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Piedmont Community College welcomes new members to the Student Development team

Dr. Joelle Davis Carter, Dean, and Leia Gaskin, Student Recruiter/Enrollment Specialist, recently joined the Student Development team at Piedmont Community College (PCC). This office works directly with students to ensure a smooth enrollment process in curriculum course work.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, October 13, 2016

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PCC to offer Notary Public class in Person County

PCC's Notary Public course will prepare the learner for appointment to the position of Notary Public in North Carolina. Participants should register by October 27 by (336) 599-0032.
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, October 7, 2016

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Nurse Aide I Refresher Training offered at PCC

The Nurse Aide I Refresher course prepares students whose listing on the NC Nurse Aide I Registry has expired within the past two years and students who are listed on the Nurse Aide Registry in another state to take the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Competency Examination.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, October 6, 2016

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PCC will offer FREE Employability Classes

This program includes courses in resumes and cover letters, completing job applications, and an introduction to computers for today’s job search. Space is limited! Students are encouraged to pre-register by calling (336) 694-8064.
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, October 4, 2016

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Voter Awareness and Registration Project at PCC encourages students and community members to register

Students in Piedmont Community College’s Integrated Reading and Writing class are hosting Voter Awareness and Registration as part of a service project on Monday, October 3, 10 – 11 a.m. This event will take place in Building E on the Person County Campus.
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, September 30, 2016

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PCC’s new Career Coach software offers career and educational guidance to students and community members

Piedmont Community College (PCC) recently launched Career Coach, an interactive online software that helps current and future students, as well as the general public, explore potential career possibilities. The Career Coach link is available to the public and can be found on the College’s website at www.piedmontcc.edu.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, September 22, 2016

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Annual Week to Engage Offers More than 1,500 Volunteer Opportunities

This week marks the third year Averett University, Danville Community College (DCC) and Piedmont Community College (PCC) will participate in Week to Engage, an opportunity for students, faculty and staff members to volunteer with 25 community partners.
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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Piedmont Community College’s Educational Opportunity Center awarded five year grant renewal to continue serving 10 counties in North Carolina

In mid-August, Piedmont Community College (PCC) learned that a grant for its Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) would be renewed for another five years, allowing the staff to continue offering free services to 2,500 individuals per year.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, September 12, 2016

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Enrollment Opportunities for PCC’s Adult Basic Skills Classes

Both of PCC’s campuses provide free traditional and online Adult Basic Skills classes to prepare students for high school equivalency tests, GED® or HiSET®. The instructors also help students set educational goals and guide them in achieving their goals of transitioning into occupational training, college, or work. Academic, computer, and various test preparation is offered.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, September 8, 2016

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PCC’s use of quantitative reasoning spreads across the curricula

Lisa Cooley, Director, Quality Enhancement Plan, explains, “Fall 2016 begins QR4U’s fourth year of implementation. Faculty are teaching 34 activities in 12 distinct courses that cover a variety of general education classes. These activities will help students sharpen their quantitative reasoning skills.”
Elizabeth Townsend published Saturday, September 3, 2016

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