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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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