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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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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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Carroll Named Finalist for State Award

Richard Carroll, Fire Protection Technology instructor at Cleveland Community College, was named one of three finalists for the North Carolina Community College System’s Excellence in Teaching Award. “I’m very humbled by the whole experience,” said Carroll. “I feel blessed that the lessons I have learned, being a student myself recently, have allowed me to make […]

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Faculty Member Named Kappa Delta Pi Teacher of Honor

Solomon Willis, Mathematics Instructor and Math and Foreign Language Department Chair at Cleveland Community College, was recently named the recipient of the Teacher of Honor Award from Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education. “I feel very blessed and completely humbled to receive the distinction of a Kappa Delta Pi Teacher of Honor,” said […]

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Schools.com Ranks CCC #2

Cleveland Community College has been ranked second on Schools.com’s Best Community Colleges in North Carolina. The website uses data from the National Center for Education Statistics to score each school on a 10-point scale. Six data points are used including the percentage of students enrolled in distance education, cost of attendance, and student-to-faculty ratio. In […]

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Third President Installed at CCC

On Thursday, January 24, 2019, Cleveland Community College held an inauguration ceremony to formally install Jason Hurst, Ph.D., as the third president. Wes Westmoreland, chair of the CCC Board of Trustees, welcomed guests, which included community college presidents from across the state; local and state elected officials; Dr. James Petty, the first president of CCC; […]

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