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PCC Board of Trustees unanimously approve resolution to support myFutureNC in effort to align educational programs with industry needs

Sep 2, 2020
At Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Board of Trustees meeting on August 4, the College’s directors unanimously approved a resolution that supports the attainment goals of myFutureNC. This goal includes closing the educational attainment gap by ensuring that 2 million North Carolinians have a high-quality credential or postsecondary degree by 2030.The resolution states that PCC is  Read More

New small engine repair certification available through PCC

Aug 31, 2020
Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer Small Engine Repair certification training beginning Friday, September 18. Classes will be held on Fridays, 4-8 p.m. on the College’s Person County Campus through April 30, 2021. Learn how to:• Troubleshoot and repair small gasoline engines with hands-on exercises;• Disassemble and rebuild various types of small engines. This training  Read More

Morgan named to PCC Board

Aug 28, 2020
The Person County Board of Education recently named Robert “Bob” Morgan as a member of the Piedmont Community College (PCC) Board of Trustees. Morgan’s four-year term began in July 2020.A lifelong resident of Roxboro and Person County, Morgan is a firm believer in education. In fact, he previously served as a board member of the  Read More

PCC experiencing cyber-incident

Aug 24, 2020
Piedmont Community College (PCC) has experienced a cyber-incident which was discovered on Monday, August 24 mid-day. The College has reached out to the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) Cyber Incident Response Team. This team will be onsite August 25 to assist with a complete assessment of PCC’s systems.In the meantime, out of an abundance  Read More

Educators can earn CEU through PCC’s Digital Citizenship hybrid course

Aug 21, 2020
Piedmont Community College (PCC) is offering educators the opportunity to earn continuing education units (CEU) in a hybrid setting, making it easier for teachers in our area. Digital Citizenship – September 8 – October 22:The first two classes, September 8 and 10, will be 5:05 – 8:05 p.m. and participants can join face-to-face on PCC’s  Read More

Free online and face-to-face High School Equivalency preparation courses available at PCC

Aug 20, 2020
Ready to earn your high school equivalency by studying for the GED® or HiSet® exam? PCC’s Team is excited to help with free courses and multiple options!Hybrid Fast Track Classes:The hybrid fast track model offers face-to-face instruction combined with online instruction, allowing you to finish at your own pace.The face-to-face classes begin this week and  Read More

Congratulations to PCC’s Spring 2020 President’s List, Dean’s List, and Honor Roll recipients

Aug 14, 2020
Piedmont Community College (PCC) has released the names of students who earned a place on various honor rolls for the Spring 2020 Semester. This is especially exciting given the pandemic circumstances and students experiencing great change mid-semester.Named to the President’s List were students who completed a minimum course load of 12 credit hours and maintained  Read More

Incoming PCC students, Cecelia Reynoso and Caleb Long, were awarded $1,250 scholarships from the Huyck Kuehn Education Scholarship

Aug 10, 2020
From The Courier Times ( http://www.personcountylife.com/stories/three-person-graduates-earn-scholarship,27569#.XyulTJUeHJ8.mailto ) The Huyck Kuehn Education Scholarship awarded three scholarships in the amount of $5,000 to Person High School students on Thursday, July 30.The scholarship to a four-year college was awarded to Maya Edwards, daughter of Bobby and Sylvia Edwards. Maya will receive $2,500 toward her tuition at University of  Read More

PCC announced as one of few founding members on College Innovation Network initiative

Aug 4, 2020
College Innovation Network Announces Founding MembersFounding network members to help guide priorities, success measures of pilot initiativeAugust 04, 2020 11:30 AM Eastern Daylight TimeSALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The College Innovation Network (CIN) today announced higher education organizations that will participate as founding network partners in the initiative’s pilot year: Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE),  Read More

Cook with Chef Jillian through PCC’s Zoom classes this Fall; First offering is Mediterranean Meals in Minutes

Jul 30, 2020
Chef Jillian Whitlow is joining Piedmont Community College (PCC) for a series of eight (8) cooking classes using Zoom technology. The first class, Mediterranean Meals in Minutes, will be Tuesday, August 4, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. The full Cooking Class schedule is:• August 4 – Mediterranean Meals in Minutes• August 18 – Grilling Favs! Learn  Read More