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News of Note
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.
National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship Honors Entrepreneurship Educators & Alumni Entrepreneurs at 11th Annual Conference
Charlotte, NC, October 15, 2013 -The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), the nation’s leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges, has announced the winners of its 2013 Impact Awards, Alumni Entrepreneur Awards and Entrepreneurial President Award. The annual awards, which were made today NACCE’s 11th Annual Conference in Charlotte, are sponsored by Community College Week.
Alumni Entrepreneur – Fabi Preslar, owner of SPARK Publications, Charlotte, NC – A graduate of Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. Preslar owns and manages SPARK Publications, a 15-year-old graphic design and creative publications firm, whose staff of six full-time employees serves over 150 entrepreneurial (local and national) companies, universities and associations. Preslar has received numerous recognitions, including the Richard H. Hagemeyer Educational Advancement Award from Central Piedmont Community College in 2009. SPARK Publications has received more than 80 industry awards for their creative and effective client projects. Preslar shares her time and energy as a mentor and advisor and serves as an award selection judge for several national entrepreneurial competitions. Since 2009, she has served on the Central Piedmont Community College Advisory Board for Advertising + Graphic Design and among other positions serves as a mentor in the Pride Entrepreneurial Education Program.
- 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.
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.
Exhibition of Works from Gorelick Collections opens at the Levine Atrium
Through the generosity of Patty & Bill Gorelick and Carol & Shelton Gorelick, Levine Campus is hosting an exhibition of works from the combined collections of the Gorelick Family. The exhibition, located in the atrium of Levine II, is open free of charge to the public during normal campus hours from October through January 31, 2014. The Gorelick family was thrilled to provide “art without borders” for students, faculty, staff and the public to enjoy and experience.
Don’t miss out on this wonderful chance to experience this art exhibition. The Levine Campus is located at 2800 Campus Ridge Road, Matthews, NC 28105
James R. Worrell Sr. building and Financial Institute formally dedicated. On Thursday, October 3, 2013, Central Piedmont Community College formally dedicated the Worrell Building, located on Central Campus, and the James R. Worrell Sr. Financial Services Institute, located on the Harris Campus.
A Charlotte civic leader and philanthropist, Worrell is a long-time supporter of CPCC, serving on the CPCC Foundation Board of Directors and the foundation’s “Legacy and Promise” campaign steering committee. Worrell has been a member of the CPCC Foundation for more than 20 years.
CPCC names Alain S. Miatudila Sr. the 2013 Richard H. Hagemeyer Award recipient
Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will present Alain S. Miatudila Sr., faculty/research operations manager for the Department of Engineering Technology and Construction Management at UNC-Charlotte, with the 2013 Richard H. Hagemeyer Educational Advancement Award at its traditional spring commencement ceremony on May 16 at Bojangles’ Coliseum. The award recognizes a former CPCC student who has significantly benefited from experiences at CPCC and whose efforts have helped the community.
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