PCC Spring registration Nov. 29-Dec. 1

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Piedmont Community College is  holding registration for Spring Semester 2011 this week. Registration begins Tuesday, Nov. 29, and will continue through Thursday, Dec. 1, on the College’s Person County Campus in Roxboro and the Caswell County Campus in Yanceyville. Registration hours are 9 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Spring Semester classes begin Monday, Jan. 9. 

The College mailed schedule booklets showing courses to be offered during Spring Semester to all households in Person and Caswell counties. The class schedule in printable form is available on the College’s website at www.piedmontcc.edu along with an expanded 65-page brochure featuring helpful information such as important dates, specific programs of study, and upcoming activities. The expanded schedule is in interactive format that allows the user to turn pages to easily view the information.  

High school students will have a new option for college study through the N.C. General Assembly’s new Career and College Promise program. The program debuts during Spring Semester and is open to high school juniors and seniors who meet all qualifications of the program. Students choose between two pathways for study: College Transfer and Career Technical Education. For more information on this program, students should contact their high school counselor or PCC Deans Judy Bradsher at bradshj@piedmontcc.edu or (3365) 599-1181, ext. 434 on the Person County Campus or Shelly Stone at stones@piedmontcc.edu or (336) 694-5707 on the Caswell County Campus.   The Kirby Learning Studios will continue to host fine arts classes this spring when several classes in drawing, painting, design, photography, acting, ceramics, chorus, guitar/banjo, and piano will be held. For information on these classes, contact Dean Dr. Dawn Langley at langled@peidmontcc.edu or (336) 599-1181, ext. 428.  

PCC will accommodate people who want to take Nursing Assistant I classes by offering day, evening, and weekend classes for students’ convenience. Day classes will meet Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Evening classes will meet Monday through Thursday from 5:55-9:10 p.m. Weekend classes will be held Fridays from 5-9:10 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Contact Angie Conner at (336) 599-1181, ext. 498, or Kelly Holder at the same number, Ext. 430 for more information.  

In Caswell County, the College will offer Cosmetology classes both days and nights in its modern facilities. Contact Robin McLean at (336) 964-5707, ext. 234 or 261 for more information. The Digital Effects and Animation Technology program will offer a new Graphics and Design certificate, teaching the creative and technical skills needed for entry-level careers in video, film and computer games production. Contact Paula Hindman at (336) 694-5707, ext. 272, or Chelsea Abbott at the same number, ext. 274.  

Other options for spring include the new Healthcare Management Technology (HMT) program, which allows students to study for a Medical Coding Certificate while they are working on their HMT degree. This program can lead to several certifications for students who successful complete certification exams. Contact Marianne Durling at durlinm@piedmontcc.edu or (336) 599-1181, ext. 402. Other health-related programs include Office Administration and Medical Office Administration, and a certificate program in Electronic Health Records. For information, contact Merlette Walker at walker@piedmontcc.edu or (336) 599-1181, ext. 287.  

PCC offers 32 programs of study leading to degrees, diplomas and certificates. For more information, visit the PCC website or visit the Student Development office on either campus to meet with an admissions counselor.