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Cumberland Polytechnic students on educational fast track

High school students in Cumberland County have been offered an ever-expanding array of choices in education in recent years. Families weigh options such as academic ...
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Staff spotlight: Amanda Colores goes from student to staff at FTCC

Amanda Colores’ journey at Fayetteville Technical Community College has taken her from student to graduate to staff member. Now Colores, who celebrated eight years as ...
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Grad Stories 2022 – Wanda Williams Johnson

Wanda Williams Johnson, a 64-year-old Fayetteville native, graduated with Highest Honors on May 13, 2022, with an Associate in General Education. She runs an in-home ...
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Britney Deveault creates ‘welcoming experience’ with Food Pantry mural

 Britney Deveault remembers when food pantries gave her family a helping hand. Now the FTCC alumna is giving back, having used her talents to ...
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With cybersecurity foundation, Jonathan Thomas finds career success at 21

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and FTCC is spotlighting some recent graduates of its Computer Information Technology programs. Reader earlier spotlights in the series ...
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Done with 45-hour weeks in food service, Forrest Bennett finds a career in technology

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and FTCC is spotlighting some recent graduates of its Computer Information Technology programs. Read the previous spotlights here and ...
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Gerald King traded monotony for challenges with career in networking

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and FTCC is spotlighting some recent graduates of its Computer Information Technology programs. This is the second spotlight in the ...
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Evita Reyes turns technology interest into second career

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and FTCC is spotlighting some recent graduates of its Computer Information Technology programs. This is the first spotlight in ...
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With hard work and strong support, Phillip Putman overcomes a reading disorder

By Alicia Banks A reading comprehension disorder might have blocked Phillip Putman from moving forward in life. But hard work and support from family, colleagues ...
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A daughter’s promise to her father fulfilled at FTCC

  Elisa Betancourt-Ruvalcaba was 17 years old in 1996. In June that year, she visited a Kaiser Permanente hospital in San Diego where she lived. ...
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High school student’s graduation also marks a first for an FTCC program

Izaihes “Izzy” Villegas, 18, walked two graduation stages in May. The first as a Fayetteville Technical Community College graduate on May 14 and a week ...
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#CommunityCollegeMonth Spotlight #9: Helena Rogers

During the month of April, FTCC  has shared a post on Mondays and Fridays highlighting #CommunityCollegeMonth through students, graduates and our work in the community ...
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