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CCC President Jason Hurst Announces President’s List and Dean’s List for the Fall 2021 Semester

President’s List To be named to the President’s List, students must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and receive a perfect 4.0 Grade Point Average. Jamarion Adams         William Albright          Yadhira Aleman          Anna Alexander          Maggie Alexander      George Allen   Faith Anthony  Dylan Arms      Kenzie Atkins   Taylor Baumgardner   Zach Baynard  Burgess Beam Nicholas Beason          Ashlyn Becatti Meredith […]

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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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Spotlight: Jordi Ruiz-Jacinto

Apprenticeship Cleveland is a combination of on-the-job training and practical classroom instruction that prepares participants for high-skilled careers with local industry partners. Jordi Ruiz-Jacinto, an employee at STI Kings Plush in Kings Mountain, participated in the Apprenticeship Cleveland program at CCC. He graduated with his Facility Maintenance diploma, received a certificate of completion from the North […]

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Best HVAC Program

Cleveland Community College was ranked 16th and awarded Best HVAC program on’s list of the Best Community Colleges in North Carolina 2022. 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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Spotlight: Culinary Programs

Artists use many mediums to display their creativity. Chef Jeannette Sun is an artist with food. Using a plate for a canvas, she creates edible masterpieces. “If you have the knowledge and imagination, you can combine ingredients to make the dish more palatable or beautiful to the eyes.” Sun says working with food is “in […]

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