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PCC experiencing cyber-incident

Piedmont Community College has experienced a cyber-incident which was discovered on Monday, August 24 mid-day. The College has reached out to the North Carolina Community College System Cyber Incident Response Team. This team will be onsite Tuesday, August 25 to assist with a complete assessment of PCC’s systems. An updated is expected by late Tuesday afternoon.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, August 24, 2020

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Incoming PCC students, Cecelia Reynoso and Caleb Long, were awarded $1,250 scholarships from the Huyck Kuehn Education Scholarship

In addition, the Huyck Kuehn scholarship awarded a stipend to Piedmont Community College to assist the Student Emergency Fund in the amount of $600 for the 2020-2021 school year. If you are interested in assisting students at Piedmont Community College, contact Caprice Lengle, Executive Director of the PCC Foundation at (336) 322-2103 or caprice.lengle@piedmontcc.edu.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, August 10, 2020

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PCC announced as one of few founding members on College Innovation Network initiative

CIN was launched in the spring by WGU Labs, Inc., with support from the Charles Koch Foundation and is designed to connect leaders from colleges and universities with educational technology innovators to advance students’ academic, career, and life outcomes. As a founding network member, PCC will assist in guiding priorities and success measures of pilot initiative.
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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Cook with Chef Jillian through PCC’s Zoom classes this Fall;First offering is Mediterranean Meals in Minutes

Chef Jillian Whitlow is joining Piedmont Community College for a series of 8 cooking classes using Zoom technology. The first class, Mediterranean Meals in Minutes, will be Tuesday, August 4, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Call (336) 322-2482 to be part of the cooking fun!
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, July 30, 2020

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Registration open for Fall, but College closed August 4 for professional development

PCC’s Student Development Team and Advisors are available by appointment Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and, beginning the week of August 3, Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. In addition, walk-ins will be seen on Monday and Wednesday, although making an appointment is highly encouraged to improve the effectiveness of your visit. The latest schedule is available at www.piedmontcc.edu/schedule. Face coverings are required on campus.
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, July 28, 2020

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Piedmont Community College is Celebrating 50 Years! The past, present, and future of higher education

Happy 50th Anniversary, PCC! Established on July 1, 1970, Person Technical Institute offered the first opportunity for higher education in our community. Today, now Piedmont Community College, the institution continues to cultivate a well-trained workforce for local industry while also partnering with K - 12 educational institutions to establish trustworthy programs that offer high-quality learning opportunities at a lower cost. Watch for weekly videos from community leaders, students, alumni, employees, and retirees as we celebrate PCC throughout the 20-21 Academic Year!
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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PCC partners with Pole Star Experimental Learning to offer virtual work-based learning

Throughout the virtual internship, students are matched with real employers and are given industry specific work assignments. The Pole Star development leader coach works with the students every week to ensure they are completing their tasks and developing soft skills. To learn more, contact Kimberly Bowen, PCC’s Coordinator of Work-Based Learning, at (336) 322-2245 or Kimberly.Bowen@piedmontcc.edu.
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, June 10, 2020

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Wells Fargo funds $15,000 grant to support small business through PCC’s innovative new BOOST program

With support from Wells Fargo, PCC's Small Business Center SBC will empower small business owners through the new BOOST, Building Opportunities on Saving and Training, grant program. This program is designed to assist with developing business skills and improving equity investment for each qualified participant. To see if your business qualifies, contact Scott at (336) 322-2484 or scott.keen@piedmontcc.edu or visit www.piedmontcc.edu/sbc.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, June 8, 2020

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PCC is offering two new free options: “take out” and online, to help students prepare for the GED® and HiSET® tests

Get started on free classes to earn your High School Equivalency diploma at PCC with a free orientation appointment by calling (336) 322-2155 in Person County or (336) 694-8057 in Caswell County or completing the Adult Basic Skills registration application found at www.piedmontcc.edu/abs under “Contact”.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, June 1, 2020

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Drive-through graduation turns into a celebration

Despite a misty rain, the mood was definitely celebratory Thursday afternoon at Piedmont Community College. About 40 graduates participated in PCC's drive through graduate celebration and they were greeted by trustees, faculty, and staff with flashing lights, honking horns, as a way to say, "Congratulations." Read about the event here from The Courier-Times.
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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