CVCC holds graduation for Manufacturing Academy

November 13, 2018 Melanie Zimmerman 0

Catawba Valley Community College recently held a ceremony for its Catawba Valley Manufacturing Academy graduates. The Catawba Valley Manufacturing Academy was developed jointly by local manufacturers unable to find skilled workers to fill vacant positions. […]

Lexington Home Brands Furnishes Catawba Valley Furniture Academy Showroom Lobby

November 9, 2018 Melanie Zimmerman 0

Lexington Home Brands recently donated a suite from its high-end Sligh Home Office brand to the CVCC Foundation, Inc., for use by the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy in its showroom reception area. Blending vintage design […]

CVCC honors 2018 Adult Basic Education Academy Graduates

November 9, 2018 Melanie Zimmerman 0

Catawba Valley Community College’s Adult Basic Education program recently honored students who completed the Two-Year Adult Basic Education Academy at a graduation ceremony held in their honor. Graduates recognized during the ceremony include Maegan Ammons, […]

TOP 10 UNDER 40: Recipients of 2018 recognition include tennis coach, artisian soap maker and optometrist

November 9, 2018 Melanie Zimmerman 0

Winners of The Hickory Young Professionals (HYP) Top 10 Under 40 competition, presented by Martin Starnes & Associates, have been announced. The 2018 recipients are: Dave Leonetti, Derek Zealy-Wright, Diana Williams, Elechia Morgan, Jordan Ledford, […]

CommScope purchases complementary company for $7 billion

November 9, 2018 Melanie Zimmerman 0

CommScope Inc. announced on Thursday they will purchase ARRIS International Plc. in an all-cash transaction of $31.75 per share or $7.4 billion, including debt repayment. CommScope, founded in 1971, is a network infrastructure provider based […]

How Hickory metro is recruiting veterans to local workforce

November 9, 2018 Melanie Zimmerman 0

To Nathan Huret, veterans were an untapped workforce that could be brought to the Hickory area to fill jobs, in particular those that require leadership and teamwork skills. So Huret, director of existing industry at […]