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Meet Vincent Mates, Instructor

Vincent Mates has been a part-time instructor at CCC for six years. He typically teaches courses in electronics, electrical and automation technology. Mates is originally from Chicago, Illinois, but moved with his family to Georgia when he was eight. He now lives in Kings Mountain. He graduated from York Technical College in Rock Hill, South […]

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Board of Trustees Recognizes Work of Three Employees

Three continuing education employees were recognized at the January Board of Trustees meeting for the impact they are having on students and the community. After hearing about the work each of these employees has been doing, the Workforce Development Committee of the Board asked that they be recognized during the full Board meeting. Steve Padgett […]

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It’s Never Too Late

Keshia Cannova was a stay-at-home mom who never finished high school. It had been more than 13 years since she attended school, and she had not considered returning. Then one day, “something just clicked,” she said. “It didn’t matter how much time had passed or what I thought I couldn’t accomplish. How would I know […]

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Focus on Faculty

Avis Morrow, MSN, RN is an alumna of Cleveland Community College and the Foothills Nursing Consortium. More than 40 years ago, she earned her practical nursing degree at CCC and was a charter member of the College’s chapter of Gamma Beta Phi, a national honor society. Years later, Morrow went back to school to earn […]

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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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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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New Edition of Pursuit Magazine Published

  Check out the new edition of Pursuit Magazine, and the CCC programs featured! “Pursuit is a Commissioners initiative, in conjunction with the Cleveland County Economic Development Partnership, to increase awareness of local employers, potential job opportunities, and available training programs for the citizens of Cleveland County and surrounding areas.”  

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