Monthly Archives: May 2013

Small Receives NCC Staff Award

Andrew Small, Nash Community College’s Director of Electronic Media, was the 2013 J. Edgar and Peggie T. Moore Staff Award recipient. Small has been employed with Nash Community College since 2010. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Auburn University. The Staff Award is an annual award recognizing the outstanding work ethic of a non-instructional employee at […]

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Nash Community College Nurses Graduate

Nash Community College recognized 25 Associate Degree Nursing graduates during its 37th pinning ceremony held Thursday, May 16, 2013. Ms. Leslie Hall, MSN, RN, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer at Nash Health Care Systems, delivered the keynote address. Alumni of the Park View School of Nursing were recognized at the nurses pinning. The Park View School of Nursing  trained […]

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NCC Professor to Hold Public Lecture

Dr. Mary Wayne Watson, Professor of Humanities at Nash Community College (NCC), will offer the first in a summer series of scholarly lectures at 1:30 p.m. on June 10, 2013. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Watson’s subject will be “Gerald White Johnson: North Carolina’s Pioneering Journalist and Noted Historian.” The presentation will be held as part […]

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NCC Holds Jack Laughery Ride for Knowledge

The Sixth Annual Jack Laughery Ride for Knowledge was held at Rocky Mount Harley-Davidson on Saturday, May 4, 2013 raising $5,000 for the Helen & Jack Laughery Honorary Scholarship Fund.   The annual event serves as a tribute to Jack Laughery, the former Chairman and CEO of Hardee’s Food Systems, Inc., along with his wife Helen and their love of […]

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Nash and Wilson Community Colleges Receive Golden LEAF Grant

Nash and Wilson Community Colleges are recipients of an $845,000 grant through the Golden LEAF Essential Skills in Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Initiative. The grant supports Project NC301, a partnership aimed at meeting employment demands in the local pharmaceutical, logistics manufacturing and metal fabrication industries. Because of the high-tech nature of today’s advanced manufacturing workplace, employers need workers with technical, specialized […]

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NCC Awards President’s Cup to Progress Energy

Nash Community College’s most prestigious award, the President’s Cup, was awarded in April to Progress Energy in appreciation of their collaboration and support of the Electric Line Construction program. Each year, the President’s Cup can be awarded to anyone affiliated with Nash Community College who has made an indelible mark on the College. “Progress Energy’s support and industry partnership with […]

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Nash Community College Students Fight Hunger

More than 400 students, faculty, staff, and administrators from Nash Community College and the Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School recently packaged 70,000 bags of food for Stop Hunger Now. Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief organization with the mission to end hunger by providing access to food and life-saving aid throughout the world. Event volunteers packaged enough […]

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