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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 Engineering Technology Programs Receive Reaccreditation

Sep
05
2014

Piedmont Technical College recently continued its tradition of excellence by receiving reaccreditation from the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) for the Electronic Engineering Technology and Engineering Graphics Technology programs. These programs have been accredited since 1976 at Piedmont Technical College and are now accredited through September 2020.

Piedmont Tech to Offer New Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

Aug
25
2014

When Piedmont Technical College’s faculty and staff consider new program offerings, they look closely at the skills and training that will help students fill real employment needs in the region. The college’s latest offering is no exception.

PTC is now expanding access to in demand training through a new occupational therapy assistant program, which will be housed at the college’s state-of-the-art facility in Newberry.

Mechatronics Technology Information Session to be Held in Newberry

Jul
30
2014

Piedmont Technical College has long prepared technicians to work in rewarding careers in industrial technology. Now, the college is expanding its degree offerings in Newberry with the addition of the Mechatronics Technology associate degree beginning fall 2014.

Piedmont Middle College Produces First Graduates

Jul
29
2014

As the Class of 2014 celebrated their graduation from high school, 10 students from Ninety Six High School and McCormick High School were also earning an Associate in Arts degree from Piedmont Technical College. The students – five from Ninety Six and five from McCormick – were enrolled in the Piedmont Middle College.

Center for Advanced Manufacturing Wins National Award

Jul
28
2014

Piedmont Technical College’s Continuing Education and Economic Development division recently won the 2014 National Exemplary Program Award from the National Council for Continuing Education & Training (NCCET) for its work at the Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) in Laurens County.

The honor will be presented during the NCCET’s annual awards ceremony in Denver in September. The award recognizes impact on need, innovation, sustainability and replicability.

Dual Enrollment Student Gets a Head Start on a Career

Jul
23
2014

The loss of a high school course turned into a great opportunity for one Laurens District High School graduate.

As a freshman, Braxton Michels was interested in the machine tool class offered at LDHS. However, when the teacher left to pursue other opportunities, the course was discontinued. But, Michels knew he wanted to enroll in some form of industrial or manufacturing curriculum.

Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology Makes $1 Million Entrustment to PTC

Apr
17
2013

zeiss donation

Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, a global leader in precision metrology solutions, has recently entrusted $1 million in software to Piedmont Technical College’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing in Laurens County.

Dual Enrollment Program Offers a Jump Start on College and Tuition Savings

Apr
15
2013

While college affordability and increasing tuition rates continue to get headlines across the country, families in Piedmont Technical College’s service area have been taking advantage of one of the best deals in higher education for more than 10 years.

Horticulture Program Welcomes New Coordinator

Mar
29
2013

Murdock earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Clemson University. Following graduation, he opened his own landscaping company. But he decided that wasn’t for him.

“Self-employment is a 24/7 job,” Murdock said. “I enjoyed it and we did well, but I wanted to do something else.”