CPCC alumnus Chris Reith is preparing to serve his country as a pilot trainee at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. View Chris’ inspiring call to service on the next “Alumni Success” show. You can now view this interview online via YouTube.
Apprenticeship Programs at the Community College? A European concept with an American Twist… Rebooting Charlotte’s workforce “Years ago there was a big shift. Everybody needed to have a liberal arts education so that you could be a critical thinker and solve problems,” says Kenny Colbert of The Employers Association. “Now we’re moving back toward the […]
Siemens Energy Meets the Skilled labor Gap by partnering with Central Piedmont Community College A recent Businessweek headline, “Employers Ready to Hire Can’t Find Workers Among 9.1% Unemployed,” gives a snapshot of the nearing crisis in manufacturing. In the next decade, changing industrial technology and the retirement of millions of baby boomers will mean a […]
FOX News covered the wonderful service provided by the CPCC dental students, CPCC instructors and staff dentist at the CPCC Pelton & Crane Dental Clinic. “Some people come in and they haven’t been to the dentist in 20 years. They really needed that help and we were able to provide it so I enjoyed it […]
Elaine Lyerly, CEO of Lyerly Agency, and CPCC alumna, was named national chair for the Tiffany Circle of the American Red Cross. Ms. Lyerly established the first women-owned marketing and communications firm in the Charlotte region in 1977. Her agency is award-winning and in 1989 Ms. Lyerly was named Charlotte Business Woman of the Year. […]
If you’ve dreamed about your 15 minutes of fame, now is your chance… Auditions upcoming for “Sherlock Holmes” at CPCC The theatre of Central Piedmont Community College will hold auditions next month for their performance of “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure.” The group is seeking seven men and two women for characters ages 18 to […]
Stella Bommarito is a CPCC alumna of the Physical Therapy program. She was instrumental in establishing the Physical Therapy program at Holy Angels in Belmont. View Stella’s wonderful Alumni Success Story here