Go Global!

Go Global!

Go Global!

2012 is the year to Go Global with CPCC!  Go Global Study Abroad Club is currently offering study abroad programs to China, Costa Rica, France, Germany and more.  Studying abroad is a great opportunity for students to develop cross-cultural skills, boost language skills, gain a sense of independence, gain work skills, see new places, give back and make connections around the world. Fundraising, scholarships and financial aid may be available for students who participate. All majors are welcome.

Go Global meetings are held every first and third Thursday of the month.

The next meeting will be held:
When: Thursday, Feb. 16; 2 – 3 p.m.
Where: Central Campus, Overcash Building, Room 307

For more information, please visit http://www.cpcc.edu/study-abroad or visit the International Learning office located on Central Campus, Overcash Building, Room 303 or call 704.330.6167.

Written by Angela Perry
Communications and Journalism Co-op Student, CPCC

Have a Heart, Save a Life

Have a Heart, Sale a Life

Have a Heart, Sale a Life

Save a life by donating blood at this year’s Valentine’s Day Bleeding Hearts Blood Drive! The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will be taking blood donations in their mobile units on Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The units will be parked in front of the Levine Campus.

Come enjoy FREE refreshments, and sign in at our Valentine’s Have a Heart refreshment area in Levine Building II, 2nd Floor Foyer!Donors can pre-register at www.cbcc.us/donate sponsor code: CPLevine

Written by Angela Perry
Communications and Journalism Co-op Student, CPCC

Free Piano Concert

Enjoy the rare opportunity to hear a program of Armenian music performed by concert pianist, Cynthia Lawing.  She is a superb artist who will be performing this Thursday, Feb.9, at 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall, Overcash.  The concert is free and open to all.


Transfer Tuesday

Every Tuesday the Transfer Resource Center (TRC) is excited to host admissions representatives from four-year colleges and universities as they visit CPCC to talk with prospective transfer students. This Tuesday, Feb. 14, Johnson and Wales and Winston

Transfer Resource Center (TRC)

Transfer Resource Center (TRC)

Salem will be at the Central Campus. Devry and East Carolina will be at the Levine Campus. For more information about Transfer Tuesdays and other services offered by the Transfer Resource Center, visit our website at www.cpcc.edu/ican/trc. You can also contact the Transfer Resource Center by phone at 704.330.6454 or by email at trc@cpcc.edu.

UNCC Transfer Talks
What are these events?  UNCC admission representatives, career counselors and a UNCC student panel will talk with CPCC students about transferring to UNCC.
When:  Wednesday, Feb. 15; noon – 1 p.m.
Where:  Levine Campus


CPCC Food Services Survey

CPCC Food Services is requesting your feedback on our Subway, Bojangles’ and Victory Coffee operations. We would like to know what we can do to better serve you. If you have visited any of these CPCC locations, please fill out the survey found at the link Surveybelow. You can enter to win a $25 gift certificate. Thank you for your response.


Free Workshop for Students

Counselor Joe Pope, MS, LPC, LCAS, CRC, will be conducting a workshop called “Living in Balance” on the Harris Campus in the Harris I Building (follow the event signs) on February 9, 2012,  from 7 – 8:30 p.m.  Topics will include tips for managing stress and strategies for achieving a healthy balance in life.  This presentation is sponsored by the Early Childhood Club and is open to all students.


Conversation with the Delany Sisters – Celebrating Black History Month

Don’t miss, “A Conversation with the Delany Sisters,” adapted from Emily Mann’s “Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years” to celebrate Black History Month at CPCC.  The play stars Lillie Ann Oden as Bessie and Corlis A. Hayes as Sadie. Corlis

Delany Sisters

The Delany Sisters

is also the director of the play; musical accompaniment by Larry Fitz, and post-show discussion facilitated by Calvin Walton, member of the CPCC Diversity Committee.  Admission is FREE!

When: Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where: Tate Hall, Overcash Building

Sponsors:  CPCC Library and Student Services


The Unsung Heroes of Black History

The Office of Student Life is committed to developing programs and events that celebrate diversity throughout the College! Join us by visiting this year’s “Unsung Heroes of Black History” display, a dedication  to those who greatly contributed to the ongoing struggle for justice and equality in the African-American community but are often unappreciated.

  • When: Feb. 1- 29
  • Where: Harper Campus, 3rd Floor Hallway (Outside Room 304)

For more information or to view other Black History Month events, click here.

Written by Angela Perry
Communications and Journalism Co-op Student, CPCC

Second Short Session of the Spring Term

Registration is open now. Students who need to pick up another class or want to complete their schedule for the spring semester should investigate the opportunities online or talk with a counselor in one of CPCC’s Student Success Centers today. Classes in the second short session start March 12.

To register for second short session classes:

  1. Visit CPCC’s online “Schedule Builder” at http://schedule.cpcc.edu.
  2. Enter a keyword or course prefix in the search box.
  3. Click on the “Show Advanced Search” if you’d like to filter results by date, campus, or delivery.
  4. Click on the “Search” button to view matching results and current course offerings.

Read the Service-Learning Newsletter

Each semester, students, faculty and staff share stories behind all of those service hours in the Service-Learning Connections Newsletter. In this edition, Creek ReLeaf plants its 10,000th tree, a student shares her reflections on serving at a therapeutic horse-riding center and a new AmeriCorps program comes to campus. Read all about these and other happenings of Service-Learning Center here. For more information, contact Cassie Moore at ext. 6824.

BOGO is Back!

CPCC Theatre’s Buy-One-Get-One offer is back for “Cabaret.” CPCC faculty and staff members are invited to take advantage of this special ticket offer for the Thursday, February 23, 7:30 p.m. performance at the Halton. Simply call the box office at 704.330.6534 and request the BOGO Thursday offer. You will be asked to show your CPCC ID when picking up tickets ordered by phone. Tickets are $18 and $16. The free ticket will be of equal value to the purchased ticket. So grab a friend, family member, co-worker or random theatre buff and take advantage of this incredible offer. You’ll also enjoy Talkback Thursday, where you can ask questions and talk to the cast after the show. Call now for the best seats!