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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 […]

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 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 […]

Please come out and join the CPCC Service-Learning team and Charlotte Mecklenburg Parks and Recreation department on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, from 1-5 p.m. in constructing the new Memorial Park in Charlotte! The playground is being created in memory of the students and teachers who lost their lives in Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. The […]

Get swabbed and join the National Bone Marrow Registry to help save a life!  The CPCC Project Life Student Leadership Team, Service-Learning and Student Life are hosting the 3rd Annual Project Life Bone Marrow Typing Drive at Central Campus, involving a simple cheek swab, which will be held on Wednesday, April 9 from 9 a.m. – 3 […]

If you are a CPCC student, faculty or staff, you are invited to join us for our Project Life Lunch & Learn, sponsored by Student Life, Service-Learning, and Project Life on Wednesday, April 2 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Hall, Room 304.  Come learn about what it means to be a bone marrow donor and how you could […]

Spring has sprung and we are looking for blood donors to save lives! If you are wanting to give back to your community, giving blood is a great way to do so!  The Office of Service-Learning, along with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas is offering a blood drive on Tuesday, April 1 from 10 a.m. […]

It is that time of year again to gear up for the 19th Annual Skyline Run and we need YOU! Please come out and spend your morning volunteering on April 26, 2014, to help make the Skyline Run another successful year in raising money for Student scholarships! All volunteers will get a free Skyline Run T-shirt, […]

2014 is your year!  If you are wanting to give back to your community, giving blood is a great way to do so!  The Office of Service-Learning, along with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas, is offering a blood drive on Tuesday, February 18 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Overcash Driveway. To sign […]