CVCC Announces April 1 Reading By Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Sonia Nazario

Sonia Nazario ImageCatawba Valley Community College’s Humanities Department will host a reading by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Sonia Nazario Wed., April 1, at noon in the CVCC Tarlton Complex and again at 6 p.m. in the CVCC Student Center. Both locations are on the main campus in Hickory located at 2550 US Hwy. 70 SE.

Nazario is the author of “Enrique’s Journey: The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite With His Mother.”

The author’s presentation is funded by a grant received through the CVCC Foundation, Inc., from the 3M Corporation, and is also supported by the CVCC Office of Multicultural Affairs. There is no charge for admission to either readings. Continue reading

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CVCC’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Inducts New Members

PTK Induction 2015 Photo

Catawba Valley Community’s Beta Eta Delta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recently inducted new members.

Phi Theta Kappa is the most prestigious scholarly organization for students at two-year colleges. The organization aims to recognize outstanding academic achievement, encourage scholarship, and foster a commitment to service for the college and community. Continue reading

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Take the SGA Spring 2015 Survey

CVCC Student Government Association LogoYour opinions are very important to us. Click here to take the SGA Spring 2015 Survey.  We want to know what you think.

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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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