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May 23, 2022

NCMBC, North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office host Federal and Defense Textile Summit

The offices of Senator Richard Burr and Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center at Fayetteville Technical Community College, and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office will host the Southeast Region Federal a ...

May 12, 2022

Reciprocal benefits, veteran entrepreneurs help boost the local economy while gaining from Fayetteville benefits

Recently, the Defense Alliance of North Carolina assembleddata from various resources to point to how the success of veteran-owned businesses aids North Carolina’s economy.In 2021, CNBC’s list of America's Top States for Business placed North Carolin ...

Apr 25, 2022

Greater Fayetteville Chamber's Spouses in Military event returns

On April 28, the Greater Fayetteville Chamber is bringing back its Spouses in Military Exposition. The event will take place at Fayetteville State University’s Rudolph Jones Student Center from 9 a.m., to 3 p.m. Military spouses are welcome to v ...

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FSU Welcomes Inaugural Board of Visitors Tasked with Increasing HBCUs Impact in the Region

Posted Sep 30, 2021
With the goal of deepening and enriching Fayetteville State University’s (FSU’s) connections to the Greater Fayetteville community, the University recently announced the formation of its Board of Visitors. Comprised of distinguished FSU alumni and su
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Mar 25, 2022

Robeson, Cumberland Counties performed over $75M in federal prime contracts in 2021

In 2021, businesses executed $7.3 billion in federal prime contracts in North Carolina, according to the North Carolina Military Business Center. “Each of these prime contracts – and perhaps billions more in subcontracts – grows jobs, expands th ...

Mar 23, 2022

TechNet Fort Bragg Symposium & Exposition: The popular AFCEA event returns

The need to maximize the cost effectiveness and intelligently leverage technology is imperative to enabling mission command.The Fort Bragg area is home to nearly 57,000 soldiers, making it the most populous Army installation in the country. TechNet F ...

Mar 17, 2022

NC STRIVE Conference to encourage military talent to stay local

Fayetteville State University is looking for exhibitors or hiring employers for the 2022 NC STRIVE Conference on May 11 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.“This is a great opportunity catered toward veterans and spouses,” said Rob Patton, vice president of FCEDC. ...

Mar 15, 2022

Methodist University earns Military Friendly® Gold Ranking

As a university that is positioned to “serve those who serve,” Methodist University has earned a “Gold-Level” ranking as a Military Friendly ® University for the 2022-2023 school year. The Military Friendly ® ratings program was started in 2003 ...

Mar 9, 2022

DEFTECH: A subsidiary of the N.C. Military Business Center seeks to serve the military technology sector

When Pete Lorh was awarded a $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, his work caught the attention of an agency that connects North Carolina innovators and researchers with the Department of Defense. Lorh’s company, Advanced Hydrogen Tec ...

Feb 24, 2022

Greater Fayetteville Chamber announces return of the Command Performance Breakfast

The Greater Fayetteville Chamber Military Affairs Council announced today the return of the Command Performance Breakfast.The event will be held at the Crown Coliseum Complex ballroom on March 30, 2022, at 7:30 a.m.Guests from the XVIII Airborne Corp ...


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FTCC Foundation Will Fund More Nursing Scholarships with $391,000 Planned Gift

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