Nontraditional Jobs: It’s About Finding A Career You Love

Have you ever thought about pursuing a particular career, but rejected it because it is considered a male-dominated or female-dominated occupation? The U.S. Department of Labor defines traditional female-dominated occupations as those in which women represent 75 percent or more of the total employed. On the other hand, nontraditional occupations are those in which females represent 25 percent or...

Personal Interest classes at CCC

Alive @ 25 Safe Driving Ballroom Dancing Ceramics Children’s Book Writing Computer Basics for Seniors Conversational Spanish I and II Defensive Driving Education to Go (Online Classes) Experiential Herbal Medicine Intro to Excel Knitting, Beginner & Intermediate Parliamentary Procedure Porcelain Doll Making Pottery Photography I and II ...
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Career Skills, Licensing & Certifications

Make yourself a more valuable employee by enhancing your career skills! CCC offers Continuing Education classes in the following areas: Auto Safety Inspection Basic Auto Restoration 3 Basic Automotive Maintenance (Brake Performance) Basic Residential Plumbing Basic Residential Wiring Cosmetology I Electrical Contractors Continuing Education Equine Studies Escort...
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Brown Emergency Training Center: Where Fire and Rescue Rule

If you are interested in a career in fire and rescue or just looking to brush up on some of your skills, then you need to look no further than the Brown Emergency Training Center (Brown ETC) at Cleveland Community College. There are lots of reasons why the Brown ETC continues to have record-breaking enrollments in the majority of the programs it offers and is known as one of the top fire and...
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Cleveland Community College: The Savvy Choice

Half a decade after the economic recession hit, students are “savvier shoppers” than ever before, a survey finds. In fact, while the US is in official “recovery” mode, 7 in 10 new freshmen say the economy influenced their college choice. This sentiment has grown steadily since 2010, when the recession was declared over. These findings, from the Cooperative Institutional Research...
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More education = More opportunity

Today’s good jobs require more than high school We’ve heard it before, the U.S. is falling behind in math and science education. While the debate goes on about the cause of the slide, good jobs, the kind that provide a living wage and benefits, go begging. Even in today’s economy, manufacturing jobs that can pay from $30,000 to $80,000 a year go unfilled because employers can’t find...
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CCC Foundation Annual Report

Fifty+1 After celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Cleveland Community College, the Foundation decided to reexamine its goals and approaches to serving CCC and its students. The Foundation also worked to improve its marketing efforts to ensure community, regional, state, and national audiences would see the great things happening at CCC through the work of the Foundation. Foundation...
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Right Here in Your Backyard: Cleveland Community College A-Z

CCC provides a high-quality, affordable education that is close to home. We offer occupational training for trade and technical careers, training programs for displaced workers, and an affordable academic foundation for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges. Numerous options and opportunities await right here in their own backyard. Take a look at the full range of options in this...
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Cleveland Community College Updates

2017 Cleveland Community College Excellence in Teaching Award Aaron Vassey, Law Enforcement Training Coordinator, is the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award recipient. He has been teaching at Cleveland Community College since 2009. “I want to thank Cleveland Community College, the Cleveland Community College Foundation, and the Excellence in Teaching Interview Committee, for the opportunity to...

Certified Entrepreneurial Community

The Small Business Center is the administrative sponsoring organization for the Certified Entrepreneurial Community® program in Cleveland County. After 19 months of work, Cleveland County was officially designated a Certified Entrepreneurial Community on December 1, 2016. The purpose of this program is to showcase our community as an area of opportunity for entrepreneurs and small business...
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Small Business Center

The Small Business Center at Cleveland Community College is part of a statewide network designed to support the development and growth of small businesses. Turning the dream of small business ownership into reality is no easy task. It requires intensive planning and research, creative problem solving, strong determination to succeed, and the savvy to navigate countless regulatory agencies and...
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Adult High School and High School Equivalency

Sareena Durbin entered the Learning Center’s program because, “I need a better job for my children.” She started in the Adult Basic Education Program because she tested at lower than a ninth-grade level in reading and language arts. That’s not uncommon. More than 80 percent of students enrolled in The Learning Center programs place at this level. “This young lady, a mother of two very...
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Reach New Heights: When the power goes out who do you call?

Even our simplest routines can be interrupted when our electricity goes out. Our lives are largely dependent on our electricity working every time we flip a switch or press a button. When a powerline goes down due to weather, an accident, or a fallen tree, who are the people behind the scenes that we depend on to restore our lost power? The unsung heroes we so highly depend on to keep our...
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Education is a Journey. Don’t Travel Alone.

We recognize that all of our students need a little encouragement and advice from time to time. Therefore, we have two centers on campus with professional staff who are eager to help. The Student Success Center and the Advising Center provide students with direction and support as they enter the college environment. Our new students begin planning their college journey with an academic advisor...

Applying For Financial Aid Is Easier Than You Think

Why is filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) important? illing out the FAFSA is the first step in getting federal money, including Pell Grants and work-study jobs at your college. Nearly 20 million FAFSA filers get access to federal grants each year – the vast majority of American college students. Yeah, it’s kind of a big deal. Every student should apply The...
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Serving Those Who Served Us

The veteran population is growing at Cleveland Community College. More than 100 students used Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits during the 2016-2017 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...

Ready or Not There Is Life After High School – Be Prepared!

Career and College Promise prepares high school students for life after high school Are you a motivated high school student? Do want a head start on college or career training? Do you want FREE college tuition? With Career and College Promise, you can work toward your high school graduation while also earning FREE college credit toward a certificate, diploma, associate degree or bachelor’s...
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Career and College Promise Profile: Cameron Mack

I have enjoyed the CCP experience and all of my classes. I enjoy the drafting and CAD classes because they are hands-on classes where you can use your creativity and build things. I also like drawing blue prints and layouts. I was encouraged by my dad to take as many classes as possible because I always knew that I wanted to be an engineer or architect. The CCP experience has made it possible to...

Career and College Promise Profile: Jessica Dulin

My Career and College Promise classes were a key aspect of my high school educational experience. I took both seated and online classes offered through CCC. They allowed me to get a taste of what a real college class entails and offered me the opportunity to gain college credit which in turn saves me a great deal of money. By taking these classes, I know that I will be well prepared to continue my...

Career and College Promise Profile: Emily Ruezinsky

I decided to sign up for statistics, public speaking, and education classes during my senior year of high school in an attempt to get ahead in some classes. I believe that these classes have aided me in budgeting my time and learning how to teach myself certain educational concepts. My statistics and public speaking courses were both online and not having a face-to-face teacher was a new...

CCC Foundation, Inc.

Donors as of February 17, 2017 AGI, Inc. AT&T Lorraine Alexander Anonymous Contributions Roberta Anthony Emily Arey Greg Arrowood Bailey Endowment Hoyt Q. Bailey Baldor Foundation Bank of the Ozarks Julia and David S. Banks, Sr. Deedi Barry Frank and Mary Beam Herman and Margaret Best Kyrin Billinsky Pam Boling Better World Books Thom and Sherri Black Fred and Nancy...
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