CVCC Academic Workshops Announced for Fall Semester

How the Brain Learns Academic WorkshopWant to learn how the brain learns or refine study skills? The CVCC Academic Workshops has something for everyone on campus.

Mark your calendars for the first workshop “How the Brain Learns”. This workshop will be held on Wed., Sept 3 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m in CAD 205. Rebecca Franklin, Tutor Coordinator is the facilitator.

For more information about the Fall Academic Workshops,  contact Renee Neal at 327-7000 ext. 4408 or

If you have a documented disability and need accommodations, please contact Wanda Horvath, 828-327-7000, ext. 4222 or 72 hours in advance to arrange services. Continue reading

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First Annual CVCC Red Hawks Athletics Golf Tournament

Come join the CVCC Red Hawks for the First Annual CVCC Red Hawks Athletic Golf Tournament on Friday, September 19 at the Ole Still Golf Club in Hickory, NC. There will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Tournament will include food, raffle items, Cornhole Tourney, Long Drive, and cash prizes. All proceeds benefit the CVCC Red Hawks Athletics program.

Cost is $60 per player, $200 per team. To register or more information, e-mail

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Mark Your Calendars For Fall Semester Events

Welcome to Fall Semester at Catawba Valley Community College! The CVCC Student Government Association has some great things happening on campus that will be fun, informative and entertaining. Mark your calendars for these dates! Continue reading

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CVCC Students Bring Home Gold and Silver at National SkillsUSA Competition

CVCC SkillsUSA National TeamCatawba Valley Community College students who earned the right to compete in the National SkillsUSA National Conference held recently in Kansas City, Mo., earned top finishes in their competitive categories.

SkillsUSA is an opportunity for high-performance students to match skills against their peers in leadership, teamwork, citizenship, character development, and discipline specific competition. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free-enterprise system and involvement in community service. Continue reading

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Former CVCC Baseball Player Daniel Fraga Honored

Daniel FragaFormer Catawba Valley Community College Baseball player and NJCAA All-American, Daniel Fraga, completed a postseason sweep of awards on Wednesday when he was among 50 players named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-American Team. Fraga just completed his Senior year at UNC Pembroke. Continue reading

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CVCC Student David Bares Awarded Scholarship To Attend CUFI Summit

Bares, David-CUFI Scholarship '14Catawba Valley Community College student David Bares recently received a scholarship from Christians United For Israel to attend the annual organization’s National Summit in Washington, D.C. this summer.

Bares will be one of 400 top college students from around the country to attend the summit. He received the scholarship based on his success in establishing a CUFI chapter at CVCC last year. Bares serves as president of the chapter, which is the newest one in the state. Continue reading

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NC State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation Announce Scholarships

SECU Con Ed Scholarships '14.jpgThe North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Foundation recently presented Continuing Education Scholarships to 10 Catawba Valley Community College students.

The $750 scholarships are part of a statewide initiative to meet the needs of the state’s unemployed and underemployed citizens. Recipients may also be a military veteran or member of the North Carolina National Guard. Short-term job training to develop new careers or retrain to advance current job skills are provided through the N.C. Community College System. Continue reading

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