Project Life Panel Discussion on Thursday, February 2

Please join us on Thursday, February 2 at 12:30 p.m. in Central High 301 for a Lunch and Learn Panel Discussion about Project Life and the National Bone Marrow Registry program. Our panel will include:  Pediatric Oncologist and Project Life Board Member Dr. Paulette Bryant; two time marrow donor Steve Ball; and marrow transplant recipient and Oncology Physician’s Assistant Brian Griffin. The discussion will be moderated by Project Life Executive Director David Lindsay, who is himself a bone marrow transplant recipient and leukemia survivor.

Project Life

Project Life

CPCC will conduct two Project Life drives to recruit bone marrow donors:  February 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Overcash Lobby; and February 16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Levine Campus 2nd Floor Foyer.  The process is simple, painless and free, requiring only a cheek swab.  No blood or other tissue collection is necessary to participate and be listed in the National Bone Marrow Registry.

Tune in to CPCC TV on Time Warner Cable channel 17 to view a CPCC Snapshot program about Project Life.  This program runs daily at 6:30 p.m. You can also view the program by searching Project Life on CPCC YouTube.

Click here for an FAQ (left side-bar) and more information about the CPCC Project Life drives, or contact Mary Mozingo at ext. 6739 or Mark Helms at ext. 6127.

CPCC produces “Trail of History” DVD set

The College has packaged six episodes of the popular CPCC TV show “Trail of History” in a DVD set and is making it available to the public for purchase. Trail of History DVD

“The Trail of History” show documents the fascinating history of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. The newly produced DVD set includes episodes on the history of Capt. James Jack, Hezekiah Alexander House, James K. Polk site, Latta Plantation, Rosedale and Rural Hill.

“Trail of History” is hosted by Gary Ritter, a history instructor and executive director of Learning Technologies Services at CPCC. Each episode of “Trail of History” takes the viewer back in time to experience and explore the people and events that made Charlotte and Mecklenburg County what they are today. The documentary series enlightens and educates as Charlotte and Mecklenburg County’s past is brought to life. The six-DVD set (Vol. 1) provides a tour of some of Mecklenburg’s historic sites and recounts the important events that have left a lasting legacy.

The DVD set can be purchased through the CPCC Press at http://cpccpress.com/products-page/faculty-titles/trail-of-history/, or by calling 704.330.6863. The price is $15.99, plus tax and shipping.