Hands-On-History effort takes CVCC students to Selma

March 25, 2019 Melanie Zimmerman 0

Catawba Valley Community College’s Hands-On-History initiative through the Office of Multicultural Affairs recently took students to Selma, Ala., to experience the anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights. Students from Bladen Community College, Davidson […]

Bassett Learning Center Dedicated at Catawba Valley Furniture Academy

March 25, 2019 Melanie Zimmerman 0

During a recent ceremony at the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy in Newton, N.C., officials with Bassett Furniture Industries dedicated the Bassett Learning Center. A significant gift from Bassett Furniture Industries to the CVCC Foundation, Inc., […]

CVCC employees volunteer at agencies

March 25, 2019 Melanie Zimmerman 0

Catawba Valley Community College employees recently took part in the first CVCC Day of Extraordinary Service (CVCC D.O.E.S.) event assisting local nonprofits, arts groups and public schools in Catawba and Alexander counties. Held on a […]

State Awards Grants to Rural Communities to Attract 153 New Jobs and More Than $69 Million in Private Investment

February 25, 2019 Melanie Zimmerman 0

The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 11 grant requests to local governments totaling $4,127,500, N.C. Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland announced today. The requests include commitments to create a total of 460 jobs, […]

Design Foundry to invest $3.133 million and create 202 jobs

January 7, 2019 Melanie Zimmerman 0

Governor Cooper announced today that Design Foundry LLC plans to manufacture upholstered furniture in partnership with a major furniture and home goods retailer.  The Company plans to invest $3.133 million in building renovations and machinery […]

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, […]

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