N.C. Gov. Cooper Visits CPCC Central Campus

N.C. Governor Roy Cooper visited CPCC's Central Campus on Wednesday to address media representatives and discuss his N.C. Getting Ready for Opportunities in the Workforce scholarship (NC GROW) budget proposal. The program is free community college that covers last-dollar tuition and fees to any NC Community College for recent high school graduates who make a certain grade point average and who have exhausted other sources of financial aid. 

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CPCC truck driving program graduates 80 students since opening in 2016

To help meet a rapidly growing demand for drivers in the Charlotte region, Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) launched a truck-driving certificate program in January 2016. JPMorgan Chase provided much needed assistance by awarding a $180,000 grant for start-up expenses including instructors and a high-tech truck-driving simulator.
Since the program opened, 80 students have graduated and earned their commercial driver's license. The program's current class has 36 students. Continued

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Dental Hygiene Program Anniversary Scholarship is a challenge-match to endow a scholarship

The Challenge
The Dental Hygiene Program Anniversary Scholarship is a challenge-match to endow a scholarship
Dental Hygiene Lab at CPCC to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Dental Hygiene program. Through the generosity of a fellow Dental Hygiene alumna, your gift to the scholarship fund will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $15,000!Honor the past with a gift to the scholarship fund; enhance the future of the program. As an "anniversary" scholarship, you can continue to give every year to celebrate your graduation, your anniversary, your career success, your instructors, your alma mater and to help rising Dental Hygiene students launch their careers.

Additionally, the Class of 1980 is establishing a scholarship in memory of their classmate, the late Laurie Barringer Werner. Gifts to this scholarship will also qualify for the challenge-match.

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