Never stop learning: Craven Community College attracts retirees

June 6, 2017


Retirees are part of a phenomenon called lifelong learning and it is gaining popularity as baby boomers retire. With extra time on their hands, retirees are searching for intellectual stimulation. Fortunately, a growing number of universities and colleges are offering academic courses that cater to the retirees seeking to learn something new.


Craven Community College in New Bern, NC, offers an Adult Enrichment Program for adults that want to experience the adventure and joy of learning. Classes vary in length depending on the time it takes to cover the content. The nine categories available are: arts, creative crafts, enrichment/special interest, money matters, home & garden, health & wellness, music and kitchen/cuisine. Click here for details.


Here are the fast facts for Craven Community College.

• Founded in 1965, Craven Community College is a comprehensive community college with campuses in New Bern and Havelock-Cherry Point.

• Craven serves more than 3,200 curriculum students and nearly 10,000 continuing education students each year.

• The College offers associate’s degrees, diplomas and certificates in many areas.

• The College features an FAA-certified Aviation Systems Technology program as well as a number of health care offerings, including Nursing, Medical Assisting and Health Information Technology.

• The College is growing to meet the needs of its community. In 2008, the College opened a new 35,000-square-foot building to accommodate business and computer information technology programs.


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