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Veterans breakfast hears update on CEAD from PCC executive

May 4, 2023
by Debra Ferrell, Caswell Messenger In Fred Smith’s absence, veteran Keith Newcomer led the April 26 meeting of the veterans’ breakfast meeting at the Caswell Senior Center. “Coffee and Conversation” is hosted by VFW Post 7316 and Caswell Senior Center in Yanceyville. This one-hour meeting (with a free breakfast from Central Caswell Ruritan Club) is  Read More

PCC celebrates Small Business Week by announcing BOOST grant funds sponsored by Roxboro Savings Bank

May 3, 2023
As part of the Small Business Week celebration, Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Small Business Center announced the expansion of BOOST, Building Opportunities on Savings and Training. This matching grant program recently received funding from Roxboro Savings Bank to ensure additional businesses could benefit from the program. The presentation was made at the Roxboro Area Chamber  Read More

PCC inducts 26 new members into PTK International Honor Society

May 1, 2023
Piedmont Community College (PCC) inducted 26 new students into the College’s Alpha Upsilon Theta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society during the spring 2023 induction ceremony. The new members include: Thomas Anderson, Tracey Bentley, Grier Briggs, Haleigh Champagne, Jordan Clayton, Karen Day, Harikirtana Hargreaves, Jason Hawkins, Austin Hoke, Casey Hoke, Emmanuel Kincy,  Read More

Dr. Jeff Cox, Wilkes Community College president, named new leader of North Carolina Community College System

Apr 28, 2023
By the North Carolina Community College System RALEIGH – Dr. Jeff Cox, president of Wilkes Community College, was approved by a vote from the State Board of Community Colleges on Friday to be the 11th president of the North Carolina Community College System. Cox, a longtime education leader and champion in North Carolina, has led Wilkes  Read More

PCC offers short-term training for career opportunities in IT Support, Paramedic, Welding, and more; Scholarships available

Apr 26, 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: IT  Read More

PCC’s Job Fair offers 40+ opportunities for career seekers in Person and Caswell Counties

Apr 17, 2023
Employers are excitedly seeking ambitious new employees eager to learn, collaborate, and make a positive impact in their careers. Piedmont Community College (PCC) is hosting a job fair, open to students and the community, with more than 40 combined employers on its Caswell and Person County Campuses. The Caswell County Campus (331 Piedmont Drive, Yanceyville)  Read More

PCC’s Dr. Pamela G Senegal Among Community College Leaders Advocating for Systemwide Priorities in State’s Capital

Apr 13, 2023
More than 300 community college leaders from across the state recently gathered in Raleigh to advocate for the NC Community College System’s legislative priorities.  Dr. Pamela G. Senegal, President, Piedmont Community College (PCC), participated in the day’s events, highlighting community colleges’ importance in our state. Senegal, PCC Board members, and student representatives from N4CSGA (North  Read More

“PCC makes the impossible possible,” shares Brandie Powell, 2023 Alumnus of the Year

Apr 11, 2023
Brandie Powell returned to pursue a higher education when her life was already filled with responsibilities. She worked, took care of two children and her family, and was active in community service, volunteering for her community, church, and Piedmont Community College (PCC). None of her responsibilities held her back because when she graduated from PCC  Read More

PCC presents NC Poet Laureate, Jaki Shelton Green, to the community on April 18 to celebrate poetry month

Apr 8, 2023
Nothing seems more appropriate for Piedmont Community College (PCC), than having the honor to host North Carolina’s highest ranking poet during poetry month. PCC is presenting Jaki Shelton Green, North Carolina’s Poet Laureate, on Tuesday, April 18, to give a public poetry reading. Appointed by Governor Roy Cooper in 2018 — and reappointed in 2021  Read More

PCC Vice President, Beth Townsend, named Main Street Champion

Apr 5, 2023
By Kelly Snow – The Courier Times One of Person County’s most active volunteers was honored during the North Carolina Main Street Conference last week in Statesville. Beth Townsend was named a North Carolina Main Street Champion during Thursday’s recognition ceremony. Townsend was nominated by the Uptown Roxboro Group. “She always manages to have time  Read More