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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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NC bond big for Rowan-Cabarrus, UNC-Charlotte

By Erin Weeks Read the original article in the Independent Tribune. KANNAPOLIS – Rowan and Cabarrus county communities rallied together in support of a statewide bond initiative—the first of its kind in 15 years—pledging support for the initiative that would bring funding for North Carolina’s university and community college systems as well as other public […]

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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 offering several health occupation programs

SALISBURY, N.C. — When Ashley Honeycutt graduated from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College a few short years ago, she didn’t know she’d already have her dream job. Today, Honeycutt is a pediatric nurse practitioner at Salisbury Pediatric Associates. She graduated from Rowan-Cabarrus in 2008 as a registered nurse and went on to graduate from Duke University with […]

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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 Community College Provides Free Seminars for Local Small Businesses

  KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is offering numerous seminars this fall for local small business owners through the Small Business Center. Seminars are provided free-of-charge and open to the public. Local residents like Kelli Swick, entrepreneur and owner of Queen of Oats, have found success through the Small Business Center. Swick started the […]

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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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Higgs Elected Vice Chair of State Board of Community Colleges

State Board of Community Colleges Elects New Chair, Vice Chair and Welcomes Six New Board Members RALEIGH – The State Board of Community Colleges today elected Scott Shook, a Raleigh native and Greenville resident, as chair and Clyde Higgs of Charlotte as vice chair, each for a two-year term. Shook is an appointee of Governor Pat McCrory […]

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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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Rebooting the Research Campus: Is Murdock’s Vision Set to Take Off?

By Michael Knox, Independent Tribune Read Original Article KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — David Murdock opened the North Carolina Research Campus in 2008 with great fanfare and promise, aiming to foster world-class research and transform this former mill town. Seven years later, critics and skeptics still question the impact the Research Campus has had on Kannapolis. One […]

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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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Meeting the Talent Demands of Today’s Business – NC Manufacturing Institute Launches

The Centralina Workforce Development Board, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, leaders from Rowan and Cabarrus counties’ Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development authorities will launch the new North Carolina Manufacturing Institute at a community forum that will unveil the institute’s plans and services.  The North Carolina Manufacturing Institute Forum is scheduled for Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at […]

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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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Experience a Dynamic Summer of Science as a P2EP Undergraduate Intern

Undergraduate students with an interest in plant research are encouraged to apply for a dynamic summer of science as part of the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, a 350-acre life sciences hub dedicated to advancing scientific discoveries and development relating to human health, nutrition and agriculture. P2EP is […]

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Rowan-Cabarrus Welcomes President Obama’s America’s College Promise Proposal

  Contact: Paula Dibley, 704-903-2738 paula.dibley@rccc.edu SALISBURY, N.C. — Community colleges received a lot of attention last week with President Obama’s announcement to eliminate tuition for students in certain community college programs. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was pleased to learn of increased attention on community colleges and the emphasis on decreasing costs for students.   “I […]

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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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Research Campus leaders take stock of ‘great experiment’

By: Michael Knox, Independent Tribune Read Original Article KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — To mark the North Carolina Research Campus’ sixth anniversary, academic and scientific leaders touted advances made at the Kannapolis complex and offered a glimpse of some of the world-class research projects currently underway there. Clyde Higgs, vice president of business development for campus developer […]

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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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NC Research Campus seeks faster growth after slow start

By Ely Portillo, Charlotte Observer Read the original article KANNAPOLIS A billionaire pineapple company owner’s vision for the future of nutrition science rises next to Main Street in this former mill town, massive red brick buildings with soaring columns that contrast with surrounding one-story houses, shops and churches. Dole Foods owner David Murdock, whose diet […]

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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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Research campus welcomes interns

By: Jeanie Groh Link to original article Camry Wagner uses a meter to test the soluable sugar content of the black raspberries. Forty high school, college and doctorate interns are picking and studying fruit to benefit agriculture and human health at the North Carolina Research Campus this summer. “In this lab, we basically take measurements […]

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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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Teachers experiment on STEM Day

By: Jeanin Groh, Salisbury Post Link to Original Article A dozen teachers from across the state visited Mickey Wilson’s lab for the opportunity to test an experiment to potentially take back to their classrooms.Not only could the experiment be a fun, hands-on STEM activity, but it could also lead to the discovery of a new […]

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Business-to-Science Partnerships Drive P2EP

June 2014  As written for Opportunities, a quarterly newsletter of the NC Research Campus covering real estate to research. Subscribe. Growth at the NC Research Campus is not all about bricks and mortar. A $1.9 million investment in the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) is boosting the campus’ collaborative approach to research, revealing new findings […]

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RCCC partners up with UNC-Greensboro to offer bachelor’s degree in nursing

June 9 The nursing profession has seen a dramatic increase in demand for bachelor’s trained nurses due to changing standards in the Affordable Care Act and from the Institute of Medicine. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, in partnership with the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will now be able to help our local area keep up […]

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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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Celebrate Nutrition and Science at the NCRC in April

NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC. March 27, 2014)- Moms, Dads, kids and science lovers of all ages, April is the month to visit the North Carolina Research to enjoy free events headlining everything from personalized nutrition to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Tuesdays, April 1, 8 and 22, the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research […]

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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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NC Research Campus exec sees growth on horizon

Jennifer ThomasStaff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal The last five years have brought a mix of accomplishments and challenges for the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis. The 350-acre biotech hub opened in October 2008 — just as the economy faltered. State funding to support campus operations was restricted, and companies pulled back from research and development […]

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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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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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Cabarrus, Kannapolis teachers dive into STEM immersion

Cabarrus Economic Development Newsletter Monday, July 15, 2013 Source: Independent Tribune Concord, N.C. — Teachers from Cabarrus County Schools and Kannapolis City Schools are spending this week in some of the area’s leading companies and education centers learning more about how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are used in the workplace, so they can […]

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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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Northwest Cabarrus to add biotech academy

Northwest Cabarrus High School’s proximity to the N.C. Research Campus (shown here) in Kannapolis is a factor in the school’s decision to focus on biotechnology. Jennifer Thomas Staff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal Northwest Cabarrus High School plans to add an academy focused on biotechnology and medical research this fall. Cabarrus County Schools will invest roughly […]

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Catalyst Group’s 2013 Symposium Celebrates NCRC Research

 NCRC The NC Research Campus Catalyst Group hosted their second annual research symposium, Celebrating Research and Collaborations at the NCRC, on Monday, April 15, 2013 in the core lab event room. The Catalyst Group, which fosters personal and professional relationships between researchers on campus, hosted 100 attendees who benefited from a poster competition, faculty presentations, […]

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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 […]

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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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Freeze column: Time for running classes to start up again

The Salsibury Post Having just finished a tough 10 days battling a kidney stone, I am busting to get back out for regular exercise. The warm days are finally coming, spring is just around the corner and it’s a great time of year. Each spring, we have several opportunities for beginning runner classes around 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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Q&A with UNCC’s Chancellor Philip Dubois

By: Elizabeth Cooke, Salisbury Post University of North Carolina Charlotte Chancellor Philip L. Dubois. Photo by Jon C. Lakey, Salisbury Post. With enrollment exceeding 26,000 students and applications up 20 percent over last year, the University of North Carolina Charlotte seems light years away from the veterans’ training center that started it all more than […]

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NC Research Campus to add spec lab space

By: Jennifer Thomas, Charlotte Business Journal   The N.C. Research Campus will construct 1,500 square feet of speculative lab space to help attract tenants to the Kannapolis biotech hub. Plans call for wet-lab capacity to be built on the third floor of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory. It will accommodate as many as three […]

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Ecuadorian President Visits, Pursues Knowledge and Collaboration with NCRC

Contact: Phyllis Beaver Marketing Director NC Research Campus pbeaver@ncresearchcampus.net (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC, October 31, 2012)- President Rafael Correa of the Republic of Ecuador and a delegation of ministers spent Tuesday touring each of the 16 university and corporate research programs at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis.   President Correa and his delegation […]

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Second degree, determination help Bayless land dream job

  KANNAPOLIS – TeQuana Bayless has been a bit of a science nerd her entire life. “I remember in elementary school, my mom bought me a chemistry set so I could grow my own crystals,” she said. “In high school, I worked closely with my microbiology and chemistry teachers.” So, it’s no surprise that she’s […]

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60,000 Square-Foot Medical Office Building Breaks Ground

Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus August  30, 2012   Heavy equipment rolled onto the NCRC breaking the ground for the construction of a new medical office building. The 60,000-square-foot building along with the Cabarrus Health Alliance headquarters, which opened earlier this year, anchors the campus’ medical […]

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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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Spring Into Science through Events at NCRC and in Kannapolis April 2012 Events

NCRC Spring into Science at NCRC (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- April 4, 2012)- April marks a record setting number of science-oriented events at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) and in Kannapolis that are free and for families. Live and Learn Film Series A free showing of the movie Living Proof will be held on April […]

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