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Author talk and book signing set for October — Wednesday, September 08, 2021
  Legal intrigue, racial injustice are themes of Almond’s new book  SPINDALE (Sept. 7, 2021) — Michael Almond, a retired economic development attorney, will talk about his new book in October at Isothermal Community...
Awards Ceremony Highlights ICC Convocation  — Friday, August 20, 2021
SPINDALE (Aug. 18, 2021) – A dozen Isothermal Community College staff and faculty members were recognized this week for making outstanding contributions to the institution’s learning environment.  The Willard L. Lewis Staff Award,...
Culinary arts class begins this month — Tuesday, August 10, 2021
SPINDALE (Aug. 10, 2021) – Aspiring chefs will be able to explore the world of culinary arts at Isothermal Community College this month. The Basic Culinary Skills course will begin on Monday, Aug. 30. The classes will continue to run Mondays...
Isothermal grad set to open new healthcare business — Thursday, August 05, 2021
SPINDALE (Aug. 5, 2021) — Alesha Logan, a nursing graduate from Isothermal Community College, is opening a new health clinic in Gastonia next week. Logan graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing in 2009. She went on to achieve...
Second group of dental assistants graduates — Thursday, July 29, 2021
SPINDALE (July 29, 2021) — The second class of the Dental Assisting program at Isothermal graduated last week. A pinning ceremony was held for the nine graduates at the Library Auditorium on the Spindale Campus. The new graduates are Sabrina...
Practical Nursing students pinned during special ceremony — Thursday, July 29, 2021
SPINDALE (July 29, 2021) – Eighteen Isothermal Community College practical nursing students were awarded their pins at a special ceremony this week. The Pinning Ceremony, held at the Foundation Performing Arts and Conference Center, is the...
ICC will power community with $30,000 grant from Duke Energy Foundation — Wednesday, July 28, 2021
 SPINDALE (July 28, 2021) — Isothermal Community College received a $30,000 grant from Duke Energy Foundation to create powerful communities in Rutherford and Polk counties through the Protective Relay Education Project. Isothermal...
Practical Nursing Pinning Ceremony will be held — Thursday, July 22, 2021
SPINDALE (July 22, 2021) -- The Practical Nursing Program at Isothermal Community College is proud to announce the graduation of the Class of 2021.  The program will celebrate its graduates with a pinning ceremony at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July...
Isothermal Receives $8,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Adult Literacy — Tuesday, June 01, 2021
Spindale (June 1, 2021) – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Isothermal Community College a $8,000 grant to support adult literacy.  This local grant is part of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s recent...
Thomas named as ICC’s chief academic officer — Tuesday, June 01, 2021
SPINDALE (June 1, 2021) — Dr. Greg Thomas will serve as the new vice president of Academic and Student Affairs at Isothermal Community College. Thomas’s appointment to the position was confirmed Tuesday by the Isothermal Board of...
Twelve new truck drivers graduate — Tuesday, May 25, 2021
SPINDALE (May 25, 2021) — Twelve new truck drivers will hit the road after graduating with commercial certifications and licenses at Isothermal Community College this week. The graduates are Jared Bright, Jonathan Champion, Nicholas Deaton,...
College names Lattimore this year’s Outstanding Alumnus — Thursday, May 20, 2021
SPINDALE (May 18, 2021) — Robin Lattimore, a noted local author and historian, was named Isothermal Community College’s 2021 Outstanding Alumnus at this week’s graduation ceremony. The award was presented by Dr. Thad Harrill,...
Isothermal’s top teaching award goes to McCluney — Tuesday, May 18, 2021
SPINDALE (May 18, 2021) – Dr. Alice McCluney, an Early Childhood Education instructor at Isothermal Community College, earned the institution’s highest teaching honor this week. The 2021 Robert Wendell Eaves Distinguished Teaching...
EdNC leader will speak at Isothermal's graduation — Thursday, May 13, 2021
SPINDALE (May 13, 2021) -- Nation Hahn, a thought leader in North Carolina higher education, will speak at Isothermal Community College's graduation ceremony next week. The outside commencement will be held on Monday, May 17, at 6 p.m. in the...
Associate Degree Nursing students pinned during special ceremony — Monday, May 10, 2021
SPINDALE (May 10, 2021) – Seventy Foothills Nursing Consortium nursing students were awarded their pins at a special ceremony this week. The Pinning Ceremony, held at The Foundation Performing Arts and Conference Center at Isothermal...
Five students graduate from Basic Law Enforcement Training — Thursday, April 29, 2021
SPINDALE (April 22, 2021) – Five students recently graduated from the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program at Isothermal Community College after completing nearly ten months of training.  The BLET program is the state-mandated...
Deadline for Practical Nursing Program Approaches — Tuesday, April 27, 2021
SPINDALE (April 27, 2021) -- There is still time to apply for the Practical Nursing program for Fall 2021. The deadline to submit applications to the Practical Nursing (PN) program is Monday, May 3. The updated PN application packets are available...
Dental Assisting deadline approaching — Tuesday, March 30, 2021
COLUMBUS (March 25, 2021) – The deadline to enroll in the upcoming Dental Assisting program is Monday, April 12 by 4:30 p.m. Space is limited so potential students are encouraged to apply quickly. The diploma-level class is designed to...
Isothermal will host in-person graduations — Friday, March 05, 2021
SPINDALE (March 4, 2021) -- Isothermal Community College will host its May commencement ceremonies in a modified in-person manner this year, officials said this week. The curriculum graduation will be on Monday, May 17,...
Deans’ List for Fall 2020 announced — Wednesday, February 24, 2021
SPINDALE (Feb. 23, 2021) – The Isothermal Community College deans of Business Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology, and Health and Public Services have announced the names of 367 area students who were...
Nursing Students Administer COVID-19 Vaccines — Friday, February 12, 2021
  EDITOR'S NOTE-- Isothermal Community College is not administering COVID-19 vaccines as an organization. Our students are simply assisting the Foothills Health District. To find out more about receiving a vaccination,...
Cooper honors Dalton with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine — Tuesday, February 02, 2021
SPINDALE (Feb. 2, 2021) — Gov. Roy Cooper awarded Walter Dalton the state’s highest civilian honor, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, today. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cooper made the presentation via a video at the Isothermal...
Happy Retirement, President Dalton! — Monday, February 01, 2021
Happy retirement, Walter! Walter Dalton served his last day as president of Isothermal on Friday. He leaves a legacy of growth, partnerships and strong leadership. We'll miss him, but wish him the best in his retirement years. Thanks to Dave...
ICC’s Todd Ledford wins HawkesGiving Award — Friday, January 22, 2021
SPINDALE (Jan. 20, 2021) - Todd Ledford, the Tutoring Center Coordinator for Isothermal Community College, has been awarded the 2020 HawkesGiving Award from Hawkes Learning Systems. This award was given to ten members of the educational community...
Truck driver training class set for March — Monday, January 11, 2021
SPINDALE (Jan. 7, 2021) – Isothermal Community College will offer its truck driving course again this March. This class opens the door on an exciting new career field for successful graduates who will obtain DOT Class A permits, CDL...
Last updated: 01/11/2021