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When Emmanuel Wallace came to Cleveland Community College after high school, he wasn’t excited about it. His friends were going to big universities like Duke, NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill. He felt like he was stuck in Cleveland County. Even though he wasn’t happy about enrolling in a community college, he still wanted to do […]
Cleveland Community College is excited to announce that it has joined the Carolina Cyber Network (CCN). This fast-growing organization works to close the critical gap in cybersecurity workforce needs and available workers. “Cleveland Community College is pleased to join the Carolina Cyber Network,” said Dr. Jason Hurst, president. “We look forward to collaborating with our […]
Michael Parnell is CCC’s 2023 Academic Excellence Award winner. Parnell graduated in May with a 4.0 GPA. He received his Associate in Applied Science in Fire Protection Technology degree. Parnell’s story: “In 2002, I graduated high school and told my mother I wanted to take a year off before going to college. Instead, I worked […]
Clarence “Teddy” Banks moved to Shelby almost 10 years ago and has made himself at home in the county and at CCC. He volunteers as a coach at the YMCA and Shelby City Park. Teddy also volunteers his time at CCC, serving as the Student Government Association president, and has even made appearances as the […]
Nate Dixon was participating in his Robot Programming class’s year-end competition when he got a phone call. He was pleasantly surprised to learn that he had been hired by FANUC, a company that provides robotics, CNC machines and other automation solutions to companies worldwide. “This is the type of job that was my end goal,” […]
After serving in the Navy as an aviation structural mechanic for four years, Justin Lattimore is switching his focus to the world of computers and cyber security. Although he’ll work with different equipment, he still aims to keep people safe. In the Navy, Lattimore ensured that pilots and their crews were safe. Now, he is […]
May 1, 2023 CCC recognized 46 students inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. College Transfer Angelica Booker Heather Bowen Joseph Dominguez-Hutchins Haley Hope Linda Ixtepan Jade Ledford Anita Mellon Misty Powell Djidhari Smith Brooklyn Webb Health Sciences, Life Sciences and Public Services Joedonnas Bennett Tracy Bolinger Chase Brown Leah Clark Jennifer Crawford Madison Hennessee […]
This week CCC held a reception for recent and upcoming retirees. Johnny BowenCollision and Repair InstructorYears of Service: 12 Years (2010-2022) Dr. Starr CamperDean of College TransferYears of Service: 30 Years (1992-2022) Cathy DoverSurgical Technology Program CoordinatorYears of Service: 17 Years (2005-2022) Robin DyerNetwork Administrator and Information Security OfficerYears of Service: 28 Years (1994-2022) Lori […]
John Pasour, a mechanical drafting student at Cleveland Community College, was awarded a $4,500 North Carolina Space Grant earlier this year. He presented his research findings at the NC Space Grant Symposium in Raleigh on April 21. Pasour’s goal with his research was to “determine the viability of using living components in an air filtration […]
On Friday, April 28, 2023, CCC held its second annual high school welding competition. It featured the top four welders from each of the county's high schools.