Gov. Pat McCrory is scheduled to speak to the NC Board of Community Colleges. According to a release, McCrory will speak to the board, then watch as three of his appointees are sworn in as new board members.
Brunswick County will get a taste of its own 'Dancing with the Stars' tonight. The event features 15 couples, including both local and professional dancers, who will compete to raise money for scholarships at Brunswick Community College.
Today, business and community leaders attended the CFCC Foundation's annual Gift of Education fundraising luncheon. Organizers said the seventh annual event raised awareness of the importance of supporting and strengthening our state's community college system. Perhaps most importantly the event raised about $180,000.
Just days after graduation, community colleges across North Carolina got news of a potential 12 percent funding cut from the state. Students who rely on scholarships from the North Carolina Education Lottery may also lose funding.