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PCC to host registration blitz with free t-shirts and prize drawings

Calling all current, returning, and potential students! PCC will be hosting a Registration Blitz on December 10 & 11, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. where you can register ON THE SPOT for Spring classes! Those registering will receive a FREE t-shirt. Register and pay (or set-up a payment plan) and be entered to win a $20-$50 gift card from the PCC Foundation!
Elizabeth Townsend published Saturday, November 30, 2019

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No Small Potatoes: PCC Students donate to Give Me Five nonprofit organization

PCC faculty incorporate service learning component that leads to Agribusiness students cultivating and donating sweet potatoes to community organizations such as Give Me Five. This specific donation impacted veterans of Southside Virginia along with other needy families in the area through the Brookneal Emergency Association Missions (BEAM).
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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Congratulation to PCC’s recent Nurse Aide students earning a 100% class pass rate

Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) most recent Nurse Aide I students completed their training with a 100% pass rate on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Competency Examination. With their successful completion of this written and skills exam, these seven students will now be listed on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry and can officially join the health care industry as a Nurse Aide I in our State. Click here to find out how you can register for Nurse Aide classes!
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, November 21, 2019

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PCC Science instructor receives textbook grant for Open Educational Resources which are free for students

To assist students, PCC science instructor Katie Hester applied for a grant that will allow students enrolling in General Biology I, General Biology II, and Microbiology to use Open Educational Resources (OER) which are free, online textbooks. According to Hester, "In the long run, it will save students between $250-$400."
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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PCC Students inducted into International Honor Society

Congratulations to Gloria Ale Beltran, Amy Barbee, Jonathan Bradsher, Laverne Burton, Taylor Clayton, Camille Daye, Chloe Farmer, Jacob Farmer, Caitlin Farthing, Delaney Griffin, Paiton Gunderman, Kaleb Hix, Shawn McBroom, Brandon Mejia, Gereka Richmond, Melissa Shaw, Laticia Springfield, Caleb Thompson, and Jonathan Willis - new PCC inductees to Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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Learn about PCC’s Nursing program at information session scheduled for November 18

Considering a career in healthcare? Piedmont Community College offers numerous programs of study that can lead to a degree and local or regional employment. Learn more at an information session scheduled for Monday, November 18, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. This session will be led by nursing instructors on the Person County Campus in Barnette Auditorium (D101). The information session is free and open to the public.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, November 14, 2019

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PCC graduate Kent Cash, Jr. is saving thousands after studying at community college and transferring to NC Promise School

“At PCC, I was able to take classes like history, English, art appreciation, and pre-calculus. All of the credits were accepted at Elizabeth City [State University]. It was really helpful to get started at PCC.” Combining a degree from PCC with an NC Promise School, such as ECSU, ensures that a student will not pay more than $10,000 for his or her entire degree. Learn more about transferring to an NC Promise School in this article or contact PCC at (336) 599-1181.
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, November 1, 2019

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PCC to host Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Induction Ceremony of Friday, November 15

To qualify, students must complete 12 credits and maintain a 3.5 GPA at PCC. Invitations have been mailed and recipients are encouraged to participate in the induction. Questions about this opportunity? Contact co-advisors Don Miller at (336) 322-2154 or don.miller@piedmontcc.edu or Nancy Rouse at (336) 322-2150 or nancy.rouse@piedmontcc.edu or additional information.
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, October 29, 2019

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PCC hosts Criminal Justice Town Hall Forum

Roxboro Chief of Police David Hess and Person County Sheriff Dewey Jones participated in a Town Hall Criminal Justice Forum hosted by Piedmont Community College Tuesday night. The forum was a collaboration between PCC and Averett University in Danville, Va. and featured Averett’s Criminal Justice Program Director Dr. James Hodgson alongside Hess and Jones. Click here to read the full story by George Willoughby, writer for The Roxboro Courier Times.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, October 21, 2019

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PCC Welding students benefit from Duke Energy Foundation grant

Students in Piedmont Community College’s Welding program are now training on a state-of-the-art equipment that uses virtual reality technology. Through a Duke Energy Foundation grant, PCC was able to purchase two simulators. One will be housed on the Person County Campus and the other will assist students in the Caswell Correctional Center.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, October 17, 2019

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