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Rogers Wins Prestigious Scott Award

The N.C. Community College System has presented La'Quon Rogers with its prestigious Gov. Robert W. Scott Student Leadership Award – the first time a PCC student has received the award.
La'Quon Rogers has become the first PCC student to receive the N.C. Community College System's prestigious Gov. Robert W. Scott Student Leadership Award.

College Cuts Ribbon on Goess Addition

PCC cut the ribbon on a new addition to the Craig F. Goess Student Center on April 20.

A little more than a year after construction began on Phase II of the Craig F. Goess Student Center, the college introduced the public to the completed new addition.

PCC Holds Employee Appreciation Event

Pitt Community College celebrated employee achievements last month with the 32nd Annual Employee Appreciation and Recognition Evening at Rock Springs Center. 

Pitt Community College celebrated employee achievements last month with the 32nd Annual Employee Appreciation and Recognition Evening at Rock Springs Center.

May 2015 Edition Quick Hitters ...

• Each month, President G. Dennis Massey provides a "College Update" with the latest PCC highlights.

• Pitt Community College will hold its annual spring commencement ceremony May 13 with graduate La’Quon Rogers addressing fellow members of the Class of 2015. (READ MORE)

• PCC administrators signed a pair of articulations with Barton College in April to establish clear pathways for University Transfer and Human Services Technology (Gerontology) graduates to continue their studies at the private, four-year institution in nearby Wilson. (READ MORE)

• Students shared their thoughts on the cost of higher education last month as they competed against one another in the college’s annual public speaking contest. (READ MORE)

• ECU football coach Ruffin McNeill was at PCC in April, stressing the importance of education to students taking part in the College Bound program. (READ MORE)

• The PCC Men's Resource Center set up its "Best Foot Forward" clothing store on campus April 21 as part of its effort to assist male students in their search for employment. (PHOTO)

• Community college students from across the state, including five from PCC, visited the General Assembly recently to voice their support for raising instructor pay, funding year-round instruction at community colleges, and maintaining affordable tuition rates. (READ MORE)

• PCC cut the ribbon last month on a new campus sculpture built by fine arts students and their counterparts from the Construction and Industrial Technology Division. (READ MORE)

• The PCC Men’s Resource Center presented its 2015 Man of Excellence Award to science instructor Charles Goodman on April 15 in recognition of his dedication to higher education and student success. (READ MORE)

• Billy Mozingo, department chair of PCC's Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration (HVACR) program, has been elected to a board position with the Council for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Educators. (READ MORE)

• PCC's annual Earth Day Fair took place April 16 in the college’s Craig F. Goess Student Center. (PHOTO GALLERY)

• Win a 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300 4Matic Sedan! The PCC Foundation is raffling off a Mercedes-Benz luxury automobile. All proceeds support the Foundation’s programs and scholarships. (MORE DETAILS)

• The PCC Alumni Association is providing an avenue for people in the community to honor friends and family members by purchasing a custom brick in the patio and gardens that surround the college’s new clock tower. (READ MORE)

• 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 ...

• May 13 - Graduation

• May 20 - Walk-in Registration

• May 21 - First Day of Summer Classes

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

PCC Athletics

Seven Bulldogs Earn Postseason Honors

WINTERVILLE—Having led their team to 22-11 record this season, seven Pitt Community College softball players were recently recognized by the Region X Conference for their accomplishments on the field in 2015.

Sophomores Kaleigh Bordeaux, Sarah Hanley and Kayla Ruffin earned All-Region X Conference (First Team) honors along with freshmen Brooke Jones and Hayes Moss. Freshmen Jessica Curtis and Blythe Green were named All-Region X Conference (Second Team) selections.