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TV journalist and PCC graduate Tim Pulliam to speak at event honoring academic success of Piedmont Community College Students

Pulliam grew up in Person County, graduating with an Associate in Arts degree from Piedmont Community College prior to transferring to Winston-Salem State University. He returns to encourage PCC students during the second annual Honors Convocation ceremony on April 27. This event is at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex and is open to the community.
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, April 21, 2017

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The Courier-Times reports on PCC's Kick Butts Day, hosted by students in the Nursing program

PCC received two grants to support the initiative to go tobacco-free: The first was a $13,102 grant from The American Cancer Society and CVS Health Foundation awarded in September, 2016, as part of their Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative. The second was a $10,000 grant awarded on June 10, 2016, from Truth Initiative Smoke-Free College program.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, March 23, 2017

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North Carolina art and culture to be feature in 3-day Step into the Arts event by PCC

Piedmont Community College’s Step into the Arts event returns in 2017 with the theme: North Carolina: Our Home. Activities will take place over a three-day period, April 6-8, and feature a variety of art-enriched events in multiple locations. All of the events are free and open to the public. For additional information about the event, visit www.piedmontcc.edu/stepintothearts or the Step into the Arts Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pccstepintothearts. Call Beth at (336) 322-2104 for additional information.
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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PCC’s nursing students to host health fair as part of Kick Butts Day

Students in the Associate Degree Nursing program at Piedmont Community College are hosting a health fair in conjunction with the American Cancer Society for Kick Butts Day on March 15 with activities from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on both campuses. Quit Kits also available!
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, March 10, 2017

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Piedmont Community College Foundation announces scholarship opportunities for summer and fall students

Over 100 hundred scholarships are available from the PCC Foundation when you fill out the online application. External scholarship applications are also available at www.piedmontcc.edu/scholarships!
Elizabeth Townsend published Friday, March 3, 2017

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PCC’s new Career Coach software offers career and educational guidance to students and community members

Piedmont Community College (PCC) recently launched Career Coach, an interactive online software that helps current and future students, as well as the general public, explore potential career possibilities. The Career Coach link is available to the public and can be found on the College’s website at www.piedmontcc.edu.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, September 22, 2016

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Enrollment Opportunities for PCC’s Adult Basic Skills Classes

Both of PCC’s campuses provide free traditional and online Adult Basic Skills classes to prepare students for high school equivalency tests, GED® or HiSET®. The instructors also help students set educational goals and guide them in achieving their goals of transitioning into occupational training, college, or work. Academic, computer, and various test preparation is offered.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, September 8, 2016

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PCC’s use of quantitative reasoning spreads across the curricula

Lisa Cooley, Director, Quality Enhancement Plan, explains, “Fall 2016 begins QR4U’s fourth year of implementation. Faculty are teaching 34 activities in 12 distinct courses that cover a variety of general education classes. These activities will help students sharpen their quantitative reasoning skills.”
Elizabeth Townsend published Saturday, September 3, 2016

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Secretary of State Elaine Marshall to speak at event honoring academic success of Piedmont Community College Students

Students will be recognized for their academic success at Piedmont Community College during the 2016 Honors Convocation ceremony, Thursday, May 5 at 6 p.m. on the Person County Campus. The theme of the event is “Excellence without Excuse” and the event is open to the public.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, April 28, 2016

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Piedmont Community College’s Digital Effects and Animation Technology program awarded 3D printer grant from The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region

The new printers will be placed in the Digital Effects and Animation Technology laboratory on PCC’s Caswell County Campus in Yanceyville and will be used heavily by students in that program.
Elizabeth Townsend published Sunday, April 17, 2016

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