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16 May 2024

Snyder named this year’s ICC Outstanding Alumnus

Mark Snyder, an assistant principal at East Rutherford Middle School, was named Isothermal Community College’s 2024 Outstanding Alumnus at the graduation ceremony this past weekend.


16 May 2024

Cuthbertson earns Isothermal’s top teaching award

Betsy Cuthbertson, a nursing instructor at Isothermal Community College, earned the institution’s highest teaching honor this past weekend.

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U.S. Attorney speaks to ICC Criminal Justice class - 25 March 2024

The top law enforcement official in North Carolina’s 32 westernmost counties spent some time with some students at Isothermal Community College recently.

ICC’s Party With A Purpose raises funds to equip future building - 06 March 2024

Nearly 200 community members gathered this past weekend to “Party With A Purpose.”

Two ICC students selected for Duke Energy internships - 01 March 2024

Two Isothermal Community College students from Polk County are set for a powerful learning experience this summer.

Deans’ List for Fall 2023 announced  - 19 January 2024

The Isothermal Community College deans have announced the names of 413 area students who were named to the Deans’ List for Fall Semester 2023.

Isothermal, McDowell Tech, and Western Piedmont to Collaborate on Regional Effort to Boost Graduation Rates in High-Demand Careers  - 12 January 2024

Pathways to critical and rewarding careers in the western foothills just got easier, officials said.

Fourteen students graduate from Basic Law Enforcement Training - 19 December 2023

14 students graduated from the BLET program after completing nearly ten months of training.

ICC’s Practical Nursing program earns top ranking  - 04 December 2023

The Practical Nursing program has been ranked among the best in North Carolina by a national organization. 

College names Fall 2023 Students of Semester - 30 November 2023

Eighteen Isothermal Community College students were recognized for exemplary performance

Students inducted into National Technical Honor Society - 07 November 2023

Nearly 200 high school and college students were welcomed into the National Technical Honor Society.

New Century Scholars inducted  - 27 October 2023

Seventh and eighth graders from Polk and Rutherford counties were welcomed as New Century Scholars.

Lawmakers visit campus for check presentation  - 27 October 2023

State legislative delegation visited campus to present a $30 million check for a new state-of-the-art health and sciences building. 

Isothermal set to build new $30 million health and sciences building - 03 October 2023

Health sciences students will soon learn their trades in a new state-of-the-art facility, thanks to the North Carolina General Assembly.

Ribbon cutting held for therapeutic riding arena   - 26 September 2023

A critical addition to Isothermal Community College’s agribusiness and human services programming opened this week.  

New nurse practitioner will add services at ICC health clinic - 15 September 2023

Access to more healthcare services will soon be easier for students and employees at Isothermal Community College.

SECU Foundation awards funding to aid allied health students  - 14 September 2023

he North Carolina SECU Foundation awarded scholarship funding this month for students at Isothermal Community College in nurse aide and other allied health programs.