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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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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Announces Spring 2014 & Summer 2014 Honor Rolls

SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College announces those students who earned President’s and Dean’s List recognition during the spring 2014 and summer 2014 semesters. 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 4.0 for the semester. Rowan-Cabarrus President’s List – [...]

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Local Guidance Counselor & Rowan-Cabarrus Graduate Promotes Tuition Free Program for High School Students

Free college tuition available to high school juniors and seniors; Save more than $10,000 in tuition compared to private colleges CONCORD, N.C. — Rachel Berg knows more about preparing for college than the average mom. As a guidance counselor at Northwest Cabarrus High School, Berg has helped countless college-bound students evaluate their college and career [...]

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College Provides Free Programs for the Unemployed or Under-Employed

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — R3 Career Services is offering numerous career development workshops, resume clinics in December for adults in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. Workshops and clinics are provided free-of-charge. Services include individual career coaching, career building and job seeking workshops, Employability Labs where clients can utilize a computer lab for their work search, classes designed [...]

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College Club Raises Funds for Jeff Gordon’s Children’s Hospital

SkillsUSA Automotive Club at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College raised $1,100 through an annual car show SALISBURY, N.C. — College is about more than just the classes. At Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, students are encouraged to get involved in activities and organizations beyond the classroom that take their education to the next level. The SkillsUSA Automotive Club at [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College to Give Free GED Practice Tests for Limited Time

See for Free program helps students pass the GED test SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is giving away free GED practice tests to all students who register between September 22 and October 3. Students who take GED Ready can see for free if they’re ready to pass the GED test, the skills they need [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Deeply Saddened by Death of Early College Student

Merriman set to graduate with her associate degree from the College in May SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College faculty, staff and students are deeply saddened by the death of Rowan-Cabarrus student Jennifer Merriman, who tragically lost her life on Saturday. Merriman, student in the Rowan County Early College program, was on track to graduate [...]

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