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All CPCC students who want to help make a child’s holiday special are invited to participate in our upcoming Toys For Tots Drive!         What:            CPCC Service-Learning, Rotaract and Phi Theta Kappa are collecting donations of unwrapped toys for Toys For Tots – you can grab an angel off any of the Toys for Tots […]

National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week is held each year the week before Thanksgiving. This is a time for us all to start to think about what we are thankful for, a perfect time to share our compassion with our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness and work toward a world where no one has to experience […]

In honor of Dr. Deitemeyer’s upcoming inauguration on Nov. 3, CPCC’s Service-Learning and Student Life teams have coordinated a number of community outreach initiatives focused on feeding Charlotte’s hungry during the week of Oct. 30. CPCC students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in the following events taking place at CPCC campus near you! […]

For the sixth-consecutive year, CPCC is partnering with the Project Life Movement, a campus-based national marrow donor organization, to solicit new donors to the National Bone Marrow Registry List in honor of Dr. Deitemeyer’s inauguration on Nov. 3. CPCC and Project Life invite students to attend its upcoming Drive Thru Swabbing event, being held on […]

CPCC’s partnership with Loaves & Fishes continues during Dr. Deitemeyer’s inauguration week when Loaves & Fishes sets up food barrels at each CPCC campus between Oct. 19 and Nov. 30. The CPCC community is invited to donate non-perishable items during this time. If you’re not sure what to donate, visit the Loaves & Fishes Priority […]

As you’re participating in the various Service-Learning events taking place in celebration of Dr. Deitemeyer’s upcoming inauguration on Nov. 3, don’t miss the opportunity to write her a well wish card. Staff will be on hand to direct you to the card signing table at each event where you’ll have the opportunity to write a […]

The Emergency Food Pantry is able to provide individuals and households within the CPCC community with a two-day supply of non-perishable food per visit.  The amount of food you receive depends on how many people live in your household.  You are eligible to visit the food pantry two times each month. Pantry hours are: Monday and Thursday […]

Central Piedmont Community College student DaQuane Cherry has been recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to civic engagement. Cherry is a recipient of the network’s Community Impact Award, honoring one student leader at each member school. Cherry is one […]

Please join the Service-Learning Center and Community Blood Center of the Carolinas for a blood drive on November 17 in the Overcash Lobby! The Bloodmobile will be available from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. No appointment necessary. Help save local lives! All donors will receive a free T-shirt. Please contact Kay.Printy@cpcc.edu with and questions.

The annual Toys for Tots drive is kicking off at Central, Merancas, Levine, Harper and Cato campuses the week of November 3, 2016, and running through December 1, 2016! Service-Learning, Student Life, Rotaract Clubs, and Phi Theta Kappa have come together to sponsor this annual toy drive campaign in conjunction with United States Marine Corps […]

The 13th Annual MLK Challenge will take place on January 16, 2017. 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 wrap- up. We will begin with an introduction to King’s life and lessons, students are then randomly assigned to […]

Service-Learning will be taking eight students to Panajachel, Guatemala, for an Alternative Spring Break Trip!  We will be offering eight students a $1,000 dollar scholarship to assist with paying for the trip. This trip will take place March 11-18, 2017, and with the scholarship, will cost you approximately $1,000. That price will cover airfare, hotel […]

The 2016 CPCC Skyline Run is quickly approaching! This 5K event that raises money for student scholarships is taking place on Saturday, April 30, 2016, and we need you to help make this event a huge success! We usually have more than 125 volunteers for this event, so your willingness to join us and help make […]

The 12th Annual MLK Challenge will take place on January 18, 2016. 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 wrap- up. We will begin with an introduction to King’s life and lessons, students are then randomly assigned to groups and given a […]

The Service-Learning Center’s newsletter for the Spring 2015 semester is now ready for viewing! Our bi-annual newsletter highlights some of the outstanding service-learning opportunities our students, staff and faculty have participated in and hosted throughout each semester. This newsletter features highlights from both regional and international Spring Break trips, student and community partner reflections on […]