Education in New Bern

Find out the latest information about educational opportunities in New Bern, North Carolina!

Scholarship Hunt Parrish Tran

Deadline for Marks Scholarship Applications March 27

Historical Society Still Accepting ApplicationsNew Bern, NC – While the New Bern Historical Society is still accepting applications for its Harriet Marks Scholarship, they remind those interested, that the deadline to apply is March 27. This scholarship is awarded to a senior graduating from New Bern High School for the purpose of obtaining higher education …

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Craven Community College

Craven Community College Closed Through March 30

New Bern, NC – Craven Community College (Craven CC) In response to the state emergency with respect to the COVID-19 outbreak, and the statewide closure of K12 school districts, Craven Community College will close all campuses and facilities and cancel all instruction and activities effective immediately, and remain closed through Monday, March 30. College leadership …

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Craven County Schools

Craven County Schools to Close

New Bern, NC – Under the direction of Governor Cooper, Craven County Schools will be closed for all students starting Monday, March 16th, for at least two weeks, through March 30th.  Monday, March 16th will be a teacher workday for all staff. All schools will be open to allow students to retrieve personal school supplies/items, …

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Craven Community College

Craven CC to host substance use symposium – March 27

Craven Community College (Craven CC) will host a substance use symposium entitled “Stop the Cravin’!” on Friday, March 27. It will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Orringer Auditorium on the New Bern campus. This free event will explore the growing scope of substance use and will feature speakers including healthcare professionals, …

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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

You can help limit the spread of the Novel Coronavirus

The novel Coronavirus has been all over the news. The epicenter of the current outbreak was reportedly identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. We asked Cathy Fischer, Manager of Infection Prevention at CarolinaEast Medical Center, for her advice and she said, “The Coronavirus is a group of viruses that have been around for a …

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Coastal Women's Forum

Join the Coastal Women’s Forum for Lunch with Speaker Judy Pierce

Coastal Women’s Forum will hold its next daytime meeting from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18 at the New Bern Golf and Country Club. Registration and networking will begin at 11:30 a.m. The meeting cost, which includes a buffet lunch, is $18 for members and $23 for visitors. This month’s speaker will be Judy …

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Melda McCoy and Dr. Eleanor Patrick

Spring Cycle PIE Grant for “Count on Me!”

Melda McCoy with Oaks Road Academy won a Spring Cycle PIE Grant for “Count on Me!” for $1,499.57. Pictured is Dr. Eleanor Patrick, principal at Oaks Road Academy presenting her with the check. This grant will allow students to gather each morning for an interactive, hands-on learning experience through the use of tabletop learning stations …

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NC State Extension Craven County Master Gardener

Offsite Tour of Latham-Whitehurst Park “Spring into the Woods”

Offsite Tour of Latham-Whitehurst Park “Spring into the Woods” presented by Dr. Tom Glasgow on Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tour sponsored by the Craven County Cooperative Extension and Facilitated by Craven County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. Horticultural Workshop presented by Craven Cooperative Extension (Listen, Learn, and Questions). These programs are free …

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Meredith Pait, Robin Hall, and Wendy Tidwell

Spring Cycle PIE Grant for “Keep Calm to Keep Working On”

Robin Hall, Meredith Pait, and Wendy Tidwell with Bridgeton Elementary won a Spring Cycle PIE Grant for “Keep Calm to Keep Working On” for $1,447.26. Students with exceptional needs require calming input, more movement, alternative techniques and tools to meet their learning styles and sensory processing needs. By creating a sensory environment in a space …

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Craven Smart Start

Kindergarten: Ready, Set, Go Information Sessions to Be Held

New Bern, NC – Parents who have a child entering public school kindergarten in Craven County are invited to attend Kindergarten: Ready, Set, Go, a free information session to help parents prepare for their child’s transition to kindergarten. Children must be five years of age on or before August 31, 2020, to be eligible for …

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