Charlotte Observer article: Mecklenburg County commissioners honor CPCC president Tony Zeiss

last modified Sep 07, 2016 08:24 AM

Mecklenburg County commissioners Tuesday night honored Tony Zeiss, president of Central Piedmont Community College with the Order of the Hornet, the board’s highest recognition.

Zeiss built CPCC from one campus to six, which now teach about 70,000 students. The school has been recognized nationally as a leader in workforce development. He announced his retirement in February, after serving the school since 1992. Zeiss is known for his ability to draw collaboration from disparate sides in an even-handed way.

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