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Spring VIP Opens at Piedmont Tech Following Record Fall

Oct
28
2011

After a record-setting fall enrollment, officials at PTC are looking forward to a good turnout this spring as the VIP registration period draws near.

Registration for the spring term begins November 1 and runs through November 30. Students who register during this period become “VIPs” and receive their first choice of classes and a $25 registration fee waiver.

Piedmont Tech Welcomes New Presidential Ambassadors

Dec
05
2011

presidentialambassadors1111Each year, Piedmont Technical College chooses some of its best and brightest to serve as Presidential Ambassadors. These students represent the college at campus functions, provide tours and speak about their experiences to potential students.

PTC's Cobra Drawing Finalists Named

Dec
05
2011

newcobratickets1011The Piedmont Technical College Foundation held its drawing for the 10 finalists for the 1965 student-built Cobra Replica Monday.

PTC Holds Annual Fall Kick-off and Club Fair

Sep
26
2012

Students at Piedmont Technical College were recently treated to a Fall Kick-off and Club Fair. The annual event welcomes students back to class and introduces them to the clubs and organizations available on campus.

Author Providing Creative Writing Class at PTC

Sep
27
2012

For those interested in learning how to become a writer, Piedmont Technical College has the class for you. And the college is turning to a published author to teach it.

David Moody, who recently released his second novel, The Good Reverend, will be conducting two classes this fall –creative writing for beginners and beginner poetry.

PTC Hosts Workshop for Educational Professionals

Dec
06
2011

inserviceworkshop1211The Piedmont Education & Business Alliance recently hosted its ninth 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.

Project Genesis Addresses Educational Crisis

Sep
07
2012

Through a new program called Project Genesis, Piedmont Technical College is taking action to address a problem of national proportions.

“There is a crisis among African American males in education,” said Steve Coleman, director of Project Genesis. “Piedmont Technical College has recognized this crisis and we are working to provide a targeted group of men with the necessary resources for success.”

Piedmont Tech Provides Free Workshops

Sep
05
2012

Through SC REACH for Success, a statewide network of Public Computer Centers (PCCs) has been established. For Piedmont Tech, this initiative means that computer labs at all seven campuses have been updated and are ready for public use.  

“This is a wonderful opportunity for people in all seven counties we serve,” said Jennifer Wilbanks, dean of county campuses. “These PCCs will help us provide computer access to many people who otherwise would not have it.”

Agriculture and Horticulture Programs Receive Honors

Aug
31
2012

The diversified agriculture and horticulture programs at Piedmont Technical College continue to garner accolades from across the State.

Area College Students Head Back to Class

Aug
27
2012

Students at Piedmont Technical College recently headed back to class. Interested students still have time to enroll for Late Term, which begins September 26.