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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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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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Secretary of State Elaine Marshall to speak at event honoring academic success of Piedmont Community College Students

Students will be recognized for their academic success at Piedmont Community College during the 2016 Honors Convocation ceremony, Thursday, May 5 at 6 p.m. on the Person County Campus. The theme of the event is “Excellence without Excuse” and the event is open to the public.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, April 28, 2016

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Piedmont Community College’s Digital Effects and Animation Technology program awarded 3D printer grant from The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region

The new printers will be placed in the Digital Effects and Animation Technology laboratory on PCC’s Caswell County Campus in Yanceyville and will be used heavily by students in that program.
Elizabeth Townsend published Sunday, April 17, 2016

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UNCG bringing RN to BSN program to Piedmont Community College

Piedmont Community College is partnering with The University of North Carolina at Greensboro to bring a world-class RN to BSN program closer to the nurses who serve the area. The partnership will provide a seamless transition for registered nurses with associate’s degrees to earn a bachelor’s degree from UNCG while bypassing the one hour and 15 minute drive to Greensboro.
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, April 6, 2016

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Piedmont Community College’s mentoring program event makes connections and provides life lessons for students

A dinner was held for Minority Male Mentoring participants where students and community mentors met and began building relationships. Guest speakers included motivational speaker President of Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley, Dr. Joseph Seabrooks, Jr., and professional golfer, Jimmy Thorpe.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, March 21, 2016

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Partnership between Piedmont Community College and Pfeiffer University expands educational and financial opportunities for those seeking higher education

A new collaborative effort between Piedmont Community College and Pfeiffer University will provide educational opportunities to any student and/or employee of Piedmont Community College, as well as citizens of Person and Caswell Counties.
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, March 11, 2016

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GED® Testing Service changes may benefit PCC Students

North Carolina will join 32 states in recognizing the GED® Testing Service revisions to the passing scores, as well as performance levels, for its high school equivalency test. Revisions will be retroactive to January 1, 2014.
Elizabeth Townsend published Saturday, February 6, 2016

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Get help with your FAFSA forms at PCC on Feb. 20

Receive free, personal help in filling out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form from PCC personnel on FAFSA Day on Saturday, Feb. 20, 9 a.m. until noon on both campuses.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, February 4, 2016

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