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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

CFCC Holds Drive-In Ceremony to Celebrate May Graduates

Wilmington, NC — Cape Fear Community College held a drive-in graduation ceremony at its North Campus on Friday, May 14, 2021, to celebrate the achievements of fall 2020 and spring 2021 graduates. The ceremony included a commencement address from guest Mrs. Margaret Weller-Stargell, President and CEO of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc.; as well as messages  Read More

Fuller Family Endows CFCC Scholarship for Broadway for Better World Program Participants

WILMINGTON, NC – The Wilson Center and the Cape Fear Community College Foundation are thrilled to announce the creation of the Tracy Wilkes Broadway for a Better World Student Scholarship. This new scholarship, endowed by the Fuller Family, was named in honor of longtime Wilmington youth activist Tracy Wilkes – who founded DREAMS of Wilmington  Read More

CFCC Receives $70,000 from Step Up for Soldiers to Fund Veteran Scholarships

Wilmington, NC – Step Up for Soldiers recently awarded $70,000 to the Cape Fear Community College Foundation to be used for student veteran scholarships. Originally founded in 2004 by its current president, Tom Russell, Step Up for Soldiers is dedicated to supporting members of the Armed Forces. “We wanted to give back to the soldiers and  Read More

CFCC Director of Philanthropy Awarded the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Designation

Wilmington, NC — Cape Fear Community College is pleased to announce Logan Thompson, Director of Philanthropy for the CFCC Foundation has been named a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). Thompson will join over 7,200 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation. Individuals granted the CFRE credential have met a series of standards set  Read More

Cape Fear Fair and Expo Funds CFCC Scholarships

Wilmington, NC – The Cape Fear Fair and Expo recently awarded over $11,000 to the Cape Fear Community College Foundation to be used for student scholarships. For every ticket purchased at the Cape Fear Fair and Expo, the group donates a dollar to its scholarship fund. Over the past several years, CFCC students have received over  Read More

Full Belly Project Lives on in New Economic and Workforce Development Scholarship at CFCC

The Cape Fear Community College Foundation is among the five organizations to receive funds from the Full Belly Project after the local nonprofit, dedicated to developing simple tools to improve lives around the world, announced its dissolution this past December. Fully Belly Project’s gift to CFCC of $10,000 established the Full Belly Project Technology, Innovation,  Read More

CFCC Student Veterans Receive $5,000 from MOAA

The Southeastern Chapter (SENCLAD) of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) — the nation’s largest military officers association—recently awarded $5,000 to nine Cape Fear Community College student veterans. The mission of the SENCLAND Chapter is to benefit members of the uniformed services, their families, and survivors and to advocate for a strong national defense  Read More

CFCC Foundation Welcomes New Board Directors

The Cape Fear Community College Foundation welcomes Kyle Bullock, Dr. Janie Canty-Mitchell, Christopher Dunn, Jack Fuller, Teresa Huffmon, James Mayew, and Margaret Weller-Stargell to its Board of Directors. “It is such an honor to have these esteemed members of our community joining us to raise funds to support students in pursuit of their education. The  Read More

Kiwanis Club of Wilmington Awards Record High CFCC Student Scholarship Support

This year marks the Kiwanis Club of Wilmington’s 100 th year anniversary. On this very special year, the Kiwanis Club of Wilmington, via Zoom call, donated a record $4,000 – more than any previous year – to support student scholarships at Cape Fear Community College. The Kiwanis Club of Wilmington has supported the Cape Fear  Read More

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