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CCC’s Use of Technology Reflects Innovative Spirit

Last year, Cleveland Community College celebrated 50 years of providing educational opportunities to the citizens of Cleveland County and the surrounding area. That anniversary was a milestone for the College, but certainly not a stopping point. CCC is committed to continuing the growth and evolution it has experienced over the last five decades. If you have lived in Cleveland County...
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Mission Critical

Training to Keep America Running

A business that relies on continual operation is defined as mission critical. Mission critical operators are individuals whose job is to keep those facilities running and protected. The need for mission critical operators is on the rise. That’s why Cleveland Community College, with the help of a United States Department of Labor Employment Training Administration grant, created degree and...
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CCC Receives High Marks in Nursing School Rankings

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses is projected to grow about 16 percent through 2024. Increased emphasis on preventative care, growing rates of chronic conditions such as diabetes and obesity, and demand for healthcare services from aging baby-boomers as they live longer, more active lives will contribute to the need for more registered...
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Transfer Students Get the Same Education For Much Less

Tuition & Fees (annual in-state) CCC - $1,910 NC State University - $8,406 UNC-Chapel Hill - $8,334 UNC Charlotte - $6,414 Appalachian State University - $6,719 Source: ------- Every year, thousands of students make this same wise choice. Nationally, about 41 percent of all students get their start at a community college. It’s well documented...
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The Community College Advantage

FEATURE Book Review: The Community College Advantage By Naomi Sheehan Nearly half of college students in the United States are the first generation in their families to pursue higher education. This motivated Diane Melville, who got her own start at a community college, to write The Community College Advantage, a guidebook for prospective students who don’t have the benefit of experience...

A Head’s Up on Financial Aid: Headache-saving changes are coming

Changes are coming to the financial aid process that will make it easier to apply for help and plan ahead for college. Beginning October 1, 2016, students will be able to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2017-18 year. This pushes the application date up by several months from the current January 1 opening date. Students will also be able to use tax information...

Be Ready for Life After High School

Career and College Promise can get you where you want to go. Sooner. And Tuition-Free. Who Says You Can’t be in Two Places at Once? With Career and College Promise, you can work toward your high school graduation while also earning credits toward a certificate, diploma, Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree. Career & College Promise (CCP) Cleveland Community College has partnered...

Serving Those Who Served Us – Veterans Affairs at CCC

The veteran population is growing at Cleveland Community College. More than 100 students used Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits during the 2015-2016 school year. In addition to veterans and active military members, family members such as dependents and spouses, may take advantage of this opportunity if a parent/spouse is totally disabled or deceased due to a service-connected...
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New Advising Center Now Open!

We are proud to announce that our new academic Advising Center is now open for new students! When you are ready to register for your classes, come and meet your first year advisor who will help you through the class selection process.  Our professional, full-time advisors are experts at helping you determine what classes you need to take and how to create your educational plan for your degree,...
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Open for Business

The Small Business Center (SBC) at CCC is always open for business and ready to help any small business owner or entrepreneur in Cleveland County discover ways to take their new or existing business to the next level. As a community-based provider of education, counseling, referral, and information, the SBC provides high-quality, readily-accessible assistance. Call 704-669-4146 to schedule...
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