Spotlights Archives - Cleveland Community College, Shelby, NC

Nursing Student Chosen for Scholars Program

Rachael Shoaf is a member of the first class in Cleveland Community College’s standalone Associate Degree Nursing program. As she begins her first year as a nursing student, Shoaf has already distinguished herself. Prior to beginning the year, Shoaf was selected to participate in Cohort 5 of the North Carolina Area Health Education Center (AHEC) […]

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Pursuing a Dream

Linda Mosley is an energetic mother of five who has big dreams, and the determination to make those dreams a reality. Mosley earned two associate degrees at CCC’s 2022 commencement ceremony but will return to take a few more classes this summer and fall before transferring to UNC Charlotte to pursue a bachelor’s degree in […]

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Tough Journey, Worth It

Earning a college degree is a tough journey, but worth it. Earning a college degree while still in high school, however, can be a little more challenging. It takes hard work and dedication to make it happen, but every year many local high school students do just that. Whether they are transferring to a university […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Anna Marie Vagnozzi

Tell us about some of your accomplishments. After I graduated from Cleveland Community College, I transferred to Campbell University, where I completed my bachelor’s degree in mathematics. More recently, I earned my master’s degree in Mathematical Sciences from Clemson University, with an emphasis in statistics. My research was on how to perform statistical analyses on […]

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Instructor Brings a World of Experience to the Classroom

Señorita Catalina Adams currently teaches Spanish at Cleveland Community College. An engaging instructor, she brings a world of experience into her classroom. Originally from Costa Rica, Adams has lived in many different countries including Canada, Mexico, Spain, France, and China. Her favorite thing about teaching is connecting with the students and helping them discover their […]

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Pharmacy Technician Academy Expanding Again

The Pharmacy Technician Academy became part of CCC’s job training offerings about five years ago. Since that time, the Academy has grown and even expanded into a second opportunity, the Sterile Compounding class. Pharmacy Technician Academy Now Open to High School Students Now, the Pharmacy Technician Academy is expanding again; this time to a new […]

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Student Spotlight: Aaron Hoyle-Rivera

Our next student spotlight features Aaron Hoyle-Rivera, a senior at Cleveland Early College High School (CECHS). As a first-generation college student, Hoyle-Rivera wants to be an example and inspiration to others like him. He wants all students to know that attending college is possible. Hoyle-Rivera is a natural leader who values working as part of […]

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Spotlight: Jordi Ruiz-Jacinto

Apprenticeship Cleveland is a combination of on-the-job training and practical classroom instruction that prepares participants for high-skilled careers with local industry partners. Jordi Ruiz-Jacinto, an employee at STI Kings Plush in Kings Mountain, participated in the Apprenticeship Cleveland program at CCC. He graduated with his Facility Maintenance diploma, received a certificate of completion from the North […]

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