Want to Get a Head Start in the Job Market? Apply for the 2014-15 Student Leadership Academy!

The SLA is a uCatawba Valley Community College Student Leadership Academynique opportunity to help CVCC students with leadership potential grow as current and future leaders in every area of their lives, from home to church activities, to civic activities, to the world of work.

If you are selected for the Academy, you will identify your own leadership traits and style while developing skills in these areas (and others) as well: Conflict resolution, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, decision-making, communication, leadership ethics, team building and collaboration, and dealing with difficult people — areas in which leaders must be strong to be successful! Continue reading

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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 rneal@cvcc.edu

If you have a documented disability and need accommodations, please contact Wanda Horvath, 828-327-7000, ext. 4222 or whorvath@cvcc.edu 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 baseball@cvcc.edu.

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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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100% Pass Rate for ’14 Surgical Tech Grads

Recent graduates of Catawba Valley Community College’s Surgical Technology program achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Certification from the National Board of Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting in Littleton, Col.Recent graduates of Catawba Valley Community College’s Surgical Technology diploma program achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Certification from the National Board of Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting in Littleton, Col.

The national certification is a comprehensive exam covering the entire year of education at CVCC. It is required by all graduates of accredited surgical technology programs.

The complete graduating class that passed the national surgical technology certificate includes Brett Burkhart, Elissha Price, Bonnie Mayberry, Paige Dellinger, Amy Squibb, Jessica McAlister, Jennifer Alcantara and Tiffany Vadeboncouer. 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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