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REACH: A New Two Night, Two Year Degree Program in Laurens and Greenwood Counties

Apr
20
2011

Piedmont Technical College has launched a new program called REACH, which is designed to help working adults fit a college education into their busy lives. The College is accepting applications for the program now, which will be offered at the Laurens County Higher Education Center, and on the Greenwood Campus. Classes begin in August.

According to the US Census Bureau, more than 50 percent of adults over the age of 25 in Laurens County, and 45 percent in Greenwood County have graduated from high school but lack a college degree.

Piedmont Technical College Welding Classes in Laurens a Success

May
02
2011

laurenswelding411The partnership formed between Piedmont Technical College and Laurens District 55 has proven to be a successful venture.

“This was a good opportunity for Piedmont Tech to grow the welding program and benefit all those involved,” said Keith Lasure, dean of engineering and industrial technology at PTC.

Students Honored at Awards Ceremony

May
06
2011

studentawards511At Piedmont Technical College’s 37th annual Student Awards and Recognition Program, president Dr. Ray Brooks applauded the achievements of more than 60 student leaders. The ceremony, which was held in the college’s James C. Self Conference Center, attracted students, faculty, staff, friends and family members.

PTC Instructor Nominated for Governor’s Professor of the Year

Oct
09
2012

Sandy Warner, department head for engineering technology at Piedmont Technical College, has been nominated for the 2013 Governor’s Professor of the Year Award.

“This is such an honor to be recognized for doing what I love,” said Warner.

PTC Offers $1500 REACH Scholarship

May
16
2011

Piedmont Technical College will be hosting information sessions in Greenwood and Laurens Counties for the new REACH program during the week of May 16. The meetings are open to all those interested in learning more about this new two night a week, two year degree program.

Session attendees will be eligible for a $1500 REACH program scholarship.

Scholarships Presented at Annual Luncheon

May
02
2011

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

 

 

Annual Luncheon Honors Scholarship Recipients, Donors

May
13
2011

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

 

 

Scholarships Presented at Annual Luncheon

May
20
2011

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

 

Piedmont Technical College Honors Graduates

May
20
2011

graduation511The Finis Horne Arena at Lander University was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 450 Piedmont Technical College graduates who took center stage.

Dr. Ray Brooks, president, welcomed graduates, family and guests to celebrate a milestone in their lives.

PTC Awards Presidential Medallions at Commencement Exercises

May
27
2011

presidentialmedallions511Piedmont Technical College president Dr. Ray Brooks, back left, honored 10 community leaders and college associates with the Presidential Medallion, the institution’s most prestigious award, at PTC’s recent commencement exercises.