RTP's mission is to improve access to education, jobs, and a better quality of life for all of North Carolina. We believe that mission starts with supporting the innovation and entrepreneurship taking place in communities across the state — including yours. On the Pathways to Opportunity tour, we want to reconnect with you, the people doing great things for North Carolina.
Dr. Shackleford will do a presentation on the "big picture": how RCC is transitioning curriculum to meet future economic needs, facilities, University Center, outreach to the community, future plans, and challenges. Then three of the RCCC community partners will speak briefly on the importance of our relationships – Bonnie Renfro, President, Randolph County Economic Development Corp.; Tremonteo Crawford, Chief Nursing Officer, Randolph Hospital; and Rick Powell, President of Pemmco Mfg
Then we will tour the Richard Petty Education Center, which houses the Automotive Systems Technology and Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology programs, with a student from each program speaking briefly about their experiences during the tour.