• 54°

Catawba College hires director of continuing education

Director of Continuing Education

Corriher-Smith

Catawba College News Service

SALISBURY — Rowan County native Jan Corriher-Smith has joined Catawba College as director of continuing education.

In this new position in Catawba’s Ketner School of Business, Corriher-Smith will work with faculty, local businesses and regional employers to develop and offer short-term classes and seminars that allow employees in a variety of fields to obtain or maintain certifications in areas such as health care, accounting, law and education.

“We are delighted to welcome someone of Jan’s experience to Catawba College. Her familiarity with continuing education and the certification needs of our regional work force will help her hit the ground running,” said Ketner School of Business Dean Jay Abraham. “Adding this service for our community and its workforce certification has been one of my goals for the business school. It’s rewarding to see this goal move to fruition.”

Corriher-Smith has been director of customized training and development at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College for the past 14 years. She was responsible for working with business and industry and the general public to coordinate occupational and certification training in Rowan and Cabarrus counties.

She also has served as a part-time instructor in RCCC’s Business and Marketing Department.

Corriher-Smith holds degrees from Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer — a bachelor of science in business administration and a master’s degree in business administration.

She is married to Tim Smith, and they are the parents of four children.

Catawba’s continuing education program will offer a notary certification class in November. Registration is available online at www.catawba.edu/ceu.

Planned program offerings for January include notary, e-notary, real estate CE and medical code training.

For more information, contact Corriher-Smith at jecorrih@catawba.edu or 704-637-4421. Her office is in Room 327 in the Ketner School of Business on campus.

Comments

Crime

Blotter: Man found on church property with litany of drugs

Crime

Man charged in connection to 2019 overdose death

Business

‘It’s our big time’: Salisbury Farmers Market reopens Saturday

Education

Schools capital funding still frozen as RSS sends local budget to county

Business

Shields, Cheerwine Festival receive N.C. Main Street Awards

Kannapolis

Duke University launches kidney disease study in Kannapolis for people of African descent

Education

Horizons Unlimited will hold in-person summer camps

Education

Education briefs: Catawba planning for more in-person activities, free summer school tuition

Coronavirus

County’s full COVID-19 vaccinations top 22,600

High School

High school golf: With Merrell, Mustangs back on top

Local

Spencer investigating rat problem on South Iredell Street

News

Livingstone, Mission House Church to host national ‘Black Voters Matter’ listening session

Education

Shoutouts

Business

Groundbreaking on Pennant Square signals next phase in downtown Kannapolis revitalization

Nation/World

J&J vaccine to remain in limbo while officials seek evidence

Nation/World

Prosecutors: No charges for officer in Capitol riot shooting

Nation/World

Biden to pull US troops from Afghanistan, end ‘forever war’

Nation/World

Former Minnesota cop charged in shooting of Black motorist

Crime

Blotter: April 14

Elections

Former North Carolina Gov. McCrory enters US Senate race

Crime

Salisbury woman arrested in Myrtle Beach for abducting child

Health

County updates health director job description, will advertise for position

High School

High school tennis: East beats Carson, still hopes to share NPC title

Elections

Board of Elections to purchase upgraded voting equipment using federal grant