in Students

Applauding tutors

College courses are challenging, even under the best circumstances. For students working to conquer new subject areas, understand difficult concepts, or be successful in their first online class experience, a little help can go a long way. During International Tutor Appreciation Week, we celebrate all those who promote student success on a personal level. Tutors work one-on-one with students in…

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in Events, Inspiration

Commemorating 9/11

On September 11, 2001 many of us sat stunned, huddled by our radios or in front of television screens, listening to news of the unimaginable. The World Trade Center in New York City had been attacked!  On that day—and the days that followed—we truly believed that nothing in our lifetimes would ever equal this disruption to our world…and we would…

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in Community, Donors, Leadership

Charting a path to our next normal

In early July, I engaged a group of CCBC’s major donors in a virtual conversation about the impact of COVID-19 on the college.  My message was similar to those regularly shared with faculty and staff – reflecting upon how far we’ve come since shutting down due to the pandemic, where we currently are and where we hope to go as…

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in Community, Uncategorized

A Time for Reflection; A Time for Action

Our country is at a tipping point. The senseless deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and far too many African-American men and women is a reflection of the racial prejudice and injustice that continues to exist throughout our nation. While we cannot directly influence what happens in Minneapolis, Louisville or Brunswick, we can, and will, positively impact our…

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in Commencement, Inspiration, Students, Uncategorized

Celebrating the Class of 2020

CCBC’s annual Commencement ceremony is the climax of our academic year.  As such, in spite of the dark days brought on by COVID-19, we are determined to connect this wonderful event not only with our graduates and their families, but also with the broader CCBC community – our supporters, business partners and friends. Commencement is truly the hallmark of the good…

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