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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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Three students selected to serve as Piedmont Community College Ambassadors

Tanika Bass of Stem, Drew Davis of Roxboro, and Joshua Welch of Timberlake will serve as official student representatives of the College at community and school functions. They will also aid as greeters, conduct tours, and assist in other ways at College functions.
Elizabeth Townsend published Sunday, August 14, 2016

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Student Development Department on the Person County Campus closed the morning of Wednesday, August 10

Piedmont Community College's Student Development Department on the Person County Campus will be closed until 12 noon on Wednesday, August 10, so staff can participate in professional development activities.
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, August 10, 2016

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PCC will be closed Tuesday, August 9 for professional development; Early College, Summer Camp, and Child Development Center remain open

Piedmont Community College will close both its Person County Campus and its Caswell County Campus to the public on Tuesday, August 9, so that faculty and staff can participate in professional development activities. Students enrolled in the Person Early College for Innovation & Leadership (PECIL) will follow their normal schedule. The College’s Child Development Center and Summer Camp on the Person County Campus will also operate on a normal schedule.
Elizabeth Townsend published Sunday, August 7, 2016

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Experience Tai Chi at Piedmont Community College

Tai Chi training has a well-deserved reputation for enhancing the body's abilities in balance, core strength, and stress reduction. It is known to relax the mind and the body as it releases tension and mental blockages, leaving clarity and peace for those who practice. The first Tai Chi class is scheduled for Tuesday, August 18.
Elizabeth Townsend published Saturday, August 6, 2016

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PCC’s Chief Academic Officer Appointed to Advisory Board of the North Carolina Student Success Center

Piedmont Community College’s Chief Academic Officer Dr. Joyce Johnson, was recently appointed to the new North Carolina Student Success Center’s Advisory Board as one of 19 members.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, July 25, 2016

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Piedmont Community College and ECPI University create agreement to benefit students in Mechatronics Engineering Technology program

On Thursday, July 14, leaders from the two institutions signed an articulation agreement linking PCC’s new mechatronics program to ECPI’s Associate of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology with a Mechatronics concentration curriculum for the benefit of PCC students.
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, July 15, 2016

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