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CFCC exceeds goal to raise $1 million for nursing scholarships

Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College is thrilled to announce that we have raised $1,046,994 for nursing scholarships, thanks to the generous support of individual and corporate donors in the community. This amount will provide an additional 52 nursing scholarships for our students, bringing the total number of nursing scholarships to approximately 130 per  Read More

Wilmington Contractors Association (WCA) supports CFCC students

It’s #FoundationFriday and we are pleased to announce the Wilmington Contractors Association (WCA) presented $9,000 to the CFCC Foundation to benefit the Wallace and Virginia West Endowed Scholarship fund and the Thurman Watts Book Scholarship. The West scholarship, established in 1999, honors two longtime administrators of the Wilmington Contractors Association (WCA), one of the oldest  Read More

Wilmington Riverfest supports CFCC students

Wilmington Riverfest has supported Cape Fear Community College students through the Riverfest/Ava Hobbs Endowed Scholarship fund since 2008, and we are excited to continue this wonderful partnership in changing lives! The Riverfest/Ava Hobbs scholarship supports CFCC Marine Technology students as they focus on their academic and career goals. Thank you to Riverfest for continuing to  Read More

Cape Fear Community College receives $25,000 toward student scholarships from Assistance League of Greater Wilmington

Wilmington, NC – The Cape Fear Community College Foundation is pleased to announce it has received $25,000 from the Assistance League of Greater Wilmington (ALGW). The gift will provide scholarships to support Cape Fear Community College students as they pursue their academic and career goals. “We thank the Assistance League of Greater Wilmington for this  Read More

Opportunities to Support CFCC Students on Giving Tuesday

Wilmington, NC – Since 2012, the Tuesday following Thanksgiving has been celebrated as Giving Tuesday, a day that encourages individuals across the globe to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. The CFCC Foundation allows students to succeed and fulfill their goals despite potential financial or emergency hardships. Through the generosity of donors, students are provided support  Read More

CFCC Student Receives Inaugural Scholarship

While weighing career possibilities, Maria Torres decided to take the masonry course offered at her high school. That’s when she discovered she had a knack for brick masonry. Torres enjoyed masonry so much that she studied it throughout high school. Encouraged by her masonry teacher, Torres entered 25 masonry competitions. She won several awards and  Read More

CFCC Foundation Mourns the Loss of Betsy Leonard

On Sunday, July 10, the entire Cape Fear Community College family lost a legend. Elizabeth (Betsy) Edwards Leonard was integral to the college and its Foundation since 2005. She served on the CFCC Foundation Board of Directors as chair for many years, was a member of the McKeithan Society, and served as Foundation Board Emeritus  Read More

CFCC Student Veterans Receive $5,000 from MOAA

WILMINGTON, NC – Eight Cape Fear Community College veteran students received scholarships from the Southeastern Chapter (SENCLAD) of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), the nation’s largest military officers association. A total of $5,000 was awarded to these students to help with tuition, cost of living, books, and equipment needed for school due to  Read More

CFCC Receives $75,000 Lumina Foundation and Achieving the Dream Grant

Wilmington, NC – Cape Fear Community College was selected as one of 20 community colleges in the nation to receive a Lumina Foundation and Achieving the Dream grant to boost enrollment of adult students of color. Through the Prioritizing Adult Community College Enrollment (PACCE) grant, the College plans to implement strategies to increase enrollment for  Read More

CFCC Announces Major Gift Supporting Nursing Students

WILMINGTON, NC — Cape Fear Community College is pleased to announce a significant expansion of support for CFCC’s nursing program and its students through the leadership gift of Dan Saklad, in memory of his wife, Sheila. Gifts to both the Cape Fear Community College Foundation and NHRMC Foundation ($400,000 in total) will support two major initiatives.  Read More
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