Dr. Kathy Matlock, president of Southeastern Community College, is the
recipient of the Cape Fear Workforce Development Workforce Champion 2013 award. The
award was presented at the Cape Fear Council of Governments Annual Meeting and Awards
Dinner Banquet on March 25, 2014.
The program says, “Southeastern Community College is a vital partner with the Cape
Fear Workforce Development Board in its implementation of workforce development
programs in Columbus County. Southeastern Community College is a leader in workforce
development from the first One Stop Career Center in North Carolina to the first Cape
Fear Workforce Center that will be certified under North Carolina’s newly implemented
integrated services delivery model. Southeastern Community College has won several
national and state awards for its efforts in workforce development. It is the leadership
that makes things happen and Dr. Kathleen Matlock, as president of Southeastern
Community College, is that person. With her interest in education and students she has
that rare combination of talent and skills that propel the institution and students towards
Photo: Dr. Kathy Matlock and Margie Parker, Workforce Development Director, Cape Fear
Council of Governments.