Rowan College at Cumberland County?

Published by The Voice (cccvoice.wordpress.com) by Georgia I. Salvaryn For the past several months, Cumberland County College has been meeting with regional four-year universities for a possible partnership. Our number one candidate up for consideration is Rowan University. While conducting research for this article, I found that information and files about this process were provided for …

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Cumberland County College’s Dynamic Duo

Published by The Voice (cccvoice.wordpress.com) by Georgia I. Salvaryn For the past 50 years, John Gibbs and John Adair have worked as associate professors in English here at Cumberland County College. Throughout the years, both professors have had the opportunity to watch the campus and students grow. I had the pleasure of interviewing Gibbs and Adair …

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Having a fling in the spring

Published by The Voice (cccvoice.wordpress.com) by Steven Turner & Georgia I. Salvaryn It’s the last semester until summer, and it’s a beautiful time to be alive! The birds are chirping and the weather is warming up. That also means the annual Cumberland County College Spring Fling is upon us! Every spring semester, CCC hosts a campus-wide …

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What if Cumberland CC was free?

Published by The Voice (cccvoice.wordpress.com) by Georgia I. Salvaryn & Owen James Getting through four plus years of college is tough; all the loans to gather and books to buy. But what if your first two years in a community college were free? In President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address, he announced an initiative …

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Better textbooks for your bucks

Published by The Voice (cccvoice.wordpress.com) by Georgia I. Salvaryn It is the beginning of a new school year with a completely different schedule, new activities, and a new list of worries – one of those worries being how to efficiently purchase textbooks. Most students not only focus on cost, but on quality and condition. In …

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C4: College completion equals academic success

Published by The Voice (cccvoice.wordpress.com) by Georgia I. Salvaryn Completing college is a very challenging but rewarding experience. According to collegeatlas.org, about 30 percent of students in colleges and universities aren’t up for that challenge in the first year. That’s why there is the C4 Initiative: Community College Completion Challenge. “In essence, we are committed to …

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