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Eaton Corporation Donation Supports Engineering Education at PTC

Mar
23
2012

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation recently made a generous $25,000 donation to the Piedmont Technical College Foundation to support Engineering Technology at PTC. Attending the check presentation were, from left, Nathan Bowser, controller with Eaton Hydraulics; Fran Wiley, Foundation executive director; Kevin Smith, human resources director with Eaton Electrical; and Dr.

Tau Alpha Pi Inducts New Members

Mar
22
2012

Six new members were recently inducted into the Tau Alpha Pi National Honor Society at Piedmont Technical College. Tau Alpha Pi is the national honor society for engineering technology, just as Phi Beta Kappa is for liberal arts and Tau Beta Pi is for engineering. Founded in 1953 and managed for more than 30 years by engineering technology educator Frederick J.

Scholarships Presented at Luncheon

Mar
18
2012

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.

 

 

Lakelands Homebuilders Association Contributes to Scholarship Endowment

Mar
15
2012

Members of the Lakelands Homebuilders Association recently made a contribution to its scholarship, awarded annually to students in the building construction technology program. This year’s scholarship will be presented in honor of Nick Nicholson, executive officer of Lakelands HBA. Pictured are, from left, Fran Wiley, executive director of the PTC Foundation; Martha Culbertson, president of Lakelands HBA; and John Cobb, vice president of Lakelands HBA.

Engineering Technology Promotes STEM Careers during National Engineers' Week

Mar
09
2012

As part of its continuing efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the engineering technology program at Piedmont Technical College recently celebrated National Engineers Week by inviting high school students to learn more about the career.

Donors, Recipients Honored with Annual Luncheon

Mar
08
2012

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.

 

 

Scholarship Recipients Recognized at Luncheon

Mar
01
2012

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.

 

 

Piedmont Tech Selected for National Research Initiative

Mar
01
2012

Piedmont Technical College has been selected to participate in a national project that will focus on preparing students for transfer opportunities. The Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative (CCURI) is designed to support community colleges in their efforts to incorporate an undergraduate research experience into their science curriculum.

PTC Awards Scholarships at Luncheon

Feb
24
2012

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.