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Piedmont Technical College to Hold 4th Annual Skills and Crafts Show

Oct
23
2014

2014 Craft ShowNeed to do some early holiday shopping? Why not purchase some creative and handmade crafts from local artisans. Piedmont Technical College’s Continuing Education Division will host the 2014 Foothills Skills & Crafts Show Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the James Medford Family Event Center.

Piedmont Tech Welcomes New Presidential Ambassadors

Oct
17
2014

2014 Presidential AmbassadorsEach year, Piedmont Technical College chooses some of its best and brightest to serve as Presidential Ambassadors. These students represent the college at campus functions, provide tours and speak about their experiences to potential students. This year’s select 10 are from a variety of backgrounds, representing many program areas and hometowns, but they all have one thing in common.

Piedmont Tech Offers South Carolina’s Only Funeral Service Program

Oct
10
2014

Piedmont Technical College’s funeral service education program is one of the fastest growing in the region. David Martin, program director, and Dedrick Gantt, funeral service education instructor, have been tireless in their efforts to improve and expand the department.

BCT Students Shine at Star Fort

Oct
10
2014

Building Construction Technology Students at Piedmont Technical College get hands on experience working on a restoration project at the Ninety Six National Historical Site. See what they've been doing in the community in the video below.

 

PTC Thanks Area Officials with BBQ

Oct
09
2014

Legislative BBQThe Piedmont Technical College Area Commission recently hosted a barbecue dinner at Bermuda’s at The Links at Stoney Point, for local, state and federal legislators to raise awareness of PTC’s vital role in the workforce development of South Carolina’s Lakelands region.

OTA Director Brings Real-world Experience to New Program

Oct
07
2014

Isabelle BeveridgeDr. Isabelle Beveridge followed an interesting path before arriving at Piedmont Technical College as the director of the new occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program. Fittingly, that path started at a two-year college.

PTC Kicks Off One Book, One College Series

Oct
02
2014

Rep. James Clyburn

Piedmont Technical College will kick off its One Book, One College series Oct. 9 with an introduction relating to this year’s spotlight book, Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black by Rep. James Clyburn.

As a part of the college’s seventh annual One Book, One College series, the library will host weekly programs addressing the themes of Clyburn’s memoirs. 

Pharmacy Technology Program Undergoes a Redesign

Oct
01
2014

Students looking to enroll in the Piedmont Technical College pharmacy technology program will notice changes in the enrollment process for the spring semester.

Pharmacy technicians assist licensed pharmacists by providing patients with medication and health care products. Under the supervision of the pharmacists, pharmacy technicians handles all of the technical skills in the pharmacy, from medication preparation and checking for interactions to filing insurance and inventory control. Pharmacy technicians work both in retail pharmacies and hospital settings.

Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2014 Summer Term

Sep
24
2014

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2014 summer term have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full time and earn a term GPA of 4.00. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president.

President’s List includes:

Abbeville - Brennan D. Ferguson and Cassaundra D. Geer, both of Abbeville; and Wesley T. Hayslette of Donalds.

Ninety Six High Students Benefit from Horticulture Agreement

Sep
19
2014

Piedmont Technical College and Greenwood District 52 have formed a partnership to establish a pathway for students at Ninety Six High School in the area of horticulture. This agreement will allow students to earn a high school diploma and college credit at the time of high school graduation and continue their studies at Piedmont Technical College.