For the college’s coronavirus updates, please visit cpcc.edu/coronavirus.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced earlier today (Oct. 21) Phase Three of statewide coronavirus restrictions will remain in effect until at least Nov. 13.
In Phase 3, which began Oct. 2, bars, entertainment venues, movie theaters and large outdoor venues were allowed to reopen with capacity restrictions. Capacity limits remained in place for restaurants, and mass gatherings were limited as well – 25 for indoors and 50 for outdoors.
As a friendly reminder, open registration for spring classes begins Nov. 9. Also, registration for Corporate and Continuing Education courses is ongoing.
Learn more and stay up to date at cpcc.edu/coronavirus.
Are you unemployed or underemployed? Do you want a better job, career, and life? Do you need additional training, certifications, or degrees? Rise 2 Work through Central Piedmont College and Career Readiness is the program for you.
What You Will Learn
Rise2Work is a grant-funded partnership between Central Piedmont, the Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services, and the North Carolina Division of Health and Human Services that connects low-income residents with the education and training opportunities they need to secure a better-paying job or family-sustaining career. If you are enrolled in Mecklenburg County's Food & Nutrition Services Employment and Training program, Rise2Work can help you increase your skills, earn new credentials, boost your career possibilities, and contribute to your family's financial well-being.
Through Rise2Work, you can receive:
- scholarships to college
- training and certifications for in-demand jobs
- advising and career coaching
- Education Navigator assistance to help you plan your career path
- support services and transportation assistance
Who Can Enroll
To be eligible for Rise2Work, you must be:
- receiving or eligible to receive Food and Nutrition Services (EBT) in Mecklenburg County (SNAP, EBT, Food Stamps assistance, etc.)
- at least 16 years old
- able to work
- not receiving Work First or Refugee Employment Services
Enroll Now: Attend a Rise2Work Information Session or Contact an Education Navigator
On Wednesdays at 10 a.m., join our virtual information session by phone:
- Dial 415-655-0001
- When prompted, enter the access code 612-372-683
For general questions about the Rise2Work program, contact an Education Navigator: