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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.  

Eaton Corporation Continues Support of Engineering Education with Donation

Sep
18
2014

Eaton DonationDiversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation recently made a generous $30,000 donation to the Piedmont Technical College Foundation. Attending the check presentation were, from left, Dr.

PTC Sponsors Fall Kick-off and Club Fair

Sep
17
2014

Students at Piedmont Technical College were treated to a Fall Kick-off and Club Fair Recently. Organizations and clubs on campus presented information to students during the fall kick-off as well as provided a free hot dog lunch. The annual event welcomes students back to class and introduces them to the clubs and organizations available on campus.

 

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.

Project Genesis Receives Donation from Bank of America

Sep
03
2014

Bank of America DonationProject Genesis at Piedmont Technical College recently received a generous donation from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The funds will help provide financial assistance for books, tuition and supplies to students enrolled in the project to ensure they can continue their education. Pictured are, from left, Dr. Ray Brooks, president of Piedmont Tech; Fran Wiley, assistant vice president of development at PTC; John W.

Free S. C. Manufacturing Certification Opportunity Still Available

Aug
29
2014

In 2013, the 16 members of the SC Technical College System launched the South Carolina Manufacturing Certification (SCMC) to grow the skilled workforce in their regions. Now, Piedmont Technical College is leading the charge.

Piedmont Tech Signs Agreement with Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Aug
28
2014

Piedmont Technical College recently signed an articulation agreement with Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College that will allow students to complete two years of coursework at PTC, and transfer to the South Georgia college to complete their bachelor’s degree.

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.

Associate Degree Nursing Students Recognized

Aug
14
2014

ADN PinningRecent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s associate degree nursing program at the Lex Walters-Greenwood campus were recognized in a pinning ceremony in August. The students and their hometowns are, front from left, Amanda Grace Beverly, Due West; Anne-Miller Bell Bright, Greenwood; Tracy Shannon Hanna, Iva; Barbara Jean Hockett, Newberry; Ashley Paige Irby, Laurens; and Holly Frances Leonard, Abbeville.

Area Practical Nursing Students Honored

Aug
13
2014

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