Do what you love. That is advice commonly given to people searching for a fulfilling and successful career.
For many employees working in the laboratories and offices of the North Carolina Research Campus’ (NCRC) corporate, academic and healthcare partners, the decision to enroll at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was the first step toward finding their ideal career.
Students in the two-year applied science associate degree program in biotechnology learn biology, chemistry and mathematics at the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College 62,000-square-foot training center on the NCRC. The degree prepares graduates for jobs in laboratories and bioprocessing facilities. Other Rowan-Cabarrus graduates, after completing business and management associate degree programs, hold administrative and marketing positions on campus.
Regardless of age, background or circumstance, Rowan-Cabarrus graduates working at the NCRC agree that the cooperative education and internships opened employment doors and that the college gave them the know-how and confidence to perform their current jobs.
Learn more about Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and meet the graduates working at the NCRC:
- TeQuana Bayless, research associate Crown Bio/David H. Murdock Research Institute
- Lori Solomon, laboratory research technician NC State University Plants for Human Health
- Dottie Nanto, marketing/administrative assistance, NC Research Campus Marketing Office
- Dona Miller, administrative support specialist, NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute
- Walter Friday, research laboratory technician, UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute
- Morgan Fabian, research assistant, Dole Foods Nutrition Research Laboratory
- Jody Albright, research technician, UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute