CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a $210 million bonds package for Central Piedmont Community College. The hefty sum of money will go a long way in adding classroom space and accommodating increasing enrollment, said Kathy Drumm, ...Read More »
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Central Piedmont Community College is working with Dublin-based Trane and the National Coalition of Certification Centers to establish an HVAC Center of Excellence at the school's Harper Campus, off Hebron Street in southwest Charlotte.
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Next month, the near future of Central Piedmont Community College is in the hands of Mecklenburg County voters as they’ll hit the polls to decide, among other things, if they’ll pass a bond referendum for the school.Read More »
While the federal government shutdown is not having a direct impact on Charlotte businesses, it is creating uncertainty in the business community, according to panelists at The Mecklenburg Times Women’s Business Breakfast Forum. “With the shutdown and debate about the debt ceiling, people are waiting to make decisions,” said Natalie Haskins English, senior vice president of public policy for the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.
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Crisis in craftsmen: Construction activity is up again, but the industry faces another, more troubling dilemma
Construction industry insiders now rushing to determine how best to cope with a labor shortage and its primary cause: Young people largely aren’t interested in joining the trades. Contractors are struggling to find skilled labor, a trend that could hinder future construction work.
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This fall, up to 40 students at Central Piedmont Community College will start their studies in the school’s new cosmetology program. But before any of the aspiring stylists can begin cutting hair, doing nails or giving facials, Central Piedmont and Shiel Sexton had to do several months of work to prepare CPCC’s City View Center to house the new program.Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Central Piedmont Community College has filed a rezoning request with the city, asking to change the zoning on 13.57 acres at the intersection of Morris Field and Capitol drives, adjacent to the school’s Harris Campus. The request, filed ...
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Trane completed a yearlong, $3.6 million Central Piedmont Community College construction project in late September to make improvements that will reduce energy usage by 20 percent. That’s according to Jeff Lowrance, CPCC’s spokesman. Trane is presenting CPCC with a Trane Energy Efficiency ...Read More »