CPCC dedicates building in honor of Dr. Tony Zeiss

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) dedicated its newest Central Campus classroom building today in honor of its longtime president Dr. Tony Zeiss. Story continures...

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Dr. Tony Zeiss honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Dr. Tony Zeiss, president of Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC), recently received the highest honor bestowed by the State of North Carolina...

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Gaston Gazette Article: CaroMont nurse, CPCC alumna recognized with Nightingale Award

With a warm smile, kind eyes and a soft voice, nurse Susan Murphy calmly makes her way through the Cardiac and Susan MurphyPulmonary Rehabilitation center at CaroMont Regional Medical Center, greeting patients as they prepare for their next class. The group that gathers, surrounded by treadmills and elliptical machines, is there because each of them has experienced and survived a cardiopulmonary event. They are there to try to build their strength and stamina as they work to recover from a life-altering health crisis. And the woman before them, who looks as though she would fit just as well in front of a TV camera, is exactly who you would want to lead you on a tough journey, because she has been on quite the journey of her own.              Full article                                         Susan Murphy (photo courtesy of  CaroMont Health)

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Charlotte Observer article: Congo native faced two civil wars; Thursday, he graduates from CPCC with two degrees

last modified May 12, 2016 02:01 PM
As Alvan Makoundi-Tchibinda walks across the stage with nearly 800 others at Central Piedmont Community College on Thursday, he leaves with two degrees. He also completes an obligation to his family in central Africa.
And now he is free to imagine a life of his own design.
Born in the nation of Congo, Makoundi-Tchibinda, 22, lived through two civil wars as a child before coming to the United States for college at 18.
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Mayor Celebrates International Contributions and Philanthropy with Awards Ceremony

Published: 05/05/2016
The Charlotte International Cabinet has announced the individual winners for the 19th Annual Mayor's International Community Awards (MICA) and Dr. Maha Gingrich, assistant vice president and international community liaison, will be presented with The Global Leader Award for embodying the spirit of Charlotte's global significance, displaying strong leadership in Charlotte's international community and cultivating awareness of the growing diversity of Charlotte. Over the past year, she has evolved from a leader in her respective cultural community to become a leader of the Charlotte community at large.
Dr. Maha GingrichThe awards ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at The Booth Playhouse at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center at 6 p.m. MICA recognizes the many contributions of the international community in the Charlotte region. View a complete list of award recipients.
MICA is sponsored by the Charlotte International Cabinet as a collaborative program with the Office of the Mayor and the Office of International Relations. More information

Dr. Gingrich is an alumna of Central Piedmont Community College. Congratulations Dr. Gingrich!

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