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PCC, RCS Alum returns to Roxboro Community School as PIO

Jun 15, 2023
By Caroline Cates, Roxboro Community School Roxboro Community School (RCS) 2012 graduate Madeline Phillips is returning to RCS for the 2023-2024 school year to serve as Public Information Officer, (PIO) Development Director, and to teach the high school Communications Class.  Phillips started at RCS as a seventh grader when the school first opened in 2006.  Read More

Bartlett Yancey’s Graduation looks back with gratitude

Jun 15, 2023
By Debra Ferrell, Caswell County Messenger The Class of 2023 at Bartlett Yancey Senior High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday morning, June 10, 2023, under sunny skies on the football field. Bleachers were packed with happy family members and friends cheering on the graduates for their successful completion of 13 years of good  Read More

76 PCC Graduates earn both High School Diploma and Community College Associate Degree/Credential

Jun 5, 2023
Two years of college, free. That’s what 76 high school students aimed for and achieved throughout the last two years, saving thousands of dollars in college tuition and fees and positioning themselves to reach their educational and career goals faster. Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Career and College Promise (CCP) Program is developed for students to  Read More

PCC offers short-term training for career opportunities in Cybersecurity, BioWork, Nurse Aid, and more; Scholarships available

May 25, 2023
Piedmont Community College (PCC) offers many short-term courses throughout its semesters. These courses vary from programs to start a new career, to earn certification to boost a current career, or free programs to make sure job searchers are on the right track. For more information on specific areas, visit www.piedmontcc.edu/programs. COMPUTERS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Cybersecurity  Read More

PCC’s seasonal summer hours are now in effect – Rockness Monster Disc Golf Course open to public throughout summer

May 24, 2023
During the summer, Piedmont Community College (PCC) will have team members available to assist visitors from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Thursday, and additional student support and registration assistance are available until 8 p.m. Fall registration is open, and PCC’s team is excited to help those wanting to pursue a two-year degree or  Read More

Representative Jeffers encourages PCC’s Class of 2023 to nurture their dreams and give back to the community

May 23, 2023
Cheers, smiles, and pride were shared on May 19 as Piedmont Community College (PCC) celebrated the accomplishments of the class of 2023, earning degrees, diplomas, and certifications. This year’s ceremony was held in Caswell County for the first time at the auditorium-styled Civic Center. Nine hundred seats were perfectly pointed at the stage, ensuring family  Read More

PCC offering 12 free summer camps available to middle and high school students

May 19, 2023
Schools are almost out for the summer, and there are many opportunities for middle and high school students in Person and Caswell Counties to get out of the house, develop new skills, explore potential careers, and make lasting memories. Piedmont Community College (PCC) has 12 hands-on summer camps that offer a variety of engaging activities  Read More

NC Representative, Ray Jeffers, to speak at PCC’s 2023 Commencement Ceremony

May 15, 2023
Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) 2023 Commencement ceremony is May 19, with 159 graduates expected to cross the stage on Friday night, the largest class of the decade. This year’s ceremony includes a keynote speaker that rose to state political prominence in the 2022 election, PCC alumnus and Person County native, NC Representative Ray Jeffers. Ray  Read More

Piedmont Community College collaborates to launch new teacher pipeline program

May 8, 2023
From the UNC School of Education A new grow-your-own teacher pipeline effort will launch in Person County this fall through a collaboration between Piedmont Community College (PCC), Person County Schools, and the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Education. The program, titled Teach in Person, will support Person County students interested in pursuing a  Read More

PCC’s summer courses offer many benefits for students pursuing educational goals – registration now open

May 7, 2023
Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) registration for summer courses is open now for those looking to get a head start on their degree, save on university debt, or want to graduate early. Curriculum classes are 10 weeks long and start May 22. “There are many advantages to taking classes in the summer,” said Dr. Barbara Buchanan,  Read More