Apr
21
04/21/2018

Literary Festival

Saturday, April 21, 2018
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Paul D. Camp Community College
Hobbs Suffolk Campus
271 Kenyon Rd.

Apr
16
04/16/2018

Local College Board Meeting

The Local College Board at Paul D. Camp Community College will have its next meeting on Monday, April 16, at 4:30 p.m. at the Regional Workforce Development Center, 100 North College Drive, Franklin.

Apr
13
04/13/2018—04/27/2018

PDCCC student drawings on display

A student show by Paul D. Camp Community College’s Drawing I students is underway at the Hobbs Suffolk Campus Library Learning Commons at 271 Kenyon Road.
 
Their works may be viewed through Friday, April 27, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Fridays.

Apr
03
04/03/2018

Far-Forward Care CEU

Continuum of Far-Forward Emergency Care Communication and Triage Presented by Dr. Weireter MD FACS

 
Date: April 3, 2018
Location: 100 College Drive, Franklin, VA 23851 – Paul D. Camp Community College Work Force Development Building, Conference hall A and B
Time: 1:30 – 3:00 PM

Mar
24
03/24/2018

PDCCC 3rd Annual Gala

The Paul D. Camp Community College Foundation Board is hosting its 3rd Annual Building for the Future Gala on Saturday, March 24, at 5:30 p.m., in the college’s Regional Workforce Development Center, 100 North College Dive, Franklin.
 
Tickets are $75, and include open bar, seated dinner, and live and silent auctions.
 
For information or tickets, call Dr. Renee Felts, 757-569-6760.

Mar
20
03/20/2018

Financial Aid College Night, Smithfield

Financial Aid College Night, which offers information planning and paying for college, will be held Tuesday, March 20, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Paul D. Camp Community College Smithfield location, 253 James Street on the second floor of the Blackwater Regional Library.
 
There will be free pizza and soda.
 
Three $500 scholarships will also be awarded to a current high school student who is present at the time of the drawing.
 
For more information, visit www.collegenights.org.

Mar
16
03/16/2018

Student Success Symposium

The 3rd Annual PDCCC Student Success Symposium
 
Friday, March 16, 2018
9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
 
Regional Workforce Development Center
Paul D. Camp Community College
100 North College Drive
Franklin, VA
 
EXPERT PRESENTERS:
Dr. Mark Taylor, and Dr. Adolph Brown
 
Presented by The Chancellors College Success Coach Initiative. In partnership with Tidewater Regional Center for Teaching Excellence (RCTE), Virginia’s Community Colleges Office of Professional Development, PDCCC Office of the Vice President of Academic and Student Development, and PDCCC Student Activities.

Mar
13
03/13/2018

Financial Aid College Night, Suffolk

Financial Aid College Night, which offers information planning and paying for college, will be held Tuesday, March 13, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Paul D. Camp Community College Hobbs Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road.
 
There will be free pizza and soda.
 
Three $500 scholarships will also be awarded to a current high school student who is present at the time of the drawing.
 
For more information, visit www.collegenights.org.

Mar
06
03/06/2018

Financial Aid College Night, Franklin

Financial Aid College Night, which offers information planning and paying for college, will be held Tuesday, March 6, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Paul D. Camp Community College Regional Workforce Development Center, 100 North College Drive.
 
There will be free pizza and soda.
 
Three $500 scholarships will also be awarded to a current high school student who is present at the time of the drawing.
 
For more information, visit www.collegenights.org.

Mar
05
03/05/2018—03/11/2018

Spring Break (No Classes – College Open)

Spring Break (No Classes – College Open).
Monday, March 5 – Sunday, March 11.

Feb
22
02/22/2018

Mandatory February Advising Session for PN & RN Applicants

Attention PN & RN Applicants:
 
Mandatory Advising Session Dates for the Spring 2018 semester
 
Franklin Campus
 
Thursday, February 22, 2018
 
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
 
Location: Room 135
 
*Attendees must be on time, or you will not receive an ‘Admit One’ Ticket

Feb
16
02/16/2018

Mandatory Advising Session for PN & RN Applicants

Attention PN & RN Applicants:
 
Mandatory Advising Session Dates for the Spring 2018 semester
 
Suffolk Campus
 
Friday, February 16, 2018
 
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
 
Location: Room 105
 
*Attendees must be on time, or you will not receive an ‘Admit One’ Ticket

Feb
13
02/13/2018

PDCCC Movie Night – Hidden Figures

Movie Night
 
Paul D Camp Community College History Club And Student Support Services presents Hidden Figures
 

Date: Febuary 13, 2018
Location: Smithfield High School
Time: 6:00 PM
Cost: Free and Open to the public.

 
Contact Justin Ellis @ 757-925-6355 or jellis@pdc.edu for more information.

Feb
09
02/09/2018

Scholarship Night

Don’t let the process of filling out scholarship applications stress you out. We are here to help!
 
Learn about scholarships, grants, federal and state funds, as well as other financial resources to help make college an affordable asset for your future.
 
When: Friday, February 9, 2018
Where: PDCCC Suffolk Campus 271 Kenyon Road Suffolk, VA 23434
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Presentation By: Lorraine SantaLucia, Scholarship Sharing Founder and President
 
For any questions, please contact Susan Stubenrauch, PDCCC High School Career Coach, at sstubenrauch@pdc.edu.

Feb
01
02/01/2018

Culture Day

The RN student class of 2018 will be presenting information related to different cultural practices on Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 12:30 – 1:30pm in the hallway outside of the student lounge on the Franklin Campus. Please stop by and learn something from the students. Thank you for your support!

Jan
31
01/31/2018

Community blood drive at PDCCC

The Paul D. Camp Community College Office of Student Activities and the American Red Cross will be hosting a community blood drive on January 31, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in the library of the Franklin Campus.
 
The goal is set at 31 units of blood.
 
To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767, or visit redcrossblood.org and enter PaulDCamp.
 
You will receive a free American Red Cross T-Shirt with your donation while supplies last.

Jan
30
01/30/2018

Encore Learning Open House

We invite you to our Encore Learning Open House on Tuesday, January 30 at 10:00am at the Regional Workforce Development Center in Franklin.
 
Come learn more about our Encore Learning program, meet some of our members and instructors, take a tour of our facility and get all your questions answered.
 
We’ll have light refreshments and plenty of fun!
 
Come join the local learning community that everyone’s talking about!

Jan
23
01/23/2018

Basic Contractor Business Pre-licensing Course Second Session

The consecutive session will be held from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 23, in room 212 at Paul D. Camp Community College’s Regional Workforce Development Center, 100 North College Drive, Franklin. This eight-hour course earns .8 CEUs for participants and will be led by Donald Goodwin, city of Franklin director of community development. The cost, which includes the textbook, is $175. For more information, contact the Workforce Development office, 757-569-6050, or email workforce@pdc.edu.

Jan
19
01/19/2018

Health Care Career Fair

Friday, January 19, 2018
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
 
Workforce Development Center
100 North College Drive
Franklin, VA 23851

Jan
19
01/19/2018

Professional Health Care Career Fair

Friday, January 19, 2018 at 10:00am – 4:00pm
Professional Health Care Career Fair
Workforce Development Center

Jan
16
01/16/2018

Basic Contractor Business Pre-licensing Course starts

The consecutive session will be held from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, January 16 and 23, in room 212 at Paul D. Camp Community College’s Regional Workforce Development Center, 100 North College Drive, Franklin. This eight-hour course earns .8 CEUs for participants and will be led by Donald Goodwin, city of Franklin director of community development. The cost, which includes the textbook, is $175. For more information, contact the Workforce Development office, 757-569-6050, or email workforce@pdc.edu.

Jan
15
01/15/2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – College Closed

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
The College Closed. No Classes.

Jan
11
01/11/2018

Deadline to Register for PDCCC Basic Contractor Business Pre-licensing Course

The deadline to register for Basic Contractor Business Pre-Licensing is Thursday, January 11, 2018. The consecutive session will be held from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, January 16 and 23, in room 212 at Paul D. Camp Community College’s Regional Workforce Development Center, 100 North College Drive, Franklin. This eight-hour course earns .8 CEUs for participants and will be led by Donald Goodwin, city of Franklin director of community development. The cost, which includes the textbook, is $175. For more information, contact the Workforce Development office, 757-569-6050, or email workforce@pdc.edu.

Jan
10
01/10/2018

Free information session set for Fast Track Healthcare programs at PDCCC

Paul D. Camp Community College’s Division of Workforce Development is offering free information sessions for Fast Track Healthcare programs for those interested in a career in the medical profession. Learn about the program goals, design and requirements on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at the Technology Theater at the Workforce Development Center, 100 North College Drive, Franklin. There will be a session getting underway at 1:00 p.m. and a second one at 5:00 p.m. For more information, call 757-569-6050 or email workforce@pdc.edu.

Jan
08
01/08/2018

Spring 2018 Classes Start

Registration for spring 2018 classes at Paul D. Camp Community College is under way and will continue through Saturday, January 6. Classes start on January 8, 2018. For more information, visit https://www.pdc.edu/getstarted/ or call the Franklin Campus at 757-569-6700; the Hobbs Suffolk Campus at 757-925-6300; or PDCCC at Smithfield at 757-925-6340.

Jan
03
01/03/2018

All-College Meeting and In-Service

All-College Meeting and In-Service will be held from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the Workforce Development Center.
 
Please note that we are starting a bit later in the morning. Breakfast won’t be provided (but we will have coffee!), so please plan accordingly. We’ll begin promptly at 8:30 with an overview and introductions. Dr. Lufkin will address the faculty and staff, followed by sessions on selected topics related to several big initiatives and happenings coming up in 2018. There will be a working lunch from 12:00 to 12:30. Full-time faculty and full- and part-time staff are expected to attend. Adjunct faculty are welcome and encouraged to attend as your schedule permits. Faculty reporting to Dr. Oliver will meet with him at 12:30 at the conclusion of the in-service.
 
The College will be closed from 8 am – 12:30 pm on Wednesday, January 3rd for the In-Service.

Jan
02
01/02/2018

Truck Driver Training class starts for January 2 – January 29, 2018 course

Learn to drive the big rigs and prepare for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) test. Companies are experiencing a shortage of drivers. PDCCC’s professional truck driving program consists of classroom instruction, various backing maneuvers, equipment and safety checks and on-the-road training. This comprehensive 160-hour program not only provides the skills you need, it also includes lifetime free job placement assistance to graduates and lifetime refresher training.
 
The training school length is 4 weeks for a total of 160 hours (80 hours classroom and 80 hours hands-on) at Paul D. Camp Community College’s Hobbs Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road, Suffolk, VA 23434. The class will meet Mondays-Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The class day is structured very close to a normal workday. Pre-trip inspections, keeping logbooks updated, and constant backing up and twisting and turning to maneuver the trucks will become habit. You will earn your CDL Learner’s Permit at the beginning of the program.
 
A prospective student must provide the following at start of class:

  • Be 18 years of age
  • Have a valid Virginia Driver’s license
  • Provide a copy of his/her driving record

– DOT physical exam will be conducted at the beginning of the program (cost is not included in the tuition)
 
*Financial Assistance Available!
Tuition: $4,500
*If you are 18 or older and have lived in Virginia for over 1-year, the tuition may be $1,500.
Other scholarships and financial aid will further reduce the cost
 
Dates: January 2 – January 29, 2018
Days: Mondays – Fridays
Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: PDCCC Hobbs Suffolk Campus Room: 117
Cost: $4500*
 
For more information, please email workforce@pdc.edu or call Workforce Career Coach, at 757-569-6050.

Dec
21
12/21/2017—01/01/2018

Christmas and New Year Holidays

Christmas and New Year Holidays,
 
School closes at Noon, Thursday, December 21, 2017
 
No Classes; College Closed Noon, Thursday, December 21, 2017 – Monday, January 1, 2018
 
College Reopens Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Dec
15
12/15/2017

Deadline for Donations to the 3rd Annual Genieve Shelter Collection Drive

Please join forces with the Chancellor’s College Success Coach Initiative at PDCCC – S.T.E.P.S., in support of the 3rd Annual Genieve Shelter Collection Drive.
Student Matthew SeaborneStudent Matthew Seaborne helps pack donated items for The Genieve Shelter during last year’s collection drive.
 
Paul D. Camp Community College Students Transitioning through Education Programs Successfully (STEPS) participants will gain community service experience during its 3rd Annual Genieve Shelter Collection Drive. The shelter provides assistance to victims of domestic violence. Items needed include:

  • Laundry soap
  • Trash bags
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Wash clothes
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Tooth paste and tooth brushes
  • Feminine products
  • Other toiletries

Donations may be dropped off on Franklin and Hobbs Suffolk campuses in the libraries, student lounges or STEPs offices. For more information, contact Dr. Sandra Walker in Suffolk, room 112D, at swalker@pdc.edu or 757-925-6326; or Laura Clark in Franklin, room 120C, lclark@pdc.edu or 757-569-6780.

Dec
13
12/13/2017

Nurse Aide and EMS Completion Ceremonies

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 12:00 noon
Nurse Aide and EMS Completion Ceremonies
Workforce Development Center

Dec
13
12/13/2017—12/15/2017

Foodbank – Distribution

Food Bags - Distribution

Dear Students:
 
Student success is at the core of our mission at PDCCC. Simply put, we care about our students. Our staff understands that in addition to academic concerns, student may encounter non-academic concerns as well, particularly around this time of year. Some of these concerns may include whether or not enough resources are available for food, clothing, shelter, transportation, medical expenses, etc.
 
At this time, we would like to announce that through our partnership with the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, 50 bags of non-perishable food items were delivered to PDCCC. These bags will be distributed on the Franklin and Suffolk campuses, in addition to PDCCC at Smithfield.
 
Please know that we respect students’ right to confidentiality. Students will not be asked to sign for items that will be distributed.
 
Distribution (Franklin and Suffolk Campuses): December 13, 2017, 1:00 p.m. through December 15, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
 
Distribution (Smithfield Center): Please contact Director Toni Johnson at 757-925-6342 or ajohnson@pdc.edu.
 
Contact information:
 
Ms. Laura Clark
College Success Coach, Franklin Campus
Room 120C
(757) 569-6780
lclark@pdc.edu
 
Dr. Sandra Walker
College Success Coach, Hobbs Suffolk Campus
Room 112D
(757) 925-6326
swalker@pdc.edu
 
Additional food resources are available on our campuses. If you miss the deadline for the food bag distribution, we encourage you to contact us. We will assist you based on your needs. After exams, the College will close at December 21, 2017 at 12 noon, for winter break. Please feel free to access the Community Resources Toolkit that is maintained by the S.T.E.P.S program. The toolkit links students to over 230 non-academic related resources including food, clothing, shelter, transportation, child care, medical and much more! The toolkit can be accessed online at https://www.pdc.edu/success/resources/


REMINDER: New Student Orientation will take place on the Franklin and Suffolk Campuses on January 5, 2018, 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. New students and students that have not attended orientation are encouraged to joins us. Please register online at the following link: https://www.pdc.edu/admissions/new-student-orientation/ Contact Ms. Sherri Ward, Academic Advisor (Hobbs Suffolk Campus) for more details at sward@pdc.edu Orientation is very important, as information will be shared regarding College policies and resources.
 
Best regards.

Dec
13
12/13/2017

Practical Nursing Capping Ceremony

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 6:00pm
Practical Nursing Capping Ceremony
Workforce Development Center

Dec
11
12/11/2017

Outside Machinist Pre-Hire Program Information Session December 11

Interested in marine trades or a career at a shipyard?
 
Want to learn how to apply for those trades and get training in your own backyard?
 
Paul D. Camp Community College has partnered with the Virginia Ship Repair Association to offer the Outside Machinist Pre-Hire program at their Suffolk Hobbs campus.
 
Come to one of our free information sessions to learn more about these job opportunities and related training.
 
Staff will be on-hand to help you apply for open positions online.
 
December 11th 1:00 pm PDCCC Regional Workforce Development Center 100 North College Drive Franklin, VA

Dec
09
12/09/2017

Free Christmas Portrait 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Suffolk Campus

Come and get a free portrait for the Holiday season.
 
Saturday, December 9, 2017.
 
Family or individual portrait.
 
Call 757-569-6790 to register (recommended), walk-ins are welcome.
 
Portraits will begin at 10:00 am in the library.
 
All portraits will be ready for pick up on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the college.

Dec
02
12/02/2017

Escape the School

Escape the School
 
12/02/2017
 
9:00 am – 3:30 pm
 
Paul D. Camp Community College Hobbs Suffolk Campus
 
Register at: www.tinyurl.com/Escapetheschool

Dec
02
12/02/2017

Free Christmas Portrait 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Franklin Campus

Come and get a free portrait for the Holiday season.
 
Saturday, December 2, 2017.
 
Family or individual portrait.
 
Call 757-569-6790 to register (recommended), walk-ins are welcome.
 
Portraits will begin at 10:00 am in the library.
 
All portraits will be ready for pick up on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the college.

Nov
30
11/30/2017

Outside Machinist Pre-Hire Program Information Session November 30

Interested in marine trades or a career at a shipyard?
 
Want to learn how to apply for those trades and get training in your own backyard?
 
Paul D. Camp Community College has partnered with the Virginia Ship Repair Association to offer the Outside Machinist Pre-Hire program at their Suffolk Hobbs campus.
 
Come to one of our free information sessions to learn more about these job opportunities and related training.
 
Staff will be on-hand to help you apply for open positions online.
 
November 30th 1:00 pm PDCCC Suffolk Hobbs Campus 271 Kenyon Road Suffolk, VA

Nov
28
11/28/2017

Nursing Program Applicant Advising Session 3

Mandatory for Nursing Program Applicants!
 
Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017
 
Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm
 
Location: Suffolk Hobbs Campus Room 105

Nov
21
11/21/2017—11/26/2017

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving Holiday
 
Tuesday, November 21: No Classes; College Open, Faculty Day
 
Wednesday, November 22: No Classes; College Closes at Noon
 
Thursday, November 23 – Sunday, November 26: No Classes; College Closed

Nov
18
11/18/2017

Truck Driver Training class starts for November 18 – January 21, 2018 weekend course

Learn to drive the big rigs and prepare for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) test. Companies are experiencing a shortage of drivers. PDCCC’s professional truck driving program consists of classroom instruction, various backing maneuvers, equipment and safety checks and on-the-road training. This comprehensive 160-hour program not only provides the skills you need, it also includes lifetime free job placement assistance to graduates and lifetime refresher training.
 
The training school length is 4 weeks for a total of 160 hours (80 hours classroom and 80 hours hands-on) at Paul D. Camp Community College’s Hobbs Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road, Suffolk, VA 23434. The class will meet Saturday and Sunday 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The class day is structured very close to a normal workday. Pre-trip inspections, keeping logbooks updated, and constant backing up and twisting and turning to maneuver the trucks will become habit.
 
A prospective student must provide the following at start of class:

  • Be 18 years of age
  • Have a valid Virginia Driver’s license
  • Provide a copy of his/her driving record
  • CDL Learner’s Permit and VDOT physical exam will be provided at the beginning of the program (cost is not included in the tuition)

Dates: November 18, 2017 – January 21, 2018
Days: Saturdays and Sundays
Time: 7:45 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: PDCCC Hobbs Suffolk Campus
Room: 117
Cost: $4500*

*Financial Assistance Available!
*If you are 18 or older and have lived in Virginia for over 1-year, the tuition may be $1,500.
Other scholarships and financial aid will further reduce the cost
 
Registration Deadline: November 15 by 5:00 p.m. For more information, please email workforce@pdc.edu or call Workforce Career Coach, at 757-569-6050.

Nov
17
11/17/2017—11/19/2017

Wonder: Movie Opening: $1 donation for each ticket sold through Fandango benefits PDCCC’s AAUW Scholarship

Portion of ticket purchase will go to AAUW Scholarship
 
Wonder, an inspiring movie about a boy with facial differences who attends public elementary school for the first time, is already selling out. The movie stars Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay. If you purchase tickets through Fandango for the opening weekend of November 17, 18 or 19, a $1 donation for each ticket will benefit Paul D. Camp Community College’s Association of American University Woman (AAUW) Scholarship. Make a purchase by midnight on November 19, even if for a future date to see this new movie and benefit students at PDCCC. For more information and a link to get tickets, visit: www.fandango.com.

Nov
17
11/17/2017

Women’s Self-Defense Workshop

ATTENTION!
 
PDCCC AAUW Student Chapter and S.T.E.P.S. Participants
 
Join us for a Field Trip.
 
Bring a Peer or a Friend! All are invited to participate!
 
Transportation provided to/from the Franklin and Suffolk Campuses! First come, first served!
 
Please contact Dr. Sandra Walker, College Success Coach (Hobbs Suffolk Campus, Room 112D) to sign-up, OR swalker@pdc.edu or (757) 925-6326
 
Space is limited for the event! RSVP required!
Self-Defense Workshop

Nov
13
11/13/2017

Truck Driver Training class starts for November 13 – December 14 course

Learn to drive the big rigs and prepare for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) test. Companies are experiencing a shortage of drivers. PDCCC’s professional truck driving program consists of classroom instruction, various backing maneuvers, equipment and safety checks and on-the-road training. This comprehensive 160-hour program not only provides the skills you need, it also includes lifetime free job placement assistance to graduates and lifetime refresher training.
 
The training school length is 4 weeks for a total of 160 hours (80 hours classroom and 80 hours hands-on) at Paul D. Camp Community College’s Hobbs Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road, Suffolk, VA 23434. The class will meet Mondays-Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The class day is structured very close to a normal workday. Pre-trip inspections, keeping logbooks updated, and constant backing up and twisting and turning to maneuver the trucks will become habit. You will earn your CDL Learner’s Permit at the beginning of the program.
 
A prospective student must provide the following at start of class:

  • Be 18 years of age
  • Have a valid Virginia Driver’s license
  • Provide a copy of his/her driving record

– DOT physical exam will be conducted at the beginning of the program (cost is not included in the tuition)
 
*Financial Assistance Available!
Tuition: $4,500
*If you are 18 or older and have lived in Virginia for over 1-year, the tuition may be $1,500.
Other scholarships and financial aid will further reduce the cost
 
Dates: November 13 – December 14, 2017
Days: Mondays – Fridays
Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: PDCCC Hobbs Suffolk Campus Room: 117
Cost: $4500*
 
For more information, please email workforce@pdc.edu or call Workforce Career Coach, at 757-569-6050.

Nov
08
11/08/2017

Intermediate Digital Photography Smithfield course begins

Paul D. Camp Community College’s Division of Workforce Development will offer Intermediate Photography led by Shirley Whitenack on the PDCCC at Smithfield site, 253 James Street, on the second floor of the library. The four-week consecutive session will be held on Wednesdays, November 8 – December 6, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., with one Saturday field trip to Colonial Williamsburg set for December 2. The cost is $150. Participants need to bring charged camera, instruction manual and digital media. A tripod is also recommended. For more information, call 757-569-6050 or email workforce@pdc.edu. Register online at pdc.augusoft.net.

Nov
07
11/07/2017

Parent Information Night

Need Money For College?
 
Come join us Tuesday, November 7, 2017
 
Paul D. Camp Community College’s Smithfield Center
253 James Street Smithfield, VA 23430
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
 
What Is A Parent Information Night?

  • FREE Information Sessions for Parents and Students – with various locations and topics
  • The November 7th event will offer:
    • FREE assistance completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
    • Financial aid presentations

Who Should Attend?
 
High school, college, and adult students who plan to attend college during the 2018 – 2019 academic year
 
What Should You Bring?

  • FAFSA ID and Password (IF you do not have this, you can create one during the event.)
  • Driver’s License and Social Security Numbers
  • 2016 Federal Income Tax Returns – OR – 2016 W-2 Forms
  • 2016 Family’s Untaxed Income Records
  • Family’s current bank statements and current investment records
  • Alien registration card (if not a U.S. citizen)
  • Participants under 24 years of age, should have their parents present. (Their information may be needed.)

No Appointment Necessary!
 
If you have any questions, please feel free to email: sstubenrauch@pdc.edu.
 
Sponsored by Paul D. Camp Community College’s High School Career Coach Program and Financial Aid Department in partnership with local high schools.

Nov
07
11/07/2017

Male Mentoring Program First Meeting

The Male Mentoring program Men with A Purpose (MAP) will host its first meeting on the Franklin campus on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 12:30PM – 1:30PM. Although the MAP meetings have been held on the Suffolk campus, we will bring the Suffolk students over that day to fellowship with the Franklin students. Lunch will be provided. Room location…TBA.

Nov
07
11/07/2017

Intermediate Digital Photography Suffolk course begins

Paul D. Camp Community College’s Division of Workforce Development will offer Intermediate Digital Photography: Improving Composition and Looking for Light on the Hobbs Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road. The four-week consecutive session will be held on Tuesdays from November 7 – December 5, from 5:30-8:00 p.m., with one Saturday field trip to Colonial Williamsburg on December 2 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. The class costs $150 and will be led by Shirley Whitenack. Participants need to bring charged camera, instruction manual and digital media. A tripod is also recommended. For more information, call 757-569-6050 or email workforce@pdc.edu. Register online at pdc.augusoft.net.

Nov
07
11/07/2017

AAUW Student Club Interest Meeting

When: November 7, 2017
 
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 pm
 
Where: Hobbs Suffolk Campus, Room 106
 
Reminder: Membership for AAUW is FREE for PDCCC students. Transportation for the meeting will be provided for Franklin students. Please see Ms. Nancy Warren. Refreshments will be provided. This meeting is very important, as we will vote on officers and offer information on upcoming events and tools designed to empower our membership base.
 
We also ask that you complete an application at the meeting in order that we can grow in numbers. Please ask your peers to join us! With your support, this new club will be able to jump start membership!.
 
Contacts: Dr. Sandra Walker (College Success Coach- Hobbs Suffolk Campus) at swalker@pdc.edu OR Ms. Nancy Warren (Faculty) at nwarren@pdc.edu
 
To more learn more about AAUW, please click on the following: www.aauw.org/

Oct
31
10/31/2017

Deadline for submitting applications for spring 2018 Scholarships

Applications for Paul D. Camp Community College scholarships are open for the spring 2018 semester for new and continuing students. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. and will only be accepted electronically. For more information, call 757-569-6790 or log onto www.pdc.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/.

Oct
31
10/31/2017

Basic Contractor Business licensing course

This eight-hour course provides an overview of the statutes and regulations that govern contractor licensing in Virginia. This course is approved by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation and Board of Contractors.
 
Topics include: Starting a Business in Virginia, Laws and Regulations, Contractor Limits and Classifications, Virginia State Statutes Relating to Contractors, Statement of Consumer Protections, The Licensing Process, Obtaining the Contract, Customer Service and New Home Warranties, Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC), Underground Utilities, Insurance, Virginia Taxes, Labor Law, Erosion and Sediment Control, Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH), and Liens.
 
For more information, contact the Workforce Development office, 757-569-6050, or email workforce@pdc.edu.

Oct
27
10/27/2017

1st Annual Student Leadership Conference

When: Friday, October 27, 2017 / 9:30am-2:30pm
Where: Regional Workforce Development Center- Franklin
 
More Details to Come
 
Lunch will be provided to all registered participants.
Transportation for registered Suffolk Campus Students is available by request.
 
Have a question? Ask your College Success Coach!
Dr. Sandra Walker swalker@pdc.edu or Ms. Laura Clark lclark@pdc.edu

Oct
25
10/25/2017

Nursing Program Applicant Advising Session 2

Mandatory for Nursing Program Applicants!
 
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017*
 
Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm
 
Location: Franklin Campus Rm 129 (across from the Library Commons)
 
*last session before the Advanced Placement application deadline

Oct
25
10/25/2017

Classified Staff Council Meeting

The Next Classified Staff Council meeting is Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Oct
18
10/18/2017

PDCCC History Club meeting

Please join us Wednesday, October 18th at 10:15 am for a PDCCC History Club meeting. We will meet in room 104 of the Suffolk campus.

Oct
17
10/17/2017

Classes Begin for second 8 week session

Late start classes are still available at Paul D. Camp Community College. Students can choose from numerous courses in the areas of transfer, allied health, occupational and technical, and more. Contact the Franklin Campus at 757-569-6707, the Hobbs Suffolk Campus at 757-925-6313, or Smithfield at 757-925-6340. Current students receiving financial aid should consult with the financial aid office before registering for a second eight-week class.

Oct
16
10/16/2017

Truck Driver Training class starts for October 16 – November 10, 2017 course

Learn to drive the big rigs and prepare for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) test. Companies are experiencing a shortage of drivers. PDCCC’s professional truck driving program consists of classroom instruction, various backing maneuvers, equipment and safety checks and on-the-road training. This comprehensive 160-hour program not only provides the skills you need, it also includes lifetime free job placement assistance to graduates and lifetime refresher training.
 
The training school length is 4 weeks for a total of 160 hours (80 hours classroom and 80 hours hands-on) at Paul D. Camp Community College’s Hobbs Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road, Suffolk, VA 23434. The class will meet Mondays-Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The class day is structured very close to a normal workday. Pre-trip inspections, keeping logbooks updated, and constant backing up and twisting and turning to maneuver the trucks will become habit. You will earn your CDL Learner’s Permit at the beginning of the program.
 
A prospective student must provide the following at start of class:

  • Be 18 years of age
  • Have a valid Virginia Driver’s license
  • Provide a copy of his/her driving record

– DOT physical exam will be conducted at the beginning of the program (cost is not included in the tuition)
 
*Financial Assistance Available!
Tuition: $4,500
*If you are 18 or older and have lived in Virginia for over 1-year, the tuition may be $1,500.
Other scholarships and financial aid will further reduce the cost
 
Dates: October 16 – November 10, 2017
Days: Mondays – Fridays
Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: PDCCC Hobbs Suffolk Campus Room: 117
 
For more information, please email workforce@pdc.edu or call Workforce Career Coach, at 757-569-6050.

Oct
06
10/06/2017

Inauguration of PDCCC President Daniel W. Lufkin, Ed.D.

The Inauguration Ceremony for President Lufkin will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at the college’s Regional Workforce Development Center in Franklin. The event will include his formal installation as president by the Virginia Community College System Chancellor Dr. Glenn DuBois.
 
Paul D. Camp Community College will close at noon on Friday, October 6 for the Inauguration Ceremony of Dr. Daniel Lufkin. The college will resume its usual schedule Monday, October 9.

Oct
03
10/03/2017

College Night

College Night at Paul D. Camp Community College!
 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
 
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
 
Paul D. Camp Community College, Regional Workforce Development Center
100 North College Drive
Franklin, VA, 23851
 
More than 60 colleges, universities, and technical and trade schools have been invited to participate in Paul D. Camp Community College’s College Night at the Regional Workforce Development Center, 100 North College Drive, Franklin.
 
The event, focused on exposing students to academic options, will be held Tuesday, October 3, 2017, from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
 
Participants will also receive professional assistance filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that evening from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
 
It is recommended to allow one hour for this filing process.
 
For more information about College Night, call Chris Ricks, 757-569-6719, or Sherri Ward, 757-925-6321.

Sep
27
09/27/2017

Nursing Program Applicant Advising Session 1

Mandatory for Nursing Program Applicants!
 
Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
 
Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm
 
Location: Suffolk Hobbs Campus Room 105

Sep
27
09/27/2017

Truck Driver Training Open House

An Open House celebrating a new truck driver training program and Paul D. Camp Community College’s new partnership with Shipper’s Choice, will be held at the Hobbs Suffolk Campus on Wednesday, September 27, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., for prospective students, partners and employers to attend.
 
Participants will have the opportunity to view the tractor trailer vehicles, meet PDCCC President Dr. Dan Lufkin, Shipper’s Choice Director of Education Ed Henk, instructors, employers and partners. Light refreshments will also be available.
 
For more information, email workforce@pdc.edu or call 757-569-6050.

Sep
26
09/26/2017

Seasonal Flu Shot Clinic

Did You Get Your Flu Shot?
 
What: “Seasonal” Flu Shot Clinic
FREE NO COST/NO CO-PAY
 
Stop by outside or come inside the Campus for your flu shot.
 
Where: Paul D. Camp Community College (in Franklin)
 
When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
 
For more information, please call: 757.569.6751
 
The flu vaccine will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis and will be limited to the supply on hand.

Sep
21
09/21/2017

14th Annual Golf Tournament

14th Annual Golf Tournament
Sponsored by the Paul D. Camp Community College Foundation
 
The event is being held to raise funds for PDCCC Hurricanes Baseball Team and Educational Scholarship Endowment Fund.
 
Thursday, September 21, 2017
 
Cypress Creek Golfer’s Club
600 Cypress Creek Parkway
Smithfield, VA 23430
 
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Registration
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. – Box Lunch
12:30 p.m. – Shotgun Start
5:30 p.m. – Awards & Ceremony
 
Register now!
Cost: $300 per team (4 players) or $100.00 per player – includes golf cart, boxed lunch, and much more!

Sep
19
09/19/2017

Deadline to register for Smithfield Photography course

Are you stuck in auto mode? Get out of auto and learn how to take control of your images. Award-winning photographer, Shirley Whitenack, will show you the amazing things your camera is capable of that you never knew were possible. Basic camera mechanics, fundamentals of exposure, depth of field, and compositional techniques will be explained. Field trip and in-class exercises will emphasize learning how to fully utilize directional light, determine proper exposure, and exploit depth of field to create dramatic compositions.
 
Class wrap-up will encompass organizing and archiving images, photo resources, image critiques, and follow-up questions. Each participant will receive photography handouts to keep for future reference.
 
Through lecture, demonstration and on-location photography, you will leave this class with a working confidence to take control of your camera and create more dynamic photographs.
 
Dates: Thursdays, September 21, 28, October 5, 7, and 12, 2017
 
Times: 5:30 – 7:30 PM
 
Location: 253 James Street, Smithfield, VA 23430
 
Cost: $145

Sep
18
09/18/2017

Truck Driver Training class starts for September 18 – October 13 course

Learn to drive the big rigs and prepare for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) test. Companies are experiencing a shortage of drivers. PDCCC’s professional truck driving program consists of classroom instruction, various backing maneuvers, equipment and safety checks and on-the-road training. This comprehensive 160-hour program not only provides the skills you need, it also includes lifetime free job placement assistance to graduates and lifetime refresher training.
 
The training school length is 4 weeks for a total of 160 hours (80 hours classroom and 80 hours hands-on) at Paul D. Camp Community College’s Hobbs Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road, Suffolk, VA 23434. The class will meet Mondays-Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The class day is structured very close to a normal workday. Pre-trip inspections, keeping logbooks updated, and constant backing up and twisting and turning to maneuver the trucks will become habit. You will earn your CDL Learner’s Permit at the beginning of the program.
 
A prospective student must provide the following at start of class:

  • Be 18 years of age
  • Have a valid Virginia Driver’s license
  • Provide a copy of his/her driving record

– DOT physical exam will be conducted at the beginning of the program (cost is not included in the tuition)
 
*Financial Assistance Available!
Tuition: $4,500
*If you are 18 or older and have lived in Virginia for over 1-year, the tuition may be $1,500.
Other scholarships and financial aid will further reduce the cost
 
Dates: September 18 – October 13, 2017
Days: Mondays – Fridays
Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: PDCCC Hobbs Suffolk Campus Room: 117
 
For more information, please email workforce@pdc.edu or call Workforce Career Coach, at 757-569-6050.

Sep
12
09/12/2017

Now accepting applications for spring 2018 scholarships

Applications for Paul D. Camp Community College scholarships are open for the spring 2018 semester for new and continuing students. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. and will only be accepted electronically. For more information, call 757-569-6790 or log onto www.pdc.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/.

Sep
11
09/11/2017

Open House and New Student Orientation

Paul D. Camp Community College’s Center at Smithfield will be hosting an Open House and New Student Orientation on Monday, September 11, 2017 from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. This will be a great opportunity to meet and greet our students, instructors, and staff at the Smithfield location on James Street in Smithfield, VA. We will also showcase our new allied health lab. Light refreshments will be served.

Sep
08
09/08/2017

Deadline to register for Suffolk Photography course

Are you stuck in auto mode? Get out of auto and learn how to take control of your images. Award-winning photographer, Shirley Whitenack, will show you the amazing things your camera is capable of that you never knew were possible. Basic camera mechanics, fundamentals of exposure, depth of field, and compositional techniques will be explained. Field trip and in-class exercises will emphasize learning how to fully utilize directional light, determine proper exposure, and exploit depth of field to create dramatic compositions.
 
Class wrap-up will encompass organizing and archiving images, photo resources, image critiques, and follow-up questions. Each participant will receive photography handouts to keep for future reference.
 
Through lecture, demonstration and on-location photography, you will leave this class with a working confidence to take control of your camera and create more dynamic photographs.
 
Dates: Wednesdays, September 13, 20, 23*, 27, Oct. 4 and 11, 2017
 
Times: 5:30 – 7:30 PM
 
*Sept 23 is a Saturday. Class will meet from 9 AM – 12 PM (See below)
 
Location: 271 Kenyon Road, Suffolk, VA
Room 111
 
Cost: $145

Aug
31
08/31/2017

Welcome Back day hosted by Student Support Services

Student Support Services is hosting a WELCOME BACK day on Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm in Room 122. Please stop by and meet the staff of Student Support Services and the SSS tutors. This event is for ALL students – SSS and NONSSS. Student Support Services will have information for the students to help them succeed at Paul D. Camp. For students who are not members of SSS and would like to join our program, there will be applications for them.
 
Refreshments will be served.

Aug
25
08/25/2017

NCCER Open House and Reception

Please come to our Open House and Reception to see the new NCCER Industrial Maintenance Electrical & Instrumentation lab and the equipment we have secured for the program, enjoy some light refreshments, and meet and greet with our instructors, employers and partners.

PDCCC NCCER

What: Paul D. Camp Community College’s Open House and Reception for our new NCCER Industrial Maintenance – Electrical & Instrumentation (E&I) program
When: Friday, August 25, 2017 4pm – 6pm
Where: PDCCC Suffolk Hobbs Campus at 271 Kenyon Road Suffolk, VA 23434
RSVP: Email Angela Lawhorne at alawhorne@pdc.edu by Wednesday, August 23rd at noon

Aug
22
08/22/2017

Nursing and Allied Health Advising Session

Nursing and Allied Health Advising Session
 
Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
 
Location: Room 129 on the Franklin Campus
 
Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm
 
Cost: Free & open to students interested in pursuing education in Nursing or Allied Health
 
Please join us for an advising session for Nursing and Allied Health.
 
Attendees will learn more about:

  • Overview of the programs
  • Application requirements
  • Prerequisite courses and grade requirements
  • Other program/degree requirements
  • Placement and Kaplan testing

*As part of your complete application packet; attendance is required!
 
Please bring any pertinent information & questions to the session.

Aug
21
08/21/2017

PDCCC College Board Meeting

The Local College Board of Paul D. Camp Community College will meet on Monday, August 21, 2017, at 4:30 p.m., at the Workforce Development Center, Room 204/206.

Aug
21
08/21/2017

Fall 2017 Classes Begin

Fall 2017 Classes begin Monday, August 21

Aug
15
08/15/2017

Forklift, Clamp Truck and Reach Truck Operation August course

A forklift, clamp truck and reach truck operator certificate course will be held August 15 through 17, from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Paul D. Camp Community College Regional Workforce Development Center, 100 North College Drive, Franklin. The cost is $250. Scholarships in the amount of $200 are available. Register and pay online at pdc.augusoft.net. For more information, call the workforce office, 757-569-6050 or email workforce@pdc.edu.

Jul
19
07/19/2017

PDCCC nursing students address addiction

The Paul D. Camp Community College Nursing Student Class of 2018 will hold a symposium, titled “Opioid Addiction: A Rising Epidemic” on Wednesday, July 19, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the PDCCC Regional Workforce Development Center, 100 North College Drive in Franklin. Highlights of the forum will include a discussion panel with opportunities for questions and the showcase of the documentary, “Chasing the Dragon.” Vendors and informational booths will also be featured at the symposium. The event is free and no registration is required.

Jul
17
07/17/2017

Truck driver training classes begin July 17

Truck driver training prepares students to head out on the road with commercial driver’s license
 
A six-week long Paul D. Camp Community College truck driver training course will be held Monday – Thursday, July 17 through Aug. 24, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Emporia and will prepare students to test for a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). There are some requirements for prospective students and students may be eligible for financial aid. The curriculum falls under the Workforce Credentials Grant, which also helps pay for tuition. For more information, call 757-569-6050, email workforce@pdc.edu or visit pdc.edu.

Jul
11
07/11/2017

Forklift, Clamp Truck and Reach Truck Operation July course

A forklift, clamp truck and reach truck operator certificate course will be held July 11 through 13, from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Paul D. Camp Community College Regional Workforce Development Center, 100 North College Drive, Franklin. The cost is $250. Scholarships in the amount of $200 are available. Register and pay online at pdc.augusoft.net. For more information, call the workforce office, 757-569-6050 or email workforce@pdc.edu.

Jul
10
07/10/2017

Fast Track Welding Program Classes begin July 10

Registration underway for Paul D. Camp Community College’s Fast Track Welding program
 
~Classes begin July 10~
 
Paul D. Camp Community College’s Regional Workforce Development Center is offering Fast Track Welding and registration is already underway. Classes run from July 10 through Aug. 4. Cost of the class, including supplies, equipment and AWS certification process, is $3,000. Scholarships and grant funds are available to those who qualify. For more information, call 757-569-6050 or visit www.pdc.edu/workforce-development.

Jul
07
07/07/2017

Deadline to register for Backflow Prevention Device Certification

A course designed for plumbing, mechanical and fire suppression contractors, city building and plumbing officials, public utilities inspectors, water and wastewater personnel, health department officials and engineers will be held Wednesday, July 12, and Thursday, July 13, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in room 111 at the Paul D. Camp Community College Hobbs Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road.
 
Backflow Prevention Device Certification costs $300 and is worth one credit. Financial assistance is available. Register by July 7 at 4:30 p.m. and pay online at pdc.augusoft.net. For more information, call 757-569-6050 or email workforce@pdc.edu.

Jun
23
06/23/2017

Registration deadline June 23 for photo class

Deadline to register for Paul D. Camp Community College (PDCCC) Workforce Development’s Beginning to Intermediate Photography class led by Shirley Whitenack on the Hobbs Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road is June 23.
 
The four-week consecutive session will be held on Wednesdays, June 28 to July 19, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $115. Participants need to bring charged camera, instruction manual and digital media. Register at pdc.augusoft.net. For more information, call 757-569-6050 or email workforce@pdc.edu.

Jun
13
06/13/2017

June Forklift Course Starts

A forklift, clamp truck and reach truck operator certificate course will be held June 13 through 15, from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Paul D. Camp Community College Regional Workforce Development Center, 100 North College Drive, Franklin. The cost is $250. Scholarships in the amount of $200 are available. Register and pay online at pdc.augusoft.net. For more information, call the workforce office, 757-569-6050 or email workforce@pdc.edu.

Jun
12
06/12/2017

Backflow Prevention course starts

A course designed for plumbing, mechanical and fire suppression contractors, city building and plumbing officials, public utilities inspectors, water and wastewater personnel, health department officials and engineers will be held Monday, June 12, and Tuesday, June 13, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in room 111 at the Paul D. Camp Community College Hobbs Suffolk Campus, 271 Kenyon Road. Backflow Prevention and Cross-Connection Control costs $300 and is worth one credit. Register and pay online at pdc.augusoft.net. For more information, call 757-569-6050 or email workforce@pdc.edu.

Jun
01
06/01/2017

Deadline Date for Graduation Application Summer 2017

The Deadline Date for Graduation Application, Summer 2017 is June 1, 2017

May
29
05/29/2017

Memorial Day – College Closed

Memorial Day Holiday
The college is closed, No Classes.

May
09
05/09/2017

Give Local 757 campaign 24-hour fundraiser

Help PDCCC help students during one day of giving.
 
The Paul D. Camp Community College Foundation hopes to help more students realize their dreams of attending college by participating in the Give Local 757 campaign—a 24-hour fundraiser that helps many different local nonprofits by way of online donations and raising awareness. The event begins at midnight on Tuesday, May 9. For more information or to make a contribution, go to www.givelocal757.org/pdcccfoundation and click the “Donate Now” button. The Give Local 757 website officially opens for pre-donations on Tuesday, April 25th.

Apr
27
04/27/2017

Community Entrepreneurs’ Forum

Paul D. Camp Community College
Community Entrepreneurs’ Forum
“A New Day, New Opportunities”
 
Thursday, April 27, 2017
 
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
 
PDCCC Workforce Center
Franklin Campus
100 North College Dr
Franklin, VA 23851
 
Invited Speakers

  • Senator Mark Warner (video message)
  • Dr. Rebecca Corbin, President of NACCE
  • Elizabeth Creamer, Advisor for Workforce Development (Virginia.gov)
  • John Camp, representing the Camp family
  • Kermit Hobbs, Suffolk Historian and Author

Entrepreneur Panel

  • Zak Miller – Entrepreneur, Author and Television/internet personality
  • Lee Duncan – Entrepreneur, Wharf Hill
  • Terry Godwin – Franklin Lumber
  • Jimmy Strozier – Highground Services

 
FREE EVENT – No RSVP Necessary
Networking session to follow (hors d’oeuvores and information tables)

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