Central Piedmont Community College

Aug 3, 2016

CPCC to break ground on three projects

Central Piedmont Community College will break ground this fall on three construction projects being funded from a 2013 Mecklenburg County bond issue. The projects are among ten, totaling about $280 […]

Oct 7, 2014

CPCC tops out new building

The first of several construction projects at Central Piedmont Community College’s Cato Campus had its “topping out” ceremony Monday morning. “Topping out” refers to placing the last beam atop a […]

Sep 22, 2014

Council denies zoning change for Pulte

Of the 12 zoning petitions voted on by the Charlotte City Council at its meeting Sept. 15, all were approved with the exception of one. The City Council denied the […]

Aug 18, 2014

Fixing the skilled labor shortage

To anyone working in the construction trades, it’s no surprise that there’s a shortage of skilled workers that has been going on for years and could get even worse. According […]

Apr 3, 2014

County OK’s $317.7 million in capital expenditures through fiscal 2018

CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners gave final approval Tuesday night for $317.7 million in capital projects that were initially presented to the board last summer. The capital […]

Mar 24, 2014

Renovation Report: N.C. may consider bonds to shrink renovation funding gap

It’s been almost a decade and a half since state agencies and community colleges got any bond money from the state to fund repairs and renovations to existing buildings. In […]

Feb 18, 2014

B.D. Rodgers remembered for generous spirit

CHARLOTTE – An unassuming giant in Charlotte’s construction industry died last week, but Bonar Day Rodgers’ enduring impact will continue to be measured by the towering work that helps define […]

Feb 18, 2014

Renovation Report: Central Piedmont Community College Giles Science Building

CHARLOTTE — For the past several years, science students at Central Piedmont Community College have often had trouble completing required courses in a timely manner. The backup in sciences wasn’t […]

Jan 17, 2014

Carolinas AGC names its 2014 leadership team

CHARLOTTE – The Carolinas branch of the Associated General Contractors, an organization that represents contractors and construction-related firms in the Carolinas, has named its board of directors, division leaders and […]

Nov 11, 2013

Renovation Report: Central Piedmont Community College

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 […]

Oct 21, 2013

Central Piedmont to expand HVAC program on Harper Campus

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.

Oct 17, 2013

Central Piedmont in need of bond money

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.

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