Education That Works
Whether you are a prospective student, parent, current student, alumni, or friend, this publication is for you. This magazine will provide you with the latest and exciting things happening at the college. Central Carolina Community College is recognized throughout the state for its reputation of innovation and academic excellence. We offer associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in more than 45 programs of study. The college also has an expansive continuing education program. Day, evening, and online courses are available to fit your schedule and lifestyle. At CCCC, you can prepare to enter the workforce or transfer to a university—all at an affordable cost. Most importantly, our college is student-focused. Faculty, staff, and administration are committed to helping students achieve their educational goals. We will help you every step of the way, from finding financial aid to picking the right major. I hope you will have an opportunity to visit a campus location near you!
T Are you ready for distance learning? Contents 1 2 4 President’s welcome letter An exciting journey of education, life preparation, and self-discovery awaits you. able of Welcome to Central Carolina Community College! Welcome to Central Carolina Community College! Learning that fits your lifestyle Paying for your college education We invite you to join us for an exciting, interesting, and enriching journey of education and self-discovery. As a CCCC student, you will gain the knowledge and skills to move successfully into the workplace or to continue your education at a four-year college or university. Along the way, you will also gain more confidence in and knowledge of yourself and your goals as you study, work, and connect with other students in service and fun activities. Central Carolina Community College offers high quality education at an affordable cost. With day and evening classes at campuses and centers in Chatham, Harnett, and Lee counties, as well as online, an education at CCCC is readily accessible. Central Carolina Community College is studentfocused. Faculty, staff, and administrators are committed to helping you achieve your educational goals. Research done for CNNMoney, the world’s largest business website, ranked CCCC 65th in the nation for its success in helping students to graduate or successfully transfer. An exciting journey of education, life preparation, and self-discovery awaits you. You have taken the first step by reading this guide. Come and continue that journey at Central Carolina Community College! 4 majors in demand Learn more about these four majors at CCCC 6 8 Prepare for college by learning about your financial aid options. 8 Steps to get you started at CCCC Chatham and Harnett spotlight Find out more about educational opportunities in these two counties 10 12 14 15 Starting classes is easier than you might think with these 8 steps Helping the community and businesses Start where you are We can help you further your education, whether you’re a traditional or adult student. See what the economic and community development division offers My story, my college CCCC success stories College credit in high school Don’t wait until you graduate high school to start your college education! 16 Dr. T. Eston “Bud” Marchant President, Central Carolina Community College www.cccc.edu 1