CVCC Health Innovation Center Offers TEAS V Exam Prep

CVCC TEAS V Exam PrepThe TEAS V (TEST OF ESSENTIAL ACADEMIC SKILLS) exam is an important factor in the competitive selection process for Allied Health program applicants. CVCC is offering an exam preparation class for students preparing to take the important TEAS exam.

Many Allied Health programs require a TEAS exam as part of the competitive selection process. The TEAS exam preparation class will enable students to be as prepared as possible on test day. Continue reading

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Educators, Career Changers Invited to Early Childhood Education Open House Oct. 28

Catawba Valley Community College’s Early Childhood Education Department will hold an open house Tues., Oct. 28, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., in Room 216 of the Robert E. Paap Building on the main campus in Hickory.

Attendees will learn about various early childhood educational opportunities offered by the college. In addition to a two year associate degree for those pursuing credentials to work in child development and public schools, CVCC also offers a diploma that can be completed in four semesters. A school-age certificate and infant/toddler care certificate can each be completed in two semesters. Faculty will be on hand to answer questions about requirements for enrolling and options for completing the credentials as a full-time or part-time student. Continue reading

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Lowe’s Buchan Club Scholarship Awarded Through CVCC Foundation Inc.


Lowe’s (Home Improvement) Buchan Retired Employees Group recently presented a scholarship to Catawba Valley Community College student Brittany Reed through the CVCC Foundation, Inc.

Reed is enrolled in the entrepreneurship associate degree program and will graduate next May. She plans to continue studies at CVCC in order to earn an associate degree in business administration so she can help expand her mother’s business. Continue reading

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Hickory Woman’s Club Scholarships Awarded Through CVCC Foundation Inc

HICKORY WOMAN’S CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED THROUGH CVCC FOUNDATION, INC. The Hickory Woman’s Club recently presented two Catawba Valley Community College students with a scholarship through the CVCC Foundation, Inc.

Molly A. Peeler of Hickory is studying latent evidence in the college’s Criminal Justice Department. A 2011 graduate of St. Stephens High School, she is treasurer of the Computer Information Security Systems Club and Membership Vice President of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. She is also president of the Criminal Justice Club. She plans to transfer to Champlain College to earn a bachelor’s degree and work for the FBI. Continue reading

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CVCC Division Earns State Recognition


Catawba Valley Community College’s Learning & Personal Enrichment Innovation Center was recently awarded the North Carolina Community Colleges Adult Educators Association’s (NCCCAEA) 2014 Innovation Award.

CVCC was recognized for its creativity and innovation in programming, management practice, communication, marketing, or customer service in continuing education programs. Continue reading

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CVCC Offers Winter Intersession Classes Beginning December 8

Great news! A Winter Session class opportunity is now available for Currently Enrolled and Visiting Students from other colleges or universities. Take one class for four weeks from December 8 – January 7!

Take advantage of this great opportunity to lighten up your college class load. With one class, you can earn up to 3 credit hours in just 4 weeks! Tuition is $72.00 per credit hour for North Carolina residents ($264.00 per credit hour for out of state residents) PLUS all applicable fees and textbook costs. Continue reading

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CVCC Offers Substitute Teacher Credential

Catawba Valley Community College is offering an EDU 275 Effective Teacher Training course online beginning in November. Successful completion earns the credential to become a substitute teacher for Hickory City or Alexander County Schools.

The online format is ideal for individuals who work. Continue reading

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