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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 […]

    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 […]

CPCC’s Dental Assisting program will be celebrating it’s 50th year. Plans are under way for the celebration to take place in early summer 2016.  All Dental Assisting graduates will receive information regarding the anniversary celebration in early 2016. This successful program once again enjoyed a 100% pass rate for 2015. All 21 of the program’s 2015 […]

  Central Piedmont Community College’s new Ballantyne Center opened its doors in mid-July and has held dozens of classes since. William H. “Mack” McDonald, the Center’s director and CPCC associate dean of Business and Industry Learning, said the college’s newest location has been well-received. “We have served 250 students at the Ballantyne Center since we […]

North Carolina has one of the best community college systems in the U.S.,according to a new report by personal financial website WalletHub. The list draws upon WalletHub’s rankings of 670 community colleges, including technical and vocational schools, based on cost and financing, classroom experience, and educational and career outcomes. The website then calculated a weighted average between […]

Congratulations to Sharon Jones, who joined CPCC’s Corporate and Continuing Education department on July 1, 2015, to spearhead the SAS rollout for mid-career professionals through the REACH IT scholarship initiative. Sharon recently received the 2015 STEM Leader of the Year Award from the Charlotte Business Journal during the publication’s CIO of the Year program, held […]

CPCC celebrates opening of its Ballantyne Center Central Piedmont Community College celebrated the opening of its new location in Ballantyne on Wednesday. The Charlotte community college’s newest classroom space includes 10,000 square feet of leased space in Ballantyne Corporate Park, which will be known as CPCC Ballantyne Center. It is located in the 76,000-square-foot Gibson Building […]

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) dedicated its facilities services building today in honor of retired executive vice president and long-time college administrator Dr. Kathy H. Drumm.

Beginning this fall, Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will launch a compressed, two-year associate degree program at its Levine Campus in Matthews, N.C., giving students the opportunity to complete their two-year degree in just 12 months.

  Five years ago, NaQuan Brown put on his cap and gown, picked up his diploma and graduated from high school. Football, he likes to say, was placed on a “temporary stoppage.”  His family needed him more. With his mother struggling to find full-time work, Brown enrolled at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, North Carolina, instead […]