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Castle & Cooke North donates land to RCCC for tech center

June 23. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has received a two-acre donation of land from David H. Murdock, founder of Castle & Cooke and NC Research Campus, for a 60,000 square foot Advanced Technology Center. The building in Kannapolis will be adjacent to the college’s existing building on the research campus. The donation allows the two organizations […]


Banana, pineapple doctors: New degree set for Costa Rican students

Aug. 6. Dole Food Co. is sponsoring banana and pineapple PhD programs through a partnership with NC State University and the Costa Rican government and universities. NCRC officials said this is the beginning of what will become a fruitful partnership. Researchers at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis have met with Dole scientists from […]


RCCC, community leaders confab on downtown Kannapolis

July 23. The recent Rowan-Cabarrus Community College summit with North Carolina Research Campus representatives, the mayor of Kannapolis and community members centered on NCRC’s and RCCC’s pivotal role in the growth and development of the campus and downtown Kannapolis. Mayor Darrell Hinnant said he envisions downtown Kannapolis as a mixed-use destination with living, dining and […]


Costa Rica and North Carolina Research Campus form Partnership

May 15. The Central American nation of Costa Rica and the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) are signing an education cooperation agreement that will allow training opportunities for Costa Rican scientists at the Kannapolis research campus. David H. Murdock, CEO and chairman of Castle & Cooke and Dole Foods, and Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo […]