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Engineering Technology Interns in High Demand

Jun
10
2011

Engineering technology students at Piedmont Technical College prepare for an exciting career through hands-on training in state-of-the-art computer designed CAD laboratories and under the instruction of knowledgeable instructors. But, nothing prepares them more than actually going to work through the internship program. And PTC students are in demand.

“I get calls on a regular basis, asking for interns,” said Sandy Warner, department head for engineering technology.

Murray Brings Excitement, World-class Business Instruction to PTC

Jun
13
2011

suzymurray611Suzy Murray loves to borrow a quote from Mark Twain.

“I was born excited,” she said. “That is my teaching manner. I bring a lot of passion to my classroom.”

If you watch Murray with her students, it’s easy to see that passion as she leads them into the fast-paced world of business.

Scholarship Luncheon Held for Donors, Recipients

Jun
17
2011

Piedmont Technical College recently held its annual Scholarship luncheon. The following recipients were among those honored:

 

Piedmont Tech is Making College More Affordable

Jun
17
2011

fafsa611Attending college is more affordable than you might think. And Piedmont Technical College is working with students to make it easier to find financial assistance.

“A great amount of financial aid is available each year. Students just need to apply,” said Deborah Williams, financial aid director at Piedmont Technical College.

Scholarship Luncheon Honors Donors, Recipients

Jun
24
2011

Piedmont Technical College recently held its annual Scholarship luncheon. The following recipients were among those honored:

 

Piedmont Tech Gunsmithing Holds Fundraiser Drawing

Jun
24
2011

gunsmithingdrawing611The gunsmithing program at Piedmont Technical College is holding a fundraising drawing to help the program.

The prize for the drawing is a Lyman .50 caliber rifle – “Great Plains” model with Iron sights and all the necessary accessories – that was donated to the program by Ted Schenck.

Barnette Earns Place on Wall of Honor

Jun
24
2011

marthabarnettedonation611Piedmont Technical College’s Foundation recently recognized Martha Barnette for her cumulative contributions in support of the college. Her recent contributions resulted in earning the recognition of Sponsor on the PTC Foundation’s Wall of Honor which recognizes donors to the college. Pictured in front of the Wall of Honor are, from left, Dr.

Donors Present Scholarships at Annual Luncheon

Jul
05
2011

Piedmont Technical College recently held its annual Scholarship luncheon. The following recipients were among those honored:

 

waterenvironmentassocscholarship311Piedmont Technical College student and Abbeville resident Melissa Hall (left) was recently awarded the Water Environment Association of SC. Hall, a horticulture student, is congratulated by Tony Williamson.

 

Piedmont Tech to Provide Scholarships through Grant

Jul
05
2011

Piedmont Technical College has been awarded nearly $600,000 as part of a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant, awarded through the NSF program Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM), will fund 130 scholarship awards over the next four years in an effort to increase recruitment and retention.

Welding Instructors Receive Specialized Training

Jul
05
2011

weldingtraining611Instructors in the welding program at Piedmont Technical College recently traveled to Cleveland to receive specialized training on the program’s Lincoln Robotic Welding Education Cell trainer.