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North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to civic engagement, recognized Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) student Tida Bayo with its Community Impact Award, during its annual Citizenship, Service, Networking, And Partnership (CSNAP) Conference at Winston-Salem University on Nov. 18. The award recognizes one outstanding undergraduate student […]

As the season for inclement weather approaches, now is the time to make sure the college has all of your up-to-date contact information, so you’ll be the first to know whether you get to leave early (or sleep in) if the college closes due to inclement weather! Here’s how to confirm, update and add your […]

Thanks to everyone who participated in the recent website redesign survey. Congratulations to Janet Dinh, an academic advisor in College & Career Readiness, who won the drawing for two tickets to the Carolina Panthers home game on December 17. Nearly 2,500 surveys were returned, providing valuable feedback for the strategic direction of the new cpcc.edu […]

On Saturday, Nov. 18, CPCC math instructors Cao Nguyen and Hai Ngo took a group of seven, top-performing math students to the 8th Annual North Carolina Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (NCMATYC) Mathematics Competition hosted at Forsyth Technical Community College. The group competed against 100 students from 12 community colleges located across the state. The competition consisted of […]

CPCC is leading the tailgate recycling efforts this Saturday, Dec. 2, for the ACC Championship game at Bank of America Stadium. Volunteers will distribute recycling bags to tailgaters and encourage recycling! Volunteering starts at 4 p.m., and lasts until 6 p.m. Meet at Mecklenburg County LUESA – 2145 Suttle Ave, Charlotte, NC. Please contact David Valder at david.valder@cpcc.edu if you’d like to join the […]

CPCC’s Spectrum Club invites qualifying CPCC students to participate in an LGBTQ survey being conducted in partnership with a student at the University of Georgia. A UGA doctoral student named Melvin Whitehead is looking for participants for his study titled, “The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Students of Color Attending a Community College.” The study will […]

Positive Community for Women invites you to their next meeting, “Christmas Dance Party!,” on Nov. 29 at 2 p.m. in Central High, Room 305 on Central Campus.    The event will include a potluck meal, so if you wish to bring a dish to be shared, email positivecommunityforwomen@cpcc.edu. Join us and invite a friend as […]

Fourteen CPCC Turfgrass Management Technology students attended the Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association Conference on Nov. 14, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Each year the conference attracts golf course superintendents from throughout the Carolinas who meet to receive the latest education, research and equipment updates from leaders and innovators in the turfgrass industry. In addition to […]

Chef Robert Marilla, CEC, a culinary arts instructor at CPCC, earned one of only eight spots on the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Culinary Team USA, the official representative for the United States in major international culinary competitions. Fourteen chefs from across the country competed for a place on the eight-member team during a July 10-13 […]

Discipline: Global Business and Supply Chain Management. Thursday, November 16, 2017; 2 – 3:15 p.m. Central Campus, Zeiss Building, Room 1112 Guided by faculty, staff and Charlotte business leaders – each session of the Business & Accounting Student Leadership Series is an immersive experience in a different business and accounting discipline. You will come away […]

Please join the Visual Arts Club & Art Gallery team for the closing of our Holiday Art Market. Come and create some holiday cheer with card making and snowflake crafts. Enjoy holiday treats available for purchase in support of the Visual Arts Club. All works of art in the market will be 40 percent off! Thursday, November […]

All CPCC students who want to help make a child’s holiday special are invited to participate in our upcoming Toys For Tots Drive!         What:            CPCC Service-Learning, Rotaract and Phi Theta Kappa are collecting donations of unwrapped toys for Toys For Tots – you can grab an angel off any of the Toys for Tots […]

National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week is held each year the week before Thanksgiving. This is a time for us all to start to think about what we are thankful for, a perfect time to share our compassion with our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness and work toward a world where no one has to experience […]

From November 13 to December 12, 2017, the CPCC Library will be hosting Fine Forgiveness Days. During this period, fines accrued from overdue items will be forgiven at all campus libraries in exchange for a donation to CPCC’s Single Stop program. How does fine forgiveness work? ·         For every multi-pack of requested items from the […]

Start your tax prep early and avoid having to wait for a copy in the mail! When it becomes available, if you wish to get the electronic copy of the 2017 Form 1098-T TUITION STATEMENT instead of receiving the form by mail, please go to http://mycollege.cpcc.edu, sign on with your student ID, choose the “Student […]