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Piedmont Tech Expands Industrial Technology Offerings in Laurens County

Dec
03
2010

Piedmont Technical College is expanding its industrial technology offerings in Laurens County with the addition of four new classes in the machine tool technology program.

The four new classes are designed to introduce students to CNC (Computer Numerical Control) based manufacturing job requirements. These classes are considered the first step in learning CNC technical skills or may serve as a refresher for those people who already work in a machining environment.

Student Finds New Beginning at Piedmont Tech

Dec
03
2010

wadenicholson1210Like many people across the state of South Carolina, Wade Nicholson has had to reinvent himself. He has found the tools for that reinvention at Piedmont Technical College.

Nicholson graduated from Saluda High School and went on to college at the University of South Carolina. College wasn’t what he wanted at the time, so he began working for a large textile manufacturer.

PTC Pottery Students Host Fifth Annual Christmas Show and Sale

Dec
17
2010

potterysale1210Piedmont Technical College pottery students recently hosted their fifth annual Clayworks Christmas Show and Sale. The exhibit and sale featured work designed and made by students enrolled in the Professional Clay certificate program at the college’s Center for Creative Economies in Edgefield.

Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing Students Honored

Dec
17
2010

Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s nursing program at the Greenwood campus were recognized in a pinning ceremony in December. Nearly 200 students graduated from the Piedmont Tech nursing program in 2010.

 

 

PTC Associates Graduate from Leadership Cohort

Dec
17
2010

colemanrodgers1210Piedmont Technical College’s Steve Coleman, director of College Outreach, and Mike Rodgers, automotive technology program director/instructor, were among the 16 technical college employees from across the state of South Carolina who recently graduated from the Technical College System’s Leadership Cohort.

Massage Therapy Program Clinic Opens

Jan
21
2011

massagetherapyclinic111Massage therapy is one of the fastest growing professions in the health care field. There is an ever increasing acceptance of massage as a holistic approach to health care and health maintenance.

Piedmont Tech Alum’s Leap of Faith Proves Successful

Jan
21
2011

anitamurphy111Anita Murphy has discovered that finding your dreams sometimes takes a leap of faith – and a gentle push.

She had obtained her GED after dropping out of high school but she knew she wanted something else. Murphy knew that to go to a four-year college, she would need an associate degree.

Students Honored at PTC Graduation for Academic Achievement

Jan
02
2013

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

 

 

Nursing Students Honored at Pinning Ceremony

Dec
28
2012

Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s nursing programs were recognized in a pinning ceremony in December. 

 

 

Senior Project Culminates With Donations

Dec
21
2012

Piedmont Technical College's fall 2012 Senior ADN Nursing class sponsored their annual health fair and worked through the Nursing Management and Leadership course to provide community service and raise money.