CPCC Small Business Center to host ‘Shark Tank’ auditions

March 22, 2017

ABC-TV casting team members will visit Central Piedmont Community College's Small Business on April 29 to hold auditions for its hit TV show, "Shark Tank."
Entrepreneurs are invited to present a one-minute pitch on their business, product or idea to the casting team for consideration. Approved pitches will be featured on a future episode of the primetime show. Details...
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Cosmetology grad turning some heads

March 14, 2017

Advanced education can serve us well and help open doors. Workforce development initiatives at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) are proof positive of that, and have enabled both a former and current student of the CPCC Cosmetology Program to open the door to Kass & Co. Salon in Cornelius and discover their career paths inside. More... Read more

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CPCC and American Burger Co. Burger Cook-Off Competition

March 9, 2017

Central Piedmont Community College and Charlotte based American Burger Co. partnered together to host the "Burger Cook-Off Competition for the Craft Burger", held at CPCC's central campus. More... Read more

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CPCC receives fourth grant from JPMorgan Chase

February 13, 2017

JPMorgan Chase awarded a $125,000 grant to continue its support of workforce development initiatives at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) and assist with the college's efforts to help the Charlotte region become even more competitive as a global hub of commerce. Continued Read more

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CPCC breaks ground for new Levine Campus building

January 27, 2017

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) officials broke ground today for the new Levine III building at the college's Levine Campus. The 88,000 square-foot facility will include the Georgia Tucker Fine Arts Hall, a new campus library, a new campus bookstore, health and science labs and classrooms. More... Read more

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CPCC Seeks Nominations for 2017 Hagemeyer Educational Advancement Award

January 23, 2017

Do you know a Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) graduate who is making a tremendous difference in the community? Nominations are currently being sought for the 2017 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. More... Read more

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CPCC kicks off spring semester, Dr. Deitemeyer meets and greets students

January 17, 2017

CPCC's new president, Dr. Kandi Deitemeyer, was on Central Campus, welcoming students who were eager to continue or begin their educational journey at CPCC. Greeting students Read more

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From Charlotte Observer: Seven to Watch | CPCC’s new president called ‘a visionary’

January 2, 2017

The Charlotte Observer--At first, Don McCabe had reservations about Kandi Dietmeyer. He was a trustee of the College of The Albemarle, a community college serving northeastern North Carolina. She was a young administrator applying for the job of president. Six years later, those reservations are long gone. "She's been a godsend," says McCabe. "She's been incredible." Read full story here


 

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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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