News of Note
Central Piedmont Community College completes $25M classroom building
Central Piedmont Community College marked the completion of its newest classroom building with a time capsule to be opened in 2038. The Charlotte community college hosted a ceremony Friday to place the time capsule in the new Elizabeth Classroom Building and showcase the facility.
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On November 14, 2013, Central Piedmont Community College hosted a reunion of Trustees and Foundation Directors in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Central Piedmont Community College. It was a wonderful evening highlighting CPCC’s first 50 years and the contributions of its three presidents:
· Dr. Richard H. Hagemeyer
· Dr. Ruth G. Shaw
· Dr. P. Anthony Zeiss
Special guest speakers included John H. White, alumnus and Pulitzer Prize Recipient, Karla Smith, current student and Cato Corporation Scholarship Recipient, Ralph A. Pitts, President, Board of Trustees and Thomas E. Norman, President, Board of Directors. Take a few moments to enjoy the slide show of this historic event. <<Slide Show>>
Snyder’s-Lance, CPCC partner to retrain 158 workers for company’s Charlotte plant
Snyder’s-Lance Inc. (NASDAQ:LNCE) is working with Central Piedmont Community College to retrain about 160 workers as it adds a big dose of advance manufacturing to its South Boulevard plant in Charlotte.
CPCC receives grant to train low-income individuals
Central Piedmont Community College will receive up to $233,333 to provide training and services for low-income individuals. The Charlotte community college is among 12 nationwide selected to participate in the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project. That list includes schools from from Maryland, Ohio, Michigan, Texas, Iowa, Arizona, Florida, Illinois and Washington. <<Read More>>
- Pat and B.D. Rodgers to lead CPCC campaign
50th Anniversary Campaign <<Read More>>
Legacy and Promise
Learn about CPCC in this history of the College from 1993 to 2013. Legacy and Promise is being published as part of the College’s 50-year celebration and as a complement to Carol Timblin’s book The First Thirty Years 1963-1993. 100% of the proceeds benefit the CPCC Foundation.
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The Central Piedmont Community College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization established in 1965 to generate private financial support to further the mission of Central Piedmont Community College.