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PCC students earn 3rd place in statewide ‘Collegiate Hunger Challenge’

Jan 20, 2022
During the fall semester, Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society chapter participated in the third annual Collegiate Hunger Challenge. The College competed against 12 other North Carolina colleges and universities to win up to $10,000 to fight hunger on campus and in the communities it serves. The Collegiate Hunger Challenge, created  Read More

PCC’s Short-term training options include IT, Healthcare, and Manufacturing with additional free lab options for job seekers

Jan 19, 2022
Piedmont Community College (PCC) has many short-term courses that offer certification and the possibility for a career change or advancement. The following courses begin in the month of February that could position someone with the opportunity to obtain new employment. For more information on specific areas visit www.piedmontcc.edu/programs. COMPUTERS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Google IT Support  Read More

Rollins named coordinator for PCC/BY advisory program

Jan 13, 2022
By Mike Floyd – Caswell Messenger Leia M. Rollins was named to replace McKenzie Burk as coordinator for the Piedmont Community College and Bartlett Yancy College High School advisory program. Rollins was already serving as a similar consultant to PCC’s Roxboro campus and brings years of experience and expertise to her new, expanded role. The  Read More

N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission supports incubator farms in Pelham as part of PCC’s CEAD project

Jan 12, 2022
The N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission (NCTTFC) awarded more than $4 million through 23 grants for agriculture and economic initiatives across the state including a grant to support Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Center for Educational and Agricultural Development (CEAD) project. These grants place a high priority on projects that stimulate the agricultural economy, train current  Read More

Sista’s Touch Salon adds two new PCC graduates to learn the trade

Jan 6, 2022
By Amanda Hodges, Caswell County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director – The Caswell Messenger On a Sunday afternoon, an appointment was made by Sista’s Touch Salon owner, Pennie Allen, me (Amanda Hodges), and two of Pennie’s newest team members, Anisha Hawley and Jazmere Mims. The purpose of the meeting was to visit with these two new  Read More

PCC offers opportunities to find jobs or personal enrichment in January short-term courses

Dec 30, 2021
Piedmont Community College (PCC) has many short-term courses that offer certification and the possibility for a career change or advancement. The following courses begin in the month of January that could position someone with the opportunity to obtain new employment. For more information on specific areas visit www.piedmontcc.edu/programs. COMPUTERS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Microsoft Office Specialist:  Read More

PCC adds evening & weekend student success coaches to assist students registering for Spring 2022 semester

Dec 21, 2021
As the new year approaches so does the Spring 2022 semester at Piedmont Community College (PCC). To prepare for new students this upcoming semester, PCC added two student success coaches, working evenings and weekends, to accommodate more work and life schedules of those interested in advancing their education. These two new success coaches are focused  Read More

PCC partners with UNCW for ‘Pathway to Excellence’ Program

Dec 13, 2021
Piedmont Community College (PCC) recently signed an agreement to help its graduates effortlessly transfer to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW). The “Pathway to Excellence” program is a partnership that guarantees admission to UNCW for students completing an Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS), or an AA or AS in Teacher  Read More

PCC Educational Opportunity Center awarded $3 million to help displaced and underemployed adults continue their path to higher education

Dec 9, 2021
The U.S. Department of Education announced that Piedmont Community College (PCC) will receive a federal Educational Opportunities Center (EOC) grant of more than $3 million to help unemployed workers, low-wage workers, and returning high school and college students enter or continue a program of postsecondary education. EOC provides counseling and information on college admissions and  Read More

Spring semester registration is open at PCC

Dec 6, 2021
Registration is now open for the spring 2022 semester at Piedmont Community College (PCC). Current degree-seeking students can register for classes anytime by visiting the student portal at www.piedmontcc.edu/self-service. New students interested in enrolling can begin the process by completing the PCC application form and NC Residency Determination at www.piedmontcc.edu/apply. Classes begin January 5. To provide  Read More