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ASHEVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: WomanUP, Rebecca Ryan honor local women in business

Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on Nov. 26.At the Asheville Chamber’s 2018 WomanUP Celebration, 500 business leaders gathered to celebrate local businesswomen, make new connections, and listen to futurist and economist Rebecca Ryan’s keynote speech.

CABARRUS REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Networking & Coffee: Cabarrus Connections to be held December 4

Join us for morning coffee in a casual atmosphere that allows individual members to get to know each other in a smaller group setting.

CARY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Economic Development Committee Meeting to be held December 5

Our December program will feature Wit Tuttell, VP of Tourism with the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina.

24 percent of borrowers at 2-year colleges in North Carolina default on student loans

At Tri-County Community College, 32 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

These 2-year schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Center for Massage and Mitchell's Hair Styling Academy-Raleigh are among two-year schools in the U.S. with the best 'on time' graduation rates, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Belmont Abbey College fields most volleyball players in North Carolina

Belmont Abbey College ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.

These 2-year schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Bladen Community College, Pitt Community College and Edgecombe Community College are among two-year schools in the U.S. with the lowest 'on time' graduation rates, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

CHARLOTTE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Economic Outlook Conference 2018 to be held December 10

This event is a reserved benefit for Board of Advisor and above level investor representatives.

CHOWAN UNIVERSITY: Chowan University Honors College recognizes student excellence

Six Chowan University students received individual awards at the Honors College Student Association annual Awards Dinner.

DUKE ENERGY: Duke Energy projects winter storm could result in 500,000+ power outages

Duke Energy meteorologists today modeled the latest forecast for an approaching winter storm and project the heavy wet snow, sleet and freezing rain will result in approximately 500,000 power outages or more for homes and businesses in the Carolinas.

DUKE UNIVERSITY: Duke Bound For Walk-On's Independence Bowl

Duke University will play in its sixth bowl game in the past seven seasons by meeting Temple in the Walk-On’s Independence Bowl on Thursday, December 27 in Shreveport, La.

FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY: Fayetteville State University was proud to host the North Carolina Campus Compact 2018 CSNAP Student Conference

The 2018 CSNAP (Citizenship, Service, Networking and Partnerships) Student Conference facilitated by North Carolina Campus Compact was hosted at Fayetteville State University on November 9 – 10, 2018.

Analysis: Which college golf program grossed the most in the U.S.

East Carolina University, Wake Forest University and Duke University top the list of highest grossing men's college golf programs nationwide in 2016

GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY: GWU Exercise Science Major Pursues Career in Occupational Therapy

Recruited to play soccer at Gardner-Webb University, Abbey Smith of Oxford, N.C., chose to major in exercise science.

GREATER FAYETTEVILLE CHAMBER: Christmas at Camp 112618 to be held December 18

Have your organization, company, or family come together at Camp Rockfish for a time filled with Holiday spirit, food, and cheer!

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