Institution Name:  Central Piedmont Community College

Point of Contact:  Chris Paynter, Dean of STEM

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Brief Description of Institution:  Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, Central Piedmont Community College is a nationally recognized leader in workforce development with a commitment to teaching and learning excellence.As a learning-centered organization focusing on documented learning outcomes, the College provides high quality programs and services within a supportive environment.Central Piedmont is the largest community college in the state with six campuses serving 75,000 learners annually. The College offers over 285 degree, diploma, and certificate programs in various areas including technical/vocational, health, culinary, hospitality, STEM, and professional careers as well as a comprehensive college transfer program.

The Engineering Technology Division is one of the STEM divisions at CPCC and the following ET curriculum programs have been longstanding ABET accreditation: Mechanical, Computer, Electrical, and Electronics Engineering Technology.

The Welding Technology program is administered by the Applied Technologies division at the Harper Campus.

Manufacturing Certification Programs with Certifications:
  Mechanical Engineering Technology, Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology, Mechatronics Engineering Technology, Computer Integrated Machining, Welding Technology

NAM-Endorsed Manufacturing Skills Certifications:

Multiple Campuses:
  Yes; Central and Harper Campuses are where these manufacturing programs are primarily taught.

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