Category Archives: Press Releases

Students Complete Detention Officer Training

Students from Nash County, Franklin County, Vance County and Johnston County Sheriff’s Offices recently completed Detention Officer training at Nash Community College. The certification includes 179 hours of training designed to train qualified participants to function as officers in detention facilities. The course is governed by the North Carolina Sheriffs’ and North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commissions. Students who […]

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New facilities to expand NCC’s offerings

​Nash Community College broke ground on two new buildings on Thursday, October 12 for Advanced Manufacturing and Cosmetology. The facilities are slated to open in the summer of 2018. “Good projects take all kinds of leadership to spur people to action. This expansion project, like many of the programs at NCC, has many partners. County leadership worked with the College, […]

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NCC Foundation Awards 2017-2018 Scholarships

The NCC Foundation awarded $262,335 in scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. Approximately 217 students received scholarships at the Forty-Second Annual Scholarship Awards Program held Thursday, November 2. Recalling her experience as a young student, NCC alumna and Foundation Board President Robyn Perkerson said, “I could have never afforded to attend Nash without the scholarships of the Nash Community College Foundation. […]

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NCC President Attends Herring Lecture

Nash Community College president Dr. Bill Carver, pictured right, attended the 2017 Dallas Herring Lecture held October 3 at North Carolina State University’s College of Education Friday Institution for Educational Innovation. Carver is a member of the NCSU Envisioning Excellence Advisory Board which consists of current and former community college presidents, non-profit leaders whose work supports community colleges, and community college system leaders. […]

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NCC Nursing Students Serve on State Board

Two Nash Community College Nursing students have been selected to serve on the North Carolina Association of Nursing Students (NCANS) Board. Brittney Pendergrass, left, of Castalia is the District IV Director at Large and Jennifer Schwartz, right, of Louisburg is the Association’s Treasurer. Pendergrass and Schwartz will each serve a one year term representing North Carolina nursing students. They will be […]

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NCC Hosts Cosmetology Instructors’ Association Meeting

Nash Community College President Dr. Bill Carver welcomed approximately 200 attendees to campus for the North Carolina Community College Cosmetology Instructors’ Association Meeting. The day-long event held Monday, October 30, 2017 highlighted educational and NC Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners updates, networking, e-learning instructional strategies and a review of cosmetology standards.

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Culinary Students Serve Award-Winning Chili

The Nash Community College Culinary Club placed first in the “Anything Goes” category at Meals on Wheels’ Beans and Brews chili cook off held Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Rocky Mount Mills. The award-winning red chili with beans featured special ingredients for flavor including craft beer, whiskey, coffee, NCC campus-grown peppers and a secret ingredient too good to reveal. Culinary […]

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NCC Biology Students Awarded for Research

Faculty and students from Nash Community College’s Biology Department attended the 43rd Annual Southeastern Population Ecology & Evolutionary Genetics Meeting, held in Laurel Hill, NC October 20-22, 2017, hosted by the Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Nash Community College Associate in Science students perform graduate level research, preparing for, and successfully transferring to, […]

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NCC Cosmetology Market Day November 18th

The Nash Community College Cosmetology Program invites the community to Cosmetology Market Day on Saturday, November 18 in the College’s Science & Technology Building parking lot. From 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM community members will enjoy a day of fun featuring crafts, food, hair care demonstrations, jewelry displays, and student competitions. Area businesses will also be on hand showcasing their products and services. This […]

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NCC Library Associate Director Presents at UNC-CH

Nash Community College’s Associate Director of the Library, Robert James, is participating as a panelist at the “Share and Learn: A Gathering for Local History Professionals” program at Louis Round Wilson Library at​ the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on November 6 and 7.​ The invitation only program is being hosted by the North Carolina Collection. ​Library directors with a North Carolina […]

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