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Bachelor’s in Nursing Now Available through UNCG at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

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Two of the region’s leaders in healthcare training partner to offer RN-BSN program KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The nursing profession has seen a dramatic increase in demand for bachelor’s trained nurses due to changing standards from the Institute of Medicine. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, in partnership with the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will now be [...]

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City of Salisbury & Salisbury Fire Department Donate Fire Engine to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

New Fire & Emergency Services Training Facility receives another critical training tool SALISBURY, N.C. — Even in the 21st century, fire safety and protection is still a critical component of keeping the public safe. Training these first responders is a critical part of the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College mission and the City of Salisbury just made [...]

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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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Local Graduate Secures Dream Job as Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

With her master’s from Duke University, Ashley Honeycutt now serves local families SALISBURY, N.C. — When Ashley Honeycutt graduated from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College a few short years ago, she didn’t know she’d already have her dream job. But she does. Today, Honeycutt is a pediatric nurse practitioner at Salisbury Pediatric Associates. Honeycutt graduated from Rowan-Cabarrus [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Chosen to Lead Curriculum Improvement for North Carolina Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistant Certificate Programs

The College will lead the creation of an updated Practical Nursing curricula and Nursing Assistant Certificate program across the state community college system KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Already a leader in the region for its healthcare training, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has been awarded a prestigious new grant to revise the Practical Nursing and Nursing Assistant curricula. [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Unveils Newly Upgraded Advanced Machining Program

Possible because of $491,000 grant from Golden LEAF Foundation for equipment; local companies to hire 160 skilled workers in the next few years SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has made significant updates to its Computer-Integrated Machining Technology program over the last year. These upgrades are largely due to the $491,000 grant from the Golden [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s Sucessful Cosmetology Program to Move to Kannapolis

Cabarrus County & City of Kannapolis provide economic development grants for the project   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Beginning next summer, beauty finds a new home. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will relocate their cosmetology program to downtown Kannapolis. The College’s cosmetology program is one of the largest and most successful in the state, and with the current [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s Sucessful Cosmotology Program Needs Funds for Larger Facility

Rowan-Cabarrus board announces support for several local and state initiatives CONCORD, N.C. — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees recently passed three new resolutions of support for two local initiatives and a statewide campaign for community colleges. The first resolution is for $1.5 million from Cabarrus County to relocate the College’s cosmetology program. The [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Offers Innovative Friday-Only Degree Option

Only 64 Fridays stand between students and an Associate in Arts degree! SALISBURY, N.C. — Earlier this year, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College tried something new. In order to better serve students, the College piloted a non-traditional way for students to achieve their educational goals. The College organized compelling course offerings into a schedule that will allow [...]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Turns Gamers into Budding Developers with Game Design, Mobile App Development

Students learn cutting edge simulation and programming skills; new offerings in mobile app development and graphic design KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — These days, just about anyone can play a video game, but not everyone has the skill to actually design a game. This summer, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will embark on its fourth year of ever-expanding Tech [...]

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