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CFCC marine tech students land offshore jobs with Fugro

Five Cape Fear Community College Marine Technology students and soon-to-be graduates accepted positions with the scientific marine company, Fugro. Joseph Cullipher, Sam Agee, Anthony Hazelton, Joe Eudy, and Josh Quinn will begin their new jobs following their graduation on May 13. “Fugro wins the prize this year for hiring the largest number of graduates at  Read More

CFCC student is ready to get the world in shape

After 20 years in retail and customer service, adult learner and mom Linda Rivera decided it was time for a career change. With a love for keeping her family healthy, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in physical therapy. And she found CFCC’s Health and Fitness science program to be the perfect warm  Read More

CFCC nursing grad locks in career at UVA Hospital

When Isaiah Norton was eight years old, his mother was diagnosed with brain cancer. Though surgery and radiation treatment cured her, the experience left Norton with a great appreciation for nurses. Norton began his nursing education in his home state of Wisconsin. But struggling to find the balance between academics and athletics, he decided to  Read More

Chemical Technology Student Lands Job at Quality Chemical Laboratories

If only being a professional student was a good-paying gig, then Wilmington native Ashley Wells would keep on studying at CFCC. However, she has discovered that her studies at CFCC have landed her a sweet, career-choice job right before graduation! After working in the Quality Chemical Laboratories (QCL) internship program at CFCC, Ashley applied for  Read More

CFCC theatre arts graduate achieves goal of formal training

Quentin Proulx (pronounced proo) arrived at CFCC with an extensive resume of acting jobs but no formal training. In 2017, he relocated to the Wilmington area from San Diego to enter the film industry and discovered CFCC’s Associate of Fine Arts – Theatre Arts program. “I have done thousands of trade shows, but I still  Read More

CFCC paralegal technology student wins second place in statewide essay contest

CFCC Paralegal Technology student Lara Girdler won second place in the North Carolina Paralegal Association (NCPA) Student Essay Contest. The essay contest, “I have chosen to be a paralegal…,” is an annual scholarship contest open to all paralegal students in North Carolina. Four winners receive scholarship funds to assist with tuition, books, and examination fees.  Read More

CFCC Graduate Spotlight: Elizabeth Hare

Elizabeth Hare was pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies at UNCW when she realized a need for interpreters. During her sophomore year, she met a deaf person dependent on their parents to help interpret in the hearing world. “There’s no advocacy or support for the deaf community and interpreting, and I’m a bit too  Read More

Ashley Sanchez

What was supposed to be a quick weekend trip to Wilmington turned into something much more for upcoming CFCC graduate Ashley Sanchez. She took a leap of faith when she decided on a whim to move halfway across the country to Wilmington and attend CFCC. We sat down with Ashley and asked her to share  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
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