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CFCC names Brandon Guthrie vice president for academic affairs

Wilmington, NC – Brandon Guthrie has been named the vice president of academic affairs at Cape Fear Community College. He was appointed by President Jim Morton and approved by the Cape Fear Community College Board of Trustees at their September 22nd meeting. “I am thrilled to have Brandon Guthrie assume this new leadership position at  Read More

Free from addiction, CFCC student pursues lifelong goals

September is National Recovery Month. Many students have experienced or witnessed the struggles of alcoholism, drug abuse, or gambling addiction. Yet through counseling, rehab, and dedication, many have recovered and regained their lives. We’d like to share the story of one such student. High Fidelity From a young age, North Carolina-native Thornton Lee knew he  Read More

CFCC Makes College Accessible To Everyone: Leveling the Playing Field

At CFCC, we believe everyone should have access to a college education. CFCC’s Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is committed to removing barriers that might interfere with a student’s academic success. New Name, Same Services The department recently changed its name to Student Accessibility Services to focus on the positive resources available to students who may  Read More

CFCC biology instructor brings two decades of experience and discovery to the classroom

Looking to satisfy a science credit? Consider taking biology with CFCC biology instructor Daniel Norris. Norris has been teaching biology at CFCC for over 24 years. He brings not only his training to the classroom, but also a wealth of experience as an explorer and discoverer. Passion for Exploration and Discovery After earning his bachelor’s  Read More

Student Loan Payments to Restart After Dec. 31, 2022

Cape Fear Community College is committed to updating you with changes to the student loan program. The Department of Education recently announced a new one-time student loan cancellation based on income and extended the payment and interest pause on federal student loans. The Aug. 24 announcement included the following steps to help borrowers transition back  Read More

From rock band to classical composer, meet instructor Ernesto Ferreri

CFCC Music Instructor Ernesto Ferreri received a special gift from the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. The Orchestra treated him to a live performance of two of his compositions, “Symphony for Strings” and “Octet for Chamber Orchestra.” The Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra added Ferreri’s music to two of their spring concerts. Ferreri was thrilled at the  Read More

CFCC Associate Degree in Nursing Program Ranked #1 in North Carolina for 2022

Wilmington, NC – The Cape Fear Community College Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program has been ranked number one in the NursingProcess.org Best Nursing Schools in North Carolina Offering ADN Programs – 2022 rankings list. The CFCC ADN program ranked first among the state’s associate degree in nursing programs. NursingProcess.org analyzed all 90 Schools in North  Read More

Funding Available for CFCC Students to Assist with Childcare Expenses

The NC Child Care Grant is designed to assist student-parents with the financial responsibilities for child care expenses so they may stay enrolled and complete their educational goals. CFCC recognizes the need for childcare expenses and has expanded the grant program for 2022-23 to include costs for the following types of licensed businesses or organizations  Read More

Barbering grad opens luxury barber shop in downtown Wilmington, NC

After serving in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, NC, Steve Grissom worked as an arborist, climbing trees to inspect them. When his knees started complaining, Grissom began to look for a new line of work. He still had strong hand-eye coordination and decided to pursue his interest in barbering. Researching Options  Read More

CFCC announces 2022-2023 Board of Trustees appointments

Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College is pleased to announce recent appointments to the Board of Trustees. Mr. Ray Funderburk III and Mr. Lanny Wilson were appointed for four-year terms—Mr. Funderburk by the New Hanover County Board of Education and Mr. Wilson by the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners. Mr. Ray Funderburk III  Read More
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