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CFCC Burgaw Center director receives governor’s volunteer service award

Burgaw, NC – Cape Fear Community College is pleased to announce that its Burgaw Center Director, Tammie Parris, received the 2022 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. This April, Parris was recognized as one of two outstanding Pender County volunteers by the North Carolina Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service. The Governor’s Volunteer Service Award, established in  Read More

CFCC offers tuition-free courses for eligible North Carolina high school grads

Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College is excited to announce that eligible 2022 North Carolina high school graduates can have their tuition and fees covered at CFCC for up to two years. Through the North Carolina Longleaf Commitment Grant, North Carolina class of 2020, 2021, and 2022 high school graduates may be eligible to  Read More

CFCC’s Electrical Apprenticeship Program celebrates first graduates

Castle Hayne, NC — Cape Fear Community College’s Electrical Apprenticeship program celebrated its first graduating class on April 20, 2022. Four students graduated and became Journeyman Electricians through rigorous classroom and on-the-job training. Each graduate completed 8,000 on-the-job training hours and 624 hours of classroom-related instruction. “Skilled workers are in great demand, and we are  Read More

CFCC recognizes outstanding students at annual awards ceremony

WILMINGTON, NC – Cape Fear Community College is pleased to announce the names of students who earned awards at the annual Student Recognition Ceremony held on April 21, 2022. These student award winners were chosen from CFCC’s academic programs and student clubs by faculty members and club advisors for their academic excellence, leadership, and persistence  Read More

CFCC Baking and Pastry Arts student satisfies the sweet tooth

Cheriekke Dreher has been baking up a storm since she started sharing her cakes, cookies, and candied apples on social media. Her creations, tempting for her sweet tooth-minded followers, drew an influx of orders. That’s when Dreher decided to set up her own shop: Heavenly Treats. As her business grew, Dreher sought professional training to  Read More

Husband and father locks in sustainable career

At thirty-nine years old, husband and father Christopher Oliver never thought he’d be a recent graduate of CFCC’s Mechatronics Engineering Technology program. With the majority of his career spent in retail management, he decided it was time to pursue a stable career for him and his family. Aware of the diverse selection of programs at  Read More

CFCC seeking employer participants for the Pathway Home Project grant

WILMINGTON, NC – In 2021, CFCC received a $3.9 million grant to provide educational services for area prisoners and those recently released from incarceration. CFCC partnered with Leading Into New Communities, Inc. (LINC) for the Pathway Home Project to offer continuous support to individuals while transitioning home. Wilmington-based non-profit LINC provides transitional living and case  Read More

CFCC culinary arts alum is beefing up business

“There’s a lot of pressure on people to get a four-year degree,” said Sam Steger, local entrepreneur and CFCC alum. “I thought I wasn’t going to be successful without it.” After a year at a four-year university, Steger decided to follow his culinary passion. Now he’s the proud and successful owner of Mess Hall in  Read More

CFCC’s Public Health and Safety Training Expo to connect job seekers with employers

Castle Hayne, NC — Cape Fear Community College will host a Public Health and Safety Training Expo on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, from 3 until 8 p.m. at its North Campus. The expo will be held in the BB&T Auditorium in the McKeithan Center and will offer CFCC students and the public the opportunity to  Read More

CFCC launches 2022 summer camps

Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College is pleased to offer its 2022 Summer Camps for students ages 13-16 in Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw, and Surf City. The college plans to offer camps sessions between June 6 and July 21. CFCC summer camps offer students unique hands-on experiences in public safety, marine biology, coding, movie-making,  Read More
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