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DWTPCCS Raises $38,000 for Foundation

More than 800 votes were cast to determine the winner of this year's DWTPCCS Voters' Choice Award.

The PCC Foundation held Dancing with the PCC Stars at the Greenville Convention Center March 20 to raise money for scholarships and educational activities.

Check out This Month's PCC InSight!


This month's edition of PCC InSight features the therapeutic massage program and a look back at the PCC Foundation's "Dancing with the PCC Stars" fundraiser.

50 of PCC's Best and Brightest Students Receive Academic Excellence Awards

PCC honored some of its top students last month for outstanding achievement in the classroom, on campus and in the community.

Each spring, the college recognizes 50 of its top students for their hard work in the classroom, on campus and in the community.


April 2014 Edition Quick Hitters ...

• Each month, President G. Dennis Massey provides a "College Update" with the latest college news. Click HERE for Dr. Massey's April 2014 update.

• Construction of a new addition to the Craig F. Goess Student Center began late last month. (READ MORE)

• PCC administrators recently removed the interim label from Thomas Forrest’s title, officially making him the college’s new director of law enforcement training. (READ MORE)

• PCC celebrated the many cultures of its English as a Second Language (ESL) students March 25 with a special “ESL International Day” program. (PHOTO GALLERY)

• The college has pledged its support to a project that calls for construction of a planetarium on the campus of Grifton’s A Time for Science Nature and Science Learning Center. (READ MORE)

 • Chris Hemingway, a New York City jazz saxophonist, visited the PCC campus March 5-6 to speak about his varied musical experiences in New York and around the world. (PHOTO GALLERY)

• During its annual conference in March, the N.C. Comprehensive Community College Student Government Association presented the Karen Yerby Award to PCC's Marguerite Stephens. (READ MORE)

• PCC Career Services and the Women's Resource Center organized the PCC version of the television show “What Not to Wear” March 31 in the Craig F. Goess Student Center. (PHOTO GALLERY)

• President G. Dennis Massey took part in the first-ever Greenville Community Summit last month. (PHOTO)

• The college recently added a new sculpture to campus near the Charles E. Russell Building. It was created by Pembroke's Adam Walls, a well-recognized sculptor and UNC-Pembroke professor. (PHOTO

• Students will have a chance to demonstrate their oratory skills this spring, when the college holds its annual public speaking contest May 1. (READ MORE)

• The college celebrated Women's History Month (WHM) March 5 with a panel discussion on "Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment," this year's national WHM theme. (VIDEO) (PHOTO GALLERY)

• PCC's Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter welcomed 25 new members to its ranks last month for demonstrating high academic achievement at the college. (READ MORE)

• The PCC Alumni Association has planned an eight-day, seven-night vacation this summer that will take participants to Rhode Island, Newport, Boston, Cape Cod and other prominent locations that spotlight New England’s natural charm. (MORE INFORMATION)

• The PCC Alumni Association recently launched an online community intended to help former PCC students and graduates reconnect with each other and support their alma mater. (READ MORE) (VIDEO)

• Every Tuesday, PCC employees and students are encouraged to show their school spirit by wearing their PCC royal blue. We call it "Turn It Blue Tuesday." (FACEBOOK PHOTO GALLERY)

• We are proud of our current students and graduates and love sharing their stories of success. If you are a PCC student or alum and have a success story you would like to share, please email Rob Goldberg, PCC communications director, so we can be sure to include you on our "Creating Success" web page.

Upcoming Events ...

• April 21 - Registration Begins

• April 21 - Public Speaking Contest Sign-Up Deadline

• April 24 - Placement Testing for High School Seniors

• April 29 - Orchestra Concert

• April 30 - Talent Contest

• May 1 - Public Speaking Contest

• Be sure to watch "PCC Outreach with Ernis Lee" Mondays at 8:30 p.m. on Cable Channel 23.

PCC Athletics

April 2014 Athletics Quick Hitters ...

• PCC Softball closed out the regular season April 18 with a doubleheader sweep of Richard Bland College. Pitt (25-5 overall, 14-2 Region X) will now take an eight-game winning streak into the Region X Conference Tournament, which will take place at Louisburg College April 25-26.

• With a pair of wins over USC-Lancaster April 18, the PCC baseball team has won six straight and 11 of its last 12 games. The Bulldogs will wrap up the regular season this month with home games against Lenoir Community College and Thomas Nelson Community College and a road game at Brunswick Community College. PCC is now 28-11 overall, 13-9 in the Region X Conference.

• Following a stellar sophomore campaign, the NJCAA named PCC Basketball's JaQuan Blount to its Division II Men's Basketball All-America Third Team. (READ MORE)

• For two weeks in a row, the National Junior College Athletic Association named PCC's Jaimee Radel its Division I Softball Pitcher of the Week. (READ MORE)

Upcoming Home Athletic Events ...

• April 23 - Baseball vs. Lenoir Community College

• April 26 - Baseball vs. Thomas Nelson Community College