Monthly Archives: October 2013

NCC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony

A groundbreaking ceremony held at Nash Community College on Tuesday, October 22nd marked the beginning of the new Continuing Education and Public Services building construction project. This expansion process started in 2010 with the purchase of 25 acres of adjacent property. The architects and the contractors were selected and building plans were completed. The college expansion features a repeat team […]

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NCC Purchases Line Truck with Progress Energy Foundation Grant

Nash Community College Electric Line Construction students will gain new skills and experience to prepare them for careers in the electrical utility field. This is due to a grant from the Progress Energy Foundation that allowed the college to purchase a Polecat line truck for the program. Students will have the opportunity for hands-on practice and most importantly, supervised “real-world” […]

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Science Students Meet Acclaimed Scientist

The Nash Community College Math & Science Club recently welcomed Jason Brown, a postdoctoral fellow at Duke University, during Meet the Scientist Day. Brown studies ecological, genetic and geospatial analyses to address evolutionary and conservation questions along with behavioral ecology, evolution and systematics of South American poison frogs. Brown shared about his scientific work in the tropical rainforests of Peru and how […]

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NCC Marketing Team Recognized by National Council

Nash Community College’s Marketing was recently recognized by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) Southeast United States district for its marketing collateral. The NCMPR is an organization for marketing and public relations professionals at community colleges and technical colleges across the United States.   The College’s Marketing team, which includes Senior Director of Marketing and Public Relations […]

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NCC Child Development Center Five-Star License Renewed

The Nash Community College Betsy B. Currin Child Development Center recently received an unannounced, random observation by the North Carolina Rated Licensing Assessment Project as a part of center’s three-year review process. Following the review, the Center’s Five-Star license was renewed. In the picture, the Nash Community College Drama Club provides an interactive performance of the stories from the books […]

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NCC Receives $5,000 Grant to Support Workforce Training Curriculum

The 7×24 Exchange Carolinas Chapter recently presented $5,000 to three North Carolina community colleges, including Nash Community College, Wake Technical Community College and Cleveland Community College. On the same day, $23 million in US Department of Labor funds were awarded to three N.C. community colleges, UNC Charlotte and Moultrie Technical College in Georgia for the development of Mission Critical Operations […]

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Communities in Schools Eighth Graders Visit NCC

Nash Community College Vice President for Instruction and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Trent Mohrbutter welcomed approximately 40 eighth graders from Parker and Edwards Middle Schools for a College Prep Tour at Nash Community College this week. The students are participants in the Communities in Schools College Access Program which identifies students, beginning in the seventh grade, who show potential for […]

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