Success Stories Archive

Bright and early

Unique partnership at CFCC gives high school students a head start on college degrees To say that Brandon Johnson has a plan is a vast understatement. He has a destiny; one which at just 17 years old,

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

CFCC paves the way to a university education

Jamir Jumoke is a husband, a father, and soon a college graduate. However, a college degree wasn’t always something that Jamir thought he could get. Prior to enrolling at Cape Fear Community College, Jamir’s life was filled with

Tommy Blair finds new career niche in green technologies

A native of Alaska, Tommy Blair made his way to Cape Fear Community College after studying journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill.  Although he enjoyed journalism, the job outlook was bleak, so he decided to pursue another passion:  sustainability

Driven to Succeed

Despite a series of financial setbacks and other obstacles, Lauren Mercer is finally enjoying her life and new job. She credits a large part of her success to getting the right education at Cape Fear Community College.

Computer Information Technologies graduate improved his employment options with a degree from CFCC!

Michael Daniel knows how to manage his time.  A recent CFCC graduate, Michael cleverly balanced work, family, and school to achieve his degree. An established web designer with over 12 years of experience, Michael had a successful

Easing the transition to college life

Cape Fear Community College has added a new service for veterans who wish to return to college.  A Summer Veterans Institute has been created to help veterans acclimate to college life.  This year, fifteen participants took advantage