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PCC Alum Excelling in the Classroom and in Service to the Foundation

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WINTERVILLE—Prior to the start of the 2023-24 academic year, the Pitt Community College Alumni Association honored several graduates during Convocation for outstanding professional success and service […]

Bunch Scholarship Helping Student Pursue Lifelong Passion

Amanda Scanlan

For as long as she can remember, Amanda Scanlan has had a passion for music and performing. But in 2016, she took a break from her […]

Spring Scholarship Fundraiser Set for April 27

Eddie & Jo Allison Smith Center for Student Advancement

WINTERVILLE—The Pitt Community College Foundation’s annual spring scholarship fundraiser will take place April 27 in the Eddie & Jo Allison Smith Center for Student Advancement’s Chris […]

Foundation Powered, in Part, by Greenville Utilities

Tony Cannon portrait

WINTERVILLE—Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC) has been an integral part of Greenville and Pitt County since 1905, but its support for the community extends well beyond providing […]

Donors Establish New Scholarship Opportunities to Close out 2023

A smiling Herman Simon talks with PCC administrators in the Davenport Multipurpose Room.

WINTERVILLE—As 2023 drew to a close, Pitt Community College Foundation donors stepped up their support for the charitable organization in a big way by establishing a […]

Meet Ms. Harvey Wooten: PCC Foundation Donor & #1 Holiday Show Fan

In 2019, Ms. Harvey Wooten, right, operated a vendor booth with her friend, Christine, during the Holiday Show to sell art Wooten created from vintage and unique jewelry.

Each fall, as she flips her calendar to November, Harvey Wooten sees the four dates she circled nearly a year prior and smiles, knowing the time […]

Paralegal Tech Grad a Testament to the Power of Higher Education

During PCC's 2024 Convocation, the college's Alumni Association presented a Distinguished Alumni Award to 2004 Pitt graduate Shannon Jarvis (center). On hand to congratulate her were PCC Paralegal Technology faculty members Christopher Young and Vicki Coleman.

In an age where motor vehicles, airplanes, bicycles and even roller skates are easily accessible, it’s hard to imagine anyone actually choosing to run a 100-mile […]

PCC Grad Exemplified ‘Service Before Self’

Awards, badges and patches from Ken Thompson's 30-year law enforcement career.

Before his longtime battle with diabetes ended at age 63, Ken Thompson lived a life of service to others as a law enforcement officer. And though […]

22nd Annual Down East Holiday Show is Nov. 2-5

The Pitt Community College Foundation’s 22nd Annual Down East Holiday Show will take place Nov. 2-5 at the Greenville Convention Center. It is the organization’s largest […]

Scholarship Spotlight: Traquavis Harris

Traquavis Harris

Traquavis Harris, a 2020 PCC Associate in Arts graduate, has returned to the college to pursue training needed for a career in the field of information […]