CPCC Levine Campus Fall Student Resources Day

CPCC Levine Campus

CPCC Levine Campus

Reminder – Today is CPCC’s Levine Campus Fall Student Resources Day
Thursday, September 5
Day: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Levine Building II 2nd Floor Foyer

The CPCC Levine Campus “Fall Student Resources Day” (SRD) is an event when the Levine Campus student resources and services (ESS) professionals and other college partners are available to meet students in an open, informal setting outside of the office. There will be free pizza and prizes to attract students and make them feel comfortable while our Student Resources Day personnel provide information and encourage students to make use of the valuable resources and services available at Levine Campus. SRD is an important student success/retention effort designed to promote exchange between our students and us. Our hope is that students will find this information helpful and will also enjoy meeting our staff personally.

Faculty and staff are welcome to join us for refreshments.

Please contact me if you have any questions or suggestions. Barry.Gilmore@cpcc.edu 704.330.4252.

Free Computer Classes in the Library

You will learn about:
  • using a computer.
  • Windows.
  • word processing.
Tuesdays in June and July (June 4, 11, 18 and 25 and July 2, 9 and 16)
Harris Campus: 2 – 3 p.m.
Levine Campus: 4 – 5 p.m.
Central Campus: 6 – 7 p.m.
Free Training!
No experience with a computer is necessary.
First 10 participants will receive a pair of ear buds – registration is required. Call ext. 4618 or visit http://tinyurl.com/cdh5qth.

CPCC to Host 50th Anniversary Events Throughout April

This month, CPCC will host a variety of community-friendly events at its six campus locations. This is part of the college’s year-long celebration of its 50-year anniversary in Mecklenburg County. The events coincide with Governor Pat McCrory’s proclamation naming April 2013 as “North Carolina Community College System Excellence in Education Month.”

In honor of its golden anniversary, CPCC will host the following events:

CPCC Cato Campus, 8120 Grier Rd., Charlotte, NC
WHAT: Arbor Day Celebration
CPCC’s Horticulture Department invites the community to this special event that will include a tree planting and bench dedication on the campus’s grounds. Following the event, the campus will host a barbeque lunch for attendees to enjoy.

WHEN: April 26, 11 a.m.

COST: Free.

CPCC Central Campus, 1201 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte, NC
WHAT: Sensoria
Sensoria is CPCC’s celebration of the arts. Enjoy a variety of performances, exhibits, speakers and events to celebrate art in all its forms. Make plans to attend a performance by CPCC Theatre or CPCC Opera, listen to New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash or international poet Li-Young Lee, sing along with the Tosco Music Party or be enthralled by the Bechtler on Campus. New this year is Sensoria Nights, showcasing a special, highlighted event each evening. For more information, visit sensoria.cpcc.edu or download the app to find out what’s happening each day.
WHEN: April 12-20

COST: Most events are free, ticketed performance information and pricing may be found at tix.cpcc.edu. Visit sensoria.cpcc.edu for a full schedule of events.

 

CPCC Harper Campus, 315 West Hebron St., Charlotte, NC

WHAT: Legacy Garden Dedication

WHEN: April 30, 2:30 p.m.

Join us at the campus’s front entrance for this special dedication event that will honor and celebrate the many departed individuals who have contributed to the success of Harper Campus since its founding in 1999.

COST: Free.

 

CPCC Harris Campus, 3210 CPCC Harris Campus Dr., Charlotte, NC

WHAT: Early Childhood Garden Celebration
Join us on our back patio for a special ribbon-cutting ceremony and garden celebration, sponsored by the Early Childhood Education Division and Friendship Gardens. As a special treat, attendees can help name the new garden.

WHEN: April 16, 1 p.m.

Cost: Free.

 

CPCC Levine Campus, 2800 Campus Ridge Rd., Matthews, NC

Free CPCC Disc Golf at CPCC's Levine Campus - Saturday, April 20, 2013

Free CPCC Disc Golf at CPCC's Levine Campus - Saturday, April 20, 2013

WHAT: Disc Golf Tournament
Invite your friends and family as we celebrate the college’s 50th anniversary with a Disc Golf Tournament. Organizers will be on hand to teach the sport to those who’ve never played. You’ll have the opportunity to purchase a commemorative 50th anniversary gold disc; play our nine-hole course, designed and provided by Innova; and win a variety of prizes.

WHEN: April 20, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

COST: Free.

 

CPCC Merancas Campus, 11930 Verhoeff Dr., Huntersville, NC

WHAT: Annual Car Show and Open House
Featuring cars from the last 50+ years with 20 different car class competitions and winners awarded for each class.  The family friendly event features a live band, food, demonstrations of car safety tips, interior dyeing of car fabric, special paint finishes, hybrid vehicles, Carolina CAT construction equipment, and Public Safety awareness information including free service of DNA cards of children for parents.

WHEN: April 20, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

COST: Free for spectators, $25 registration fee for car show participants

All events are open to the public. For more information, local residents may visit www.cpcc.edu/50years.

Facebook Social Media Training @CPCC : April 8, 2013

Facebook Social Media Training @CPCC

Facebook Social Media Training @CPCC

Facebook has rapidly become a global leader in online communication and social networking between community and “friends.” Through this FREE social media training session, CPCC students and employees are invited to explore best practices for getting started, getting connected and using this highly popular social media platform. We will also provide details on applicable College guidelines and policies as well as opportunities for protecting your online identity.

Don’t miss it! Registration is not required but seating is limited.

Monday, April 8, 2013
CPCC Central Campus
Charlotte, NC
Overcash building, room 213
1 – 2 p.m.

Look for more social media trainings being announced for each Monday in April! For more information about CPCC’s online communications and social media efforts, please visit http://www.cpcc.edu/social.

Free Music Recitals

Come and enjoy some pre-Sensoria music with the following recitals of members of CPCC’s own Department of Music. Rebecca Cook-Carter and friends will present a recital of the music of Poulenc on Thursday, April 4, at 12:30 p.m. in MusicBryant Recital Hall (SL 101).  The following Thursday, April 11 at 12:30 p.m., Christine Leimer Van Arsdale will present a harp recital in Tate Hall Overcash.  Both recitals are free and all are invited.

 

Get Your Geek On at THE Geek Fest – Thursday, November 15

THE Geek Fest

THE Geek Fest @CPCC

Get your geek on! CPCC’s 9th annual celebration of innovation and technology, THE Geek Fest, is Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Levine Campus. For one day (9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.), the campus will be immersed in hands-on activities, contributor displays and conference-style topic sessions. THE Geek Fest is an outstanding hands-on learning and networking opportunity for geeks and innovators at all levels. Best of all, it’s open to the community and completely free!

If you would like to contribute, sponsor, volunteer, or be a guest speaker during TGF2012, please visit http://www.cpcc.edu/thegeekfest/contribute/application.

For more event information, please visit http://www.thegeekfest.com. If you have any questions, please email geekfest@cpcc.edu.

Geek is chic!

Free Music Concerts

Tuesday, Sept. 25, 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall, 2nd floor Overcash, jazz trumpeter Matt Postle will perform.

Thursday, Sept. 27, 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall, 2nd floor Overcash, the Bechtler Ensemble will be back for an encore performance.

All concerts are free and open to the public.

FREE Lynda.com Subscription for CPCC Students and Employees!

FREE Lynda.com Subscription for CPCC Students and Employees!

FREE Lynda.com Subscription for CPCC Students and Employees!

Wow! Did you know that CPCC students and employees now have FREE access to Lynda.com’s collection of online tutorials and training? Lynda.com produces thousands of tutorials, invaluable training, inspiration and more to help you get the most out of your software.

Top 10 benefits to learning with lynda.com are:

  1. Online training library
  2. A variety of content and membership options
  3. A wide selection of topics and software categories
  4. New releases every week
  5. Top quality training and tutorials
  6. The highest quality instructors
  7. Inspirational and behind-the-scenes project documentaries
  8. Searchable closed captions
  9. Certificates of completion
  10. Economical multi-user training for businesses and schools

Don’t just gain skills—gain confidence. To get started, visit http://services.cpcc.edu/lynda. You will need to provide your CPCC login to access the site. If you have any issues or questions, please contact the CPCC ITS Help Desk.