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Endowment Scholarship Established in Memory of John & Julia James

Dec 7, 2023
The Piedmont Community College Foundation has announced the establishment of a $25,000 endowment scholarship in memory of John & Julia James. With this gift, the John and Julia James Memorial Endowment will assist students in the Associate Degree Nursing Program with scholarships. “Please accept this donation on behalf of John & Julia James. With their  Read More

Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment (CLNA) Advisory Committee Convenes to Enhance Career and Technical Education Programs in Person County Schools and Piedmont Community College

Dec 6, 2023
In a significant step towards advancing Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, Person County Schools and Piedmont Community College are pleased to announce the continuation of their collaboration and dedication to build a skilled workforce within our county. The committee focused on conducting a comprehensive local needs assessment to identify opportunities for enhancing CTE programs  Read More

PCC inducts 10 new members into PTK International Honor Society

Dec 4, 2023
Piedmont Community College (PCC) inducted 10 new students into the College’s Alpha Upsilon Theta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society on Friday, December 1, 2023 for the 2022-23 academic year.  The new members include:  Ryan Hester, Cassie Jay, Ada Locklear, Bella McAllister, Stacy Medina, Summer O’Brien, Bethany Sox, Stephanie Sutton, Cole Torain  Read More

First-Gen Students Recognized During Two Special Events

Nov 21, 2023
The Pacer community recently celebrated first-generation students with two special events, the “Why I’m First” Panel Discussion and the First-Gen Celebration Dinner. Moderator Rachel Johnson, PCC Director of Financial Aid & Veteran Affairs, asked panelists to share their experiences during the discussion. Panelists also answered audience questions from the Person County Campus and Caswell County  Read More

Dr. Bob Shackleford Delivers Powerful Leadership Message During Visit to Person County Campus

Nov 7, 2023
Through his current endeavor as a consultant and coach of the Shackleford Leadership Institute, Dr. Bob Shackleford, former president of Randolph Community College (RCC), recently visited Piedmont Community College (PCC) to inspire the College’s Executive Council, Deans, and Directors. Two sessions, “Characteristics of a High Performing Team” and “The Truth About Change,” delivered thought-provoking presentations  Read More

PCC Holds SECU Bridge to Career Program Award Ceremony

Oct 30, 2023
On Wednesday, October 25, the Piedmont Community College Foundation hosted an award ceremony for the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Bridge to Career Scholarship Program. During the event, the College received a check for $18,000 from the SECU Foundation for the 23-24 academic year. The Program helps remove financial barriers for students seeking to obtain  Read More

Piedmont Community College Ranked Among Best Community Colleges for 2023

Oct 19, 2023
In the spring of 2023, the National Student Clearing House Research Center noted a 0.5% increase in enrollment at two-year community colleges, marking the first time in years that schools saw even modest growth; the decline in enrollment exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a recent analysis of 845 community colleges across the country by  Read More

PCC to Offer Mushroom Foraging and Cultivation Course Starting October 28

Sep 19, 2023
Piedmont Community College (PCC) is offering a Mushroom Foraging and Cultivation course that will be held on Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. starting October 28 and ending December 9 on PCC’s Caswell County Campus. The course offers hands-on experience in safely foraging and growing mushrooms. Students will be introduced to the basic skills needed to identify  Read More

Piedmont Community College Celebrates Near Perfect Pass Rate for Nursing Graduates

Jul 25, 2023
Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Nursing class of 2023 achieved a 93.33% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination, most commonly known as the NCLEX exam. The pass rate is a reflection of the total number of test takers who pass the exam on the first try. 15 out of 16 passed on the first  Read More

Piedmont Community College Receives Reaccreditation

Jun 29, 2023
Piedmont Community College (PCC) has received reaffirmation of accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) for the next 10 years. “I’m thrilled that PCC has been reaccredited by SACSCOC,” Dr. Pamela G. Senegal, PCC President, said. “Our faculty and staff have worked incredibly hard to make this happen and  Read More

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