June 20, 2017
To help meet a rapidly growing demand for drivers in the Charlotte region, Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) launched a truck-driving certificate program in January 2016. JPMorgan Chase provided much needed assistance by awarding a $180,000 grant for start-up expenses including instructors and a high-tech truck-driving simulator.
Since the program opened, 80 students have graduated and earned their commercial driver's license. The program's current class has 36 students. Continued