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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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Faculty Spotlight: Justin Roper

Justin Roper is a Cleveland County native, born and raised in Boiling Springs. He attended Crest High School and graduated Cleveland Community College with a degree in broadcasting. During his time as a broadcasting student, Roper worked as senior editor and producer at Cleveland Headline News. Soon, he realized that to further his career in […]

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Student Spotlight: Hannah Martin

Hannah Martin, Broadcasting and Production Technology student knows the value of good communication skills. Through the Broadcasting and Production Technology program she is learning to communicate in a variety of ways. “The Broadcasting program has taught me a ton of skills, including public speaking, connecting with people, video editing, and even how to produce something,” […]

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CCC Ranked One of Best Community Colleges in America

For the eighth time, Smart Asset has released its rankings of the best community colleges in the country. Cleveland Community College made the list at number 20! The study analyzed data on 820 community colleges from across the country. Three metrics were considered: student-to-faculty ratio, graduation and transfer rate, and cost of tuition and fees. […]

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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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Alumni Spotlight: Torrey Belcher

Torrey Belcher was a 2010 graduate of Kings Mountain High School. He attended CCC before transferring to UNC-Greensboro where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in acting. The talented Belcher acted in several theatrical productions while in college and landed his first professional job in 2013, not long after he enrolled […]

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