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Welcome to CPCC Today! An online community and weekly e-newsletter for CPCC students.

NOW HIRING

Part Time Job Fests!

4/11 – Central Campus, Overcash Lawn, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

4/18 – Levine Campus, first floor Levine II building, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Career Services and Student Life are excited to bring students the opportunity to meet with Charlotte-area employers who are hiring for part-time and summer jobs!

A link to event details as well as tips you can use to prepare is available at http://www.cpcc.edu/career/studentsgrads/ocr.

However, while it’s not required, we encourage students to dress in business casual attire, bring a resume and prepare an introductory speech. Career Counselors are available to help students prepare during Drop-In Lab Hours:

Levine Campus: Tuesdays from noon to 2 p.m. in LV1408

Central Campus: Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in CH 122

 

The Emergency Food Pantry is able to provide individuals and households within the CPCC community with a two-day supply of non-perishable food per visit. 
The amount of food you receive depends on how many people live in your household. 
You are eligible to visit the food pantry two times each month.
Pantry hours are:
Monday and Thursday from noon – 4 p.m.
The pantry is located in Pease 066.
For more information please contact Dena Shonts at ext. 6558, dena.shonts@cpcc.edu or visit http://www.cpcc.edu/service-learning/emergency-food-pantry.

If you are a recent or current student in any CPCC Corporate and Continuing Education course, please share your feedback with us. Your response will help shape our future programs and improve our service. One lucky winner chosen at random will win a 40” HD Smart TV! Send us your completed responses by April 10 to be eligible*.

Start the survey now.

We look forward to hearing from you and hope to see you on campus again soon. Remember, registration for Corporate and Continuing Education classes is now open. For information, visit cpcc.edu/cce.

*See our website for complete rules and details.

Transfer Tuesday

Transfer Tuesday Schedule – April 4,  2017

Central Campus – Elizabeth Classroom Building Lobby

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

UNC Charlotte

Winston Salem-State University

North Carolina A&T

Ft. Hays State

Winthrop University

 

Levine Campus – Levine Main Lobby

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Fort Hays State

Catawba College

North Greenville University

 

Cato Campus – Cato Lobby

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Lees McRae College

 

Merancas Campus – Claytor Building Lobby

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

TBA

 

 

Sex Education Workshop

Thursday, March 30

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Overcash, Rm 308

Join Student Life and the Mecklenburg County Health Department for a workshop on healthy sex habits, local statistics and other information on how to make safe decisions regarding personal health.

 

Deaf Jam

Monday, April 3

2-3 p.m.

Zeiss, Rm 1106

In Deaf Jam, Aneta Brodski seizes the day. She is a deaf teen introduced to American Sign Language (ASL) Poetry, who then boldly enters the spoken word slam scene. In a wondrous twist, Aneta, an Israeli immigrant living in the Queens section of New York City, eventually meets Tahani, a hearing Palestinian slam poet. The two women embark on a collaboration/performance duet – creating a new form of slam poetry that speaks to both the hearing and the Deaf.

 

Student Talent Showcase

Tuesday, April 4

7 p.m.

Halton Theater

Come out to see some of CPCC’s best talent at the Sensoria student talent showcase.

 

HIV/STI Testing

Wednesday, April 5

10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Belk, Room 2100

Mecklenburg County Health Department will be on hand for free and confidential HIV and STI testing. Free Condoms and information will also be available.

 

Read Me Different

Thursday, April 6

2-3 p.m.

Zeiss, Rm 1103

A shock of recognition in social work school leads, award-winning filmmaker Sarah Entine, to explore how undiagnosed dyslexia and ADHD have impacted three generations in her family, starting with her own struggles. With surprising candor, vulnerability and even a touch of humor, Read Me Differently reveals the strain of misunderstood learning differences on family relationships.

 

The CPCC Library will be having book sales throughout the week of Sensoria.

    • Central
      • Book Sale (Wed. – Thurs., April 5 – 6, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
    • Cato
      • Book Sale (Tue.-Wed., April 4 – 5, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
    • Harper
      • Book Sale (April 3 – 7, library open hours)
    • Harris
      • Book Sale  (April 3 – 7, library open hours)
    • Levine
      • Book Sale  (April 3 – 7, library open hours)

All proceeds from the book sale go to the Theresa Thompson Library Scholarship. To learn more about the scholarship, visit https://www.cpcc.edu/library/scholarship

The Age of Consequences

A DIFFERENT TAKE ON CLIMATE CHANGE:

“HOW CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS RESOURCE SCARCITY, MIGRATION AND CONFLICT THROUGH THE LENS OF U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY AND GLOBAL STABILITY”

“The Age of Consequences”

A Film Screening Event

Date: March 28, 2017; 7 p.m.

Location: Parr Auditorium, 1st Floor of the Zeiss Building

For more information go to cpcc.edu/cfs.

 

 

The Office of Mentoring and Bridge staff intentionally changes lives at CPCC by providing a variety of support services and mentoring for students who need assistance getting through college.

Below are the programs we offer:

Communities in College (CIS): A student-led organization that provides you with the support you need to stay in school, engage in meaningful experiences, graduate and achieve goals in life. Open to ALL CPCC students.

·         1:1 academic support

·         Leadership development

·         Link up with valuable CPCC and community resources

·         Service-learning opportunities

MAN UP Program: A Male Mentoring Program providing comprehensive activities that promote personal development, academic improvement and other social and educational advancement needs. Open to ALL CPCC males.

·         Faculty and staff mentors

·         Service-learning opportunities

·         Workshops to improve self-confidence and self-esteem

·         Student leadership opportunities

·         Motivation, social skills and career development

·         1:1 academic coaching

Positive Community for Women (PCW): Experience a positive and educational environment where you are empowered and encouraged to improve your life through education and personal growth. Open to ALL CPCC females.

·         Faculty and staff mentors

·         Group discussions

·         Self-care, skill and character building

·         Service-learning

High School Students only: Summer Bridge Programs: Transition from high school to college in a closed, structured and supervised environment. Open to future Charlotte-Mecklenburg School graduates and subject to other eligibility requirements.

·         Make fun memories with new friends

·         Orientation to college, study strategies and student development

·         Receive tutoring and academic support

·         Earn college credit

·         Educational support post-Summer Bridge

Come visit us in the Office of Mentoring and Bridge Program located in Central High, Room 120!

 

Service Project Lunch N’ Learn

Monday, March 27

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Hall 215/216 

(Above Bookstore)

Join Student Life and Service-Learning for “Operation Sandwich” a service project involving Urban Ministries, a local non-profit. Students and staff are welcome. A light lunch will be served.

 

Networking Event

Tuesday, March 28

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Overcash, Rm 308

Join Student Life and local networking specialist, Henri Allgood, as we discuss networking. Henri will be discussing the importance of networking and how to take advantage of your current network.


Sex Education Workshop

Thursday, March 30

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Overcash, Rm 308

Join Student Life and the Mecklenburg County Health Department for a workshop on healthy sex habits, local statistics, and other information on how to make safe decisions regarding personal health.

 

Deaf Jam

Monday, April 3

2-3 p.m.

Zeiss, Rm 1106

In Deaf Jam, Aneta Brodski seizes the day. She is a deaf teen introduced to American Sign Language (ASL) Poetry, who then boldly enters the spoken word slam scene. In a wondrous twist, Aneta, an Israeli immigrant living in the Queens section of New York City, eventually meets Tahani, a hearing Palestinian slam poet. The two women embark on a collaboration/performance duet – creating a new form of slam poetry that speaks to both the hearing and the Deaf.

Join Us – Special Student Pricing!

The Metrolina Early Childhood Collaborative Presents: Moving the DialCollaborating for the Inclusion of all Children

April 21 & 22, 2017

Visit http://oeo.uncc.edu/mtd to register

Wine & Cheese Reception

Friday, April 21; 6-8 p.m.

Google Fiber Space – 301 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28203

Keynotes & Workshops

Saturday, April 22; 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

UNC Charlotte Center City – 320 E 9th St, Charlotte, NC 28202

 

 

Transfer Tuesday

Transfer Tuesday Schedule – March 28,  2017

Central Campus – Elizabeth Classroom Building Lobby

10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Johnson C Smith

Warren Wilson College

Belmont Abbey College

Warren Wilson College

Pfeiffer


Levine Campus
– Levine Main Lobby

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

UNC Asheville

Pfeiffer


Cato Campus
– Cato Lobby

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Cabarrus College of Health Sciences


Merancas Campus
– Claytor Building Lobby

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

UNC Charlotte

 


WSSU Wednesday

Check out Winston-Salem State University’s drop in #WSSUWednesday on March 29, 2017, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., located on Central Campus in the Zeiss Building, Room 4112. This drop in day allows you to engage with Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar and academic departments to get questions answered, receive on-site admission, etc. This drop in day will also cover historical meaning of an HBCU, college culture at WSSU, and housing questions. Drop in to see what WSSU has to offer!!!

 

All CPCC female students, Positive Community for Women invites you to our next meeting where we will talk about “Budgeting and Paying for School.” We hope to see you there, bring a friend!Positive Community for Women

CPCC invites you to attend Sensoria, its annual 10-day celebration of literature and the arts, featuring visual art, dance, theatre, music, film, culture, history, and more. Join CPCC as it celebrates its 25th year of literary events and hosts nearly 90 events on multiple campuses, including the following events, as listed in the Charlotte Five.

To learn more about the event – including the fact that most events are FREE! – visit the Sensoria website.

CPCC Computer Integrated Machining Program student and Siemen’s Apprentice, Chad Robinson,

Chad Robinson in front of the White House

Chad Robinson in front of the White House.

met Friday with President Trump, Germany’s Chancellor Merkel, and some American business giants who are squarely leading the attack on the alarming U.S. skills gap (6 million unfilled jobs) by creating once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for high school teens to on-board paths that lead directly to economic prosperity.  Apprenticeships for teens were spotlighted by President Trump and industry giants while establishing a national  “moonshot goal” of creating 5 million apprenticeship opportunities for American teens.

Read the complete article here.

 

RISE (Resources Inspiring Student Excellence) Conversations and Connections is an opportunity for all female CPCC students to enjoy a free lunch while learning success techniques from seasoned community icons. This month features Ms. Bridget-Anne Hampden, president and CEO of JHR & Associates, LLC, a global management consulting firm specializing in various aspects of strategic planning and leadership development. Ms. Hampden is also a recent retiree from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) where she was responsible for working closely with the COO to coordinate major federal student aid initiatives and advising on strategic issues related to student financial aid programs. Her presentation is about “Life Balance.”

Make plans to attend this month’s sessions and reserve your seat by email for the specific meeting location.

MARCH 23  ●  LEVINE Campus  ● 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.  ●  LevineRISE@cpcc.edu
MARCH 29  ●  CATO Campus ● noon – 1 p.m.  ●
 CatoESS@cpcc.edu
MARCH 30  ●  CENTRAL Campus  ● noon – 1 p.m.  ●
 ESS-Admin@cpcc.edu

Visit RISE online at cpcc.edu/ess/rise