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Cape Fear Community College Assists Tru Colors Employees after Company Closure

Wilmington, NC – In collaboration with Mt. Calvary Center and the Cape Fear Workforce Development Board, CFCC connects Tru Colors employees to career training resources and support. Cape Fear Community College is working to assist Tru Colors employees after the company’s closure last week. CFCC provides resources and training to help individuals looking to enhance  Read More

CFCC detention officer graduates exceed state standards

WILMINGTON, NC — Cape Fear Community College celebrated the graduation of eighteen Detention Officer Certification Course (DOCC) students on Friday, July 1, 2022. The students from five counties throughout North Carolina participated in the five-week course and passed the state exam. Offered to detention officers from across the region, the state-mandated course load requires 174  Read More

CFCC launches community paramedicine course

WILMINGTON, NC — Cape Fear Community College, in partnership with Novant Health, is pleased to launch a new Community Paramedicine course beginning on June 12, 2022. The course consists of 100 hours of online and practical skills designed for current Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and ambulance service personnel to expand their skills and career opportunities and make  Read More

CFCC Presents at International Law Enforcement Training Conference in Fort Worth, Texas

FORT WORTH, TX — Cape Fear Community College Law Enforcement Program Director Tim Fuss and Coordinator Mitch Cunningham recently traveled to Fort Worth, Texas to present at the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) Conference on May 16, 2022. CFCC was selected to present among hundreds of proposals submitted for  Read More

CFCC essentials student gains independence while learning basic skills

While researching available adult education programs in the Wilmington area, Tony Karras’s mother discovered the Essentials Program at Cape Fear Community College. Tony was no longer attending public high school, but he still needed to learn basic skills. And CFCC’s Essentials Program offered flexible, self-paced coursework that was the perfect fit for Tony. CFCC’s Essentials  Read More

CFCC launches manufacturing programs to meet local demand

WILMINGTON, NC — To meet local workforce needs, Cape Fear Community College is launching three programs this June: Manufacturing Production Technician, Machining Applications, and Distribution Warehousing. These short-term training programs will allow students to train for careers in the manufacturing industry. “Yogasleep, Wilmington Grill, TriTech Forensics, Hitachi, MojoTone, and other local manufacturing employers have expressed  Read More

CFCC launches fiber optic cable installer training program

WILMINGTON, NC — Cape Fear Community College, in partnership with CloudWyze, Focus Broadband, Spectrum, Fiber Optic Solutions, and MasTec, is pleased to launch a new Fiber Optic Cable Installer training program to meet the local workforce demand. “CloudWyze is proud to partner with CFCC in the Fiber Optic Cable Installer program. At CloudWyze, we continue  Read More

A Student’s Journey from Nurse to Detention Officer

After years of being a nurse, Lacie Long traded in her stethoscope for a badge and made the transition from nurse to a detention officer. Lacie always had a criminal justice career in the back of her mind. Inspired by her father, a retired state trooper, she pursued her criminal justice degree and then enrolled  Read More

Working mom finds success through English classes at CFCC

This working mom of three finds success and independence through English as a Second Language Classes at Cape Fear Community College. Humberta Cruz-Gonzales, baker and mom of three, immigrated to the United States from Mexico 16 years ago. She picked up bits of English from radio and television, but just enough to get by. She  Read More

West-Coast Father-Son Duo Start Lineworker Career Training at CFCC

A Tale of Two Andres After years in the mortgage industry, California resident Andre Long, Sr. was seeking a career change. Through a friend and former Cape Fear Community College student, Long learned about CFCC’s Electrical Lineworker program. 10-Week East-Coast Lineworker Training Long researched his west coast options and found that even though Cape Fear  Read More
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