June 10, 2013
Two New Programs of Study for Fall
Charlottesville, VA - Piedmont Virginia Community College is offering a new Culinary Arts associate degree and Nursing Assistant Career Studies Certificate beginning this fall.
Graduates of the culinary arts program will be prepared for entry-level jobs as chefs, sous chefs, pastry chefs, caterers, food service managers and more. The program includes credit classes in food preparation, foodservice management, nutrition, safety and sanitation and hospitality industry computer systems. Classes are held in PVCC's new teaching kitchen and classrooms at PVCC's Jefferson School Center located at 233 Fourth Street, NW, in downtown Charlottesville. Additional information about this degree is available at www.pvcc.edu/culinary.
Free information sessions about the Culinary Arts degree will be held in the Main Building on PVCC's campus at 501 College Drive on the following dates and times:
- Monday, June 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
- Saturday, June 22, noon to 2 p.m.
- Monday, June 24, 10 a.m. to noon
The Nursing Assistant Career Studies Certificate prepares students to take the Virginia state nursing assistant certification exam to become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA). The program teaches basic-care skills for patients of various ages with special emphasis on home health, geriatric nursing, and long- and short-term care facilities. Students will apply classroom learning in clinical settings for hands-on experiences. Additional information is at www.pvcc.edu/na.
Open enrollment for fall semester 2013 classes begins June 17. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 26. For additional information, contact the PVCC Admissions and Advising Center at 434.961.6551 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Admissions and Advising Center summer operating hours through Aug. 2 are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Friday. Beginning Aug. 5, the office is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. and 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday.