PCC planning efforts getting underway


Piedmont Community College will host two kick-off events to begin strategic planning efforts for 2021-2031. This plan will be designed to align with the college’s vision, mission, and core values.

Those engaged with the college are encouraged to attend one of the two sessions. This includes donors, advisory board members and other volunteers, local businesses and industries, students, employees, other educational constituents, and partners in and around Person and Caswell counties.

The two kick-off events will be held:

• Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the Caswell County Campus located at 331 Piedmont Drive, Yanceyville, from 1:45 – 3:30 p.m. in Building K, Rooms 202/203.

• Wednesday, Jan. 15 at the Person County Campus located at 1715 College Drive from 1:45 – 3:30 p.m. in Building S, Room 100.

Refreshments will be served and an RSVP is requested by emailing Michele.Mathis@piedmontcc.edu.

Guest speaker Derald Wise from Booz Allen Hamilton will participate in a conversation with the audience about emerging and immersive technologies, looking ahead to new technologies and education and career sustainment.

In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to talk with the Strategic Planning Committee and voice suggestions around the areas of PCC’s vision for the future, strategies to address the changing needs of the workforce in our community, methods of creating a brighter future for students in Person and Caswell counties.

Ideas shared will assist the College’s Leadership Team create a refreshed plan that will provide direction and guidance on how to best serve its students and ensure their future success while remaining a strong community partner.

“Derald will discuss the future of technology and how it relates to education. We will then focus on Piedmont Community College’s future, through strategic planning,” said PCC president Dr. Pamela Senegal. “Our goal is to extend new and relevant opportunities to students with an education that is rigorous, meaningful, and affordable and that also supports our service area needs through economic development.”




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