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Thomas Stith III elected president of North Carolina Community College System

Dec 14, 2020
Monday, December 14, 2020 – 11:34 a.m. from https://www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/ RALEIGH, N.C. – Thomas Stith III, a leader with two decades of experience in public service and business in North Carolina, was elected the next president of the NC Community College System on Monday by the State Board of Community Colleges. Stith is currently district director  Read More

PCC eyeing $20 million training center

Dec 8, 2020
Posted Friday, December 4, 2020 11:42 am (added PCC comments in [brackets]). By George Willoughby | gwilloughby@roxboro-courier.com Piedmont Community College has its sights on an advanced technology center in the $20 million range, according to an update from President Pamela Senegal to the Person County Economic Development Commission Tuesday, Nov. 24.Senegal said that much of the work on  Read More

PCC receives $500,000 from NC Golden LEAF Foundation

Oct 13, 2020
In collaboration with local manufacturing and HVAC companies, Piedmont Community College (PCC) was awarded one of 10 grants, in the amount of $500,000, from Golden LEAF’s Opportunities for Work (GLOW) grant. This allocation will specifically address the “urgent workforce issues facing North Carolina.”As one of two community colleges to receive the GLOW grant, and the  Read More

PCC offers Digital Content and Instruction online training for Educators

Oct 6, 2020
In an effort to assist educators, Piedmont Community College (PCC) is offering online continuing education units (CEU) in the area of digital content.The latest The Digital Content and Instruction course will be held October 27 – December 10. The first two classes, October 27 & 29, will be held 5:05 – 8:05 p.m. via Zoom.  Read More

Online live Pharmacy Technician training offered through PCC

Oct 5, 2020
Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer a Pharmacy Technician course October 19 – January 13. This online course will consist of approximately 21 “live online” sessions taking place Mondays and Wednesdays, 7-10 p.m., plus additional online course work assigned by the instructor.This course prepares students to assist Registered Pharmacists in quality pharmacy operational procedures, filling  Read More

Adler appointed to PCC Board

Oct 4, 2020
The Person County Board of Commissioners appointed Joel B. Adler to the Piedmont Community College (PCC) Board of Trustees. Adler will begin his trustee duties in October 2020.Over a span of 34 years, Adler served in numerous positions at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College in Richmond, Virginia, making him an excellent candidate to join the  Read More

PCC’s Medication Aide Training can lead to advancement in your career

Oct 2, 2020
Take the next step in your healthcare career with Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Medication Aide course. Offered on the College’s Caswell County Campus, this course will be held October 26 – November 3, Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Are you interested in enrolling in this program? You must be a high school  Read More

PCC cyber incident update

Oct 1, 2020
The PCC Team continues to work to repair systems impacted by the recent ransomware attack. We are grateful to legislative allocation of funds for Rural Broadband Access Funds that will enable us to purchase additional hardware and services as part of our overall restoration.PCC phone lines are working properly. To find the Team member you  Read More

Duke Energy continues support of PCC’s welding program with $20,000 grant to fund simulators

Sep 15, 2020
Piedmont Community College (PCC) has a thriving welding program where students learn consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. To provide the most up-to-date experiences, and to offer a cost-effective program, Duke Energy awarded PCC a $20,000 grant for additional welding simulators.In 2019, funds from Duke Energy purchased two welding simulators, one for the  Read More

Miller, PCC Dean, earns Doctor of Education degree

Sep 6, 2020
Don Miller joined the Piedmont Community College (PCC) Team in 2019 as Dean of the College’s Learning Commons. He was pursuing his doctorate degree at the time and recently defended his dissertation, earning his Doctor of Education in Higher Education Executive Leadership (Ed.D.) from Wingate University. Miller selected this three-year program, designed for educational practitioners,  Read More