Mark Your Calendars!

March 19

Global Issues Forum: What is Fair?
The People and Principles of Fair Trade

Presented by Ten Thousand Villages

As the global economy grows, fair trade organizations seek to ensure that producers and artisains from developing countries are justly compensated for their goods and have the opportunity to grow sustainable businesses.  Come learn about individuals’ journeys and how it may impact your purchasing decisions.

When: Thursday, March 19th 11:00 – 12:15
Where: Tate Hall, CPCC Central Campus
Cost: Free and open to the public
For Questions or to reserve a space: contact or 704-330-6167

There will also be a Pop Up Store where you can purchase fair trade items from around the world.  Come and see art from around the world

Open to All
9am - 2pm
Overcash Lobby


CPCC Business and Accounting Week

April 10

CPCC Study Abroad Pre-departure Meeting

This meeting is mandatory for all participants accepted on 2015 summer CPCC study abroad programs.  We will discuss expectations, requirements and what to pack.  We will also complete required paperwork, answer any questions you may have and give you an opportunity to meet with your traveling group.

1 - 3:30 pm
Overcash Building - 3rd Floor


April 17

Sensoria: Test Your Global Knowledge

Think you’ve got what it takes?  Know more about the world around you then your friends?  After visiting the World Experience Event, join CPCC’s Global Learning Office for a chance to test your global knowledge.  We will have trivia questions and games correlating to the regions covered in the World Experience event.  Prizes will be available for our top participants.

9:30 am - 12 pm
2nd Floor Lobby Overcash Building (In front of Tate Hall)

April 10-18

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.

April 22

International Spring Fest

Come and explore the world around you, and the opportunities available to you at CPCC.

Quad in front of Overcash

April 25

Dances of India

Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate the history and culture of India.  The event will include:

  • more than 30 dancers performing 3,000 year-old classical Indian dances.
  • the many regions of India through the stories told using folk dances.
  • India's rich temple dances brought to life through dance dramas, costumes and masks.


Saturday, April 25
4 pm
CPCC Central Campus, Dale F. Halton Theater, Overcash Building
Tickets: $10 adults, $5 school-age children

Click here for more information

May 30

World Parade & Festival

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