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PECIL celebrates its first graduation

Jun 3, 2021
By Kelly Snow | kellysnow@roxboro-courier.com A collection of 45 Mavericks just made a little history. The inaugural graduating class in the history of Person Early College for Innovation and Leadership celebrated its commencement ceremony in front of friends and family at the Kirby Theater Saturday morning. Nearly all of the PECIL graduates will leave high  Read More

Funding available for many short-term training classes at PCC

May 24, 2021
Piedmont Community College (PCC) offers an array of short-term courses. For more information on specific areas visit www.piedmontcc.edu/programs. COMPUTERS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Google IT Support (scholarships available) Train for one of the fastest-growing fields in the United States, where the national median salary for these roles is over $52,000. This course uses the Coursera platform  Read More

PCC’s 50th Commencement includes inaugural Early College graduates; Selena Thornton, 2020 Alumnus of the Year, shares words of encouragement

May 22, 2021
Virtual ceremony viewable at YouTube.com/piedmontcc Drive-Thru Celebration viewable at Facebook.com/piedmontcc 2021 Graduation Program There was excitement in the air as 2021 Piedmont Community College (PCC) graduates were applauded by faculty, staff, Trustee members, and family during the Drive-Thru celebration of the College’s 50th Anniversary Commencement. The route was sprinkled with cheering faculty and staff, showcasing  Read More

Senegal provides Advanced Technology Center update to Person County Commissioners

May 21, 2021
By George Willoughby | gwilloughby@roxboro-courier.com Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) proposed Advanced Technology Center (ATC) in the $20 million range could get a head start with a donated building, PCC President Pamela Senegal told the Person County Board of Commissioners Monday. The planned training center would assist a future industry at the Person County Mega Park  Read More

Free courses at PCC can lead to new career path

May 17, 2021
Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer a variety of free courses in May, including orientations to various programs, such as healthcare, information technology, and technical fields. In these courses, you will be provided with information regarding career exploration, skills awareness and development, and training success strategies. For more information Contact Jeanette Godsey at (336) 599-1181  Read More

Students recognized for leadership and academics during PCC’s 2021 Honors Convocation

May 3, 2021
Piedmont Community College (PCC) students were recognized for their demonstration of academic excellence, leadership skills, and civic responsibility during the College’s 2021 Honors Convocation ceremony held virtually on Friday, April 28. To watch the virtual ceremony, visit www.YouTube.com/PiedmontCC. Dr. Pamela G. Senegal, President of PCC, praised these students for their hard work and dedication that  Read More

Former NBA Star Rafer Alston To Visit PCC with Motivational Message

Apr 27, 2021
Former NBA point guard and 2009 NBA Finals starter, Rafer Alston, is speaking at Piedmont Community College (PCC) on the Person County Campus, May 10, from 12 – 2 p.m. PCC’s Minority Male Success Initiative (MMSI) and First Year Experience (FYE) welcomes the legendary streetballer turned NBA starter as a summer/graduation send off, but this  Read More

Get ahead with PCC’s short-term training, including information technology, healthcare, advanced manufacturing, and other courses to advance your career

Mar 25, 2021
Piedmont Community College (PCC) offers an array of short-term courses. For more information on specific areas visit www.piedmontcc.edu/programs. FREE JOB ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS: Computer Skills for Today’s Job Search Develop keyboarding skills and effective keyboarding techniques. Learn to create and mange an NCWorks Online account, apply for jobs online, create and update your resume, cover letter,  Read More

PCC’s Center for Educational and Agricultural Development serves as an economic development and community project

Mar 17, 2021
The Center for Educational and Agricultural Development (CEAD) is the future home of Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Agribusiness Technology Program and a center for economic development in Caswell County. The campus will be located in Pelham, NC and include agricultural education, economic development, and community resources. A food hub, an incubator farm, and food retail  Read More

PCC holds ribbon cutting for Science Lab

Mar 16, 2021
Article by Debra Ferrell of The Caswell Messenger Monday was a day filled with joy and accomplishment at the Piedmont Community College, Caswell County Campus in Yanceyville, as officials gathered for the official ribbon cutting of the newly renovated Science Lab. (Watch the full video here, including thoughts from Science Instructor, Katie Hester.) Kicking things  Read More