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PTC Respiratory Students Receive Statewide Recognition

Sep
08
2011

respiratoryawardwinners911Two Piedmont Technical College respiratory care students were recently awarded scholarships presented by the South Carolina Society of Respiratory Care (SCSRC) and two more were recognized with an honorable mention.

Pharmacy Technology Program Welcomes New Coordinator

Sep
12
2011

claysprouse911Clay Sprouse has discovered that sometimes the degree you pursue is not exactly what you are meant to do.

Adjunct Faculty Receive Training at Piedmont Tech

Sep
14
2011

adjunctexpo911More than 180 adjunct faculty members at Piedmont Technical College recently attended an all-day training expo to better prepare them for the classroom.

The expo was an opportunity for all adjuncts to learn about resources and services offered at Piedmont Tech and to ensure they were prepared for the students.

Scholarship Recipients Receive Tools

Sep
23
2011

hitechscholars911Piedmont Technical College has been awarded nearly $600,000 as part of a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will fund 130 scholarship awards over the next four years in an effort to increase recruitment and retention in science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related fields.

PTC Sponsors Fall Kick-off and Club Fair

Sep
26
2011

Students at Piedmont Technical College were treated to a Fall Kick-off and Club Fair Wednesday. Organizations and clubs on campus provided 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.

 

 

Piedmont Tech to Provide Public Computer Labs through Grant

Sep
28
2011

Piedmont Technical College now provides public computer labs at all locations in all seven of the counties it serves. The labs are staffed by knowledgeable personnel who are available to help computer users. These labs are available through the $437,000 grant Piedmont Tech received with the SC Technical College System, as part of a grant for $5.9M by the US Department of Commerce – National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).

Automotive Technology Program Welcomes New Coordinator

Sep
29
2011

brademery911If you go by Southern Automotive in Greenwood to see Brad Emery, you may not find him there. That’s because he is now the program coordinator for the automotive technology program at Piedmont Technical College.

Piedmont Tech Awarded $8 Million in Grants

Oct
06
2011

In these tough economic times, Piedmont Technical College is maximizing all possible funding resources. PTC was recently awarded three new grants, bringing the fiscal year total to more than $8 million.

The three newest grants awarded to the college are the Title III grant totaling $2 million, the Predominately Black Institutions (PBI) grant from the U.S. Department of Education for $2.4 million and the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant (TAACCCTG) for $1.65 million.

PTC’s Second Award-winning Cobra Could Be Yours

Oct
11
2011

newcobratickets1011The Piedmont Technical College Foundation is providing the opportunity for one lucky person to drive off in a 1965 Cobra Replica.

The Foundation is offering up to 500 tickets for a $100 donation per ticket for the purpose of a drawing to select one winner to win the second student-built Cobra.

Piedmont Tech Hosts SCADA Tour

Oct
20
2011

scadatour21011Piedmont Technical College recently played host to the South Carolina Automobile Dealers Association (SCADA) automotive field studies tour for educators. The purpose of the tour was to expose students, career specialists, counselors, career center instructors and teachers to the inner workings of the automobile industry.