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Leaders meet with Kannapolis, Research Campus, RCCC

As published in the Salisbury Post. International and national business leaders with the Global Vision Leaders group met in Kannapolis on Thursday, hosted by the city, the North Carolina Research Campus and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Global Vision is focused on developing business opportunities for the state of North Carolina.  Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant addressed the group. […]

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Castle & Cooke North Carolina Donates Land for Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s Advanced Technology Center

             Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has received a two acre donation of land from Mr. David H. Murdock, chairman, CEO and president of Castle & Cooke, Inc. and NC Research Campus founder, for construction of the Advanced Technology Center. The donation allows the two organizations to strengthen their workforce development partnership […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Announces Fifth Annual STEM Open House

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College invites the community to an interactive showcase of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs that include rocket building, “Zombies: Fact or Fiction,” and 3D printing and forensic recovery. KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College invites people of all ages to its fifth STEM Open House at its facility on the North Carolina […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College continues efforts to build advanced technology center in Cabarrus county

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Cabarrus County residents approved the 2014 Rowan-Cabarrus bond referendum for an Advanced Technology Center with over 64 percent of the vote. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is continuing the effort to build the facility and educational programming that would make this a reality. “We believe that this is the next step forward for our […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College receives generous donation from Wells Fargo

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Foundation is proud to announce a $12,500 donation from Wells Fargo of Cabarrus and Rowan counties Wells Fargo has been a strong proponent of the College, with support growing annually. Wells Fargo of Cabarrus and Rowan counties sponsored the College Foundation’s 2015 Scholarship Luncheon, which raises scholarship money […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus and Community Leaders Discuss Future of College’s Role in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Directors, staff and faculty recently gathered with North Carolina Research Campus representatives, the mayor of Kannapolis and community members to discuss the future of Downtown Kannapolis. This discussion centered around the North Carolina Research Campus and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s pivotal role in the growth and development of […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Business Students Take Top Honors at State Conference

For Immediate Release Thursday, June 18, 2015   Contact: Paula Dibley, 704-216-3467 paula.dibley@rccc.edu   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Phi Beta Lambda students returned from their state conference in Charlotte with numerous awards, continuing the tradition of making the community and the College proud. Phi Beta Lambda, and its sister organizations under the Future […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Holds Successful STEM Open House for 750+

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was proud to host its fourth annual STEM Open House at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) earlier this spring. “The STEM Open House was a true celebration of science, technology, engineering and math,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, president of Rowan-Cabarrus. “One of my goals since coming to […]

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RCCC’s Fourth Annual STEM Open House Thursday, 4.16, 5 to 7 pm

Contact: Paula Dibley, 704-216-3467 paula.dibley@rccc.edu KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College invites people of all ages to its fourth annual STEM Open House at its facility on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC). On Thursday, April 16, from 5-7 p.m. and Friday, April 17, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., the College will welcome the community to […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Announces Fourth Annual STEM Open House

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College invites people of all ages to its fourth STEM Open House at its facility on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC). On Thursday, April 16, from 5-7 p.m. and Friday, April 17, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., the College will welcome the community to a fun, interactive event showcasing the […]

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RCCC Board Calls on NC General Assembly to Reinvest Funds Generated from Efficiencies

SALISBURY, N.C. — The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees recently passed a resolution of support for a statewide campaign for community colleges.   The resolution calls on the North Carolina General Assembly to support initiatives that would bridge the “interest” gap between the jobs that exist and the interest of students in exploring those […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Celebrates 30 Years of Small Business Support

Contact: Paula Dibley, 704-903-2738 paula.dibley@rccc.edu   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The Small Business Center Network of the NC Community College System is celebrating 30 years of providing support and assistance to small businesses and start-ups across North Carolina. Small Business Centers (SBCs) are located at each of the state’s 58 community colleges, providing confidential business counseling […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Releases 2015-2018 Strategic Plan

Read the original article. SALISBURY, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has spent the last year developing its new strategic plan, seeking lots of input from key stakeholders. “This plan will guide the College over the next three years and determine the primary goals and objectives we work toward,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, president of […]

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Cabarrus County Voters Pass College Bond with Overwhelming Support

Learn more at www.rccc.edu. CONCORD, N.C. — Cabarrus County residents approved the 2014 Rowan-Cabarrus bond referendum for an Advanced Technology Center with over 64 percent of the vote in November. “We’re excited about the voter confidence from the community to make that happen,” said Dr. Carol. S. Spalding, president of Rowan-Cabarrus. “I want to thank […]

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NC Community Colleges Small Business Center Network Encourages Consumers to “Shop Small”

For Immediate Release Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Contact: Paula Dibley, 704-903-2738 paula.dibley@rccc.edu Megen Hoenk, 919-807-6962 hoenkm@nccommunitycolleges.edu     Rowan-Cabarrus Small Business Center Helps Promote Small Business Saturday®   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. —With the Holiday Shopping Season around the corner, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, in conjunction with the North Carolina Community College Small Business Center Network (SBCN) encourages […]

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Cabarrus County Mayors Endorse RCCC Bond for Advanced Technology Center

  Contact: Paula Dibley, 704-903-2738 paula.dibley@rccc.edu   CONCORD, N.C. — Cabarrus County mayors are collectively endorsing and supporting the “Cabarrus County Community College Bond” for an Advanced Technology Center on the November 4 ballot. “Rowan-Cabarrus is excited and thankful for the support of the Cabarrus County mayors,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, president of Rowan-Cabarrus […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Calls for Much Needed Investment in Cabarrus County

For Immediate Release Thursday, October 2, 2014 Contact: Paula Dibley, 704-903-2738, paula.dibley@rccc.edu ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE CALLS FOR MUCH NEEDED INVESTMENT IN CABARRUS COUNTY College is seeking $9 million bond referendum for a new Advanced Technology Center SALISBURY, N.C. — The Cabarrus County Commission recently approved a bond referendum for a new Advanced Technology Center for Rowan-Cabarrus Community […]

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RCCC gets funds to move cosmetology program to downtown Kannapolis

By Jessica Groover Pacek independenttribune PreviousNext Courtesy of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Virtual-reality welding   Rowan-Cabarrus Community College President Carol Spalding tries out the virtual-reality welding equipment the college bought with funds from a Duke Energy grant. KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has received $1.5 million from Cabarrus County to relocate its cosmetology program, President […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College STEM open house is April 11

  The Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College invites people of all ages to its third STEM Open House at its facility on the North Carolina Research Campus. On April 11, 2-5 p.m., the college will welcome the community to an interactive event showcasing its science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs. “Almost everything we […]

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NCRC offers free science events throughout April

  The Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — Science lovers of all ages are invited to celebrate nutrition and science in April at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis. The campus is offering several free events featuring everything from personalized nutrition to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) As part of the N.C. Science Festival, Rowan-Cabarrus Community […]

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A Growing Campus

By Clyde Higgs, Vice President of Business Development Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus March 14, 2014 I want to make sure everyone close to the campus is just as aware of how our momentum is building and the campus is growing: Jobs: Close to 1,000 jobs […]

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Kannapolis Mayor Misenheimer honored at Red Cross dinner

Salisbury Post Hugh Fisher KANNAPOLIS – Next Monday will mark the first time in over 24 years that a Kannapolis City Council meeting has taken place without Bob Misenheimer at the table. Misenheimer, 82, is retiring from public life after two terms as mayor, 15 years as a city councilman and 36 years in public […]

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Biotechnology brings woman to new career

Salisbury Post NC Research Campus photo Alice Glines found a new career in clinical research with the MURDOCK Study after going to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. KANNAPOLIS — Alice Glines is a clinical assistant with the Duke University MURDOCK Study, a job she got after graduating from the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College two-year applied science program in […]

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Cabarrus, Kannapolis teachers learn about STEM

The Salisbury Post Posted: Thursday, August 1, 2013 1:02 a.m. SALISBURY — This week, 20 teachers from Cabarrus County Schools and Kannapolis City Schools spent five days in some of the area’s companies and education centers learning more about how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are used in the workplace so they can better […]

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Displaced workers now have access to more local resources after Pillowtex closure

Karissa Minn, Salisbury Post Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:09 a.m. UPDATED: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 8:47 a.m.   Karissa Minn / Salisbury Post Randy Keller, who lost his job when the Pillowtex plant in Kannapolis closed 10 years ago, now works at the N.C. Research Campus on the same property. He can point out […]

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Pillowtex 10 years later: N.C. Research Campus behind schedule but picking up steam

Emily Ford, Salisbury Post Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 1:10 a.m. UPDATED: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 8:48 a.m.   Jon C. Lakey, Salisbury Post, Aerial photograph of construction at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis in 2008. KANNAPOLIS — Although some people suspected it, the news still came as a shock. Ten years ago today, […]

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Ten years after Pillowtex closing, economic recovery comes slowly to Kannapolis

By: Adam Rhew, News 14 Carolina 07/30/2013 05:31 PM TWC News: Ten years after Pillowtex closing, economic recovery comes slowly to Kannapolis CHARLOTTE — Ten years ago today, thousands of North Carolina mill workers lost their jobs. About 4,800 people lost their jobs that day. It was the largest single-day layoff in North Carolina history. […]

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Displaced workers now have access to more local resources after Pillowtex closure

Karissa Minn / Salisbury Post Randy Keller, who lost his job when the Pillowtex plant in Kannapolis closed 10 years ago, now works at the N.C. Research Campus on the same property. He can point out his office window to where the mill’s various facilities used to sit. Karissa Minn, Salisbury Post, July 30, 2013 […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Graduate Alice Glines- At the Front Lines of Clinical Research

NCRC News, July 30, 2013 Alice Glines- At the Front Lines of Clinical Research  The life of Alice Glines can be characterized by unfailing and determined optimism that has allowed her to remake her life not once, but four times. She’s gone from married life and raising two sons outside of Cleveland, Ohio, to moving […]

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Which small business best fits you?

The Charlotte Observer By Celeste Smith Posted: Tuesday, Jul. 16, 2013 Q: What are the best businesses to start today? Author and entrepreneur Mike Collins is president of The Perfect Workday Company, an information company based in Raleigh. He gives seminars based on this same question at North Carolina’s small business centers, which are a […]

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NC Research Campus launches plant project for college students

  Jennifer Thomas Staff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal Academic and industry partners at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis have launched a $1.5 million initiative to engage college students from across the state in education and research. The program, called the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project, will center on how plants, including fruits and vegetables, benefit […]

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STEM open house in Kannapolis

The Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College invites people of all ages to its second annual STEM Open House at the college’s teaching facility on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC). On Friday, April 12, from 2-5 p.m., the college will open its doors to the community for a fun, interactive event showcasing the […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus reflects on eventful 2012, looks forward to 2013

RCCC President Carol Spalding SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has seen a lot of changes in the past year, and its president says there are still plenty more to come. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College released its 2012 annual report to the college’s Board of Trustees last week. The annual report focuses on how the college spent […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Biotech Graduates Advancing Scientific Discovery

              (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- February 18, 2013)- Behind every great scientist is a great research assistant. At the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis those great research assistants and research technicians are most often graduates of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s two-year applied science associate degree program in biotechnology. Graduates are working […]

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RCCC to host STEM open house

  The Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will host a STEM Open House on Friday at its building on the N.C. Research Campus, The college will open its doors for an event showcasing the college’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday. The event will feature dozens […]

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