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Bank of America invests $500,000 to support veteran programs at CPCC

October 6, 2014

CENTRAL_FOUN_BankOfAmericaVeteransResourceCenter_46Bank of America will invest $500,000 in Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) over five years in support of the school’s “Legacy and Promise” capital campaign and to further its support of programming for military veterans. The financial support will provide general operating support for the school, launch the Bank of America Veteran Leadership Program, a new mentoring initiative, and fund current programming at CPCC’s Centers for Military Families and Veterans.

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Siemens Provides $32 Million In-Kind Software Grant to Central Piedmont Community College to Educate and Train Workers for Manufacturing Industry

September 24, 2014

mark-pringle-siemens-energy-bloomberg-600xx968-645-28-0CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, from its Charlotte Energy Hub, Siemens announced it will be making a $32 million in-kind software grant to Central Piedmont Community College(CPCC) for its science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Division, which serves thousands of students and commercial companies annually. CPCC will use the software to enhance existing courses and develop new courses related to advanced manufacturing, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, electronics engineering, mechatronics, robotics, and information technology. It will also be used in an apprenticeship program with Siemens, building on the current partnership between the two organizations. By enabling students to learn and train on the same product lifecycle management (PLM) software used throughout the global manufacturing industry, Siemens and CPCC are helping North Carolina prepare the highly-skilled workforce necessary to meet the demands of America’s resurgent manufacturing industry. <<Read More>>


John M. Belk Endowment Awards $2.3 Million to Central Piedmont Community College to Reform Developmental Education

September 17, 2014

JMB Education Endowment

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 17, 2014) In an effort to propel more students toward a college degree, the John M. Belk Endowment has awarded $2.3 million to Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) to expand its new Developmental Education Program – which moves students from remedial to college courses faster and helps retain students who might otherwise drop out. <<Read More>>



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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.

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