NCC Students Place in Tri-State Welding Competition

Nash Community College welding students Matthew Cooke of Louisburg (right) and Joseph Bateman of Zebulon (left) recently placed in the American Welding Society Tri-State Welding and Fabrication Competition in Salisbury, NC at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. NCC’s Cooke placed first and Bateman placed seventh among the 23 students participating from community colleges in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Participants demonstrated Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) processes. For more information on the Nash Community College Welding program, call 252-451-8270.

NCC Hosts Consortium for Higher Ed.

Nash Community College President Bill Carver recently welcomed leaders from colleges and universities throughout eastern North Carolina at the Eastern North Carolina Consortium for Higher Education meeting at Nash Community College. As separate educational entities, the consortium members have pledged to work together to share ideas, information, services and resources to further mutual goals and spur economic development and regional growth. Continue reading

Southern Bank Contributes to NCC’s Scholarship Program

Lank Dunton, Southern Bank Assistant Vice President (left), presents Nash Community College President Bill Carver (right) and NCC Foundation Executive Director Pat Daniels (center) the bank’s contribution to the 2012 scholarship campaign. The gift will benefit the Southern Bank & Trust Company Scholarship Endowment established at Nash Community College in 1998 to provide educational opportunities for students enrolled in the College’s business technologies program.

NCC Announces Nurse Aide Graduates

Nash Community College is pleased to announce the
following Nurse Aide I and II graduates. The Nurse Aide I class
introduces basic nursing skills required to provide personal care for
patients in a health care setting. Nurse Aide I graduates are eligible
to take the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP or NACES)
Examination. The Nurse Aide II class prepares students to perform more
complex skills for patients regardless of the setting. Nurse Aide II
graduates are eligible to apply for listing as a Nurse Aide II with the
North Carolina State Board of Nursing.

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NCC Graduate Headed to Law School

Nash Community College graduate Jammie Wacenske is headed to law school.

Since she was five years old, Wacenske, of Nashville, NC, has wanted to be a lawyer. And this fall, she will begin making that dream a reality.

After graduating from Nash Central High School, she enrolled at Nash Community College because of its affordability and proximity to her home.

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