Cape Fear Community College
Cape Fear Community College is a comprehensive two-year college located in Wilmington, North Carolina. CFCC is the seventh largest community college in the state with more than 25,000 students taking classes each year; the service area of Cape Fear Community College includes New Hanover and Pender counties with a main campus located in downtown Wilmington and satellite campuses in Castle Hayne and Surf City. The CFCC athletic teams for both men and women are known as the Sea Devils; the school is a member of the Carolinas Junior College Conference for athletics under the aegis of the National Junior College Athletic Association. The college offers men's basketball, men's golf, men's soccer, women's basketball, women's soccer, women's volleyball. CFCC has a cheerleading squad and a variety of intramural activities, their basketball/volleyball arena is the Joe and Barbara Schwartz Center, home to the Wilmington Sea Dawgs of the Tobacco Road Basketball League. Patrick "ACHES" Price, professional Call of Duty player
A public university is a university, publicly owned or receives significant public funds through a national or subnational government, as opposed to a private university. Whether a national university is considered public varies from one country to another depending on the specific education landscape. In Egypt, Al-Azhar University was founded in 970 AD as a madrassa, making it one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the world, formally becoming a university in 1961, it was followed by a lot of universities opened as public universities in the 20th century such as Cairo University, Alexandria University, Assiut University, Ain Shams University, Helwan University, Beni-Suef University, Benha University, Zagazig University, Suez Canal University, where tuition fees are subsidized by the government. In Kenya, the Ministry of Education controls all of the public universities. Students are enrolled after completing the 8-4-4 system of education and attaining a mark of C+ or above. Students who meet the criteria determined annually by the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service receive government sponsorship, as part of their university or college fee is catered for by the government.
They are eligible for a low interest loan from the Higher Education Loan Board. They are expected to pay back the loan after completing higher education. In Nigeria public universities can be established by both the federal government and by state governments. Examples include the University of Lagos, Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Ibadan, University of Benin, University of Nigeria, Ahmadu Bello University, Abia State University, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Gombe State University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Federal University of Technology Yola, University of Maiduguri, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, University of Jos, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, University of Ilorin, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University South Africa has 23 public tertiary educational institutions, either categorised as a traditional university or a comprehensive university. Prominent public South African universities include the University of Johannesburg, University of Cape Town, Nelson Mandela University, North-west University, University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Pretoria, University of Stellenbosch, University of Witwatersrand, Rhodes University and the University of South Africa.
In Tunisia, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research controls all of the public universities. For some universities, the ministry of higher education coordinates with other ministries like: the Ministry of Public health or the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies. Admission in a public university in Tunisia is assured after succeeding in the Tunisian Baccalaureate: Students are classified according to a Formula score based on their results in the Baccalaureate; the students make a wishlist with the universities they want to attend on a state website dedicated for orientation. Thus, the high-ranking-students get priority to choose. Examples of Tunisian public universities: Carthage University, Carthage Ez-Zitouna University, Tunis Manouba University, Manouba Tunis El Manar University, Tunis Tunis University, Tunis Université Tunis Carthage University of Gabès, Gabès University of Gafsa, Gafsa University of Jendouba, Jendouba University of Kairouan, Kairouan University of Monastir, Monastir University of Sfax, Sfax University of Sousse, Sousse There are 40 public universities in Bangladesh.
The universities do not deal directly with the government, but with the University Grants Commission, which in turn deals with the government. Many private universities are established under the Private University Act of 1992. All universities in Brunei are public universities; these are major universities in Brunei: University of Brunei Darussalam Brunei Technological University Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University In mainland China, nearly all universities and research institutions are public and all important and significant centers for higher education in the country are publicly administered. The public universities are run by the provincial governments; some public universities are national. Private undergraduate colleges do exist, which are vocational colleges sponsored by private enterprises; the majority of such universities are not entitled to award bachelor's degrees. Public universities enjoy higher reputation domestically. Eight institutions are funded by the University Grants Committee.
The Academy for Performing Arts receives funding from the government. The Open University of Hong Kong is a public university, but it is self-financed; the Shue Yan University is the only private institution with the status of a university, but it receives some financial support from the government since it was granted university status. In India, most universities and nearly all research institutions are public. There are some private undergraduate colleges engineering schools, but a majority of these are affiliated to public universities; some of these private schools are partially aided by the national or state governments. India has an "open" public university, the Indira Gandhi National Open University, which offers distance education, in terms of the number of enrolled students is now the largest university in the world with over 4 million students. There are private educational institutes in Indonesia; the government (Ministry of Re
Chowan County, North Carolina
Chowan County is one of the 100 counties located in the U. S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,793, its county seat is Edenton. The county was created between 1668 and 1671 as Shaftesbury Precinct and renamed Chowan Precinct, it gained county status in 1739. Chowan was formed in 1670 as a precinct called Shaftesbury, in Albemarle County. By 1685 it had been renamed for the Chowan Indian tribe, which lived in the northeastern part of the Carolina Colony. Chowan County is in the northeastern section of the State and is bounded by Albemarle Sound, Chowan River, the counties of Bertie, Hertford and Perquimans; the present land area is 172.64 square miles and the 2000 population was 14,150. In 1720, named in honor of Governor Charles Eden, was established. In 1722 it was designated, has continued to be, the county seat. During the American Civil War, the Albemarle Artillery was recruited in 1862 from Chowan and Tyrrell men at Edenton by local attorney William Badham, Jr..
After cannon were recast from bronze donated as bells from local courthouses and churches to arm the battery, the unit was renamed the Edenton Bell Battery. They named their cannon: Columbia, St. Paul, Fannie Roulac, Edenton. Two of the guns, have been returned to Edenton in recent years; the St. Paul and the Edenton now can be seen on display at Edenton's waterfront park; the county was named after the historical Chowanoc American Indian tribe called Chowan. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 233 square miles, of which 172 square miles is land and 61 square miles is water, it is the smallest county in North Carolina by land third-smallest by total area. Future I-87 US 17 NC 32 NC 37 NC 94 As of the census of 2010, there were 14,793 people, 5,580 households, 4,006 families residing in the county; the population density was 84 people per square mile. There were 6,443 housing units at an average density of 37 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 62.0% White, 34.3% Black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 1.8% from other races, 1.2% from two or more races.
3.2% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 5,580 households out of which 30.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.00% were married couples living together, 15.70% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.20% were non-families. 25.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.10% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.94. In the county, the population was spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 24.10% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, 17.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 88.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.60 males. The median income for a household in the county was $30,928, the median income for a family was $36,986. Males had a median income of $29,719 versus $19,826 for females; the per capita income for the county was $15,027.
About 13.70% of families and 17.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.50% of those under age 18 and 16.70% of those age 65 or over. Chowan County is a member of the Albemarle Commission regional council of government. Chowan County is represented by Bob Steinburg in the North Carolina House of Representatives. Chowan County is a deep rooted community of faith; some of the churches in the community include: Center Hill Baptist Church Edenton United Methodist Church Yeopim Baptist Church First Presbyterian Church of Edenton Edenton Baptist Church St. Anne Catholic Church St. Pauls Episcopal Church Providence Baptist Church Ballards Bridge Baptist Church Open Door Church Rocky Hock Baptist Church Warren Grove Missionary Baptist Church Edenton Rockyhock Selwin Sign Pine Tyner National Register of Historic Places listings in Chowan County, North Carolina North Carolina v. Mann, a slave court case
Pasquotank County, North Carolina
Pasquotank County is a county located in the U. S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 40,661, its county seat is Elizabeth City. The county was created as Pasquotank Precinct and gained county status in 1739. Pasquotank County is part of the Elizabeth City, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area, included in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC Combined Statistical Area. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 289 square miles, of which 227 square miles is land and 63 square miles is water, it is the fifth-smallest county in North Carolina by land area. All of the terrain in Pasquotank County is flatland with a topography near sea level, a characteristic of most of North Carolina's Coastal Plain; the county is flanked by two rivers: the Pasquotank—with which it shares its name—to the east, the Little River to the west. Camden County Perquimans County Gates County Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Future I-87 US 17 US 158 NC 344 As of the census of 2010, there were 40,661 people, 13,907 households, 9,687 families residing in the county.
The population density was 154 people per square mile. There were 14,289 housing units at an average density of 63 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 56.7% White, 37.8% Black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 1.8% from other races, 2.2% from two or more races. 4.0% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 12,907 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 16.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 29.5% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.01. In the county, the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males.
For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.1 males. The median income for a household in the county was $30,444, the median income for a family was $36,402. Males had a median income of $30,072 versus $21,652 for females; the per capita income for the county was $14,815. 18.4% of the population and 15.5% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 25.5% are under the age of 18 and 17.9% are 65 or older. Pasquotank County is a member of the Albemarle Commission regional council of governments. College of the Albemarle Elizabeth City State University Mid-Atlantic Christian University Elizabeth City Nixonton Weeksville National Register of Historic Places listings in Pasquotank County, North Carolina Official website Elizabeth City Area Convention & Visitors Bureau NCGenWeb Pasquotank County
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Fayetteville Technical Community College is a community college in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The institution is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and is a member of the North Carolina Community College System. FTCC serves more than 41,000 students annually by providing over 190 occupational, general education, college transfer, continuing education programs, it is the 4th largest community college in the state, boasts one of the largest Continuing Education departments. Located adjacent to Fort Bragg, the college has provided education to the military since 1961. Led by John Standridge in 1961, the Fayetteville Area Industrial Education Center was created to provide job training and educational opportunities to high school graduates and adult learners in Cumberland County and the surrounding areas including: Bladen, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland counties, as well as Fort Bragg and Pope Air Force Base. After the North Carolina General Assembly passed a bill creating the statewide Community College System in 1963, Fayetteville Area IEC became Fayetteville Technical Institute that July.
Mr. Howard Boudreau was the first president of the institution. Accreditation was first received by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges in 1967. Through encouragement by the North Carolina Department of Community Colleges and the North Carolina General Assembly, FTI became Fayetteville Technical Community College in January 1988; the purpose of the name change was to broaden and enhance the public image of technical and vocational postsecondary education and job training opportunities to new and expanding industries. Fayetteville Tech celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2011 under the leadership of its current President, Dr. Larry Keen. FTCC offers associate degrees, diplomas and continuing education programs; the college will have women's basketball and golf teams beginning in the 2016-2017 season. According to the Fayetteville Observer "Fayetteville Tech would compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association's Division II because there are more potential opponents in the Carolinas and Virginia...
The teams would be known as Trojans, the school's mascot... FTCC would add other sports teams though Keen said football would not be an option because of its expense." According to the Observer, "'The basketball teams would practice in the school's gym but it's 7 feet too small for regulation games. As a result, the teams would play their 15 home games at a Crown Center venue,' said David Brand, the school's senior vice president for academic and student services, he said the school would contract with a local golf course to serve as the home course for the golf teams." The main campus consists of 17 buildings across 150 acres including the Tony Rand Student Center, the Bookstore, the All American Veterans Center, the Paul H. Thompson Library, the Center for Business and Industry, the Children's Center, the Gym, the Health Technologies Center, the Auto Body Shop Complex, the Salon and Spa Services Educational Center; as the school grew over the years and developed successful offerings, it took over what was the Junior high school facilities across the street.
The campus is located along Route 14 of the Fayetteville Area System of Transit at 2201 Hull Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28303. The Spring Lake Campus specializes in Basic Law Enforcement Training, the Pre-Health Academy, Continuing Education certifications including: Certified Nursing Assistant, Registered Medical Assistant, Emergency Medical Services and Welding, it is located at 171 Laketree Blvd, Spring Lake, NC 28390. The FTCC Fort Bragg Center provides counseling and testing services for the convenience of military personnel and their families, associate degree programs based on military occupational specialty, it is located on Fort Bragg in the Bragg Training and Education Center at 4520 Knox Street F Wing, Bldg 1-3571, Fort Bragg, NC 28310. Official website
Perquimans County, North Carolina
Perquimans County is a county located in the U. S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,453, its county seat is Hertford. The county was created as Berkeley Precinct, it was renamed Perquimans Precinct around 1684 and gained county status in 1739. Perquimans County is part of the Elizabeth City, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area, included in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC Combined Statistical Area; the Harvey Point Defense Testing Activity facility is located in Perquimans County. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 329 square miles, of which 247 square miles is land and 82 square miles is water. Pasquotank County Chowan County Gates County Future I-87 US 17 NC 37 As of the census of 2000, there were 11,368 people, 4,645 households, 3,376 families residing in the county; the population density was 46 people per square mile. There were 6,043 housing units at an average density of 24 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 70.82% White, 27.99% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, 0.64% from two or more races.
0.60% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 4,645 households of which 28.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% were married couples living together, 12.60% had a female householder with no husband present, 27.30% were non-families. 24.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.86. 23.00% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 26.60% from 45 to 64, 19.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 91.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.50 males. The median household income was $29,538 and the median family income was $35,212. Males had a median income of $27,251 compared with $18,728 for females; the per capita income for the county was $15,728. About 13.90% of families and 17.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.20% of those under age 18 and 15.80% of those age 65 or over.
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Dare County, North Carolina
Dare County is the easternmost county in the U. S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 33,920, its county seat is Manteo. The county is named after Virginia Dare, the first child born in the Americas to English parents, born in what is now Dare County. Dare County is included in the Kill Devil Hills, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area, included in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC Combined Statistical Area. At one time, the now-abandoned town of Buffalo City was the largest community in the county; because it includes much of Pamlico Sound, Dare County is the largest county in North Carolina by total area, although if one were to consider land area only, it drops down to 68th in size among the state's 100 counties. This is because, according to the Census Bureau's 2010 statistics, only 24.54% of its area is land, the lowest percentage of all counties in the state. Robeson County is the largest county in North Carolina by land area only. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,563 square miles, of which 383 square miles is land and 1,179 square miles is water.
It is the largest county in North Carolina by area. Dare County contains Roanoke Island. Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge Cape Hatteras National Seashore Fort Raleigh National Historic Site Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Wright Brothers National Memorial As of the census of 2010, there were 33,920 people, 12,690 households, 8,450 families residing in the county; the population density was 78 people per square mile. There were 26,671 housing units at an average density of 70 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 92.3% White, 2.5% Black or African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 2.4% from other races, 1.8% from two or more races. 6.5% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 12,690 households out of which 27.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.00% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.40% were non-families. 25.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.90% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.79. In the county, the population was spread out with 21.40% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 30.80% from 25 to 44, 27.70% from 45 to 64, 13.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.20 males. The median income for a household in the county was $42,411, the median income for a family was $49,302. Males had a median income of $31,240 versus $24,318 for females; the per capita income for the county was $23,614. About 5.50% of families and 8.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.90% of those under age 18 and 5.30% of those age 65 or over. As of 2010, the largest self-reported ancestry groups in Dare County were: Duck Kill Devil Hills Kitty Hawk Manteo Nags Head Southern Shores Atlantic Township Croatan Township East Lake Township Hatteras Township Kinnekeet Township Nags Head Township Dare at present is a Republican county.
No Democratic presidential nominee has carried Dare County since Jimmy Carter did so in 1976. Before the 1970s it was a typical “Solid South” Democratic county that did not vote Republican between 1900 and 1952 – a period during which the South’s black population was completely disenfranchised. In the 2016 Republican primary, Donald Trump received 2,650 votes in Dare County followed by Ted Cruz who came in second with 1,156 votes. In the 2016 Democratic Primary, Bernie Sanders received 2,307 votes whereas Hillary Clinton only won 2,003 votes. In the general election Donald Trump received 11,460 votes whereas Hillary Clinton received 7,222 votes and Libertarian Candidate Gary Johnson received 674 votes. In this regards Dare County has the distinction of being one of many counties in the state of North Carolina which Donald Trump won in both the primary election and the general election, which Hillary Clinton lost in both the primary election and the general election. Dare County is governed by the Dare County Board of Commissioners.
Dare County is a part of the Albemarle Commission regional council of governments. Dare County is home to two popular lighthouses: The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and the Bodie Island Lighthouse. There is a beacon atop the Wright Brothers Memorial. A third lighthouse was built by the Town of Manteo and dedicated on September 25, 2004; the Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse is an exterior recreation of the 1877 screwpile lighthouse of the same name and is located on the Manteo waterfront. It serves as exhibit space for the N. C. Maritime Museum on Roanoke Island. US 64 US 158 US 264 NC 12 NC 345 NC 400 Dare County Regional Airport, a general aviation airport, is located in Dare County. Public education is run by Dare County Schools: Manteo High School Manteo Middle School Manteo Elementary School First Flight High School First Flight Middle School First Flight Elementary School Kitty Hawk Elementary School Dare County Alternative School Cape Hatteras Secondary School Cape Hatteras Elementary School Nags Head Elementary School National Register of Historic Places listings in Dare County, North Carolina