CFCC http://whqr.org en CFCC Catering its Programming to Better Serve Baby Boomers http://whqr.org/post/cfcc-catering-its-programming-better-serve-baby-boomers <p>Cape Fear Community College is joining a nationwide effort to help prepare Baby Boomers to take on new jobs. CFCC was recently granted funding from the American Association of Community Colleges to create and expand programming that will engage the region’s fifty-plus population in the fields of health care, education and social services. CFCC’s “Encore Program,” as it’s dubbed, takes off in the fall. But first, they’re busy assessing the unique needs of this area’s aspiring senior students.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 57050 at http://whqr.org CFCC Catering its Programming to Better Serve Baby Boomers Business Brief: Educational institutions can help entrepreneurs increase chances for success http://whqr.org/post/business-brief-educational-institutions-can-help-entrepreneurs-increase-chances-success <p>Business analysts have differing opinions on the percentage of small businesses that fail – but conventional wisdom puts the number at 80 percent.&nbsp;<br><br><a href="http://uncw.edu/" target="_blank">UNCW</a> Chancellor Gary Miller and <a href="http://www2.cfcc.edu/" target="_blank">Cape Fear Community College</a> President Ted Spring contend their institutions can help entrepreneurs increase their chance of success – thus spurring economic growth.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:07:36 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 32613 at http://whqr.org Business Brief: Educational institutions can help entrepreneurs increase chances for success College leaders quantify support role for Titan Cement http://whqr.org/post/college-leaders-quantify-support-role-titan-cement <p>When <a href="http://uncw.edu/" target="_blank">UNCW</a> Chancellor Gary Miller and <a href="http://www2.cfcc.edu/" target="_blank">Cape Fear Community College</a> President Ted Spring get together, they look for mutually beneficial ways to solve what they call their intractable problems.&nbsp; They also explore avenues of economic growth for the region, which includes preparing students for a constantly evolving workplace.&nbsp; Mon, 04 Mar 2013 10:32:06 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 32610 at http://whqr.org College leaders quantify support role for Titan Cement