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Military Appreciation Month: Why We Celebrate

Military Appreciation Month: Why We Celebrate According to Military.com, the U.S. Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM) in 1999 to ensure the nation was given the opportunity to publicly demonstrate their appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by our service members. May was chosen as Military Appreciation Month because it already… Read more »

A Continued Camaraderie: Veterans Share Their CCC Experience

A Continued Camaraderie In honor of Military Appreciation Month, we asked several of our current veteran students to share their experience at Carolina Career College with us. Here’s what they had to say: Paul M., 27 Currently living in Sanford, NC, Paul is commuting to Carolina Career College to train in the Security Network and… Read more »

4 Facts to Consider When Researching the Right School for You

4 Facts to Consider When Researching the Right School for You High school graduation is right around the corner. Do you have a plan for what you’re going to do after you graduate? Are you still weighing the options of a traditional college vs. a community college or are you considering not receiving additional training… Read more »

Mike Rowe: Should I Go to College?

Mike Rowe: Should I Go to College? Mike Rowe is probably best known for his Discovery Channel series, “Dirty Jobs”.  Over the past few years, Rowe has increasingly become a spokesperson for higher education alternatives.  He has done this by posing a simple question you may ask yourself.  “Should I go to college?” At Carolina Career… Read more »

Decorated U.S. Army Veteran Changes Life With IT Training

Decorated U.S. Army Veteran Changes Life With IT Training Long before he would pursue IT training, Jeff Adamec joined the U.S. Army in 1995 as a 17-year old.  He left for basic training on the day he graduated from high school.  He served in the 82nd Airborne Division, 2nd Ranger Bn, 75th Ranger Regiment, and… Read more »

Cyber Security Training and the Department of Defense

Cyber Security Training and the Department of Defense Many Carolina Career College graduates train for and earn IT certifications.  This can help prepare them for a cyber security career in the private sector.  The financial industry, for example, has a significant ongoing need for skilled employees to protect their networks. Others utilize cyber security training… Read more »

Three Job Market Problems Facing Millennials

Three Job Market Problems Facing Millennials Millennials are growing up. This year, the millennial generation is defined by someone aged 20-36.  That means almost all millennials are in the age range for full-time employment eligibility in the workforce. What kind of job market have we created for this generation and what does the future hold?… Read more »

What is the Best New Year’s Resolution for 2017?

What is the Best New Year’s Resolution for 2017? It’s that time of year again.  Time to start fresh, and think about what you hope to accomplish this year.  So, what is the best New Year’s Resolution for 2017? The easy answer is, there isn’t one best resolution.  What may be best for one person… Read more »

Honor a Veteran this Holiday Season

Honor a Veteran this Holiday Season Carmine Napolitano, like many New Yorkers, moved to the Raleigh-Durham area last year.  He owned a successful landscaping company in New York, but when he visited towns like Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Apex, and Holly Springs, he knew he wanted to move.  The cost of living was lower.  The traffic… Read more »