Cape Fear Community College

As we sail through life, donít avoid rough waters, sail on because calm waters wonít make a skillful sailor.

Align Your Sails

If you would like to be assigned to a CFCC Crew Member to help you align your sails for a great Cruise here at CFCC, please complete the online application by clicking the button below.

Students sign up to"Align Your Sails"

Students and Coaches Work Together for Academic Success

Align Your Sails Goals

  • to enhance academic achievement, personal growth, and career & employment success
  • to provide someone who can make a difference, someone who has wisdom, skills, and experience to share
  • to develop social networks, foster study networks and collaborative learning
  • to help develop confidence in dealing with academic tasks
  • to promote life long learning
  • to encourage student engagement
  • to aid in increasing retention

AlignYour Sails Objectives

  • enhancing the support structures that currently exist within the college
  • creating awareness amongst shipmates that the transition into college can often include social, academic and personal issues
  • providing positive role models for shipmates
  • providing a framework for positive interaction between crew members and shipmates
  • orienting shipmates to college, as well as to services and programs available to them
  • assisting shipmate to embrace the challenges and opportunities that college offers
  • encouraging shipmates to successfully develop leadership qualities and interpersonal skills