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Jingle on Main ushers in holiday season

Jingle on Main began at Piedmont Community College many years ago. The event moved to Uptown Roxboro to accomodate the large crowds and increased performances and activities. This year, Santa made the trip to visit with the kids of Person County as he sat at the Piedmont Community College Small Business Center. Read the article written by George Willoughby of The Courier Times here!
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, December 9, 2019

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PCC to host registration blitz with free t-shirts and prize drawings

Calling all current, returning, and potential students! PCC will be hosting a Registration Blitz on December 10 & 11, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. where you can register ON THE SPOT for Spring classes! Those registering will receive a FREE t-shirt. Register and pay (or set-up a payment plan) and be entered to win a $20-$50 gift card from the PCC Foundation!
Elizabeth Townsend published Saturday, November 30, 2019

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No Small Potatoes: PCC Students donate to Give Me Five nonprofit organization

PCC faculty incorporate service learning component that leads to Agribusiness students cultivating and donating sweet potatoes to community organizations such as Give Me Five. This specific donation impacted veterans of Southside Virginia along with other needy families in the area through the Brookneal Emergency Association Missions (BEAM).
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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Congratulation to PCC’s recent Nurse Aide students earning a 100% class pass rate

Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) most recent Nurse Aide I students completed their training with a 100% pass rate on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Competency Examination. With their successful completion of this written and skills exam, these seven students will now be listed on the North Carolina Nurse Aide I Registry and can officially join the health care industry as a Nurse Aide I in our State. Click here to find out how you can register for Nurse Aide classes!
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, November 21, 2019

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PCC Science instructor receives textbook grant for Open Educational Resources which are free for students

To assist students, PCC science instructor Katie Hester applied for a grant that will allow students enrolling in General Biology I, General Biology II, and Microbiology to use Open Educational Resources (OER) which are free, online textbooks. According to Hester, "In the long run, it will save students between $250-$400."
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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PCC Students inducted into International Honor Society

Congratulations to Gloria Ale Beltran, Amy Barbee, Jonathan Bradsher, Laverne Burton, Taylor Clayton, Camille Daye, Chloe Farmer, Jacob Farmer, Caitlin Farthing, Delaney Griffin, Paiton Gunderman, Kaleb Hix, Shawn McBroom, Brandon Mejia, Gereka Richmond, Melissa Shaw, Laticia Springfield, Caleb Thompson, and Jonathan Willis - new PCC inductees to Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.
Elizabeth Townsend published Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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Hands-on evening and weekend advanced manufacturing course now available at PCC through short-term training

The next Certified Production Technician (CPT) training is December 3 – April 25, meeting 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday and 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday in Person County. Earn a national credential and increase your chances to get hired locally! Financial aid available. Call (336) 322-2480 to save your seat.
Elizabeth Townsend published Monday, November 18, 2019

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Learn about PCC’s Nursing program at information session scheduled for November 18

Considering a career in healthcare? Piedmont Community College offers numerous programs of study that can lead to a degree and local or regional employment. Learn more at an information session scheduled for Monday, November 18, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. This session will be led by nursing instructors on the Person County Campus in Barnette Auditorium (D101). The information session is free and open to the public.
Elizabeth Townsend published Thursday, November 14, 2019

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PCC to offer free Hemp 101 in conjunction with NC Cooperative Extension

Hear from experts at a “Hemp 101: What, Where, and How?” seminar on Tuesday, December 3, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. on PCC’s Person County Campus. This event is free and open to the public. Save your seat by registering online at www.piedmontcc.edu/sbc and clicking seminar title. For more details, contact Scott Keen at (336) 322-2484 or scott.keen@piedmontcc.edu.
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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PCC offers free Employability Skills program that can lead to financial assistance for short-term training

Piedmont Community College has an Employability Skills Lab both in Person and Caswell County. Students attending the lab receive free one-on-one assistance from a highly experienced instructor for guidance with resumes, job searches, online applications, filing unemployment claims, and other helpful tasks to assist with job searching. Visit www.piedmontcc.edu/ce and click “Job Seeking Classes” to learn more or call (336) 599-1181.
Elizabeth Townsend published Wednesday, November 6, 2019

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