CFCC students go back to school - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

CFCC goes back to school

CFCC students are heading back to school Friday. CFCC students are heading back to school Friday.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Thousands of students will head back to school Friday for the first day of classes at Cape Fear Community College. Over 9,000 students have registered for classes this fall.

According to college officials health care training programs are the most popular courses among students this semester. Programs like nursing and surgical technology are in such high demand they are at capacity.

CFCC President Dr. Ted Spring says, "Out student enrollment is closely tied to trends in the local economy."  

Other classes that are hot this semester are film and video production, nuclear technology, welding and machining, marine tech, and HVAC training programs.

Along with school starting it will be the first time the brand new Union Station building will see action. The building features expanded labs, a simulated operating room and hospital setting to give students a real life simulation of situations they may find themselves in.

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