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Summer VIP Registration Open

Apr
06
2012

After record-setting fall and spring enrollments, officials at PTC are looking forward to a good turnout for summer term classes as the VIP registration period draws near. 

Registration for the summer term begins April 2 and runs through April 30. Students who register during this period become “VIPs” and receive their first choice of classes and a $25 registration fee waiver.

Luncheon Honors Scholarship Donors, Recipients

Mar
29
2012

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.

 

 

Piedmont Tech Selected for National Research Initiative

Mar
01
2012

Piedmont Technical College has been selected to participate in a national project that will focus on preparing students for transfer opportunities. The Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative (CCURI) is designed to support community colleges in their efforts to incorporate an undergraduate research experience into their science curriculum.

PTC Provides Head Start with Engineering Technology Transfer Opportunities

Feb
24
2012

Piedmont Technical College’s engineering technology program offers a variety of options that allow students to begin their education at PTC and then seamlessly transfer into programs at the University of South Carolina, South Carolina State University or USC Upstate.

PTC Instructor Recognized with Outstanding Service to Students Award

Feb
16
2012

Lisa Jackson, a developmental mathematics instructor at Piedmont Technical College, was recently awarded the South Carolina Association for Developmental Education’s Outstanding Service to Students Award.

PTC Students Travel to State House for Lottery Assistance

Feb
15
2012

A group of students and staff from Piedmont Technical College joined nearly 300 SC Technical College System students at the State House recently to show their support for the Lottery Tuition Assistance (LTA) program. Speakers included Dr. Darrel W. Staat, System president; Sen. John Courson, R-Richland, chairman, Senate Education Committee; Rep.

Mechanical Engineering Grad Finds Successful Transfer Path

Jan
13
2012

After getting his start at Piedmont Technical College, Jode Robinson is on his way to becoming a nuclear engineer.

Robinson spent many years as a cable TV supervisor, and knew that he was ready for a change.

jode_robinson“I had a lot of people telling me I needed to go back to school to be an engineer,” Robinson said. “That became one of the driving forces for me to go back to school.”

Brown Welcomed as Director at PTC

Dec
12
2011

Piedmont Technical College has welcomed Alesia Brown as the director of human resources.

PTC Wins National Recognition for Lean Implementation

Dec
13
2011

Piedmont Technical College’s work to implement the Lean methodology in a community college setting has won the College national recognition.

PTC has been selected as a finalist for a prestigious 2012 Bellwether Award, which recognizes outstanding, innovative programs and practices that are successfully leading community colleges into the future.

“This award is an affirmation of our institutional dedication to ‘work smarter’,” said Dr. Ray Brooks, PTC president.