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Spotlight: Jedidiah Woodall

Jedidiah Woodall earned an Associate in Science degree from Cleveland Community College in 2019, but a love of robots soon brought him back to CCC to earn an Associate in Applied Science in Automation Engineering. “I love robots and I’ve always enjoyed figuring out how things work,” he said. “I heard that CCC had a […]

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Fire Academy Receives Praise

Recently, Cleveland Community College’s Coordinator and Instructor of Fire and Rescue Training received an email from graduate, Michael Lane. In the email, Lane expressed his gratitude and praise for the Firefighter Academy and the faculty and staff associated with it. In the email, he wrote: “I want to take the time to thank you all […]

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Spotlight: Emily Cantera

Emily Cantera enrolled at Cleveland Community College in August 2017, after graduating from Crest High School. “I decided to attend CCC directly after high school because I wasn’t mentally or financially ready to attend a four-year university,” she says. “When I learned about the resources and opportunities offered by CCC, I knew that was the […]

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Best HVAC Program

Cleveland Community College was ranked 16th and awarded Best HVAC program on Intelligent.com’s list of the Best Community Colleges in North Carolina 2022. Intelligent.com is a trusted resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning. “Russ Hamilton, HVAC instructor and department chair for Construction Trades and Manufacturing, has worked really hard to build a […]

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Spotlight: Music Program

Laura Patterson, music program instructor, joined CCC’s faculty in August 2020. She likes living in North Carolina and enjoys hiking the beautiful trails. Both of Laura’s parents play classical music, and she grew up going to concerts. She became interested in playing the flute at seven years old and has since learned to play several […]

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Carlie Hamrick, Crest High School

College & Career Promise Student Spotlight Grade Level: Senior CCP Pathway: Associate in Arts and School-Aged Education Certificate What are your plans after high school? “I plan to attend Gardner-Webb University and major in elementary education.” Why did you choose College & Career Promise? “I chose to take CCP classes because they are free college […]

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Making a Difference for Students

Award recognizes CCC’s efforts to help online students succeed. On October 6, Quality Matters announced its 2021 Making a Difference For Students Awards winners. Cleveland Community College received the Outstanding Impact by a Higher Education Organization award. The organization’s announcement stated: Cleveland Community College is recognized for establishing Quality Matters as part of their course […]

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Pathways to Excellence Start Here

Cleveland Community College recently entered into a partnership program with UNC Wilmington called Pathways to Excellence. The program will guarantee transfer admission to students who receive an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science with at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average. “We are excited about the Pathways to Excellence program and what it […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Kiaunya Crank and Markeela Foster

Kiaunya Crank and Markeela Foster (pictured L-R) have been friends since high school. For the last two years that friendship has helped them through the Medical Assisting program at CCC. After graduating from Crest High School in 2013, Crank and Foster started working as nursing assistants. After a few years, they wanted to do more, […]

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