“Paper Angels” Film Screening & Foster Care System Discussion Nov. 16 at CVCC

Paper Angels Movie PosterCatawba Valley Community College’s Interdisciplinary Read Committee will host a screening Wed., Nov. 16, of the film “Paper Angels.” The film is based on the book “Paper Angels” co-authored by Jimmy Wayne and Travis Thrasher. The book was inspired by Wayne’s country song of the same name.
“Walk to Beautiful,” written by Wayne about growing up in the North Carolina Foster Care system, was chosen for this year’s interdisciplinary read.

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Catawba Valley Furniture Academy Relocates; Student-Made Furniture For Sale

Showroom FurnitureThe Catawba Valley Furniture Academy operated by Catawba Valley Community College has relocated to 973 Locust St. off US Hwy. 70 in Newton.

Sale of student produced upholstered furniture has also moved to this location. Sale hours are 4 to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Continue reading

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CVCC Student Wins Photo Contest

Alicia Cocke National Student Day WinnerCatawba Valley Community College student Alicia Cocke recently won a $100 gift card in a nationwide selfie photo contest conducted by the National Association of College Stores celebrating the 6th annual National Student Day.

Cocke was one of 25 gift card winners in the National Student Day #SMILEforNSD Selfie Contest. Her participation, along with the others, helped the National Association of College Stores raise $1,200 to be given to Scholarship America’s Dream Award that helps students struggling to pay for college. Continue reading

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CVCC Students Attend Southeast Society of Photographic Education Conference

SPE Conf. 2016-Columbus, GAStudents enrolled in Catawba Valley Community College’s Photographic Technology associate degree recently attended the Southeastern Society of Photographic Education conference in Columbus, Ga.

The conference was held at Columbus State University in collaboration with Eye South Symposium, the Do Good Fund, “Aint-Bad” online magazine and Atlanta Celebrates Photography. Continue reading

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CVCC Business Students Visit Tryon International Equestrian Center

tryon-international-equestrian-center-field-trip-2016Business students enrolled at Catawba Valley Community College recently visited the Tryon International Equestrian Center located in Polk County in Western North Carolina to learn about the venue’s unique business model.

Students who attended include Gianluca Graziano, Caleah Xiong, Sierra Tuttle, Luis Gallardo, Ekua Brew, Vanessa Sharp, Alexis Hunt, Brittany Gillion, Sebastian Acosta, Grace McDougall, Crystal Jones and Paochoua Xiong. Continue reading

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