Summer semester classes at Piedmont Virginia Community College start May 27 at our main campus, in Greene County and in downtown Charlottesville at the Jefferson School. Registration begins April 14.
Some of the students who are finding their future at PVCC include L to R, Kristen White, Quincy Wright, Stephanie Tavenner, Liberte Thurston, Ryan Williams and Rebecca Richardson.
Aspiring Biomedical Engineer
When Kristina Smith was a senior at Monticello High School, she worked hard to get good grades so she could go to college. Plans were nearly in place to attend a four-year school when she discovered that she didn't qualify for financial aid. "It was either pay my own way or not go at all. So I didn't go." MORE »
On the Path to a Health-Care Career
In 2012, Albemarle County Resident and Marine veteran Joyce Howard was a working mother with two children and a job that she planned to have until retirement. When her employer was forced to downsize due to lack of program funding, she unexpectedly found herself unemployed. The next few months brought a lot of uncertainty, but one thing Joyce knew for sure: she was ready for a career change. MORE »