Category Archives: Press Releases

Communities in Schools Eighth Graders Tour Nash Community College

Nash Community College recently hosted approximately 50 eighth graders from the Tar River Academy, Parker and Edwards Middle Schools as part of a College Prep Tour. The students are participants in the Communities in Schools College Access Program which identifies students, beginning in the seventh grade, who show potential for academic success. These students continue through the program until high […]

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NCC Supports United Way Campaign

Nash Community College employees helped kick off the College’s annual United Way Campaign last week. The College was the first employer to participate in United Way Tar River Region’s “Road Trippin’ with United Way” promotion. The Honda Civic, sponsored by Davenport Autopark, will travel throughout Nash and Edgecombe Counties during the campaign. Using fun props, individuals took selfies on campus with […]

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Davenport Autopark Sponsors Hole-in-One Prize

Golfers participating in the 28th Annual Nash Community College Foundation Student Scholarship Golf Classic on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Benvenue Country Club will have a chance to win a 2017 Buick Regal as a hole-in-one prize sponsored by Davenport Autopark. Pictured f​rom left, NCC Foundation Executive Director Pam Ballew, Davenport Autopark General Manager Neill Nelson, NCC President Dr. Bill Carver, and […]

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NCC to Host Bounty & Barrel Event

The Nash Community College Foundation and Debbie’s Fund will host a one-of-a-kind Bounty & Barrel event Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Nash Community College’s Business and Industry Center. Debbie’s Fund was established as a memorial tribute to Debbie Kornegay, her legacy, passion for cooking, ministry of service, and commitment to education, and has impacted […]

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Correction Enterprises Awards NCC For On-Campus Optical Center Partnership

​Nash Community College ​has been awarded the Platinum Partnership Award by Correction Enterprises for providing complimentary space and outstanding cooperation for an on-campus optical center. Correction Enterprises has operated an optical production facility manned by inmates at Nash Correctional Institution since 1998. In 2008, Correction Enterprises opened its first optical fitting and sales center in Raleigh, followed by a second […]

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Law Enforcement Officers Complete Crisis Intervention Training

Law enforcement officers from Nash County Sheriff’s Office, Spring Hope Police Department, and Rocky Mount Police Department recently completed Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training at Nash Community College. CIT is a 40-hour training designed to assist law enforcement officers who respond to incidents involving individuals with a mental health or substance use crisis, or intellectual and developmental disabilities. The CIT […]

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NCC Announces Blue Love Scholars Program

College expenses continue to increase, and Nash Community College is committed to lifelong success for its students with a new program launching in the fall 2018 semester. The Blue Love Scholars Program was established to assist prospective students who are devoted to their educational journey and future success. The program is specifically designed to help fill the financial gap for […]

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NCC Teaches Teens about Healthy Living

In partnership with Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. (OIC) and Tyson Multimedia, Nash Community College Culinary Arts department hosted approximately 15 young teenage women in its kitchen Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Chef Frank Bookhardt shared healthy eating concepts, and provided instruction as the group prepared pizzas using healthy ingredients. As part of the Healthy Places NC grant, the program was designed […]

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