Edgefield County

Support the Foundation

Learn more

 

Edgefield County

PTC Hosts Workshop for Educational Professionals

Dec
06
2011

inserviceworkshop1211The Piedmont Education & Business Alliance recently hosted its ninth annual Guidance Standards and Career Development Workshop at Piedmont Technical College. The event drew more than 100 school counselors and career development professionals from 10 school districts in Abbeville, Clinton, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry, Ninety Six, Saluda and Ware Shoals.

Project Genesis Addresses Educational Crisis

Sep
07
2012

Through a new program called Project Genesis, Piedmont Technical College is taking action to address a problem of national proportions.

“There is a crisis among African American males in education,” said Steve Coleman, director of Project Genesis. “Piedmont Technical College has recognized this crisis and we are working to provide a targeted group of men with the necessary resources for success.”

Piedmont Tech Provides Free Workshops

Sep
05
2012

Through SC REACH for Success, a statewide network of Public Computer Centers (PCCs) has been established. For Piedmont Tech, this initiative means that computer labs at all seven campuses have been updated and are ready for public use.  

“This is a wonderful opportunity for people in all seven counties we serve,” said Jennifer Wilbanks, dean of county campuses. “These PCCs will help us provide computer access to many people who otherwise would not have it.”

Agriculture and Horticulture Programs Receive Honors

Aug
31
2012

The diversified agriculture and horticulture programs at Piedmont Technical College continue to garner accolades from across the State.

Area College Students Head Back to Class

Aug
27
2012

Students at Piedmont Technical College recently headed back to class. Interested students still have time to enroll for Late Term, which begins September 26.

 

 

Area Nursing Students Honored

Aug
23
2012

Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s nursing program at the Greenwood campus were recognized in a pinning ceremony in August.

 

Pottery Program Welcomes New Instructor

Aug
17
2012

After a summer hiatus, the professional pottery program at Piedmont Technical College’s Edgefield Campus reopened recently with an open house to welcome its new instructor. Enrollment is now open for any interested student and there is no deadline for admission.

Thomas Koole came to Piedmont Tech on August 1 and has hit the ground running.

Students Honored at PTC Graduation

Aug
16
2012

At Piedmont Technical College’s recent summer commencement exercises, outstanding students from each of the college’s seven supporting counties were honored for academic achievement.

 

PTC Awards Presidential Medallions at Commencement Exercises

Aug
13
2012

Piedmont Technical College president Dr. Ray Brooks, back center, honored six college associates with the Presidential Medallion, the institution’s most prestigious award, at PTC’s recent commencement exercises. Instituted in 1991 during the college’s silver anniversary celebration, the medallions recognize individuals who have made significant contributions toward excellence in education.

Foster Named Associate VP of Institutional Assessment and Compliance

Aug
15
2012

Piedmont Technical College President Dr. Ray Brooks has named Dr. Donna Foster the college’s Associate Vice President of Institutional Assessment and Compliance.

Foster joined the college in 1992 as the developmental mathematics coordinator and a member of the math faculty. Most recently, she served as dean of arts and sciences.