Take Advantage of CPCC Rewards – Queens Athletics

CPCC Rewards is an online community of discounts and special offers available to CPCC students and employees from participating businesses.Queens Royals

This month’s featured vendor is Queens University of Charlotte which is offering CPCC students free regular season Royals basketball tickets (four tickets/per game).
To redeem this reward,  students must present a valid CPCC I.D. To learn more about this reward, please visit www.cpcc.edu/rewards.

CPCC Alumnus Finds Success with Canadian Basketball Team

Two years ago, CPCC alumnus Thomas Cooper stopped playing the game he loved.

Thomas Cooper

Thomas Cooper

From coaching resignations and program breakdowns, he played for three different U.S. basketball teams in three years and, frustrated with the instability, was without a team.

Today, he’s the leading scorer in the Canada West conference for the Calgary Dinos and has found solace over 3,500 km away from his hometown of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Read the complete Calgary Herald article here.

Central Campus Spring Festival Moves to Thursday

CPCC International Spring Fest

CPCC International Spring FestCPCC’s International Spring Fest will take place on Wednesday, April 18 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., in its NEW location, the Overcash front lawn.

The weather continues to look like a certain wash-out Wednesday, so CPCC has decided to move Springfest to Thursday, April 19, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., on the Overcash lawn. While the date has changed, the event will still boast the same features and schedule of events.

International countries will have tents with displays, flags, traditional dress and information about their country. Campus clubs and organizations will also be giving out information and selling various items so remember to bring your cash!

There will also be live entertainment!

  • The Silvertones Steel Drum band, 10 a.m. – noon
  • Yasmine and Magic Hips (Belly dancing), noon – 1 p.m.
  • Polynesian hula dancing and fire/knife display, 1:15 – 2 p.m.

Basketball and sumo-wrestling inflatables will also be available for fun!

Student Government Association candidate speeches will take place at 1 p.m. Online voting at the SGA tent will be available.

For more information visit http://www.cpcc.edu/student_life or contact Student Life at 704.330.6584

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

Attend Queens Basketball Games for Free

Queens University of Charlotte would like to extend an invitation to all CPCC faculty and staff to attend its 2011-2012 regular season men’s and women’s basketball games held at the Grady Cole Center. Queens Royals
Everyone with a valid CPCC ID will get in for free. Log onto queensathletics.com for updates.  Please contact Cherie Swarthout at swarthoutc@queens.edu with any questions.
Home Game Schedule
1/28     Converse         2 p.m., women
2/8       St. Andrews    5:30 p.m., women; 7:30 p.m., men
2/11     King                   2 p.m., women; 4 p.m., men
2/18     Lees McRae    2 p.m., women; 4 p.m., men (Homecoming)
2/24     Mt. Olive          5:30 p.m., women
2/25     Mt. Olive          4 p.m., men