Mark Your Calendars!

Sept 18

Global Learning Open House

Overcash Lobby (in front of Halton Theater, around the corner from BoJangles)
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Free Event!

Come learn more about internationalizing your CPCC experience.  The Global Learning Office will present information on our study abroad, Global Issues Forum, Go Global Student club and other internationally themed events.  You will also have the opportunity to meet faculty leaders and alumni of our programs, see pictures from around the world and try international food.  Help us judge our photo contest for the best picture of our 2013 trips!

A photo contest and light refreshments will be provided in the Gallery reception on the 1st floor.   If you are interested, contact us at


Sept 24

Global Issues Forum: Film Screening and Discussion
The Company Man: Protecting America's Secrets

CPCC's Global Learning Office with screen this documentary, based on a true story, about corporate espionage and national security.  The film will be followed by a Q&A session lead by an FBI representative.

Wednesday September 24, 2014
10 - 11:30 am
Merancas Campus Auditorium
Free and open to the public


Nov 12

Worldquest Trivia Event

Sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Charlotte, this event gives people from all over Charlotte the chance to test their global knowledge, network and learn more about the world around them.  Each year the Global Learning Office sponsors both a student and faculty/staff table, so if you would like to be involved, please just email your interest to

6:00 - 9:00 pm
Westin Hotel

Nov 12-13


November 12-13, Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC
Annually, Worldview hosts a Community College Global Education Symposium in Chapel Hill, NC. This day-a-half program explores significant global issues, offers best practices in global education, and provides educators an opportunity to incorporate global components into the curriculum.The Global Learning Office can sponsor 3 members of the Learning Unit to attend.  This is an excellent opportunity for networking and to investigate ways to internationalize your curriculum.  If you are interested, please contact Global Learning at or 704-330-6167.

Find more information on the Worldview Website


International Education Week

International Education Week is held annually in the United States by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education during the week before Thanksgiving. The aims of this week is to provide an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and global exchange.This joint initiative promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global milieu and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences in the U.S.

Nov 18

Global Issues Forum: Escaping Poverty and Becoming Poor

Dr. Anirudh Krishna is the Edgar T. Thompson Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University. His research investigates how poor communities and individuals in developing countries cope with the structural and personal constraints that result in poverty and powerlessness.

9:30 - 10:45 am
Tate Hall
Free and open to the Public
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Nov 19

Global Beats

This event will show case global music and dance in an outdoor setting.  Come explore the rhythms of the world.

Library Quad
11:30 am – 1 pm
Free and Open to the public

Nov 20

Global Market Place

Come learn more about the cultures all around you. Local international organizations and cultural groups will have display tables.  10 Thousand Villages will be providing information about fair trade and a marketplace for students and staff to shop their products.  There will be refreshments served and an international tea tasting.

11 am – 1pm
Location TBD
Free and Open to the public


CPCC Business and Accounting Week


CPCC's Sensoria

During this week-long event your senses will be heightened as we bring the very best in literature, music, visual arts, history, culture (and food!) to Central Piedmont Community College’s beautiful Central Campus.  Join arts enthusiasts from across the region and discover the very essence of the Sensoria experience – cultural enrichment and community engagement. Throughout the week you’ll learn more about CPCC’s outstanding programs, meet artists and scholars, and find value in the works of our talented artisans and exhibitors.

Don’t miss what is becoming one of Charlotte’s finest celebrations of the arts – Sensoria. See the full list of events here.


World Parade & Festival

Free Event!
Freedom Park
1900 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203