Student Life Welcome Week on Central Campus

Student Life Welcome Week (Central Campus)

  • Student Life Meet N’ Greet with Pelican’s SnoBalls
    Tuesday, August 20, noon-2 p.m.
    Front of the Worrell Building
  • Paint N’ Play  – Fun art projects and board games
    Wednesday, August 21, 2-5 p.m.
    Worrell Building, Lobby
  • Student Life Open House
    Thursday, August 22, noon-4 p.m.
    Worrell Building, Lobby

Come out and join Student Life and other departments of the college in welcoming our students to Central Campus for the fall 2019 semester! Refreshments provided at the events, plus SWAG and other prizes!!

Everything is FREE!

**Check the Student Life events calendar to see when Welcome Week events are on your campus!**


De-Stress with Student Life

Come join Student Life in getting rid of your stress!

We have Yoga scheduled from 3-4 p.m. on Central Campus, in Worrell, Room 2150 on Monday, April 29. (Please bring a yoga mat or comfortable clothing as it will be on the floor.)

We have Cardio Dance scheduled from 3-4 p.m. on Central Campus in Worrell, Room 2150 on Thursday, May 2. (Please dress comfortably, and be ready to dance and move.)

Hope to see you all there!

Attend an Open Discussion About the Issues Women Experience Every Month

Join Student Life, the Family Resource Center, and the Positive Community for Women in viewing “Period. The End of a Sentence,” on Thursday, April 18. The event will go from 2-3:30 p.m., and will take place in Zeiss, Roomo 1100. Following the documentary there will be a panel discussion of Central Piedmont staff, faculty, and student(s).

Light refreshments will also be served.

Applications Available for 2019-2020 Ruth G. Shaw Scholars Women’s Leadership Program

Applications are now available for the Ruth G. Shaw Women’s Leadership Program, a women’s leadership/mentorship program offered in partnership with the Central Piedmont Foundation and Student Life. This unique student program aims to:

  • Connect women students to one another and to a supportive network of community mentors
  • Inspire women students to assume positions of leadership and to celebrate their individual and collective achievements
  • Nurture female student leaders by encouraging and demonstrating critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, and problem-solving strategies
  • Foster a deeper awareness of the many roles women play and their contributions to society

The program is limited to 10-12 female students who will participate in sessions, both with RGS mentors and separately with scholars. Through monthly luncheons and guided conversations with community mentors, the Ruth G. Shaw Women’s Leadership Program offers:

  • Interaction with college leaders, faculty, staff, and alumnae
  • Personal and professional skill development
  • Hands-on leadership development
  • Recognition of achievement. As a culminating event and in collaboration with faculty, staff, and mentors, participants will plan and execute an annual spring capstone presentation about their experience in the program.

Applicants for the program must plan to be enrolled for the entirety of the 2019-2020 academic year. Questions? Contact Amanda Capobianchi or Anita McGill.

Applications are now available for students who are interested in this special experience and are due by Friday, April 26.

Join Student Life for a Visit to the Levine Museum on March 22

Join Student Life on March 22 at noon as we explore protesting, policing, and the historical context in which police-involved shootings occur through a structured program facilitated by a museum educator at the Levine Museum.

This small-group gathering is neither a debate nor a simple conversation, but rather an opportunity for individual and group learning as participants share ideas, assumptions, and experiences.

Interested students must email to reserve a space. Students will meet on Central Campus, in the Worrell Building on March 22 at noon, where the group will take the trolley to the Spectrum Center and walk to the Levine Museum.

We will return as a group, and students can expect to be back to Central Campus no later than 3 p.m. Any questions ask

2019 Student Leadership Conference Applications Available

For only $20 you can spend an entire weekend in the Blue Ridge Mountains learning more group photo of studentsabout your unique skills and your authentic self. This conference will challenge and motivate you to live out your potential and become a better leader in all aspects of your life.

Are you ready for a fun, powerful, and memorable experience? If so, apply to join us.

Apply NOW! Application Deadline: Friday, March 8 at 5 p.m.

The 2019 Student Leadership Conference is March 29-31, 2019

Applications are available at any Student Life office or online at:


SGA Plans for Teaching Excellence Awards for Outstanding Central Piedmont Faculty

Recognizing excellence isn’t just about awarding outstanding students each year, it’s also about recognizing outstanding Central Piedmont faculty members who have demonstrated a love and talent for teaching, as well as showing care and concern for their students. Help the SGA recognize some of our best teachers by nominating a Central Piedmont faculty member (professor, mentors, advisors, etc.) for a special recognition.

Click here to nominate an outstanding teacher. Nominations will close on Wednesday, April 3 and the SGA will be in touch with you regarding this special recognition soon after. In addition, the SGA will be responsible for providing the invitation to the nominated faculty member.

The Teaching Excellence Awards Ceremony will take place on Friday, April 26, from 2-4 p.m. on Central Campus, in Overcash Center, Tate Hall.

If you have questions, please email


Student Life Trip to the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture

On Friday, Feb. 8, at noon, Student Life will be taking students on a guided tour of the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. Students are asked to meet at in the Worrell Building on Central Campus. The group will be taking the trolley uptown and walking to the Gantt Center. Students should expect to arrive back to Central Campus by 3 p.m.


STI/HIV Testing in Worrell on Feb. 5

Did you know that in 2016, 1 in 5 cases of HIV in Mecklenburg County were young adults between the ages of 20 and 24?

Student Life is partnering with the Mecklenburg County Health Department to offer free and confidential STI and HIV testing on Tuesday, February 5 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in Worrell, Room 1112.

This is a free event, open to the entire Central Piedmont community. Contact with questions.

Information Tables – We’re Here to Help!

Information tables will be set up at all six campuses during the first week of class should you need help finding classes or getting questions answered.

At Central Campus we’ll have tables from 7:20 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday (8/15) and Thursday (8/16) at all locations listed below.

  • new Advanced Technology Center lobby
  • Belk Patio (behind Belk /Health Careers Building)
  • Central High Building
  • Overcash Center lobby
  • Zeiss Building lobby
  • street team rovers – look for people wearing the “Ask Me!” stickers

Evening hours for the information tables on Central campus are from 5-6 p.m. at the Belk Patio – weather permitting – on Wednesday (8/15), Thursday (8/16), Monday (8/20) and Tuesday (8/21).

Thank you for using your CPCC e-mail account; it is the official means of college e-mail communication to you so please check your account often.


Reflection to Action – Commemorating the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

50 Years Later, “What Do We Do Now?”
Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Location: Central Campus, Learning Resource Center, Second Floor

Commemorating the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comforts and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Dr. King

Martin Luther King: “I Have a Dream” showing
10 – 11 a.m., LRC 205

“What Do We Do Now?”
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., LRC Atrium

1 – 1:30 p.m., LRC Atrium

The March: The Story of the Greatest March in American History showing
1:30 – 2:30 p.m., LRC 205

Selma showing
3 – 5:30 p.m., LRC 205