What's Going on at Central Piedmont

Performances, student activities, lectures, community activities, and more.

  • Central Piedmont Small Business Center, community partners to host “Empower U: The Entrepreneurial Mindset”

    What: The Central Piedmont Community College Small Business Center, together with the Carolina Small Business Development Fund, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, will host “Empower U: The Entrepreneurial Mindset,” June 4 - 25, at the Beatties Ford Road Regional Library in Charlotte.

    Entrepreneurs from across the region who are unsure of where to begin or how to launch a business, feel stuck and would like to re-energize their creativity, or want to improve their self-confidence and create more value for themselves, are invited to attend this four-week event to learn how to develop the critical thinking, communication, and problem solving skills they need to be a successful small business owner.

    The event will be facilitated by Anita Staton, founder and CEO of Miles Enterprise Solutions, a professional services firm located in Charlotte. Attendees will learn how to master the entrepreneurial mindset and discover the framework for thinking and acting that is used by successful entrepreneurs in business each day.

    Program applications are being accepted through April 30. The program costs $300; however, full scholarships are available. To be eligible to attend, individuals must live, own a business, or be an employee of a business in the northwest corridor of Charlotte (zip codes 28208 and 28216); have a strong commitment to attend and actively participate in all program sessions; and be able to meet with the selection committee or a business counselor prior to program launch.

    To access the application, visit the Small Business Center website. To review the course outline, visit services.cpcc.edu/cceoutlines/SBX7019/. Learn more about Central Piedmont’s Small Business Center.

    Where: Beatties Ford Road Regional Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216

    When: June 4 – 25; Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (and Wednesday, June 25)

  • Central Piedmont Summer Theatre Tickets on Sale Now

    Individual and season tickets are now on sale for all performances for the upcoming Central Piedmont Community College Summer Theatre season. The troupe is bringing an incredible lineup of quality shows at prices the entire family can enjoy. Tickets are available for $19 and $22, with tickets for children under the age of 15 available for $10. For the children’s show, “Madagascar TYA,” tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for kids. Parking is free for all shows.

    Please note that the children’s show is not included as part of the season ticket package. For more information, ticket prices, or to reserve your seat(s), please call Central Piedmont’s SunTrust Box Office at 704.330.6534 or visit tix.cpcc.edu. There is 7.25% sales tax collected on top of the ticket price.