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Save money while earning college credit this summer at PCC; Registration opens Monday, March 18

Save over $1,400 when you enroll in two transferable summer classes at PCC! With 13 courses to select from (running May 29-July 25), it's a no brainer for those interesting in transferring their credits to one of North Carolina's 4-year public universities (some private institutions also accept these credit - check with the individual school). For more information about PCC’s Summer Class Schedule, call (336) 322-2159 or visit http://www.piedmontcc.edu/schedule.
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, March 15, 2019

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Brianna Marie Wrenn Memorial Scholarship to assist future PCC students

Brianna was a PCC Foundation scholarship recipient, and planned to continue her studies to pursue a degree in Cosmetology when she was involved in a fatal car accident in the summer of 2018. As a tribute to her memory, this fund will award two $500 scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year at Piedmont Community College.
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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Earn a national credential at PCC’s Certified Logistics Technician training

Logistics and Forklift training on April 2 – May 13. This class will meet 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Mondays - Thursdays at PCC’s Workforce Training Center located at 303 S. Morgan Street in Roxboro. Call (336) 322-2156 to learn more or register for the training. Financial assistance is available to qualified unemployed, underemployed, and economically distressed individuals.
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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PCC’s free short-term summer camps encourage middle and high school students to explore 11 unique career options

Free Summer Camps at PCC! Participants can discover the world of welding, health sciences, cosmetology, animation, agribusiness, mechatronics, criminal justice, ems, firefighting, first job skills, and STEM through interactive experiences with PCC faculty and/or NCBioNetwork while on the college campuses. Visit www.piedmontcc.edu/community for additional information and a printable summer camp application. Submit your application soon as camps are limited in space and first come, first serve.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, March 11, 2019

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Patricia Knott Horner Scholarship Endowment created for Homeschool students attending PCC

Longtime PCC supporter Billy Horner used his Required Minimum Distribution from tax deferred accounts (like a 401(k) or IRA) to create a scholarship endowment in honor of his wife Patricia. This gift created the first scholarship for homeschooled students to attend PCC, a fitting tribute to Patricia and her years of commitment to homeschool teaching.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, March 11, 2019

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Handgun Safety Course available at PCC on March 23

Instructor Lynn Ward has over 20 years experience at PCC and will teach the Handgun Safety course on Saturday, March 23. The 8-hour class will be held from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and fulfills the course requirement for obtaining a concealed carry handgun permit. To enroll or for more information about PCC’s Handgun Safety course, call PCC’s Workforce Development Team at (336) 322-2156.
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, March 8, 2019

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High School and Home School Seniors encouraged to apply for PCC Foundation scholarships during March application period

The Foundation will be accepting applications from high school and home school seniors only in this round, which will remain open through Friday, March 29. Multiple scholarship, including a $1,500 Trustees' scholarship, will be awarded during this application period. Students should apply online at https://pccfoundation.formstack.com/forms/highschoolscholarship.
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course offered through PCC

The next National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving course will be held on Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at PCC’s Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center in Uptown Roxboro. Call (336) 599-0032 to save your seat!
Elizabeth Townsend published Saturday, March 2, 2019

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PCC will offer Nurse Aide II Training

The next session will be held on PCC's Caswell County Campus on March 18 – May 16. Students who successfully complete the course will be eligible to register with the North Carolina State Board of Nursing as a Nurse Aide II. Call (336) 694-8064 or register online at www.piedmontcc.edu/na2.
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, March 1, 2019

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PCC Nursing graduates earn 91% pass rate on national exam

PCC's largest Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) class graduated in 2018. These 34 students successfully earned a 91% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) and are all working as RN’s throughout the region in North Carolina and Virginia, including Person Memorial Hospital (PMH), Duke University Health System, UNC Hospitals, and Danville Regional. "The training I received at PCC made me a stronger nurse, which helped me transition from academia to practice professionally by using practical and critical thinking skills I learned," said Wycliffe Maosa, a member of the Class of 2018 and current Central Regional Hospital (Butner) employee.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, February 28, 2019

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