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Graduate Spotlight: Solomon Smith

Solomon Smith, originally from Leland, NC, will soon graduate from Cape Fear Community College with an Associate in Science en route to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte for a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. As a standout student ambassador at CFCC, Solomon shares the pivotal role the college has played in shaping  Read More

CFCC PECHS student earns full ride to Wellesley College

This May, Lubeyda Lopez is achieving a significant milestone by graduating with her high school diploma from Pender Early College High School (PECHS) and earning an Associate in Science degree from Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) while maintaining an impressive 4.0 GPA. Not only is Lubeyda the first in her family to attend college, but  Read More

Student Spotlight: Courtney Chaplin

Meet Courtney Chaplin, an aspiring nurse from Atlantic Beach, NC, who plans to graduate with her Associate in Science this summer. Inspired by her grandmother’s nursing legacy, Courtney has her eyes set on CFCC’s Practical Nursing program and has hopeful plans to transition to the Associate Degree in Nursing program. Reflecting on her CFCC journey,  Read More

From Navy Veteran to ICU Nursing Resident

Military Roots and Early Influences Military life runs deep in Chase’s family. Growing up in Fayetteville with a father who served as a Parachute Rigger in the Army for 20 years and a mother who was a Sailor for three, Chase’s path seemed destined for service. Initially unsure about college, he found himself drawn to  Read More

Michael King recognized as Distinguished Chapter Member at the national Phi Theta Kappa Convention

Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) is proud to announce that Michael King has been selected as one of only thirty students from across the nation to be recognized as a Distinguished Chapter Member at the upcoming Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Catalyst Convention in Orlando, Florida on April 4-6. PTK is an internationally  Read More

CFCC student advocates for children of domestic violence

Cape Fear Community College is more than just a school for Fee Godbolt; it is a pathway back to the freedom to pursue her passions. Fee is currently enrolled in CFCC’s Esthetics program, where she will earn her certificate this summer. Prior to this, she graduated with her associate degree in CFCC’s Criminal Justice program  Read More

CFCC student named a 2024 New Century Transfer Scholar

Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) is proud to announce that one of our students, Reece Hawk, has been named a 2024 New Century Transfer Scholar and awarded a $2,250 scholarship. Over 2,200 students from more than 1,300 college campuses nationwide were nominated. Only one New Century Transfer Scholar is selected from each  Read More

CFCC student blends artistic vision with business potential

Driven by his passion for art and entrepreneurship, Bryce Lyons set out to find a community where his artistic and business aspirations could flourish. Intrigued by Wilmington’s reputation as the “Hollywood of the East,” he saw an opportunity to merge his creative talents with business potential. This realization led him to pursue CFCC. He saw  Read More

CFCC student veteran secures full ride to Johnson & Wales

After graduating from high school, Andreah Anderson initially enrolled at CFCC, but she soon felt a strong calling to serve in the U.S. Army. That’s when she decided to leave college and devote herself to military service. FINDING COMFORT IN FAMILIARITY However, Andreah’s military career was cut short by an injury. After serving four and  Read More

CFCC’s Mascot Unveiled—The Making of a Mascot

There’s no better time than Spirit Week to meet the personality behind CFCC’s Sea Devil mascot, Ray. BUT FIRST, A QUICK HISTORY LESSON In 1970, CFCC hosted a campus contest for students to draw a potential mascot. The winning entry was a symbolic Sea Devil. Early Sea Devil mascots, circa 1970s Fast forward three decades,  Read More
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