CPCC Providing Training for Stanley Black and Decker in Charlotte

Stanley Black and Decker is expanding its operations in Charlotte and bringing jobs to its newly-built 75,000 square-foot manufacturing facility. Stanley will add approximately 250 jobs over the next 18 months. These positions include assemblers, technicians, quality auditors and more. The Charlotte facility encompasses three key processes motors manufacturing, steel machining and tool assembly. These processes support the assembly and distribution of their professional grade DeWalt cordless drills, impactors, saws and combo kits.

CPCC will provide approximately $273,000 in training over a two-year period. The training programs will include leadership development, process improvement, safety, production and computer operations. North Carolina's Customized Training Program will cover the cost. The state's Customized Training Program provides education, training and support services for new, expanding and existing business and industry through North Carolina's 58 community colleges. Story continues

CPCC, UNC Partner to Make Transferring Credits Easier

Transferring from community college to University of North Carolina system schools can be tough, especially since students are never quite sure which credits will transfer. A new agreement between the two systems will give students a better chance of receiving credit for their community college courses.

Vishal Naik enrolled at Central Piedmont Community College two years ago, set on transferring to N.C. State University to study biomedical engineering. It was cheaper that way, but in some ways it was a gamble. http://tinyurl.com/nbcql3c

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A + GD Students Add their Poem Designs to Wall Poems Project

English instructor Amy Bagwell teamed up with A+GD Program Chair/Instructor Kenn Compton to pair Wall Poems with student designs from the A+GD program. This is an incredible project celebrating language arts, graphic arts and design. To quote Amy Bagwell, "I really appreciate your collaboration on this project, which, we hope, shines a light on some of the work this school does for our students and the community."

The projects can be viewed at Tryon and MLK, 3rd, and 6th.     


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