Top 5 Ways to Plug-In This Coming Week

Central Piedmont offers you a ton of ways to get involved, make friends, do good for others, and have fun. While we offer hundreds of unique experiences on each campus during the semester (calendar of events), here are the Top 5 Ways to Plug-In This Week.International students sit on ground working

  1. Volunteer Fair (Levine Campus): (Wed., Feb. 19, 11:30am-1pm) Stop by and meet local nonprofits and community organizations! These organizations have multiple opportunities for students to gain service hours and give back to their community. Contact: for more information.
  2. Business Etiquette Lunch Training (Central Campus): (Thu., Feb. 20, 11:30am-12:30pm) Professional work settings may require you to join your future boss for a meal. Do you have the skills to eat while speaking professionally? Wonder which fork to use? Do you need to practice your “small talk” with strangers? Students will have free lunch in the Van Every Culinary building at Central Campus the following week, and this mandatory etiquette training session is required the week before the lunch. Contact for more information.
  3. Service In Action – Reedy Creek Elementary (Off-Campus): (Sat., Feb. 22, 10am-2pm) Students will participate in the festival for parents and students at the school. Volunteers will work in partners to run the exhibits, teachers will be present to guide and explain. Volunteers will be indoors and it is suggested that they wear a t shirt with jeans and sneakers (casual). Please sign up for this event using the following link: CPCC Service-In-Action Website
  4. Recreation Volleyball (Central Campus): (Mon., Feb. 24, 1pm-3pm) Come on out to the Worrell gymnasium and play some volleyball! Drop-in style of play with teams based on who shows up first. Open to all currently enrolled CP students with current semester sticker. Appropriate dress required to participate.
  5. Black History Month Trivia (Harper Campus): (Tue., Feb. 25, 11:30am-1pm) Join us at the Harper 4 First Floor Atrium to show off your history skills and learn some great Black History Month facts!

Please visit our websites for complete information about the Offices of Student Life & Service-Learning.

Attend the Next RISE Program April 19

CPCC’s RISE (Resources Inspiring Student Excellence) program invites all female CPCC students to attend its last spring 2018 presentation.

Ms. Candace Johnson is a Washington, D.C., pageant winner and is the scheduled speaker who will present business etiquette on Thursday, April 19, at noon.

During this lunch session, you will gain insightful tips about proper etiquette in the workplace and ways to cultivate a professional image. RISE will provide refreshments. Seating is limited, so please reserve your seat today by replying to


You’re Invited to a Business Etiquette Luncheon

Whether you are new to the work world or looking to be promoted, a proper understanding of business etiquette can move you up the ladder. One of the important skills you should master is the ability to act appropriately in a business lunch setting. A business lunch refers to any lunch you have with a boss, future boss, client or co-worker. Please join Student Life & Career Services for an information session and business etiquette luncheon to gain an understanding of the dos and don’ts of formal dining.

Mandatory 1-Hour Information Session (You only need to attend 1 | This will be your ticket to attend the 3-course luncheon | You need to bring a $10 deposit that will be refunded to you at the luncheon):

Cato Sessions: February 15 | noon | Cato III 024

                              February 21 | 11 a.m. | Cato III 024

Merancas Session: February 22 | 11:30 a.m. |CJ 131

Business Etiquette Luncheon

March 1, 2018 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Location: Central Campus, Philip L. Van Every Culinary Arts Center 

SPACE IS LIMITED!!! Please register today or stop by the Student Life Office on your campus to register!