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New college career prep casts shadow on some four-year degree

By Erica Batten. Will “badges” replace the traditional four-year college degree? The average college graduate now owes more than $35,000, according to a recent study conducted by the Hamilton Project, an economic policy initiative at the Brookings Institution. Perhaps that’s why high school grads are looking for alternatives. “Traditional college credentials, based on arbitrary amounts of […]


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 […]


Online education will push buttons

By Dave Friedman. When U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas declared that he would run for President of the United States, the announcement took place at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. The school, founded by evangelical pastor Jerry Falwell in 1971, is one of the largest colleges in the country. Notably absent from Cruz’s announcement at […]