CVCC Students Participate in Emerging Issues Forum

Emerging Issues Forum '15-Eversole & Reed Photo

Catawba Valley Community College students Brittany Reed (front, 3rd from left) and Jennifer Eversole (4th from left) participated in the 30th annual Emerging Issues Forum held in Raleigh last month. The Institute for Emerging Issues brings people together around complex issues in pursuit of a single goal: to ensure North Carolina’s future competitiveness.

Catawba Valley Community College students Brittany Reed and Jennifer Eversole participated in the 30thannual Emerging Issues Forum held in Raleigh last month. The Institute for Emerging Issues brings people together around complex issues in pursuit of a single goal: to ensure North Carolina’s future competitiveness.

Reed was a member of CVCC’s 2014 National Champion SkillsUSA Entrepreneurship Team. Eversole is president of CVCC’s SkillsUSA chapter and won the Most Outstanding Chapter Award during the 2014 SkillsUSA National Competition. Continue reading

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CVCC Hosts Radiography Program Open House For Those Interested In Enrolling

CVCC Radiography ArtworkCatawba Valley Community College’s Radiography Program will host an Open House for individuals interested in radiography or x-ray careers on Tues., March 24, 2 to 4 p.m. The open house will be held in rooms 136 and 147 of the Robert E. Paap Building located on the Main Campus in Hickory.

Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, the Radiography Program is a five-semester program offering an Associate in Applied Science degree. Graduates work in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, medical laboratories, government agencies and industry. Continue reading

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CVCC Announces Call for “Shark Tank” Entries

CVCC Shark Tank 2015Catawba Valley Community College announces a call for entries to its fifth annual Shark Tank competition by March 31.

The contest provides students and entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch a business idea to a panel of judges for a chance to win cash prizes. CVCC’s Shark Tank promotes and mentors entrepreneurship by providing a low-risk environment for students and entrepreneurs to practice pitching a business idea. Continue reading

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CVCC Students Attend ImagingUSA Conference in Nashville

Students enrolled in the Catawba Valley Community College’s Photographic Technology associate degree program recently attended the annual ImagingUSA conference held in Nashville, Tenn. Sponsored by professional photographers, the conference hosts over 10,000 attendees from around the world for a unique learning and networking opportunity. Students attended presentations by some of the biggest names in the photographic industry and attended educational classes geared to improve their business skills, photographic repertoire and use of technologies. CVCC students also assisted professional photographers with various responsibilities and were given the opportunity to have their portfolios critiqued. Pictured are students (clockwise) Keith Isley, Faith Davis, Melissa Jones, and Megan Hass standing outside the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

Pictured are students (clockwise) Keith Isley, Faith Davis, Melissa Jones, and Megan Hass standing outside the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

Students enrolled in the Catawba Valley Community College’s Photographic Technology associate degree program recently attended the annual ImagingUSA conference held in Nashville, Tenn.

Sponsored by professional photographers, the conference hosts over 10,000 attendees from around the world for a unique learning and networking opportunity.

Students attended presentations by some of the biggest names in the photographic industry and attended educational classes geared to improve their business skills, photographic repertoire and use of technologies.

CVCC students also assisted professional photographers with various responsibilities and were given the opportunity to have their portfolios critiqued.

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CVCC’s Circle K International Chapter Wins District Awards

Circle K District Convention 2015 ImageCatawba Valley Community College’s Circle K International chapter earned a number of awards during the District Convention of the Carolinas held recently in Greenville, S.C.
Catawba Valley Community College’s Circle K International chapter earned a number of awards during the District Convention of the Carolinas held recently in Greenville, S.C. 
 
CVCC students excelled among their peers from participating four-year schools, including North Carolina State University, UNC Chapel Hill, UNC-Wilmington, Wake Forest University, Duke University, College of Charleston, USC-Aiken, and Lenoir Rhyne University. 

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