Top 5 Ways to Plug-In This Coming Week

Central Piedmont offers you a ton of ways to get involved, make friends, do good for others, and have fun. While we offer hundreds of unique experiences on each campus during the semester (calendar of events), here are the Top 5 Ways to Plug-In This Week.International students sit on ground working

  1. Volunteer Fair (Levine Campus): (Wed., Feb. 19, 11:30am-1pm) Stop by and meet local nonprofits and community organizations! These organizations have multiple opportunities for students to gain service hours and give back to their community. Contact: lindsey.graves@cpcc.edu for more information.
  2. Business Etiquette Lunch Training (Central Campus): (Thu., Feb. 20, 11:30am-12:30pm) Professional work settings may require you to join your future boss for a meal. Do you have the skills to eat while speaking professionally? Wonder which fork to use? Do you need to practice your “small talk” with strangers? Students will have free lunch in the Van Every Culinary building at Central Campus the following week, and this mandatory etiquette training session is required the week before the lunch. Contact jennifer.conway@cpcc.edu for more information.
  3. Service In Action – Reedy Creek Elementary (Off-Campus): (Sat., Feb. 22, 10am-2pm) Students will participate in the festival for parents and students at the school. Volunteers will work in partners to run the exhibits, teachers will be present to guide and explain. Volunteers will be indoors and it is suggested that they wear a t shirt with jeans and sneakers (casual). Please sign up for this event using the following link: CPCC Service-In-Action Website
  4. Recreation Volleyball (Central Campus): (Mon., Feb. 24, 1pm-3pm) Come on out to the Worrell gymnasium and play some volleyball! Drop-in style of play with teams based on who shows up first. Open to all currently enrolled CP students with current semester sticker. Appropriate dress required to participate.
  5. Black History Month Trivia (Harper Campus): (Tue., Feb. 25, 11:30am-1pm) Join us at the Harper 4 First Floor Atrium to show off your history skills and learn some great Black History Month facts!

Please visit our websites for complete information about the Offices of Student Life & Service-Learning.

CPCC Volunteer Fair At Central Campus – New Year’s Resolution: Give Back!

If you are a student taking a Service-Learning class looking to volunteer or a CPCC faculty or staff member who enjoys serving in the community and wants to get involved, please come check out the Central Campus Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, January 29 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The CPCC Volunteer Fair will be located on the 2nd floor of Overcash, right up the main stairwell.  We will have more than 25 community partners whose agencies work with the various issue areas in our Charlotte community: animals, children, education, environment, health and wellness, homelessness or poverty, special needs and so much more.  All CPCC students are invited to stop by the fair. Questions?  Please contact Mary Mozingo.

 

Students, Get “Plugged in!”

We’re hosting a three-day event on the Overcash driveway to help connect students to services and resources. Please share this information with your students!
Part Time Job Fest: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Student Resources Day (on-campus services): Wednesday, Aug. 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Volunteer Fair (volunteer opportunities with non-profits from the community): Thursday, Aug. 29, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Need some extra cash? The Career Services Part Time Job Fest is for you! Employers from 10 organizations around the Charlotte area will be recruiting at Central Campus.  You will have the chance to meet with employers from a variety of industries including food service, recreation, entertainment and more! Find a job that is flexible with your class schedule and earn some extra spending money during the school year.
Visit http://www.cpcc.edu/career and log in to EmploymeNC to view the Event Calendar and see an up-to-date list of employers that will be in attendance. PREPARE TODAY! We encourage you to dress in business casual attire, take a resume and prepare an introductory speech. Contact Career Services for assistance in preparing for this event! career.services@cpcc.edu; 704.330.6433; www.cpcc.edu/career
Student Resources Day: student services on campus are here to help you!
College services will be on hand to answer questions, give out information, connect students to CPCC and help build successful students! Students can visit eight tables and spin the Wheel of Fabulous Prizes! FREE popcorn!
Areas represented include: Counseling/Advising/P-CAP, Financial Aid, Career Services, Library, Graduation, Student Life, Service-Learning, Family Resource Center, Transfer Resource Center, Academic Learning Center, First Year Experience, Workplace Learning, Veterans Resource Center, TRiO / Student Support Services, Disability Services, MAN UP & PCW, Higher One, Core 4 and more!
For more information, contact Jennifer.conway@cpcc.edu
Volunteer Fair:  Make A Difference in Your Community and World!
Have you been thinking about helping out in your local community by volunteering, but weren’t sure how to go about signing up?
The Volunteer Fair hosts many representatives from many non-profits/community partners around Charlotte that work specifically with the following interest areas; animals, children, developmentally/physically disabled, disaster relief, education, environment, health and wellness, homelessness, international and multicultural, low income, criminal justice, seniors, veteran’s issues and women’s issues.
Learn more about how you can put your words into action through service!
For more information, contact mary.mozingo@cpcc.edu