Unifour Foundation Awards Second Grant to CVCC For Expansion of Catawba Valley Furniture Academy

Unifour Foundation Grant July 2016 ImageThe Unifour Foundation has awarded Catawba Valley Community College a second grant to support the critically needed expansion of the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy.

The Catawba Valley Furniture Academy is an industry-driven training program designed in collaboration with local furniture manufacturers to prepare a workforce with industry-specific skills for modern-day furniture manufacturing not currently in supply. Continue reading

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CVCC Manufacturing Academy Accepting Applications For Next Session

CVCC LogoCVCC’s Manufacturing Academy is currently accepting applications for its next session which begins on August 1 and runs through September 29.  The Manufacturing Academy is a partnership with local companies throughout Catawba County which have come together to develop an industry-driven training course to prepare individuals for manufacturing positions that are in high demand by many of the region’s largest employers. Continue reading

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CVCC Holds GenCyber Camp for Kids

GenCyber Camp 2016 ImageThe next generation of cyber warriors recently wrapped up a week-long camp at Catawba Valley Community College. Fifty middle and high school students learned more about cybersecurity careers and “ethical hacking” at GenCyber Summer Camp held at CVCC.

CVCC provided the free experience to educate children about careers in a rapidly growing, high-demand career field. In a hands-on environment, students learned from a combination of lectures and interactive activities, followed by group competitions. Topics taught included computer hardware, operating systems, cybersecurity tools, hacking tools and ethics. Continue reading

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CVCC Launches New Computed Tomography Credential Information Session July 25 and August 18

Tomography-head imageCatawba Valley Community College (Hickory, N.C.) is launching a new Computed Tomography Program beginning Sept. 14.

Admission is open to technologists currently credentialed and working in the areas of Computed Tomography, Radiography, Radiation Therapy or Nuclear Medicine. Students currently enrolled in one of these programs may also be considered for admission.

Offered through the college’s Continuing Education Department, instruction will be offered online for the convenience of working technologists. Continue reading

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CVCC Announces Campus Traffic Re-Routing During Construction

Drivers traveling through the Catawba Valley Community College main campus on US Hwy. 70 SE in Hickory should be advised that through traffic on the campus will be periodically interrupted beginning Wed., July 13 to complete a major storm drain repair and parking lot repaving project.

College Drive East will be closed to through traffic from July 13 until July 17. College Drive West directly across Hwy. 70 from Walmart at the traffic light, and College Drive South (Startown Rd.) will remain open to access campus.

The West Wing Parking lot is closed for approximately four weeks while repaving is completed.

Updates on construction closures and traffic re-routing will be announced by college administration as needed.

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