CPCC to host Career & College Promise registration event on August 12

last modified Jul 25, 2013 04:50 PM

CPCC invites high school juniors and seniors to attend its upcoming Career and College Promise (CCP) registration event on August 12 at 1 p.m. in Room 5123 of the college’s Levine Information Technology Building, located on its Central Campus.

Career & College Promise provides seamless dual enrollment educational opportunities to eligible North Carolina high school students, giving them the opportunity to earn community college credit tuition free.

To enter the program, high school students must demonstrate college readiness and meet a host of other eligibility requirements. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) counselors will be on-site during the event to verify CMS students’ program eligibility, including the steps still needed to complete the enrollment process.

“This event will give students the opportunity to complete their Career & College Promise registration, regardless of where they are in the process,” said Margaret Smith, a program coordinator with CPCC. “We have designed this event to be a student’s ‘one-stop shop’ for admission into our CCP program. Students will be able to take placement tests, complete paperwork and more.”

Prior to attending the event, students must visit http://www.cpcc.edu/hsprograms/important-dates to complete the high school student application for admissions and submit it for review by:

Event registration is required. Interested students may sign up online by visiting http://www.cpcc.edu/hsprograms/important-dates.

To learn more about the N.C. Career & College Promise program, visit http://careercollegenc.org. To learn more about CPCC’s program, visit http://www.cpcc.edu/hsprograms or contact CPCC’s Office of Outreach and Recruitment at outreach@cpcc.edu or 704.330.6637.

Central Piedmont Community College is the largest community college in North Carolina, offering nearly 300 degree, diploma and certification programs, customized corporate training, market-focused continuing education, and special interest classes. CPCC is academically, financially and geographically accessible to all citizens of Mecklenburg County. In 2002, the National Alliance of Business named CPCC the Community College of the Year for its response to the workforce and technology needs of local employers and job seekers through innovative educational and training strategies. Established in 1963, CPCC is celebrating 50 years of service to Mecklenburg County residents, business and industry.