The Office Of Mentoring and Bridge is a Valuable Resource

The Office of Mentoring and Bridge staff intentionally changes lives at CPCC by providing a variety of support services and mentoring for students who need assistance getting through college.

Below are the programs we offer:

Communities in College (CIS): A student-led organization that provides you with the support you need to stay in school, engage in meaningful experiences, graduate and achieve goals in life. Open to ALL CPCC students.

·         1:1 academic support

·         Leadership development

·         Link up with valuable CPCC and community resources

·         Service-learning opportunities

MAN UP Program: A Male Mentoring Program providing comprehensive activities that promote personal development, academic improvement and other social and educational advancement needs. Open to ALL CPCC males.

·         Faculty and staff mentors

·         Service-learning opportunities

·         Workshops to improve self-confidence and self-esteem

·         Student leadership opportunities

·         Motivation, social skills and career development

·         1:1 academic coaching

Positive Community for Women (PCW): Experience a positive and educational environment where you are empowered and encouraged to improve your life through education and personal growth. Open to ALL CPCC females.

·         Faculty and staff mentors

·         Group discussions

·         Self-care, skill and character building

·         Service-learning

High School Students only: Summer Bridge Programs: Transition from high school to college in a closed, structured and supervised environment. Open to future Charlotte-Mecklenburg School graduates and subject to other eligibility requirements.

·         Make fun memories with new friends

·         Orientation to college, study strategies and student development

·         Receive tutoring and academic support

·         Earn college credit

·         Educational support post-Summer Bridge

Come visit us in the Office of Mentoring and Bridge Program located in Central High, Room 120!


North Carolina Community College Library Student Survey

College libraries are a valuable campus resource, providing an assortment of online and print materials that not only support your information and research needs, but also help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

The North Carolina community college libraries are currently conducting a statewide study to receive feedback on its libraries and librarians and we want to hear from you.

That’s why we’re asking all CPCC students to complete the online survey* at using either their desktop, laptop or tablet computer by October 31.

*Please note: Clicking the above survey link indicates your informed consent.

Once finished, please be sure to click DONE at the end of the survey. Your responses will be completely anonymous and confidential.

Students who complete the survey will be entered in drawings for multiple prizes, ranging from $50 to $500. There will be:

  • (1) $500 first place prize
  • (2) $250 second place prizes
  • (15) $50 third place prizes

Questions? Email

Career Hub is Here!

CPCC is excited to announce it has launched Career Hub, a new section within CPCC’s website designed to help job seekers explore everything related to careers, such as: Career Hub

  • the top career fields and employment trends in the region
  • specific CPCC degrees and credentials that are needed for given occupations
  • local wages and job growth projections
  • where to look for local job postings
  • resources for writing a résumé, interviewing and more

This FREE resource was created for residents located in Mecklenburg County and beyond seeking to learn more about the local job market, employers who are hiring, their career choices and the skills needed to secure their dream job.

You can find this as a new top navigation item on the homepage, along with About CPCC, Academics, Student Services, and Arts and Community, or by visiting

Are You a First-Time Student Who is Feeling Overwhlemed?

Perhaps you received an intervention email alerting you of unsatisfactory academic progress. Or maybe you are unsure about what your true passion is and are feeling uncertain about why you are taking classes. Maybe you’re the person who is working a part-time job, taking overwhelmedclasses and trying to balance life? The good news is you have a resource to help get you through these obstacles. New to CPCC this semester is the STAR program designed to help first-time students achieve their academic and personal goals. This FREE service will help provide you the necessary resources needed to get you on the correct path to success. Take advantage of these services by contacting Terrence Strickland at 704.330.6754.