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PCC to continue five-day work week during summer

May 15, 2014
Piedmont Community College (PCC) ended its spring semester this week, punctuated by graduation on Friday, May 16. The College begins its summer schedule on Saturday, May 17. Unlike the last couple years, PCC will be open for its normal five-day work week. Office hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday – Thursday and 8 a.m.-4 p.m.  Read More

PCC graduation is Friday

May 13, 2014
Piedmont Community College will hold its graduation Friday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at Person High School stadium. PCC’s graduating class members have earned a total of 414 associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates and 306 high school equivalency diplomas. Dr. Tony Habit, founding president of North Carolina New Schools, will be the guest speaker. Mindy  Read More

PCC instructor’s lesson plan wins recognition

May 8, 2014
Piedmont Community College instructor Lisa Cooley has been named a winner in the 2014 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge. Her submission, “ MAT 155 Statistical Analysis – What’s the Message?” received an honorable mention in the eLearning software provider’s contest. Cooley, who also serves as director for PCC’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), based her winning entry on the  Read More

PCC will offer Nurse Aide II Training

May 8, 2014
Piedmont Community College will offer Nurse Aide II training on the Caswell County Campus. The course will be held June 9 – Sept. 8, Monday-Thursday, from 1:15 – 5 p.m. To be eligible for admission to Nurse Aide II training, individuals must be a high school or GED® graduate and currently listed as a Nurse  Read More

Students to pay less for GED® Testing, but more for additional transcripts

May 8, 2014
Students who need to take official GED® Tests to complete their high school equivalency requirements will pay less now.  At its April 22 meeting, the Piedmont Community College Board of Trustees approved a decrease in the testing fee from $120 to $80, effective May 1. The North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) mandated the change  Read More

NC New Schools President to speak at PCC graduation

May 5, 2014
Dr. Tony Habit, founding President of the NC New Schools, will be the speaker for Piedmont Community College’s 44th graduation ceremony on Friday, May 16. Dr. Habit is a leader in in the development of school reform and innovation strategies with government, higher education, and the private sector. In North Carolina, Dr. Habit partnered with  Read More

BioWork Process Technician Certification Prep Training at PCC

May 5, 2014
If you want to enroll in Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) BioWork training course, you need to do so right away since the orientation class begins May 12. PCC’s Continuing Education program will offer BioWork, a course that brings together the basics of manufacturing technology and the fundamentals of science – two essential needs for competent,  Read More

Learn how to sell on eBay

May 5, 2014
Piedmont Community College’s Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center (BDEC) will present a seminar entitled “The Basics of eBay,” on Tuesday, May 13, from 6-9 p.m. at the BDEC, 105 N. Main Street, Roxboro. The presenter will be Nick Hawks, whose topics will include eBay features and policies, registering an account, choosing formats and categories, writing  Read More

PCC to offer expanded options during Summer Session Registration begins April 29 and 30

Apr 24, 2014
Students will have more options to choose from during Piedmont Community College’s Summer Session this year, and students who want to take advantage of those opportunities may start registering for classes next week on April 29 and 30. Registration will be held from 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. each day on the Person County Campus and the  Read More

PCC student receives Art Guild of Person County scholarship

Apr 23, 2014
The Art Guild of Person County presented its scholarship to Piedmont Community College student Storm McNeal during the April 3 reception at the opening of the PCC student art exhibit at the Kirby Gallery. Toni Garrett of the Art Guild presented the scholarship along with an Art Guild student membership. A graduate of Person High  Read More