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Piedmont Tech to Sponsor College Transfer Fair

Feb
25
2014

Transfer FairPiedmont Technical College will sponsor a College Transfer Fair Tuesday, March 11 in the James Medford Family Event Center on the Lex Walters Campus. More than 30 colleges and universities will be in attendance to give students information on special bridge programs and transfer pathways. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

New State-of-the-Art Lab Added for Criminal Justice

Feb
20
2014

Legal, law enforcement and corrections jobs are hot commodities in today’s job market. The criminal justice program at Piedmont Technical College provides students with the training they need to get started in these exciting careers and now they have raised the bar with the addition of state-of-the-art training equipment.

Piedmont Technical College Signs Agreement with Webster University

Feb
19
2014

Piedmont Technical College and Webster University recently signed an articulation agreement that will allow students to begin their studies at PTC, and then transfer to Webster.

Newberry County Mechatronics Technology Advisory Board Created

Feb
18
2014

As Piedmont Technical College prepares to add the Mechatronics Technology associate degree at the Newberry County Campus in the fall, the program is seeking guidance from area businesses that will benefit from the training the graduates will receive.

 “The advisory board is intended to help guide and advise us in the type of equipment and training we need to provide to make sure our program is meeting the needs of employers in our region,” said Kevin Moore, Mechatronics Technology coordinator.

Inclement Weather Late Term Calendar Changes

Feb
15
2014

As a result of the inclement weather-related college closing during the week of February 10, Piedmont Technical College is making the following adjustments to the student calendar. 

These changes are intended to give students who planned to attend Late term classes time to complete the registration process.

PTC Receives State-of-the-Art ZF Transmission

Feb
07
2014

TransmissionPiedmont Technical College’s automotive technology program is continuing to lead the way in preparing its graduates for the workforce. To maintain that level of readiness, the program’s cache of tools is growing with the addition of a new nine-speed transmission from ZF in Laurens.

Free Financial Aid Workshops Offered

Feb
06
2014

Need help filling out financial aid paperwork for college? Piedmont Technical College is teaming up with the SC Commission on Higher Education to offer College Goal South Carolina. This free event is designed to help college-bound students and their families with the financial aid application process.

Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2013 Fall Semester

Jan
31
2014

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2013 fall semester have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full time and earn a term GPA of 4.00. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president.

President’s List students include:

Funeral Service Students Present Symposium

Jan
23
2014

Funeral Service SymposiumThe Funeral Service Education students at Piedmont Technical College are reaching out to the professionals to help enhance their education.

Students in the program recently hosted a symposium featuring professionals from the funeral service industry who shared their experiences in order to increase student awareness of what to expect after graduation.

Public Notice: Nursing Accreditation Site Review

Jan
22
2014

NOTICE: Piedmont Technical College’s Nursing division wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its associate degree nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).