Cape Fear Community College plays role in one of the fastest growing job markets

Cape Fear Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program

WILMINGTON – Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 16 percent through 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s encouraging news for students in Cape Fear Community College’s (CFCC) Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program. Students at CFCC recently received a 100 percent passage […]

Pointer Sisters coming to Wilmington

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WILMINGTON  – Cape Fear Community College has announced that the Pointer Sisters are coming to the Wilson Center in June. The show, on the campus of Cape Fear Community College at 703 North 3rd St., is Sunday, June 25, at 7:30 p.m.   Tickets go on sale March 10 at 10 a.m. at, or beginning at 2 […]

Take a tour of Cape Fear Community College’s $33 million ‘technology job’ center

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CASTLE HAYNE – Cape Fear Community College’s new North Campus development, aimed at preparing students for jobs in emerging technology fields, is nearly complete. The CFCC Advanced and Emerging Technologies Center features 127,000 square feet of laboratory and lecture space. The $33 million project began broke ground in October 2015 and will be completed on […]

University of North Carolina at Wilmington graduate arrested for terror threat against non-Muslims

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CARY, NC – A former Cape Fear Community College and University of North Carolina at Wilmington student was arrested in Cary on Sunday for threatening violence against the town. Executive Director of University Relations Janine Iamunno confirmed Garrett Grimsley was a transfer student from Cape Fear Community College who earned his bachelor’s in Computer Science. Grimsley […]

Martin Luther King Junior Day culminates with Cape Fear Community College, high school hoops

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WILMINGTON — The annual celebration of Martin Luther King Junior Day culminated in downtown Wilmington on Monday afternoon as Cape Fear Community College held its annual MLK Day contest at the Schwartz Center. A strong second half on both ends of the floor helped the Sea Devils extend their winning streak to 11 straight games […]

Tickets on sale for the 2016 “Great Wilmington Nutcracker”

The 2016 Great Wilmington Nutcracker will is happening at CFCC's Wilson Center Dec. 17 and 18. (Courtesy photo.)

WILMINGTON —What if the Nutcracker did battle with the Mouse King using a light saber? See for yourself when  the 2016 “Great Wilmington Nutcracker” is coming to Cape Fear Community College’s Wilson Center. The yearly regional production will take place at the Wilson Center’s main stage, located at 703 N. Third St., on Saturday, Dec. 17, […]

‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ set to come to life at Cape Fear Community College


WILMINGTON — “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” Charles Shulz’s animated holiday classic, will be performed live at Cape Fear Community College’s Wilson Center. CFCC’s Humanities and Fine Arts Department will adapt the cartoon special using live actors, while live jazz musicians performing Vince Guaraldi’s original score. “We’re doing the 1965 cartoon, which we all absolutely love, but […]

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