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Handgun Safety Course available at PCC on March 5 & 6

Feb 23, 2021
Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer a Handgun Safety course on Friday, March 5, 5:30 – 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 6, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. This $75 course fulfills the requirement for obtaining a concealed carry handgun permit. Since 1995, N.C. citizens have had the right to carry concealed weapons, if they complete  Read More

Congratulations to PCC’s Fall 2020 honor rolls recipients

Feb 16, 2021
Piedmont Community College (PCC) has released the names of students who earned a place on various honor rolls for the Fall 2020 Semester. Named to the President’s List were students who completed a minimum course load of 12 credit hours and maintained a grade point average of 4.00. They were: Samantha M. Aiken, James D.  Read More

PCC workshop offers new perspective on discussion

Feb 14, 2021
By Kelly Snow | kellysnow@roxboro-courier.com Piedmont Community College (PCC) is doing its part to help improve how local people discuss difficult issues. The college held its first Pacers’ Perspectives workshop Tuesday on Zoom with the goal of modeling civil discourse “that will allow the Piedmont Community College family the opportunity to express varying viewpoints in  Read More

PCC’s offers new programs, assistance options, and funding to help community focus on careers for the future

Feb 12, 2021
Despite enrollment declines due to COVID-19, the number of high school students dually enrolled and those seeking transfer degrees at Piedmont Community College (PCC) remains steady. College leadership, faculty, and staff continue to offer options to assist students despite challenges caused by the pandemic.  “We immediately put a laptop and hotspot loan program in place to help those who didn’t have these necessary tools for online  Read More

Spotlight on Community College Leaders: Piedmont Community College Trustee James Woody

Feb 8, 2021
By Ashley Blizzard, NCACCP/NCACCT Communication Coordinator & Events Manager James Woody, trustee at Piedmont Community College (PCC), has simple, but sound advice for new trustees: 1) Get to know your fellow board members; 2) Work together for what is best for the students; 3) Support the college by participating in school and foundation-sponsored events; and  Read More

PCC offers 8-week courses, some transferable, beginning March 8

Feb 5, 2021
Although the Spring semester is underway at Piedmont Community College (PCC), those interested can still register for classes that are condensed into 8-weeks. College Transfer Success ( ACA 122 ) Offered Monday, 8:05 – 9:20 a.m. on the Caswell County Campus and Live OnlineThis course provides information and strategies necessary to develop clear academic and professional goals beyond  Read More

The Jillian and Ross Mickens Scholarship established to assist Agribusiness students

Feb 1, 2021
The scholarship established in honor of Jillian and Ross Mickens, owners of Open Door Farm in Cedar Grove, North Carolina, will assist a student enrolled in PCC’s Agribusiness program. Jillian and Ross founded Open Door Farm after becoming interested in learning more about where food comes from. They strive to be a source of healthy  Read More

Funding available for PCC’s information technology (IT) courses leading to certifications for high demand jobs

Jan 29, 2021
Have you considered a job in information technology, commonly referred to as IT? As the world around us flourishes in an online setting, the need for IT staff will continue to grow. This high demand area is now requiring current and future employees to have greater credentials. You can set yourself apart from the others  Read More

PCC offers a variety of short-term training and personal enrichment courses this February

Jan 26, 2021
Interested in a new skill or a short-term course that can lead to a new job? Piedmont Community College (PCC) offers an array of classes each month in the areas of healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, cooking, and education. Many of the career-focused programs also have scholarship opportunities, so you can train for free. Register online  Read More

Zoom Cooking Class with Chef Jillian offers array of meal ideas!

Jan 25, 2021
Chef Jillian Whitlow is joining Piedmont Community College (PCC) cooking classes using Zoom technology. Each class will be held 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Classes will be recorded, allowing participants to watch live or at a time that is more convenient for them individually. The full Cooking Class schedule is:• February 2 – “Super Bowl” Foods!•  Read More