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 …
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 …