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Zizzi named PCC Academic Excellence Award recipient

May 21, 2014
Piedmont Community College (PCC) student Michael Zizzi of Roxboro has been named the recipient of the North Carolina Community College System’s (NCCCS) Academic Excellence Award. Zizzi received his award during PCC’s graduation ceremony on May 16. James J. Woody Jr., a member of the State Board of Community Colleges, presented Zizzi with a plaque and  Read More

Duke Energy awards $151,058 to Piedmont Community College

May 19, 2014
Piedmont Community College (PCC) has received a $151,058 investment grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. The funds will be used to enhance PCC’s Electrical Power Plant Technology and Electrical Systems Technology programs to address skill gaps identified by eight employer partners. Targeted skill sets include Programmable Logic Controller operation, basic networking, electrical instrumentation and problem-solving.  Read More

Works by two PCC student artists on display at Learning Resources Center

May 19, 2014
Artwork by two Piedmont Community College (PCC) students is currently featured in the College’s Learning Resources Center (LRC) on the Person County Campus. Patrick McCoy and Micah Yarber, advanced art students, have their work on display in the library area of the LRC. The two students recently complete ART 288 /Studio, the most advanced art class  Read More

How Facebook Can Help Your Small Business Part II

May 15, 2014
Piedmont Community College’s Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center (BDEC) will hold a free seminar, “How Facebook Can Help Your Small Business Part II” on Thursday, May 29, from 6-9 p.m. at the BDEC, 105 N. Main St., Roxboro. Paul Kaufman will be the presenter. This session will cover the specific tactics you can use to  Read More

PCC to offer Orientation to CLT Training

May 15, 2014
Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer a course in Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) training along with an orientation class, “Orientation to CLT Training.” The orientation for students will begin Tuesday, May 20, and will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays through June 12. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at PCC’s Workforce Training  Read More

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

Grow Your Business

May 15, 2014
Piedmont Community College’s Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center (BDEC) will hold a free seminar, How to Grow Your Business on Tues., May 27, from 6-9 p.m. at the BDEC, 105 N. Main St., Roxboro. Richard Morreale will be the presenter. In this informative seminar you will learn: to establish your monthly business growth goals and  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