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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 […]

Kick Off the Holiday Shopping Season with the PCC Foundation

The 22nd Annual Down East Holiday Show will take place Nov. 2-5 at the Greenville Convention Center (GCC). “The Down East Holiday Show is always a […]

Q&A with TowneBank Greenville President Greg Steele

TowneBank sponsored the patio area of the new Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Center for Student Advancement.

WINTERVILLE—Pitt Community College officially dedicated its new Eddie & Jo Allison Smith Center for Student Advancement on April 6. A little more than a week later, […]

Foundation Holds First Fundraiser in New Smith Center

Eddie Smith smiles during the PCC Foundation's 2023 Spring Fundraiser.

• PHOTO GALLERY WINTERVILLE—The Pitt Community College Foundation held its very first fundraiser in the new Eddie & Jo Allison Smith Center for Student Advancement and […]

Winterville Couple’s Planned Gift Still Helping Educate Pitt County Students

Vannie and Linwood Rouse

WINTERVILLE—More than seven years after the Linwood and Vannie Rouse Estate made a sizeable contribution to the Pitt Community College Foundation, the endowed scholarship it created […]