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Students Honored at PTC Graduation

Aug
16
2012

At Piedmont Technical College’s recent summer commencement exercises, outstanding students from each of the college’s seven supporting counties were honored for academic achievement.

 

PTC Awards Presidential Medallions at Commencement Exercises

Aug
13
2012

Piedmont Technical College president Dr. Ray Brooks, back center, honored six college associates with the Presidential Medallion, the institution’s most prestigious award, at PTC’s recent commencement exercises. Instituted in 1991 during the college’s silver anniversary celebration, the medallions recognize individuals who have made significant contributions toward excellence in education.

Foster Named Associate VP of Institutional Assessment and Compliance

Aug
15
2012

Piedmont Technical College President Dr. Ray Brooks has named Dr. Donna Foster the college’s Associate Vice President of Institutional Assessment and Compliance.

Foster joined the college in 1992 as the developmental mathematics coordinator and a member of the math faculty. Most recently, she served as dean of arts and sciences.

Piedmont Technical College Holds Summer Commencement Exercises

Aug
07
2012

The Multipurpose building at Piedmont Technical College was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 300 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.

Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement August 2

Jul
30
2012

Piedmont Technical College will be holding two summer commencement exercises on August 2. 

Commencement exercises will begin at 3 p.m. for Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, business and information technology, industrial and engineering technology graduates. A 7 p.m. ceremony will be held for health science and nursing graduates. Both commencement exercises will be held in the Multipurpose building at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood. 

PTC’s Newberry Facility Construction Underway

Jul
27
2012

Construction for the new Newberry County Campus is nearing completion.

“We are excited about the new campus in Newberry,” said Jennifer Wilbanks, dean of county campuses. “The construction is coming along beautifully and we are still on target to open the new campus in January of 2013 for the Spring semester.”

Most of the facility is 80-90 percent complete including HVAC, electrical, plumbing and roofing. Work continues on painting, landscaping and windows. The project is on track to be completed by the first part of October.

Piedmont Tech Scholarships Helping Produce Successful Grads

Jul
19
2012

Piedmont Technical College offers the lowest tuition cost of any college within the region, but for many students, even affordable tuition rates may seem out of reach. Assistance is available in many forms, including one of the newest scholarship programs, the Hi-Tech Scholars Program.

Luncheon Held for Scholarship Winners, Donors

Jun
13
2012

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.

 

 

Luncheon Honors Scholarship Recipients, Donors

Jun
06
2012

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.

 

 

Piedmont Technical College Honors Graduates

Jun
02
2012

The Finis Horne Arena at Lander University was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 500 Piedmont Technical College graduates who took center stage.

Dr. Ray Brooks, president, welcomed graduates, family and guests to celebrate a milestone in their lives. He compared their educational journey to taking a road trip.