Thursday, May 2, 2013
Cape Cod Community College announced this year’s commencement speaker today.
Cape Cod Community College announced that Captain Dave Bushy, a 35-year veteran of commercial aviation and former Cape Air president, will speak at the college’s 51st Commencement in May. Bushy has flown for several airlines during his career including Delta, Jet Blue and Cape Air, according to a press release. In 2006 his position with Cape Air grew when he accepted the role of Chief Operating Officer. In 2010, he was promoted again, this time as President of the airline where he served until his retirement this year. College President Dr. John Cox said they are extremely pleased to have Bushy as this year’s speaker. “Our graduates are entering a world full of change, opportunity, and some turbulence, similar to the evolution of the …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
4Cs Theatre at Cape Cod Community College has announced a double bill for their spring production, and is presenting Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me Kate” & Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” with one cast performing both shows in repertory style.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The series features local playwrights’ original scripts for staged, workshop readings in the Studio Theatre of the Tilden Arts Center.
Friday, March 1, 2013
The Cape Cod Community Community College will host its 13th annual Multicultural Festival Saturday.
The free day-long event will feature cultural exhibits, international vendors, and "tastes" from around the world. The Multicultural Festival will fill both floors of the Grossman Commons Building, the two Tilden Arts Center stages, and the Science Building with entertainment from around the world. The Festival officially kicks off on Saturday with the parade of flags at 10 a.m in the Tilden Arts Center. The event runs through 4 p.m.
Monday, February 4, 2013
The Cape Cod Community college offers certificate programs in personal training, wedding and event planning, social media marketing, running a small business and more.
You can sign up to earn a certificate in these and other areas with the Cape Cod Community College's Workforce Education Resource Center.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Barnstable police arrested a 51-year-old Centerville man Tuesday for allegedly threatening to shoot students at the college.
The incident occurred when Mark R. Jones, 51, of Centerville went to Cape Cod Community College Tues. morning to register for a spring class, according to a press release. Jones became irate when he was told the class was already full, he then asked a college employee to give him the names of students enrolled in the class so he could shoot them to make room. The employee ended the conversation with Jones and he left the building. While Jones was leaving another employee told police she overheard Jones say something about getting a shotgun. Barnstable Police sent six cruisers to the school; after a complete search officers determined Jones had left school grounds. Police then went to Jones’ home in Centerville where according to police …
Monday, January 7, 2013
The island has a growing need for more healthcare professionals and Cape Cod Community College is helping to meet that need.
Cape Cod Community College will soon bring its healthcare program courses to Martha's Vineyard. The Island has many healthcare employers in need of a qualified workforce, including Martha’s Vineyard Regional Hospital, Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and the Vineyard Nursing Association. Within the year the College will offer an LPN to RN transition program. An information session with College officials will be held Tuesday, January 8 at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the Library Conference Room at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School. Anyone interested or who thinks they might be interested in CCCC healthcare courses, especially its LPN to RN transition program, is encouraged to attend one of the sessions. Advisors will be …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Cape Cod Community College dedicated its new state-of-the-art dental hygiene clinic and renamed the center the Wilkens Family Dental Hygiene Clinic in honor of Maureen Wilkins, the clinics benefactor.
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The new Wilkens Family Dental Hygiene Clinic is equipped with private consultation areas, an x-ray machine and a new waiting room. It will allow Cape Cod Community College students to serve nearly 2,000 patients a year. Maureen Wilkens and her late husband Frank donated $1.25 million dollars to the renovation campaign. Wilkens was honored for her contribution during the dedication ceremony. “Mrs. Wilkens and her late husband Frank have enabled so many to have a chance at life, a career, a fresh start, and an education,” said College President John Cox. The new center will give students valuable hands-on experience and meet the dental needs of the community.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Three teens were arrested Monday night for allegedly setting fire to a Cape Cod Community College snack bar and attempting to set fire to the Cape Cod YMCA.
Alexander M. Rosen-Schuh (19) of Barnstable, Sean Ribeiro (19) of Bourne and John Dias (19) of West Barnstable were arrested by Barnstable police officers around 9:30PM Monday night at the YMCA on Iyannough Road. Police allege the three set fire to a snack bar at Cape Cod Community College before breaking into the Cape Cod YMCA. Police believe the three intended to set fire to a portion of the YMCA as well. According to a press release all three suspects from the were wearing black gloves and had a ski mask, and two had lighters. The three were arraigned in Barnstable District Court Tuesday morning; they face charges that include breaking and entering at nighttime and intent to commit a felony, arson. According to comments made during the …
Monday, July 2, 2012
CCCC President Dr. Jon Cox discussed policy issues in Washington with
U.S. Dept. of Education Under-Secretary Martha Kanter.
U.S. Under-Secretary of Education Dr. Martha J. Kanter knows even more about Cape Cod Community College today after meeting personally with College President Dr. John Cox in early June. He explored a wide variety of topics with her, all of critical interest to this College’s community and the South Coast region of Massachusetts. Dr. Cox sought the opportunity after being named CCCC President, and was most appreciative when John S. Wilson, the Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities agreed to assist in setting up a personal meeting in the Under-Secretary’s Washington office. “This was an important opportunity for me to make a personal connection with Secretary Kanter, who is very …