Cabarrus College of Health Sciences traces its roots back to 1942.

From Independent Tribune Staff Reports (July 29, 2021)

CONCORD, N.C. (July 29, 2021) — Cabarrus College of Health Sciences has introduced the 1942 Club — the alumni association for Cabarrus College. The 1942 Club celebrates the founding of the college in 1942 and its nearly 80 years of educating exemplary health care professionals.

“Our strength is in our people,” said Cabarrus College President Cam Cruickshank, Ph.D. “Our students, faculty and staff, alumni, donors and the many friends of the college are all part of the fabric that makes this college a special place. The 1942 Club helps us cultivate even stronger relationships among our people, enhancing their connection to the college, preserving our legacy and focusing on the future by contributing to the health care profession and our larger community.”

As one of its first initiatives, the 1942 Club established the 1942 Club Scholarship, a $1,000 scholarship for new undergraduate students at Cabarrus College. To qualify, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need through completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Although Cabarrus College offers many scholarship opportunities to current students who are continuing their studies at the college, the 1942 Club Scholarship is one of the first scholarships the college has made available to new students.

“This scholarship sets a precedent and makes a statement about our commitment to offering affordable education to every new student who wants to pursue a career in health care,” said Cruickshank. “The 1942 Club is already receiving generous donations from our alumni and intends to offer as many 1942 Club Scholarships per year as donations allow.”

The first 1942 Scholarship will be awarded in fall 2022.

For more information about joining or donating to the 1942 Club, contact Jon Sauter, Director of Annual Giving, at or 704-403-4141.

For more information on the Cabarrus Healthcare Foundation visit or call 704-403-1369.