Becoming a Bulldog

New Student Orientation helps incoming  students prepare for PCC A new student finding their way around a college campus for the first time can be a challenge.  Just getting your bearings in a new environment is intimidating

Biotechnology…Fueling New Advancements in Science

While it may not have always gone by the term “biotechnology,” mankind has long been searching for new and improved ways to use living organisms to produce commercial goods and enhance daily life. Today, the biotechnology industry

Information Systems Options in PCC’s Business Division

Although the Business Division at PCC offers a variety of education options, two of the most popular fall under the Information Systems category. If working with computers is your thing, check out these two programs to see

New Therapeutic Recreation Assistant Program Provides Unique Opportunities to Help Others

If you are looking for a career that truly helps others by putting a smile on their faces, then the Therapeutic Recreation Assistant program may be perfect for you. The program was implemented in the Fall of

PCC is Going Green with Horticultural Technology

Pitt Community College’s Construction and Industrial Technology (CIT) Division launched a new program last year for students interested in pursuing horticultural careers. PCC now offers a Horticulture Technology curriculum that prepares graduates for work in settings that

After Serving Our Country, What’s Next?

Though you may not realize it, a great number of our PCC students are veterans. It may be hard to distinguish them from other students because they are not in uniform, but we had approximately 500 known

Put Health Care into Your Own Hands

For a lifetime of satisfying work helping others, consider massage therapy. Massage therapists treat clients by using touch to manipulate the soft-tissue muscles of the body. With their touch, therapists relieve pain, help rehabilitate injuries, improve circulation,

Continuing Education Healthcare Class Offerings

Pharmacy Technician I This course is designed for employees who will be trained to work under the supervision of a pharmacist in a pharmacy. This course provides the student with basic knowledge and skills that are required

Creative Writing Leads to Success

I recently met Sheila Turnage, a successful local author and long-time PCC creative writing student. I say successful because Turnage’s first novel, Three Times Lucky, not only made the New York Times best-seller list, but also received

Reigniting the Passion for Career Success

Lyman Allen Hill found himself charting a path of career uncertainty in 2012. Following in his father’s footsteps, Allen has spent most of his adult life in construction. Although the business was steady and secure at one