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 […]

American Legion Post 39 Makes Donation to Support Nursing Scholarship It Started in 1999

Pitt County American Legion Post 39 continued its support of PCC nursing scholarships by contributing a $2,000-check to the PCC Foundation this spring in recognition of the professional health care services Pitt nursing graduates provide the community. Presenting the check on the organization’s behalf are Post 39 member Rodney Choy (left) and Post 39 Adjutant Terri Choy (right). Accepting for the college are PCC Scholarships Coordinator Kim Simpkins (second from left) and Tavondia Burdett, director of PCC’s Associate Degree Nursing program. Established in January 1999, the American Legion Post 39 Endowed Nursing Scholarship is awarded annually.

WINTERVILLE—Pitt County American Legion Post 39 continued its support of Pitt Community College nursing scholarships. This spring, the organization contributed a $2,000-check to the PCC Foundation […]

PCC Celebrates Class of ’22 during Commencement

PCC President Lawrence Rouse, left, poses for a photo with Cindy and Will Kuhn during graduation. The Kuhns were representing their son, Trey, who passed away in March, just weeks shy of his 21st birthday.

GREENVILLE—Pitt Community College held spring commencement May 10 to put its seal of approval on members of the Class of 2022 and celebrate their achievements, along […]

Outdoor Living Tour & Auction a Fundraising Success

Brie the Plant Lady gives a presentation on foodscaping during PCC's Outdoor Living Tour & Auction fundraiser.

WINTERVILLE—The Pitt Community College Foundation raised nearly $20,000 for student scholarships and educational activities last month through its 2nd Annual Outdoor Living Tour & Auction. Jennifer […]

VISIONS Program Receives Truist Foundation Grant

On the Truist Foundation's behalf, Truist Market President Jon Anderson, right, presents a $50,000-check to PCC Development Officer John Bacon and PCC VISIONS Director Rebecca Warren in support of the college's VISIONS Career Development and Scholarship Program.

WINTERVILLE—A unique Pitt Community College mentoring program that’s helped more than 1,000 Pitt County high school students graduate and move into higher education since 2004 has […]

Newest VISIONS Participants Take Part in Summer Institute

VISIONS HS Coordinator Katelynn Speas leads presentation for students participating in the 2021 Summer Institute.

WINTERVILLE—The Pitt Community College VISIONS Career Development & Scholarship Program held its annual Summer Institute this month to introduce new participants to career and educational opportunities […]

2021 N.C. High School Grads Can Attend PCC Tuition-Free

Brick PCC sign on Highway 11

WINTERVILLE—A new program to spur North Carolina’s economic recovery from COVID-19 is giving the state’s 2021 high school graduates a chance to attend Pitt Community College […]

Bulldog Promise Allows Students to Complete Degree Tuition-Free

PCC Bulldog sculpture on main campus.

WINTERVILLE—Pitt Community College has established a scholarship to give students who take college courses while they are still in high school an opportunity to complete an […]

Dr. Mary Raab Creating Endowed Scholarship

Dr. Mary Raab, center, presents a $15,000-check to the PCC Foundation to initiate the creation of the Dr. R. William McConnell Endowed Radiography Scholarship. Accepting on the foundation's behalf are PCC Scholarships Coordinator Kim Simpkins, left, and PCC Foundation Executive Director Beth Sigmon.

WINTERVILLE—With an initial contribution of $15,000, Dr. Mary Raab has begun the process of establishing a scholarship endowment with the Pitt Community College Foundation to honor […]

SCHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT: Andrea Smith

Informational graphic on Associate in General Education student Andrea Smith.

Meet Andrea Smith, a PCC Associate in General Education student receiving a PCC Foundation Scholarship. WHY DID YOU CHOOSE PITT COMMUNITY COLLEGE? Pitt Community College’s student:teacher […]