equipment is critical to the success of our program and our graduates,” said Joe Christie, chair of the Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology program at Rowan-Cabarrus. “If students can’t [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board Calls on North Carolina General Assembly to Reinvest Funds Generated from Efficiencies

Rowan-Cabarrus board announces support for state initiatives   SALISBURY, N.C. — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees recently passed a resolution of support for a statewide campaign for community colleges. The resolution calls on the North Carolina General Assembly to support initiatives that would bridge the “interest” gap between the jobs that exist and [...]

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