CPCC’s Dr. Tony Zeiss announces retirement plans

February 4, 2016

Dr. Tony Zeiss
Dr. Tony Zeiss, president of Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) for 23 years, announced today his plans to retire at the end of July 2016.
"After more than two decades as president of Central Piedmont Community College, I have chosen to retire at the end of July 2016. Beth and I have been extraordinarily blessed by this wonderful community and the dedicated boards, faculty, staff, students and donors of CPCC," Zeiss said. "We will continue to live in Charlotte and support many of its fine organizations, including the college." Continue...

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CPCC Alumni - Discover the beauty of the Biltmore grounds and mansion in Asheville NC

January 11, 2016

WElcome Central Piedmont Community College Alumni

Biltmore is a unique 8,000-acre estate nestled in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. It's the perfect destination for an overnight getaway or a day trip. 
Your estate admission includes a self-guided visit of Biltmore House, plus all-day access to our gardens, Antler Hill Village, featuring the Winery, The Biltmore Legacy, Village Green and Farm plus shopping and dining, and free parking.
To obtain your special rate use this link biltmore.com/cpcc

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SWIRL ~ Register Now ~ April 1, 2016

December 8, 2015

April 1, 2016
Philip L. Van Every Culinary Arts Center,
Central Piedmont Community College,
425 North Kings Drive at the corner of Kings and 7th Street

Register Now
Swirl is our annual event benefitting the nationally accredited culinary, baking and pastry arts programs at Central Piedmont Community College. Funds generated through this event will help provide student scholarships, fund travel to regional and national competitions, and support international learning opportunities.

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The Halton Theater Prepares for the Arrival of "Phantom of the Opera" in November!

October 29, 2015

 CPCC Theatre, together with CPCC Opera Theatre and CPCC Dance Theatre, will join forces to present Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera," a musical that has captivated audiences for more than 30 years, Nov. 13 22, on the Halton Theater stage.
This classic Broadway production tells the story of a masked figure who lurks beneath the catacombs of the Paris Opera House. Exercising a reign of terror, over all who inhabit it, the Phantom falls madly in love with an innocent soprano, Christine, and devotes himself to creating a new star by nurturing her extraordinary talents.
Don't miss this opportunity to support local theatre; reserve your seat today!
WHEN: November 13, 14 and November 20 and 21 at 8 p.m.
November 15 and 22 at 2:30 p.m.
November 19 at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Halton Theater, Overcash Center, CPCC Central Campus, 1206 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte, NC
Individual tickets are $20 and $18, and a $10 ticket is available for children under 15 with the purchase of an adult ticket. CPCC employees, as well as college and high school students who have a valid student I.D. can purchase a $5 ticket. Tickets may be purchased online at tix.cpcc.edu, at the CPCC Box Office from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday Friday or by calling 704.330.6534. 

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New CPCC Alumni Directory- Update your information

February 4, 2016

Photo of GradutesNew CPCC Alumni Directory- Update your information

Updating your contact information with Central Piedmont Community College is easy! You can change your home address, work address, e-mail address, and other information online by logging in and completing our secure online form.
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CPCC Seeks Nominations for 2016 Hagemeyer Educational Advancement Award

January 25, 2016

Do you know, or are you a Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) graduate who is making a tremendous difference in the community? Nominations are currently being sought for the 2016 Richard H. Hagemeyer Educational Advancement Award. This award recognizes a former CPCC student who has significantly benefited from his//her experiences at CPCC and whose efforts have helped the community.
For more information... Read more

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Gorelick Gallery: Penland School Series Reception Rescheduled

January 21, 2016

Due to the threat of inclement weather, The Penland School Series reception scheduled for Friday, Jan. 22, at the Bill and Patty Gorelick Gallery at CPCC's Levine Campus in Matthews has been rescheduled. Please call 704.330.6869 for more information. Read more

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Charlotte Business Journal: CPCC puts finishing touches on $24.5M Cato Campus facility

December 15, 2015

Central Piedmont Community College has invested $24.5 million into its Cato Campus to address overcrowding and provide room to grow academic and work-force training programs.
That 85,000-square-foot facility, called Cato III, increases the campus' overall space by 85% when it opens in January. CATO III Read more

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Charlotte Observer article: They're getting a head start on high-tech careers

December 2, 2015

Owen Sims is still in high school, but the 17-year-old is already headed toward a well-paying career at a high-tech manufacturer.
The home-schooled senior from Concord works a few hours a day, five days a week at Max Daetwyler Corp., a custom machine maker in Huntersville. Within a few years, he'll have learned and worked in every department at the company.
He does it as part of the Apprenticeship 2000, a program of five Charlotte-area manufacturers that trains students on the job, pays for their college and guarantees them work after graduation. The program, offered at CPCC, is marking its 20th anniversary this year.
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