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CFCC alumna journeys from paralegal pursuit to law partnership

Jessica Humphries, a CFCC alumna, began her academic journey at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she majored in Political Science. After completing her degree, she decided to take a break before pursuing law school. Drawn to the Wilmington area, Jessica relocated and enrolled in Cape Fear Community College’s Paralegal Technology program.  Read More

CFCC EMT alumni answered fate’s persistent call

The last career choice Jeramy Martin thought he’d pursue was Emergency Medical Technician. Little did he know, fate had different plans in store for him. JOURNEY TO EMERGENCY MEDICINE Following years of dedicated service as a combat medic in the U.S. Army, Jeramy found himself unable to shake the call of emergency medicine. Despite exploring  Read More

CFCC training benefits alumni across careers

Chuck Allen’s training at CFCC paved the way for a fulfilling and enduring career with the local power company. In 1974, he joined the workforce and, aspiring to progress beyond entry-level roles, decided to pursue further education at CFCC. In 1974, upon Chuck Allen’s initial enrollment at CFCC, the institution was known as Cape Fear  Read More

CFCC alumna finds passion in restaurant management

Massachusetts native Sarah Brennan traded the cold winters of her home state for a fresh start on the southeast coast. PATH TO RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT Although Sarah began her college education as a psychology major at a Massachusetts state college, she knew by her third semester that psychology was not her passion. That’s when she chose  Read More

CFCC alumni excels as VP of national dining solution company

With over 20 years in the hospitality industry, Matt Smythe, a CFCC Culinary Arts graduate, now holds the position of Vice President of Operations at LifeWorks Restaurant Group . A national provider of premier customized dining solutions, Lifeworks designs outstanding dining establishments for clients aiming for top-tier workplace results. In his role, Matt collaborates with  Read More

CFCC alum Brian Allen now principal of Burgaw Middle School

Brian Allen, a CFCC alum and New Hanover County native, recently assumed the role of principal at Burgaw Middle School. Prior to his new position, he opened Surf City Elementary School where he served as the principal for the past five years. Allen’s early exposure to the world of education and mentoring began through a  Read More

Husband and wife duo find work-life balance through CFCC

Tim and Jeanette Buchanan made a significant move in pursuit of a more fulfilling lifestyle. Lured by the coastal climate and hopes of a better life, the couple relocated from Ohio to the Wilmington area while retaining their positions with a national retail pharmacy chain. Despite the picturesque coastal surroundings, the idyllic lifestyle they had  Read More

CFCC alumni signed on with Alimerka Oviedo Baloncesto, professional basketball team in Oviedo, Spain

Introducing Demetric Horton, a distinguished CFCC alumni! Demetric made his mark as a vital player on the CFCC Men’s Basketball team during the 2018-2019 season, leaving an indelible impression. His remarkable skills and unwavering commitment were undeniable throughout his time with the team. After completing his bachelor’s degree at NC A&T, Demetric’s journey elevated to  Read More

CFCC alumni nominated for Primetime Emmy Award

Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) proudly announces that one of our alumni, Susan Russell, has been nominated for the prestigious Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Period Costumes for a Limited Series or Anthology Movie. Susan worked as a Costume Supervisor on the locally filmed George and Tammy set. Susan has worked on  Read More

CFCC alumni to compete in world deaf football championships

Cape Fear Community College is proud to announce that one of our alumni and former student-athletes, Tristan Torbett has been selected to compete with the United States Deaf Men’s National Team (USDMNT) at the 4th World Deaf Football Championships. The tournament will run from September 20, 2023, to October 8, 2023, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Read More
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