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Carteret CC Hosts Hiring Event Carteret Community College, in partnership with NC Works will hold a hiring event for Parker Offshore, a local boat manufacturer.  Those interested are invited to register for the event on Tuesday, March 30 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Wednesday, March 31 from 2-5 p.m. Registration will take place on the college campus in the parking lot between the McGee Building and the Commerce Development Center. Parker Offshore is a premier fiberglass boat manufacturer located in Beaufort and has immediate job openings for 40 fulltime employees including laminators, assemblers, patch and polish finishers, and maintenance. The company offers competitive salaries and benefit including medical, dental, vision insurance, 401K, and paid sick and vacation time. Parker Offshore has stood by its tradition for simplicity, strength, and seaworthiness for over 40 years. Today, Parker is a...

Driven by its coastal location, Carteret Community College seeks to become a hub for the community Molly Osborne, EdNC.org November 16, 2020 [caption id="attachment_12286" align="aligncenter" width="600"] View of the Bogue Sound from Carteret Community College. Molly Osborne/EducationNC[/caption] The view from Carteret Community College President Tracy Mancini’s office is one of the better office views I’ve seen in my travels to community colleges across the state. A grassy lawn punctuated by live oak trees gives way to the sparkling blue waters of the Bogue Sound just about 100 yards from the building. Directly across from the college sits the narrow strip of land that hosts Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, and Emerald Isle. [caption id="attachment_12287" align="alignleft" width="340"] Carteret Community College president Tracy Mancini’s office overlooks the Bogue Sound in Carteret County. Alli Lindenberg/EducationNC[/caption] Carteret Community College is shaped, more so than many...

Carteret Community College Offers Online Substance Abuse Certificate [caption id="attachment_12281" align="alignleft" width="400"] Kathy Foster, Chair of Human Services Technology at Carteret CC[/caption] Morehead City, N.C. (November 17, 2020) – Carteret Community College (Carteret CC) is now offering an online substance abuse certificate. Adding the certificate to the course offerings became a mission for Kathy Foster, Chair of Human Services Technology at Carteret CC. Foster is very involved in the community. When she became aware of the death rate in Carteret County and our nation due to the opioid crisis, she wanted to try to make a difference. Naturally, she turned to her job at Carteret Community College where she teaches in the Human Services field. “As Vice-Chair of the Carteret County Consolidated Human Services Board, each month the board is briefed about the deaths that occur in Carteret County...

This cooking class is changing one student’s outlook on school, work, and life Alli Lindenburg, EdNC.org November 4, 2020 [caption id="attachment_12206" align="alignleft" width="600"] Odin Bright on Carteret Community College’s main campus. Alli Lindenberg/EducationNC[/caption] School was hard for Odin Bright. A junior at Croatan High School, Bright struggled with grades and a general disinterest in school. All of that changed when he started his food service technology (FST) classes at Carteret Community College this fall. Bright now looks forward to school, has improved his grades, secured a new part time-job, and has developed a better mindset when facing challenges. The food service technology program is just one pathway for students in Carteret County Schools’ exceptional children’s program, which Bright is a part of. The program works with exceptional children to prepare them for productive work after graduating high school. The mission of the exceptional children...

Carteret Community College Foundation Raffles Grocery Shopping Spree Morehead City, N.C. (November 4, 2020) - The Carteret Community College Foundation is looking to spread holiday cheer this year by giving one lucky person a five-minute shopping spree at Lowes Foods of Morehead City. To have the chance to win the shopping spree, people can purchase a ticket for $20 each to enter the drawing.  The Foundation will cap sales at 1,000 tickets. The first-place winner will get a five-minute shopping spree and the chance to win two additional $50 gift cards to Lowes Foods of Morehead City. The second-place winner will win a $100 gift card from Lowes Foods of Morehead City. The third-place winner will win a $50 gift card from Lowes Foods of Morehead City. The drawing will take place on December 3, 2020, at 8...

Carteret CC Foundation to Host Preserving Our Night Sky Presentation and Lecture Carteret Community College Foundation will host a free presentation and lecture at 4 p.m. on November 18, 2020 discussing the importance of preserving the dark skies. Attendees can participate in the event in person in Joslyn Hall or via Zoom. Those who wish to attend in person will need to reserve their seat, as Joslyn Hall can only hold a maximum of 35 people due to COVID-19 restrictions. Those who wish to view the live broadcast via Zoom do not need to register. To join the broadcast, simply visit https://carteret.edu/foundation/ccc-foundation-events/. Then, click on the Virtual Zoom link under the Preserving Our Night Skies entry. “This event is the first of many in-person and virtual lectures that the Carteret Community College Foundation is working on. Be on...

College receives scholarship endowment from DAV                           Pictured (Left to Right)- Board of Trustees Chairwoman Melodie Darden, Veteran Sergeant USMC Grant Ingram, Retired Master Gunnery Sergeant USMC James M Hunter, Retired Master Sergeant USMC Daniel S. Smith, Carteret CC President Tracy Mancini, and Carteret CC Foundation Executive Director Brenda Reash On October 13, 2020 the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 26 presented the Carteret Community College Board of Trustees with a $20,000 check establishing the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 26 Danielle S. Smith Scholarship Endowment. This endowment will provide an annual scholarship to eligible veteran students or family members of veterans. To qualify students must complete an application with the Financial Aid office, be a veteran or a family member of a veteran, enrolled at Carteret CC full-time, and reside in Carteret, Craven, Jones, or Onslow county. The  scholarship will...