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Alumni Spotlight with Chad Campbell

Chad Campbell is an Officer at the Roxboro Police Department; he is also a Piedmont Community College (PCC) Pacer! While Chad was in high school, he took advantage of PCC’s Career and College Promise program, allowing him to enroll in college course while earning high school and college credit. After graduating from Person High School, Chad chose to continue his studies at PCC, allowing him to earned a certificate in Criminal Justice. Read more about his story here!
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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PCC Instructors using free textbooks to further ease cost of education

Piedmont Community College instructors Mark Wencel, Lisa Covington, and Nancy Rouse are helping to alleviate textbook costs by utilizing OpenStax, a source for free online textbooks in the areas of economics, psychology, and sociology. These college transfer courses do not require any per-requisites and are offered every semester at PCC.
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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Alumni Spotlight with Chana Clark

“I’ll never forget the smile on my Dad’s face when I graduated. Some things are truly priceless.” Read about Chana's educational journey at PCC. Interested in sharing your story? Contact Chris Forton at (336) 322-2103.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, November 1, 2018

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National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course offered through PCC

Qualified drivers may earn the opportunity to receive a reduction on a traffic infraction by completing this Defensive Driving course on November 20. To register, call (336) 599-0032.
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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Healthcare Providers CPR training at PCC

Are you a Healthcare provider? Need to update your CPR training? PCC can help! The next class is Friday, November 16. To register, call (336) 599-0032.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, October 29, 2018

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Eaker celebrates two years as PCC employee through Person Industries

In 2016, Matt Eaker completed his application for part-time employment at Piedmont Community College after being referred through Vocational Rehabilitation to Person Industries. This September he celebrated his second work anniversary with the College!
Elizabeth Townsend published Sunday, October 28, 2018

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Representatives from four-year institutions partner with PCC for College Transfer Fair

Piedmont Community College will partner with over 15 four-year institutions during a College Transfer Fair on Wednesday, October 31. The event is open to the public and will be held at the College’s Person County Campus in Building S, Room 100 from 8:45 – 10:30 a.m. This event is open to the public.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, October 25, 2018

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PCC’s Truck Driving Range offers a location for training opportunity

Community members gathered to officially recognize the new partnership between Piedmont Community College (PCC) and TransTech at a Roxboro Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting celebration at the Truck Driving Range located off Old Durham Road in Roxboro. For additional information about the program, visit www.piedmontcc.edu/truckdriving or contact Jeanette at jeanette.godsey@piedmontcc.edu or (336) 322-2156.
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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PCC to offer Certified Production Technician training with possible paid internships through local companies

Earn 4 national certificates in PCC's Certified Production Technician (CPT) training, offered October 24 – December 17 on the Person County Campus. To enroll contact the College’s Workforce Development Team at (336) 322-2156.
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, October 19, 2018

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PCC’s Cosmetology student Faith Horne awarded scholarship from Great Clips

It was an emotional surprise when Great Clips Franchisee Cathy Dingman announced Faith Horne as one of four 2018 $500 scholarship recipients. Read the full story here.
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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