Shaw University’s “On the Spot Admission Day” at PCC set for December 13

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Shaw University representatives will be at Piedmont Community College (PCC) on Wednesday, December 13, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. for an “On the Spot Admission Day” event. This event will be held in the Timberlake Art Gallery, Building D, room 120.

PCC students who have earned an Associate in Arts (A.A.) or Associate in Science (A.S.) degree can transfer all A.A. or A.S. credits to Shaw University. PCC graduates who transfer to Shaw University will be awarded junior status, and can complete a B.A. or B.S. degree in just two years!

Interested students and alumni should bring the following items to the event:
1. Official transcripts from all colleges or universities previously attended.
2. If you are a Fall 2017 graduate, bring an unofficial transcript from the Community College you are currently attending.
3. Letter of recommendation (from your college advisor if transferring).
4. Criminal background report.
5. Application fee is waived for applicants who apply On the Spot.

For additional information about the “On the Spot Admission Day” at PCC, contact Patricia Hatchett at (336) 322-2153 or Patricia.Hatchett@piedmontcc.edu.

About Shaw University
Shaw University was founded in 1865 by the American Baptist Home Mission Society of the Baptist Church to provide theological education to freedmen after the Civil War. It is a private, coeducational, liberal arts institution of higher learning with the main campus located in Raleigh, North Carolina, and eight satellite campuses dispersed throughout the state.

Shaw University is committed to providing educational opportunities to all segments of society without regard to race, creed, or ethnic origin. However, as the oldest historically African-American university in the south, it has maintained a special interest in the education of minorities from diverse backgrounds, with academic potential for success. Consistent with its motto, Pro Christo et Humanitate (For Christ and Humanity--that religion and learning may go hand in hand, and character grow with knowledge), Shaw University seeks to empower students with a sense of moral purpose based on Christian principles that provide guidance for intellectual and personal growth.

For additional information about Shaw University, visit www.shawu.edu or call (919) 719-1503

About Piedmont Community College
Piedmont Community College is the result of the foresight and dedication of a group of progressive-minded Person County citizens who recognized the need for a local institution of higher education to offer job training and educational opportunities for high school graduates and other adults.

The College is one of 58 community colleges in the NC Community College System and strives to be the leading contributor to the economic, educational, and cultural vitality of our communities by providing high-quality services and programs that ensure student success in personal development and professional achievement.

For additional information about Piedmont Community College, visit www.piedmontcc.edu or call (336) 599-1181.