What's Going on at Central Piedmont

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

  • Online: Chat with our Student Ambassadors

    Have questions about how to apply Central Piedmont? How to register for courses? What the the student life experience is like?

    We would love to connect with you online to help you learn more about Central Piedmont's programs and opportunities. Get answers to your questions or directions — join us for a virtual Central Piedmont drop-in question and answer session with our student ambassadors.

    Our student ambassadors are current students from a variety of academic disciplines that hold multiple leadership positions at the college.


    Each session will be available for 30 minutes. You don't need to sign up or register — simply join in Webex on your desired date. There will not be a session on Saturday, April 3.

    Before joining, learn how to use Webex. If you would like to call in or use your phone for audio, call 415.655.001 and enter the meeting number/access code 185 290 7147 when prompted.

  • Summer Payment Deadline: Registration between April 13-19

    Check tuition, fees, and payment dates and methods. If you register for a 12-week, eight-week, or four-week session after the open registration period, you must pay your balance due by the Monday after you register. You can still register and pay for classes online during times when the college is closed. Your course registration is not final until you have paid your balance due.

    Learn about the tuition payment plan and financial aid and scholarship options.

  • Sensoria: Patrick Diamond, Bearden Art Author Showcase

    Location: Online in Zoom — Join in Zoom at the event start time

    Meet and travel along with Patrick Diamond, author of "The Incredible Joy of Collecting African American Art — My Journey from Frogtown, SC to the National Gallery." Diamond will share stories of his remarkable life, from growing up in poverty in Columbia, South Carolina’s Frogtown neighborhood, to meeting his wife Judy at Boston College, and their lifetime adventure of collecting African American art.

    The conversation will be moderated by Central Piedmont Visual Art Instructor James Spence. A portion of the Patrick and Judith Diamond art collection will be available for viewing at the Central Piedmont Gorelick Art Gallery on the Central Campus in summer 2021.

    This event is open to all.


    Contact Gloria Kelly at gloria.kelley@cpcc.edu with any questions about this event.

    About Patrick Diamond

    Patrick and his wife Judy began their art collection journey when they first traveled to Tanzania, Africa over 40 years ago as volunteers through a Harvard University program.

  • Online: Get FAFSA Help

    Get help filling out the FAFSA at a FAFSA workshop.

  • Online: Summer Bridge Information Session

    Location: Online

    Join us for an information session to learn about Central Piedmont's Summer Bridge program for high school seniors.

    Summer Bridge helps you jump start your college career and get a heard start on your college classes. With Summer Bridge, you enroll in college classes at Central Piedmont for six weeks the summer after you graduate high school. This helps you successfully transition from high school to college in a closed, structured, and supervised environment.

    Benefits of the program include learning what will be expected of you in college, getting a higher college GPA, and making friends. You'll also earn up to four hours of college credit. Full scholarships are available if you are selected for the program. Financial advising is also available.

    Join us for the information session to learn more about eligibility for Summer Bridge, benefits, and how to apply.

  • Online: Career & College Promise Dual Enrollment Information Sessions

    Location: Online in Webex (learn how to use Webex)

    Career & College Promise Dual Enrollment is a tuition-free program available to rising high school juniors and seniors in NC. Attending an information session is a great way to gain insight and getting started in the program.

  • Online: Career and College Promise Dual Enrollment Virtual Q and A

    Location: Online in Webex (learn how to use Webex)

    Have questions about Central Piedmont's Career & College Promise dual enrollment? Join us for a virtual drop-in question and answer session to get answers to your questions about how to enroll, register for courses, and more.

    Dual enrollment is a tuition-free program available to rising high school juniors and seniors in NC to earn college credit for free while in high school.

  • Sensoria: Beatles FabFest Sneak Peek and Tosco Music

    Location: Online in Webex (learn how to use Webex) — Join in Webex at the event start time

    This event is open to all and will be moderated by Stephen Lancaster (stephen.lancaster2@cpcc.edu).

    All You need is Love!

    Sing out! Join John Tosco, Daniel Coston, and Tosco Music friends for a lunch break filled with artist renditions of Beatles tunes and a sneak peek at the upcoming FabFest.

    FabFest is Charlotte’s Beatles festival, coming to uptown Charlotte June 25–27, 2021. FabFest will be three days of live music, the Fab Four Ultimate Tribute band, and Tosco Music Beatles Tribute at Knight Theater.

    About John Tosco

  • Sensoria: Read All About It

    Location: Online in Webex (learn how to use Webex) — Join in Webex at the event start time; keep reading for more Webex details

    This event is open to Central Piedmont students only.

    A Panel Discussion on the Importance of Reading Aloud to Children

    Join us as our very own facilitator, Kristen Monteith, leads a discussion with our panelists about the importance of reading aloud to children. The discussion will provide you with research, strategies, and community resources to help you engage and make reading stories aloud more fun and rewarding with your own families. We will hold a Q&A session if there is enough time.



    Contact Kristen Monteith at kristen.monteith@cpcc.edu if you have any questions about this event.

  • Communities in Schools Evening Extravaganza with Central Piedmont

    Location: Online in Zoom

    Join Communities in Schools to learn more about Central Piedmont's Summer Bridge program, enrollment options, scholarships available for all career and technical education areas, and more.

    Central Piedmont is here for you. We'll help you stay on track at a cost far less than most four-year colleges and universities. We offer nearly 300 programs to get you real-world ready. You'll not only receive a great education at a fraction of the cost, but you'll also have access to admissions, financial aid, career advising, and many student support services to guide you through the enrollment process.

    With the Summer Bridge program, you get to start learning what the college experience is like by taking college classes with a small group of your peers the summer after you graduate high school.

    We look forward to meeting and sharing the Central Piedmont experience with you!