Monthly Archive:: July 2014

Opportunities Abound for CFCC Transfer Students

Starting at a community college and then transferring to a four year institution is a common strategy for students looking to earn a bachelor’s degree. Today, more and more students are considering the transfer route for financial

How to Apply to CFCC

Step 1 Discover your options. Learn more about the programs and courses at Cape Fear Community College. Visit or stop by. You can speak with an advisor at either the Wilmington campus or Castle Hayne campus.

A Debt-Free Degree Is Within Your Reach

For Madi McDougald, the road to a rewarding job has definitely not been easy.  But at just 25, McDougald has the career of her dreams, a great education and no student loan debt. McDougald works as the

CFCC’s New Honors Program Offers Great Benefits for Transfer Students

What do you get when you surround yourself with a community of student scholars who seek to challenge themselves intellectually while, at the same time, build bonds of friendship that will endure throughout their college careers and

Start smart, start early: Earn college credit in high school

A senior in high school, Shaquasha Williams is already well on her way to receiving her Associate’s Degree at CFCC through Pender Early College High School.  She’s a driven student with a concrete goal in mind.  “I

Not So Typical: Today’s college students break stereotypes

If you think that most college students are fresh out of high school, young, carefree and living at a university, you’re way behind the times.  Eighty-five percent of college students today don’t fit that mold. More often, the

Employers Seek New Generation of Workers With High Tech Training

Contrary to what you might have heard, manufacturing is not dead. While it’s true that old-fashioned assembly line jobs are dwindling, a new kind of manufacturing industry has emerged and is starved for workers with the right

Tech Talent: CFCC architectural technology students learn traditional and high-tech skills that help them land jobs

Rebecca Criser and Neal Spencer are trying something new.  Both Cape Fear Community College students have bachelor’s degrees, but came back to school at CFCC for training that could help them find a satisfying career.  The recovering

Boatbuilding programs teach traditional craftmanship and modern technology

Whether it’s sailing, powerboating or paddling, boats are big business in southeastern North Carolina. From commercial fisherman, to charter cruisers and recreational boaters, the demand for quality watercraft is strong. The companies and craftsman that build and

After Serving Our Country, What’s Next?

Though it may be difficult to distinguish them from the other students on campus without their uniforms, more and more students taking classes at Cape Fear Community College are veterans. In fact, veterans comprise roughly ten percent

CFCC Offers Something for Everyone!

Check out our academic programs available on our multiple campuses and online, and find what’s right for you. Learn the skills and earn the credentials that will help you reach your goals! Apply today! Credentials Key: AA

Catch the CFCC Sea Devils in Action!

Check out all of Cape Fear Community College’s athletic teams this season! CFCC offers six intercollegiate sports teams that compete in the NJCAA Region 10 and a competitive cheerleading squad. Last year both men’s basketball and women’s

The Community College Advantage [infographic]

Community college transfer students perform as well or better as other students at four-year institutions. Continue reading

What’s Your Excuse? Four unreasonable reasons adults avoid college

You wake up every day to return to the same job you have been dragging yourself to for years. Another day of performing work that, let’s face it, was fine 10 years ago, but is starting to