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FabiNational 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 EntrepreneurFabi 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.

CPCC Alumnus and artist Tommie Robinson uses church members as models

Tommie RobinsonIf you’re looking for pieties, don’t go to Tommie Robinson.

Although he is working on some impressive paintings for the sanctuary at Charlotte’s Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, his motivation is more sociological than religious.

This untitled set of six paintings is traditional in subject matter – the Crucifixion, Judas betraying Jesus, Jesus’ baptism, and related imagery – but there is an important twist.

All the models are members of the church.

Robinson, 66, made this daring choice because, he says, he wants people, particularly children, to see someone other than the typical Jesus.

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CPCC Alumni Relations- Celebrating 50 Years of Legacy and Promise

Alumni Success – Judson Gee

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Bob L. Moss makes gift to name Engineering Technology program at CPCC
Bob Moss, a CPCC alumnus and construction management executive in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has made a gift to Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) to help fund CPCC’s Engineering Technology program. In recognition of Mr. Moss’s gift, the College named the program the Bob L. Moss Civil Engineering Technology program. <<Read More>>

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Central Piedmont Community College Alumni Relations extends a welcome to all CPCC alumni. CPCC Alumni Relations works to strengthen pride in the College. We celebrate the accomplishments of CPCC alumni. CPCC Alumni Relations also identifies ways to help the College in the achievement of its goals.

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Visit Biltmore Estate using CPCC Alumni Discount

CPCC Alumni Benefit- Biltmore is delighted to offer alumni of Central Piedmont Community College special discounts on estate admission tickets. Enjoy a day at the Estate with family and friends!

Use this link to order tickets: www.biltmore.com/cpcc
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