Celebrate the 250th Anniversary of Charlotte’s Founding on Oct. 17

Celebrating the 250th Anniversary of Charlotte’s Founding
October 17, 2018; 10:30 a.m. – noon
CPCC Central Campus, Library, Second Floor Atrium

The following panelists will be discussing the importance of collecting, preserving and sharing Charlotte’s history with the community. Reception to follow. PD credit pending.

  • Shelia Bumgarner, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
  • Andrea “Angie” Chandler, Harvey B. Gantt Center
  • Dr. Hugh Dussek, Moderator, Central Piedmont History Professor
  • Dr. Willie Griffin, Levine Museum of the New South
  • Dr. Brian Jones, Charlotte Museum of History

QUESTIONS? Learn more at cpcc.edu/library/events or call ext. 6885.



“Legacy and Promise” by Susan Oleson-Briggs

Hot off the Press!!! “Legacy and Promise” by Susan Oleson-Briggs

legacy and promise by susan oleson-briggs

Learn about CPCC in this history of the College from 1993 to 2013.  “Legacy and Promise” is being published as part of the College’s 50-year celebration and as a complement to Carol Timblin’s book The First Thirty Years 1963-1993.
Legacy and Promise is a tribute to countless employees who are responsible for the College’s achievements and reputation, and it chronicles CPCC’s multi-campus growth and its unwavering responsiveness to its community. The evolution of teaching and learning, the implementation of innovations, along with many challenges and opportunities from the past 20 years are covered in this fascinating book.
Important College milestones and significant events are captured, including groundbreakings, celebrations, dedications, along with numerous student, employee and college awards; nearly 300 photos document these people and highlights.
Price:  $20
100% of the proceeds benefit the CPCC Foundation
To purchase, visit http://cpccpress.com/purchase-books/ or contact Emma Reynolds.

Sensoria, A Celebration of the Arts, Returns April 12-20, 2013


Sensoria - April 12-20, 2013 @CPCC

Sensoria - April 12-20, 2013

Sensoria – April 12-20, 2013
Sensoria, CPCC’s annual celebration of the arts, brings the best in literature, music, visual arts, theatre, opera, history, culture and culinary experiences together for more than a week of cultural enrichment, community engagement and pure entertainment.

Sensoria Nights
New this year is a Sensoria Nights, a special highlighted event each evening. Sensoria Nights events include:

More Sensoria Events + Mobile
Sensoria Nights are just a part of what Sensoria has to offer. A complete list of each day’s events is available on the Sensoria website. You can also download a convenient Sensoria mobile app for iPhone and Android devices!

Food Trucks
Also new this year, an assortment of food trucks will visit the Central Campus several days during Sensoria. Be sure to stop outside Overcash and sample some delicious food:

  • Saturday, April 13 Roaming Fork (During Jazz on the Green)
  • Monday, April 15 Roots Farm Food Truck
  • Tuesday, April 16 Sal’s Roadside Eatery and The Homegrown Crepe
  • Wednesday, April 17 Cupcake Delirium and Roaming Fork
  • Thursday, April 18 Tin Kitchen



For more event information, visit the official event website at http://sensoria.cpcc.edu.

Celebrating Women’s History Month 2012 — Women’s Education, Women’s Empowerment

CPCC Libraries invite you to join us on Wednesday, March 14 at 11 a.m., on the 2nd floor atrium of the Central Campus Library, as CPCC History Instructor Kathryn Wells presents “Foundations for Empowerment: Women in Early Women's History MonthAmerica.”  Ms. Wells will discuss the meaning of empowerment, and give concrete examples of women in early America that laid the foundations for the possibility of empowerment for later generations.

Join the CPCC Library on Thursday, March 22 at 11 a.m., in Tate Hall on Central Campus, as we welcome Dr. Ruth Shaw, former CPCC President.  Dr. Shaw will discuss her experiences and how education played an important role in her success. This event is co-sponsored by Student Life and the American Association for Women in Community Colleges. A light reception will follow.

The Unsung Heroes of Black History

The Office of Student Life is committed to developing programs and events that celebrate diversity throughout the College! Join us by visiting this year’s “Unsung Heroes of Black History” display, a dedication  to those who greatly contributed to the ongoing struggle for justice and equality in the African-American community but are often unappreciated.

  • When: Feb. 1- 29
  • Where: Harper Campus, 3rd Floor Hallway (Outside Room 304)

For more information or to view other Black History Month events, click here.

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