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Plus 50 Workshops Offered at Piedmont Technical College Campuses

Jun
13
2014

Piedmont Technical College was recently chosen to join the Plus 50 Encore Completion Program, a national effort to train 10,000 baby boomers for new jobs in health care, education and social services. The program is sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).

The college will be offering informational workshops to help baby boomers chart their next steps including enrolling in one of the 13 health science and nursing programs available at Piedmont Tech.

Scholarships Presented, Donors Recognized at Luncheon

Jun
12
2014

Scholarships were presented to students and donors were recognized at the recent scholarship luncheon.

 

Students Thank Donors at Annual Scholarship Luncheon

Jun
04
2014

Scholarships were presented to students and donors were recognized at the recent scholarship luncheon.

 

Associate Degree Nursing Students Honored

Jun
02
2014

May 2014 Nursing PinningRecent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s associate degree nursing program at the Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood were recognized in a pinning ceremony in May. The students and their hometowns are, front from left, Kayla Leah Bowen, Greenwood; Annie Elizabeth Carter, Greenwood; Jennings Lee Coleman, Greenwood; Stephen Forrest Coleman, Saluda; Lauren Elizabeth Cotney, Newberry; Codi Lynne Crawford, Abbeville; Meghan K.

Piedmont Tech to Sponsor Job and Transfer Fair in Newberry

May
29
2014

Piedmont Technical College will sponsor a Job and Transfer Fair Thursday, June 5 at the Newberry County Campus. Eight colleges will be in attendance to give students information about attending PTC and furthering their education at a four-year college or university. In addition, 12 area businesses will be there to answer questions for anyone in the community who may be looking for a job or looking to change jobs. The event will be from 4-6 p.m.

Senior Nursing Project Provides Health Fair

May
27
2014

Piedmont Technical College's spring 2014 senior associate degree nursing (ADN) class recently sponsored a health fair to benefit the students and faculty at Ninety Six Elementary School. The project is part of the Nursing Management and Leadership course for ADN students.

Piedmont Tech to Provide Scholarships to GED Graduates

May
22
2014

Piedmont Technical College is partnering with the directors of Adult Education and Lifelong Learning in all seven counties of its service area to offer a new GED Scholarship to recent GED graduates.

Beginning in fall 2014, GED graduates enrolling full time in a certificate or diploma program will receive a $250 scholarship. Graduates enrolling in an associate degree program will receive $500 over two years.

For students enrolling part time, the scholarships will be pro-rated based on the number of credit hours taken.

Piedmont Technical College Recognizes Graduates

May
09
2014

Graduation May 2014The James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 200 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.

D2L Upgrades

May
07
2014

D2L will be down for extended maintenance and a major upgrade from 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 8 until 12 p.m. on Monday, May 12. The system will be fully operational by noon on May 12 and all spring semester courses will be viewable by students until midnight Sunday, May 18. Students may check their grades in Pathway starting May 8. Pathway will not be down.

Piedmont Tech Recognizes Employees for 190 Years of Service

May
02
2014

Awards for service to Piedmont Technical College totaling 190 years were presented at a recent luncheon. Recipients and their individual service totals are: (front, from left) Jenney Johns (20); Debbie Tharpe (30); and Linda Thomas (20). Back, Reggie King (20); Tommy Gortney (30); Kendra Rodgers (10); Donna Foster (30); Joe Bowers (30); and Dr. Ray Brooks, president of PTC. The group represents every sector of the institution, including faculty and staff.