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Fire Alarm Systems Technology: A Self-Paced Online Apprenticeship Program with Career Benefits and Life-Saving Potential

Oh, and did we mention that you could save lives? Fire Alarms Systems Technicians serve an important need to help protect the lives of occupants in commercial buildings and multi-family dwellings and help reduce losses due to fire or false alarms. Fire Alarm technicians design, install, service, and inspect fire alarm and voice evacuation systems.  Read More

CFCC’s HVAC program expands to meet industry demand

The heating and air conditioning industry is crucial in providing comfortable and healthy indoor environments for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. As people spend a significant portion of their time indoors, the quality of the air they breathe and the temperature they experience can greatly impact their overall well-being. The heating and air conditioning industry  Read More

North Carolina among top five states to see manufacturing job growth

The Reshoring Initiative is campaigning to bring nearly 400,000 manufacturing jobs back to the United States in 2022. According to the 2021 Reshoring Initiative Survey , 108 North Carolina companies have already benefited from the reshoring with 9,150 additional jobs. Those numbers are expected to rise again in 2022. This means there will be greater  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 food pantry receives $5,000 in HEERF funds

In an effort to support students during the pandemic, the College allocated $5,000 from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) to its Food Pantry, Ray’s Tray . The funds were used to purchase needed food and personal items. Food insecurity persists in our community and CFCC’s Student Services provides food and personal hygiene products  Read More

CFCC music instructor brings music to our ears

Marc Siegel has been teaching and inspiring student musicians for over 20 years at Cape Fear Community College. Like budding musicians before him, Siegel spent countless hours admiring and plucking strings in a local guitar shop before his career took off. The shop owner was impressed by Siegel’s talent and offered Siegel a job teaching  Read More

Program Spotlight: Collision, Repair, and Refinishing Technology

If you are looking for a growing and rewarding career that combines technology with creativity, CFCC’s Collision, Repair, and Refinishing Technology program could be a great fit for you. The program trains students to repair and refinish body damage caused by traffic accidents, animals, or parking mishaps. Hot rod enthusiasts can learn to customize their  Read More

Mechatronics. What’s behind the name?

Do you enjoy working with gadgets and everyday objects at home and trying to figure out how they work? Then discover the exciting career of Mechatronics Engineering Technology and let CFCC help you to take your skills to the next level. What is Mechatronics? Mechatronics engineering technology merges the knowledge of mechanical technology and electronic  Read More
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