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A team of four representing Piedmont Rural Telephone Company captured the 19th Industry Cup at the 21st annual Piedmont Technical College Foundation Golf Classic. Fran Wiley, executive director of the Piedmont Technical College Foundation and tournament coordinator, right, presented the trophy to the winning foursome. Beating out more than 14 other teams, the winners were, from left to right, Robert E. Byrd, Randy Odom, Corey Crowley and James Gambrell.
Piedmont Technical College is taking the lead once again. Beginning in the fall of 2013, the college will be offering a precision metrology certificate at the new Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) in Laurens.
The certificate will be the only training curriculum of its kind in South Carolina.
At Piedmont Technical College’s recent spring commencement exercises, outstanding students from each of the college’s seven supporting counties were honored for academic achievement.
Young people looking for something different, fun and exciting to do this summer will find several options available on Piedmont Technical College’s Greenwood campus. Two special career-oriented camps in automotive and engineering technology will be offered as well as a variety of interest-based camps.
The James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 300 Piedmont Technical College graduates who took center stage in two commencement ceremonies.
Dr. Ray Brooks, president, welcomed graduates, family and guests to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates.
Piedmont Technical College will be moving forward with the second phase of the Center for Advanced Manufacturing in Laurens County in fall 2013.
Since opening in May 2012, the Center has been used extensively by businesses in the county to train new and existing employees.
Piedmont Technical College will be holding two spring commencement exercises on May 9.
Piedmont Technical College is providing more tools to help students complete a degree and enter the workforce. Through the Journey grant program, Piedmont Tech is introducing Career Coach.
At Piedmont Technical College’s 39th annual Student Awards and Recognition Program, president Dr. Ray Brooks applauded the achievements of more than 75 student leaders. The ceremony attracted students, faculty, staff, friends and family members.
Piedmont Technical College will once again be offering Instant Admissions Days this summer to make enrolling in college easy.
Instant Admissions Days will be Thursday, May 2 for Summer and Fall registration. Other Instant Admissions Days will be June 27, July 18 and August 1 for students interested in enrolling for Fall. Admissions and financial aid counselors will be on hand to help students through the entire enrollment process in just one day.