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Craven Community College Nursing Students

Craven CC to receive $150,000 grant from CarolinaEast for nursing program

Craven Community College (Craven CC) will receive a $150,000 grant from CarolinaEast Medical Center (CEMC) in an effort to boost the region’s nursing staff. The funds will be used to secure a new full-time nursing instructor to accommodate for an increase of nursing students on the college’s New Bern campus. The plan was …

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Craven Smart Start

Register for NC Pre-Kindergarten and Head Start Programs

New Bern, NC – Craven County Schools and Coastal Community Action, Inc. will be holding registration for four-year olds for the NC Pre-Kindergarten Program and Head Start Program for the 2019-2020 school year in New Bern and in Havelock in the coming weeks.  Registration will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019, from …

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Tryon Palace Scholars

Palace Scholars Grants Scholarships to North Carolina Title I Schools

Tryon Palace is pleased to announce it has awarded 16 North Carolina Title I schools with field trip scholarships through the Palace Scholars Program. Made possible by the Tryon Palace Foundation, Palace Scholars was able to award scholarships that total $17,665 for the 2019/2020 school year, which will allow 1,775 students from across …

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Craven Community College

Craven CC ranked among top 10 Best Online Community Colleges in NC

Craven Community College was recently ranked No. 10 on SR Education Group’s list of 2019 Best Online Community Colleges in North Carolina. Each community college was ranked by several important factors, including retention rate, graduation rate, percentage of online enrollment data and the number of fully online associate degrees offered. Craven CC currently offers 34 …

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Cathy Pratt - PIE Grant

Cathy Pratt awarded PIE Grant for New Bern High Robotics Club

Cathy Pratt with New Bern High School won a PIE Grant for her grant, “Engineering Our STEM Future,” for $480.38. Pictured is Jerry Simmons, principal at New Bern High presenting her with the check. This grant will allow the NBH Robotics Club to purchase kits and supplies so they can be directly involved …

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Craven County Schools - Blue Ribbon Awards

Craven County Schools wins State Awards for Effective School Communications and Public Relations

Craven County Schools was among 31 school districts in North Carolina to win Blue Ribbon Awards for effective school communications and public relations. The awards were presented by the North Carolina School Public Relations Association (NCSPRA) during the Association’s annual Blue Ribbon Awards ceremony and brunch on Friday, February 1 at the O. …

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Edward Jones - Mike Bass

Edward Jones Teacher Appreciation Award through Partners in Education

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Mike Bass partnered with Partners In Education to award a $100 gift card to Sheila Lambert, 2nd grade teacher at Ben D. Quinn Elementary. Curtis Gatlin, principal at Ben D. Quinn Elementary says Ms. Lambert, “Has been a strong leader and team player in 1st, 4th, and now 2nd …

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Tryon Palace Scholars Program

Tryon Palace Announces New “Palace Scholars” Program

New Program Awards Field-Trip Funding for Title 1 Schools The Tryon Palace Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of Palace Scholars, an educational program linking students and educators from Title I schools with funding for field trip opportunities to Tryon Palace. Applications for the inaugural year of Palace Scholars, school year 2019/2020, …

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2018 Marks Scholar

Historical Society Now Accepting Marks Scholar Applications

Deadline March 29, 2019 The New Bern Historical Society is currently accepting applications for its Harriet Marks Scholarship.  The Marks Scholarship was established by a trust estate created in 1968 under the terms of the will of Miss Harriet Marks as a memorial to the O. Marks family (for which the downtown building …

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