United States, North Carolina

Located in the largest city of North Carolina, Central Piedmont Community College (Central Piedmont) is a public community college that was founded in 1963. The college belongs to the North Carolina Community College System and has its accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The college is committed to provide top-quality education and a comprehensive environment which fosters life-long learning. Central Piedmont offers more than 250 areas of study to earn an associate degree, a degree, diploma, or a certificate. Some of the popular areas of studies here are Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Health Professions, Business, Management, and Marketing. Moreover, the college offers financial aids to those who are not from a strong financial background. Overall, it’s a perfect place to give a kick start to a professional career.

Campus Life

Central piedmont provides its academic services at three centers and six different campuses. The main campus is located in the Elizabeth, adjoining the Independent Park. The university has a traditional campus as it houses world-class buildings made up of different types of blocks. The campus consists of an edge-cutting library, state-of-the-art technology laboratories, a health and fitness center, a gymnasium, and several places to grab a bite. Furthermore, it consists of nearly 70 student clubs and organizations which offer various leadership opportunities to the students. Those who want to challenge themselves physically can engage themselves in various recreational activities and inaugural sports. All the campuses and centers provide on-campus housing and dining options at affordable rates. The options for getting engaged on the campus are endless.

Noted Alumni

Being a most diverse community in Charlotte, the college has given alumni who are working round the clock for the betterment of the society. Some of the notable alumni of Central piedmont includes: John H. White - an American photojournalist, Calvin Vance Brock - an American former professional boxer and Anne Magee Tompkins - an American lawyer.