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The CPCC Alumni Blog has a new home. You’ll find the new alumni blog available at In addition, we are excited to announce that we have added an alumni registry and an alumni directory at We have not auto-populated the alumni directory, we’d like you to do that!  You can then decide what will […]

The CPCC Dental Assisting program will celebrate its 50th Anniversary in June 2016. Mark your calendars. Save-the-Date reminders will be mailed to program graduates in the Spring. Once again, this excellent  program saw its 2015 graduates earn a 100-percent pass rate on the General Chairside Assisting National Exam, administered by the National Assisting National Board, Inc. […]

  CPCC Theatre, together with CPCC Opera Theatre and CPCC Dance Theatre, will join forces to present Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera,” a musical that has captivated audiences for more than 30 years, Nov. 13 22, on the Halton Theater stage. This classic Broadway production tells the story of a masked figure […]

The second of  11 children born to Lamareste Francois Fleurisma and Orelia Saint-Louis, in Bayonnais, Haiti, Actionnel Fleurisma has been driven to transform his landscape since attending Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) from 1990-1992. The Early Years He grew up in the valley of Bayonnais, a region of Haiti surrounded by mountains, stricken by poverty […]

The “Talent Pipeline Partnership,” including member Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC), will host a Nov. 4, National Apprenticeship Week breakfast and panel discussion to inform and encourage local employers to consider apprenticeship programs. Nov. 2-8, is the inaugural National Apprenticeship Week, so designated by the U.S Department of Labor and President Obama. National Apprenticeship Week […]

Central Piedmont Community College’s (CPCC) Small Business Center is excited to partner with the Women’s Business Center of North Carolina to present “A New Mission: Military Women as Entrepreneurs,” a FREE conference focused on moving women in the military forward with their “new mission” to become entrepreneurs in the civilian world. More than 100 women […]

CPCC to train workers for new Huntersville manufacturer Central Piedmont Community College has a $126,324, two-year grant to train workers for the new Bürkert Fluid Control Systems plant in Huntersville. Lori Dorcik, Bürkert human resources manager, says the college and its instructors will train workers in leadership, project management, welding and other skills. Read more … […]

  The past six months has seen Central Piedmont Community College’s public visual arts offerings take a distinct upward turn in terms of both quality and, thanks donors Bill and Patty Gorelick, quantity as well. Bill Gorelick announced recently that his family plans to pay for new galleries – and donate the art therein – […]

At just 18 years of age, Nemechek worked closely with his private high school in Davidson, North Carolina to complete his education while pursuing his dreams of big time auto racing. The school developed a program in which Nemechek worked one-on-one with two teachers for four hours a day, which also allowed him to have […]

    By Andrew Dunn | September 28, 2015  Charlotte Agenda Once the caps and gowns come off, the real world hits. The Agenda had found that graduates of some of Charlotte’s colleges clearly have an easier time finding work than others.  Job placement rate definitions can vary, but in this list we generally refer to full-time employment in the […]