2015 MLK Challenge

The 11th Annual MLK Challenge will take place on January 19, 2015. This event celebrates the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The day incorporates an educational kick-off, service projects, and a reflection

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

wrap-up. We will begin with an introduction to King’s life and lessons, students are then randomly assigned to groups and given a service project at a local organization to complete. Students must work together and utilize problem-solving skills in order to finish their task.

At the end of the day, we will reassemble to reflect on their accomplishments in a guided discussion. This helps students process all that happened during the day. This event is free and open to the CPCC community only. We will provide transportation, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Participants are asked to dress for anything.
Registration begins 8 a.m. the day of the event in the Student Commons area of the Overcash Building.
WHEN: January 19, 2015; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
To sign up for this event or to learn more please contact Dena Shonts at dena.shonts@cpcc.edu  or 704.330.6558, or Jenn Marts at jenn.marts@cpcc.edu  or 704.330.6824.

CPCC Volunteer Fair At Central Campus – New Year’s Resolution: Give Back!

If you are a student taking a Service-Learning class looking to volunteer or a CPCC faculty or staff member who enjoys serving in the community and wants to get involved, please come check out the Central Campus Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, January 29 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The CPCC Volunteer Fair will be located on the 2nd floor of Overcash, right up the main stairwell.  We will have more than 25 community partners whose agencies work with the various issue areas in our Charlotte community: animals, children, education, environment, health and wellness, homelessness or poverty, special needs and so much more.  All CPCC students are invited to stop by the fair. Questions?  Please contact Mary Mozingo.