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CFCC Soon-to-Be Graduate Has Her Eyes on the Skies

CFCC Student Ambassador and soon-to-be graduate Gabrielle Kirkman, 19, has her eyes on the skies after being accepted to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where she will pursue a degree in aeronautical science at the College of Aviation this fall. Originally from Greenville, NC, Gabrielle was recruited to play for the CFCC women’s soccer team. During her  Read More

CFCC Culinary Student Locks In Dream Job at Award-Winning Blackberry Farm Restaurant

“No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” Julia Child. And that’s just what Dylan Rhodes did. Dylan Rhodes, 18, found all the ingredients for a great education at Cape Fear Community College and managed to land his dream job before graduation! As a homeschooled high school student, Rhodes took advantage of  Read More

Sea Devil Spotlight: Michael Arrigo

Huge shout out to CFCC Honors student Michael Arrigo who accepted an invitation to present at the 21st Annual Undergraduate Honors Symposium at UNC Greensboro on March 12. Michael will be presenting critical commentary on two works of art depicting the Treaty Signing at Medicine Creek Lodge and representing CFCC. “I chose to go to  Read More

Sea Devil Spotlight: Garrett Pridgen

Rewind a few years to when current CFCC student Garrett Pridgen was a senior in high school. While many of Garrett’s friends were getting ready to attend four-year universities, Garrett decided to take an alternate route and enroll at CFCC. “I really didn’t know what I wanted to do out of high school, but I  Read More

CFCC Alumnus Makes Big Impact in Local Community

Serving the community has always been built into Deputy Sheriff Santos Pagan’s DNA – that’s what attracted him to law enforcement in the first place. “I’ve always been one to help people. Growing up standing up to ‘bullies’ and standing up for what I thought was right. Helping the less fortunate and those who couldn’t  Read More

Sea Devil Healthcare Hero: Marco Perez

Originally from Sampson County, Marco Perez decided to pursue a career in nursing at CFCC for its reputation as the #1 Best RN program in North Carolina. Since childhood, Marco knew he wanted to work in healthcare and landed on nursing for the career growth potential it offers. “From here I can move up and  Read More

Female Electrical Lineworker Graduate Locks in Three Job Offers

“I’ve always been small, I’ve never been the strongest at anything, I’ve always had the mentality that if I wanted it enough, I could do it. Do the work yourself, don’t count on anyone else. You shape your own destiny. You might have a helping hand along the way, but they can’t put the work  Read More

CFCC Graphic Design Student Turns Project into Freelance Opportunity

Cape Fear Community College Continuing Education student Joe Covas has been working with the Noni Bacca Winery to create labels for their locally produced wines. He began working with the winery for a student project, and ended up with a freelance contract. As a student in the graphic design program at CFCC, Covas has been  Read More

Passion-Turned-Career with CFCC Craft Brew Series

“I wanted a career in something I was passionate about,” said Bryan Satterfield Jr. Tired of working jobs that didn’t interest him and a beer-enthusiast at heart, Satterfield decided to nurture his excitement for craft beer by signing up for the Craft Brew Series at Cape Fear Community College. The series taught Satterfield everything from  Read More

CFCC Interior Design Students Partner with Welcome Home Angel for Unique Design Project

Cape Fear Community College students Tess Luman, Brianna Lovins, and Kara Kube worked on an unforgettable project this fall, adding to their workload as interior design students in the most meaningful way. The trio responded to a request for help from Welcome Home Angel, a non-profit organization in Wilmington that works with families of children  Read More
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