First Year Experience (FYE)

We want your first college experiences to help you build a strong foundation for your future. Whether you plan gaining credintials and going straight to a career path, or a wanting to transfer to a university, PCC is here to help all.

The FYE program includes a lot of local, national, and web-based resources to help you do amazing things.

  • First-Year workshops and seminars
  • Learning communities
  • Mentoring program
  • Service learning opportunities
  • Student Engagement and Retention
  • Student Leadership Academy
  • Summer Bridge Academy
  • Welcome Weekend (New Student Orientation)

Transition Center

  • Tutoring and supplemental instruction
  • Support for students placed in one or more transition and co-requisite courses
  • Help students transition from non-credit into credit programs
  • New computer lab open for additional Computer Based Instruction (CBI)
  • Intrusive case management with transition coordinator
  • Holistic counseling and advising for students in transition and co-requisite courses

“The Transition Center at PCC is a friendly and wonderful center to do tutoring. They try the best to help you. Mrs. Duncan is awesome and everyone does whatever they need to do to help with your classes. The staff goes above and beyond because they know everyone has the potential to seek out anything they put their minds to.”

— Paige Lee, Transition Center

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) for PCC Faculty & Staff

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Training on new technologies
  • Advisor training
  • Onboarding first-year employees by cohort
  • Faculty/Staff Leadership Development
  • ADA compliance and Quality Matters for online instruction
  • Best practices in engaging and retaining students


Rosalind Cross
Director, Federal Programs
336-322-2280 | G208

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