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PCC’s CCP Program Allowed Ross, Abbott, and Hancock To Earn High School and Associate Degree Diplomas Simultaneously

Jun 29, 2021
Diligent, determined, and driven to success. Tamia Ross, Marcellus Abbott, and Troy Hancock Jr. (unmasked photos below), three of Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) newest graduates embody these words and went above and beyond over the last two years. They not only graduated from Bartlett Yancey Senior High School (BYSHS) in early June, but also achieved  Read More

EDC gives Senegal kudos

Jun 24, 2021
Posted to http://www.personcountylife.com/ Thursday, June 24, 2021 9:06 am By George Willoughby | gwilloughby@roxboro-courier.com During Tuesday’s meeting of the Person County Economic Development Commission, the board gave its kudos to Piedmont Community College President Pamela Senegal after Commissioner Charlie Palmer and others’ comments on the president and the proposed Advanced Technology Center came to light last week. Senegal,  Read More

High School Graduates Can Have Tuition Covered at PCC Through N.C. Longleaf Commitment Grant

Jun 17, 2021
A one-time opportunity is coming to Piedmont Community College for the Fall 2021 semester. Many students have the opportunity to complete their degree, diploma, or certificate of choice without accumulating any debt, where tuition and fees could be completely covered for up to two years. Through the North Carolina Longleaf Commitment Grant, class of 2021  Read More

Trespassing incident on campus

Jun 14, 2021
On June 8, Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Campus Security was notified of a man in an office space on the Person County Campus who exposed himself to a staff member. The Campus Security Director removed the individual from the area and permanently trespassed him from all campus locations. For personal reasons, the employee who witnessed the  Read More

From Desk Job to Shotgun Restoration, Bill Graham Changes Career and Follows Passion Through PCC’s Gunsmithing

Jun 9, 2021
Bill Graham’s story did not seem like it would lead to him attending and graduating from Piedmont Community College (PCC) with his Gunsmithing Certificate or receiving the 2020-2021 Outstanding Student in Gunsmithing award. But that is where he is, at PCC with endless potential as he begins the next chapter. Graham’s story began in Lincoln,  Read More

PCC Foundation Fall 2021 Scholarship Round is Open

Jun 8, 2021
Piedmont Community College (PCC) is accepting scholarship applications for the Fall 2021 semester. The application process began June 3 and will continue through July 16. More than 100 scholarships are available for students looking for short-term training and curriculum-based learning. To be considered for a scholarship, a candidate must submit an online application, found at  Read More

New NC Awareness Campaign Promotes Scholarship for Piedmont Community College Students

Jun 7, 2021
A statewide awareness campaign, called “Time for a New YOU,” launched today for the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund that is available for eligible North Carolina community college students. GEER provides $15 million in tuition assistance to students enrolled in short-term workforce training programs in one of North Carolina’s “Great 58” community colleges. Piedmont  Read More

PCC inducts 19 new members into PTK International Honor Society

Jun 4, 2021
Piedmont Community College (PCC) inducted 19 new students into the College’s Alpha Upsilon Theta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society during the 2021-22 academic year. The new members include: Kameryn Ash, Brandon Barnett, Victoria Cooper, Shacora Daniels, Angel Estrada, Maria Garibaldi, Tierra Henderson, Sarah Hutchins, Julisa Lea, Zachariah Lunsford, Liliana Mejia, Kyndall Norton,  Read More

PECIL celebrates its first graduation

Jun 3, 2021
By Kelly Snow | kellysnow@roxboro-courier.com A collection of 45 Mavericks just made a little history. The inaugural graduating class in the history of Person Early College for Innovation and Leadership celebrated its commencement ceremony in front of friends and family at the Kirby Theater Saturday morning. Nearly all of the PECIL graduates will leave high  Read More

Funding available for many short-term training classes at PCC

May 24, 2021
Piedmont Community College (PCC) offers an array of short-term courses. For more information on specific areas visit www.piedmontcc.edu/programs. COMPUTERS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Google IT Support (scholarships available) Train for one of the fastest-growing fields in the United States, where the national median salary for these roles is over $52,000. This course uses the Coursera platform  Read More