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Students Honored at Awards Ceremony

May
04
2012

At Piedmont Technical College’s 38th 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.

Massage Therapy: Putting Touch Back into Health Care

Apr
25
2012

An interest in health and wellness, a solid understanding of how the human body works and a desire to help people are the perfect combination for a successful career in massage therapy.

And right now, massage therapy is one of the fastest growing career fields in the nation.

PTC, USC Aiken Create a New Gateway for Students

Apr
26
2012

Piedmont Technical College and USC Aiken recently signed two agreements that will make it easier for students to pursue their bachelor’s degree - an articulation agreement that will provide a new gateway for students who would like to enter the field of early childhood education and a Bridge Program intended to make the transition to the University as uncomplicated as possible.

Phi Theta Kappa Inducts New Members

Apr
12
2012

Thirty-seven new members were recently inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Piedmont Technical College. Phi Theta Kappa was established in 1918 to honor two-year college students and boasts more than 1,200 chapters today. The Carolinas region includes 75 active chapters in the two-state area. Piedmont Tech’s Omega Chi chapter became the first among South Carolina’s technical colleges in 1974.

Piedmont Technical College to Hold Spring Pottery Sale

Apr
09
2012

Pottery lovers and shoppers will once again have an opportunity to see the work of local pottery students as Piedmont Technical College hosts its Spring Pottery Show and Sale on April 19 in room 209C of the James C. Self Conference Center on the Greenwood campus. The exhibit and sale will feature the works of students enrolled in the Professional Clay certificate program.

Summer VIP Registration Open

Apr
06
2012

After record-setting fall and spring enrollments, officials at PTC are looking forward to a good turnout for summer term classes as the VIP registration period draws near. 

Registration for the summer term begins April 2 and runs through April 30. Students who register during this period become “VIPs” and receive their first choice of classes and a $25 registration fee waiver.

Luncheon Honors Scholarship Donors, Recipients

Mar
29
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 Provides Head Start with Engineering Technology Transfer Opportunities

Feb
24
2012

Piedmont Technical College’s engineering technology program offers a variety of options that allow students to begin their education at PTC and then seamlessly transfer into programs at the University of South Carolina, South Carolina State University or USC Upstate.