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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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Free seminar at PCC will help small business owners find inexpensive and creative ways to market their product or service

Are you a small business owner? Thinking of starting a small business, side job, or something similar? Gather ideas from marketing guru Emily Ballance on the free seminar on Tuesday, October 22, 6 – 8 p.m. on the Caswell County Campus in Yanceyville. Call (336) 599-0032 for details or save your seat online by visiting www.piedmontcc.edu/sbc and selecting the seminar title.
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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Get assistance with college financial aid forms at PCC on October 26

Need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form as you prepare for college? The Piedmont Community College (PCC) Team is offering support on Saturday, October 26, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at both the Person County and Caswell County campuses. Call (336) 599-1181 for details.
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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Chrystal Hardt and Kim Langlois to have art on display at Kirby and Upper Galleries

The Kirby Cultural Arts Complex is proud to announce two incredible exhibitions for the month of October. New work from Person County artist Chrystal Hardt entitled “Going Deep” will be shown in the Kirby Gallery, and artist Kim Langlois will be showcased in the Upper Gallery with her exhibition of “Color My World”. PCC is a sponsor of the Upper Gallery display.
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, October 2, 2019

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PCC, Caswell County partnering for new ag program

County representatives learned that the community desired an agricultural center, along with a matching program offered at PCC. PCC implemented the Agribusiness Technology program and talks of Center for Education and Agricultural Development (CEAD), a joint effort between the county and PCC, began. Learn more in Davin Wilson's (editor of The Caswell Messenger) article.
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, September 27, 2019

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PECIL celebrates its permanent home

On Thursday, the school system and the business community turned out to celebrate the opening of the new facility, which was put to use at the beginning of the school year. PECIL principal Shirlrona Johnson is probably happier than anyone to have a permanent home for her school. “We are really happy to be in our own space,” Johnson said. “We do a lot of collaborative learning. We want classes to be student-centered. Movement is required. This allows for a lot more of that collaborative learning.” Article by Johnny Whitfield, Editor and Writer for The Roxboro Courier-Times. See more photos at www.facebook.com/piedmontcc.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, September 23, 2019

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PCC awarded Cannon Foundation grant to support healthcare equipment needs

Students in Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) healthcare programs will benefit from a Cannon Foundation grant, recently received by the College in the amount of $109,000. The funds will purchase healthcare equipment for the following curriculum and continuing education programs: Nurse Aide, Associate Degree Nursing, Emergency Medical Technician, Phlebotomy, Cardiovascular Technician, and Fire and Rescue Training.
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, September 20, 2019

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Agencies partner for awareness session

Roxboro Housing Authority and PCC are set to hold an awareness session regarding training, employment, and small business opportunities in Person County. The orientation session starts at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, September 19, at the Lee Gardens Community Center, 808 Lyle Street in Roxboro. Admission is free and is open to the public.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, September 16, 2019

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Golden LEAF Foundation, Person County allocate $200,000 to support workforce pipeline

In response to Person County’s workforce development needs and goals, Piedmont Community College (PCC), Person County Schools (PCS), and the Person County Economic Development Commission (EDC) have partnered to create a 6-14 Workforce Pipeline Plan. This plan will create a pipeline of skilled workers for existing and prospective industries, beginning in 6th grade and following students through high school and post-secondary education.
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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Human trafficking survivor, Alexandria Dean, to share her story on July 30 at PCC; Roxboro Police Chief offers additional awareness information during this public event

The presentation, beginning at 6 p.m. on PCC’s Person County Campus in the Timberlake Art Gallery classroom (D-120), is free and open to the public. Information will include vacation travel safety and human trafficking awareness.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, July 25, 2019

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