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Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement August 8

Aug
01
2013

Piedmont Technical College will be holding two summer commencement exercises on August 8. 

Commencement exercises will begin at 3 p.m. for business and information technology, industrial and engineering technology graduates. A 7 p.m. ceremony will be held for Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, health science and nursing graduates. Both commencement exercises will be held in the James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood. 

New Board Member Named to PTC Foundation

Jul
24
2013

The Piedmont Technical College Foundation has named George Thornton of Edgefield as a new board member for the coming year.

Piedmont Tech Implements Call Me MISTER Program

Jul
17
2013

Through a new program at Piedmont Technical College called Call Me MISTER, the college is taking action to address a problem of national proportions.

“The Call Me MISTER program is an initiative to promote careers in education for African American males,” said Steve Coleman, director of Project Genesis. “There is a large gap in the number of African American men in the classroom.”

Donors, Recipients Recognized at Scholarship Luncheon

Jul
15
2013

Scholarships were presented to students and donors were recognized at the recent scholarship luncheon.

 

Students Named to PTC President’s, Dean’s & Merit Lists

Jun
27
2013

   Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2013 spring semester have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full-time and earn term GPAs of 4.0. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president.

Phi Theta Kappa Inducts New Members

Jun
14
2013

New members were recently inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Piedmont Technical College. Phi Theta Kappa was established in 1918 to honor two-year college students and boasts more than 1,200 chapters today. The Carolinas region includes 75 active chapters in the two-state area. Piedmont Tech’s Omega Chi chapter became the first among South Carolina’s technical colleges in 1974.

Students Awarded Scholarships at Luncheon

Jun
02
2013

Scholarships were presented to students and donors were recognized at the recent scholarship luncheon.

 

 

Outstanding Students Honored at Piedmont Technical College Graduation

May
30
2013

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

 

Summer Camps Provide Options for All Ages

May
23
2013

Young people looking for something different, fun and exciting to do this summer will find several options available on Piedmont Technical College’s Greenwood campus. Two special career-oriented camps in automotive and engineering technology will be offered as well as a variety of interest-based camps.

Piedmont Technical College Recognizes Graduates

May
16
2013

The James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 300 Piedmont Technical College graduates who took center stage in two commencement ceremonies.

Dr. Ray Brooks, president, welcomed graduates, family and guests to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates.