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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.

 

Instant Admissions Day to Be Held at Piedmont Tech

Dec
16
2012

If your New Year’s resolution is to enroll in college, Piedmont Technical College can help make it easy.

PTC will be offering Instant Admissions Day on Thursday, January 3. Admissions and financial aid counselors will be on hand to help students through the entire enrollment process in just one day.

“We wanted to provide students with a one-stop option to enroll in classes,” said Tanisha Latimer, dean of enrollment management.

December Graduation Returns to Piedmont Technical College

Dec
14
2012

The Multipurpose building at Piedmont Technical College was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 200 Piedmont Technical College graduates who took center stage Thursday.

Dr. Ray Brooks, president, welcomed graduates, family and guests to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates.

PTC Recognized for Lean Implementation for Second Year

Dec
12
2012

Piedmont Technical College’s work to implement the Lean methodology in a community college setting has won the College a second national recognition.

PTC has been selected as a finalist for a prestigious 2013 Bellwether Award, which recognizes outstanding, innovative programs and practices that are successfully leading community colleges into the future.

PTC Partners with Goodwill to Provide Job Training

Dec
06
2012

As the new Goodwill Store and Job Connections opens its doors in Greenwood, Piedmont Technical College has already completed training for six people who are searching for employment.

Goodwill has partnered with technical colleges around the state to provide training based on the needs of an area. With the opening of the new facility in Greenwood, Goodwill partnered with Piedmont Tech for a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) class.

Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement December 13

Dec
05
2012

Piedmont Technical College will be holding fall commencement exercises on December 13. 

Commencement exercises will begin at 3 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood. Due to limited seating, tickets will be required for all guests attending the graduation ceremony. Each ticketholder, including children, will be entitled to one seat.

In recognition of their excellence and the stories they have told about their journeys in higher education, three graduating students will be speaking at the commencement ceremony.

Piedmont Tech Instant Admissions Day Welcomes Students for Spring

Dec
03
2012

Piedmont Technical College offered its fourth Instant Admissions Day recently. Admissions and financial aid counselors were on hand to help students through the entire enrollment process in just one day.

“We wanted to provide students with a one-stop option to enroll in classes,” said Tanisha Latimer, dean of enrollment management.

PTC and PEBA Host Workshop for Educational Professionals

Nov
19
2012

The Piedmont Education & Business Alliance recently hosted its tenth annual Guidance Standards and Career Development Workshop at Piedmont Technical College. The event drew more than 100 school counselors and career development professionals from 10 school districts in Abbeville, Clinton, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry, Ninety Six, Saluda and Ware Shoals. 

New Board Members Named to PTC Foundation

Nov
15
2012

The Piedmont Technical College Foundation has named several new board members for the coming year.

Engineering Technology Students Inducted into National Honor Society

Nov
02
2012

Ten 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.