Piedmont Community College was founded in 1970 as Person Technical Institute. In 1971, the name was changed to Piedmont Technical Institute. Again, in 1979, the school changed names, this time to Piedmont Technical College. Finally, in 1987, the school was given its current name. Piedmont Community College is classified as a public, two-year institution. Piedmont Community College operates with the mission "to enrich lives by providing lifelong learning, educational and training programs for today’s global workforce, and cultural opportunities for Person and Caswell Counties."
PCC awards associate's degrees and select certificates and provides online courses for most of its programs to help students who have a busy schedule. On top of online classes, the college offers many programs completely online.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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