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“CFCC trained me for real life” — David Eakins

Even before graduating from CFCC’s Computer Integrated Machining (CIM) program, David Eakins secured a job working for Interroll Group, a leading global provider of machinery handling solutions. After graduating from Cape Fear, Eakins landed a job with GE Aviation in Castle Hayne, NC as a CNC (computer numerically controlled) operator. In this position, Eakins sets  Read More

CFCC Career Academy exposes area middle schoolers to career options

Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College hosted the first of two free Career Academy camps for middle school students on July 11-22 and August 1-12.. Funded by a legislative grant championed by Senator Michael Lee, the camps aim to expose middle school students to college and career training. More than 80 middle school students  Read More

CFCC art instructor uses artwork to help build a village

CFCC Art Instructor Sharon Wozniak-Spencer is happy to share the stories behind her portraits at the Wilma W. Daniels Gallery. Walking through the gallery, she describes the people featured in the portraits. Wozniak-Spencer met each person while volunteering at The Hope Center earning the nickname the “painter lady.” Helping Others One Paint Stroke at a  Read More

CFCC boat building graduate builds dream homes

While growing up in the furniture manufacturing capital of the world nurtured his love for craftsmanship, Hickory-native Kyle Henry knew he wanted to take his skills in a different direction. He desired to build boats. Henry researched different boat-building schools and programs but found that most were costly and out of state. Except for one:  Read More

CFCC alumni strikes gold with UNC-Charlotte 49ers

Ismael Urbina enrolled at Cape Fear Community College with three goals in mind. Reduce the cost of college. Raise his grade point average to help him achieve his third goal: Enter a nursing program. He succeeded at all three. With stops at UNC-Chapel Hill and Johns Hopkins University, Urbina’s now on his way to a  Read More

CFCC hires Sabrina Terry as new Vice President of Student Services and Enrollment Management

CFCC AFA-Visual Arts Grad Transfers from the Port City to the Windy City

CFCC Associate in Fine Arts-Visual Arts graduate Jack Estep admits to not being ready for a 4-year university right after high school. The CFCC Merit Scholar decided that Cape Fear Community College was a great juncture between high school and the university level. Not only was the cost more affordable, but classes were also smaller,  Read More

Meet One of Hulu’s Latest Stars: CFCC Drama Instructor Jack Landry

You may have noticed Hulu’s latest true-crime miniseries “Candy” while browsing the newly added section. What you may not have noticed is CFCC’s Drama Instructor, Jack Landry. The series stars Jessica Biel as the real-life Candy Montgomery, who was accused of the axe murder of her neighbor. Landry plays the role of Candy’s best friend’s  Read More

10 Top-Notch Movies Filmed in Wilmington

Ever wondered how Wilmington got the beloved nickname “Wilmywood?” Wilmington has been a mecca for the film industry for decades. Home to the largest film studio east of California, Wilmington’s nickname “Wilmywood” rings true to film buffs and producers alike. Check out some of the major film productions filmed right here in the Port City  Read More

Top-Paid Tech Jobs You Can Land with an Associate Degree— or Less

It should come as no surprise that the demand for tech jobs is growing as the need for technology increases. In fact, a new analysis by LinkedIn’s Economic Graph team ranked 15 U.S. metro areas that have shown the greatest increase in local tech talent over the past three years. Of those top 15 cities,  Read More
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