The Mecklenburg Times: CPCC to break ground on three projects

August 3, 2016

Central Piedmont Community College will break ground this fall on three construction projects being funded from a 2013 Mecklenburg County bond issue. The projects are among ten, totaling about $280 million, funded by the bonds.

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CPCC Paramedic students train PSA Airlines staff

August 3, 2016

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Imagine you're on a flight, cruising at an altitude of 30-plus thousand feet when you or the person next to you has a medical emergency. What do you do?
PSA Airlines, a regional airline headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, and a subsidiary of the American Airlines Group, wanted its crew members to be prepared in the event of an emergency on one of its aircraft. After all, in-flight medical emergencies occur in about 1 in every 604 flights according to the New England Journal of Medicine.
That's why the team partnered with CPCC's Paramedic program and requested the college's students train its crew on administering care in a close-quarters environment, such as an aircraft aisle or seat. Video

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CPCC breaks ground on new Advanced Technology Center

November 21, 2016

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) broke ground on November 18, 2016 on a new Advanced Technology Center, to be located on the college's Central Campus, at the corner of Charlottetowne Avenue and East 4th Street. Read more

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CPCC student receives statewide honor for community service

November 14, 2016

Central Piedmont Community College student DaQuane Cherry has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to civic engagement. Cherry is a recipient of the network's Community Impact Award, honoring one student leader at each member school. Continued Read more

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Howard Levine Foundation grant establishes scholarship to help upward mobility

October 31, 2016

A generous grant from the Howard R. Levine Foundation to create the Howard and Julie Levine Opportunity Scholars Program at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will enable some of Charlotte's most in-need high school students to acquire the education and skills needed to embark on meaningful careers. More...
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CPCC dedicates International Student Services Center in honor of Kal Kardous

October 27, 2016

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) dedicated its International Student Services Center in honor of Kal Kardous, a Charlotte entrepreneur and member of the CPCC Foundation Board of Directors, on Oct. 10.
The college dedicated the center, located in the Central High building, on CPCC's Central Campus, in recognition of Kardous' generosity and commitment to broaden opportunities for international students as a CPCC Foundation board member. More...
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E-Transcripts now available through Enrollment and Student Services

October 27, 2016

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Students and alumni have a new way of acquiring CPCC transcripts. The College provides the option of having official transcripts processed electronically. Transcripts are processed and delivered to recipients via email within 30 minutes after requests are received. Electronic transcripts are available for $7.25 - $7.75 per request and can be ordered online at www.cpcc.edu/admissions/student-records/transcripts. Read more

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CPCC dedicates building in honor of Tommy Norman

October 3, 2016

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) dedicated one of its administrative buildings in honor of Thomas E. (Tommy) Norman, past president of the CPCC Foundation Board of Directors, on Sept. 21.
The college dedicated the building, located along Charlottetowne Ave., in Charlotte, on CPCC's Central Campus, in recognition of Norman's almost 30 years of enhancing the educational and career training opportunities for the citizens of Mecklenburg County as a CPCC Foundation board member. Read more...
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Dr. Kandi Deitemeyer chosen to be next CPCC president

September 19, 2016

Central Piedmont Community College's (CPCC) Board of Trustees has chosen Dr. Kandi Deitemeyer to be the college's fourth president. She will succeed Dr. Tony Zeiss, who has been the CPCC president for 24 years. Deitemeyer will begin her tenure at CPCC in early January 2017. Full story... Read more

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Vice President Biden stresses importance of community colleges during CPCC visit

September 19, 2016

Vice President of the United States Joe Biden visited CPCC's Tate Hall on Monday, Sept. 12 to discuss how the Obama administration is making investments to support community colleges and businesses working together to create pathways to the middle class. More... Read more

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