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Summer VIP Opens at Piedmont Tech

Mar
26
2014

Officials at Piedmont Technical College are looking forward to a good turnout for the summer term as the VIP registration period draws near. 

Registration for the summer term begins April 1 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.

 “We will have a wide array of offerings in all of our programs,” said Jennifer Wilbanks, interim vice president for academic affairs.

Piedmont Tech Hosts 32nd Annual Employers Day

Mar
24
2014

Employers DayMore than 350 Piedmont Technical College students and alumni recently took advantage of the college’s 32nd annual Employers Day. Representatives from more than 50 businesses, industries and service agencies were on hand to offer information about current and future job opportunities.

Piedmont Technical College to Hold Spring Pottery Sale

Mar
21
2014

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. The exhibit and sale will feature the works of students enrolled in the Professional Clay certificate program.

PTC College Fair Highlights Bridge and Transfer Partnerships

Mar
18
2014

College FairMore than 30 colleges and universities were in attendance recently at a College Transfer Fair sponsored by Piedmont Technical College. The fair was provided to give students information on special bridge programs and transfer pathways.

Piedmont Technical College Launches Condensed CNC Training

Mar
06
2014

Meeting the workforce training needs of business and industry is a major part of Piedmont Technical College’s mission. PTC’s Continuing Education Division specializes in offering a wide range of customized training programs on a regular basis. One example of this specialization is a condensed CNC (Computer Numerical Control) class recently created for ZF Transmissions.

Lambda Chi Nu Project Wins State Award

Mar
04
2014

Lambda Chi Nu AwardLambda Chi Nu, the nursing honor society at Piedmont Technical College, was recently recognized with the Student Community Involvement Project award sponsored by the South Carolina Technical Education Association (SCTEA).

Piedmont Tech Students Celebrate National Engineers Week

Feb
28
2014

National Engineers WeekAs part of its continuing efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the engineering technology program and Tau Alpha Pi, the engineering technology honor society at Piedmont Technical College, recently celebrated National Engineers Week.

Newberry Workforce Opportunity Summit Being Held at PTC

Feb
26
2014

Piedmont Technical College, Newberry County Career Center and Newberry County Economic Development are coming together to sponsor the Newberry Workforce Opportunity Summit Wednesday, March 5 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Newberry County Campus.

The summit will be a means for businesses in Newberry to share their needs with Piedmont Tech and see what training opportunities exist both through curriculum programs and continuing education. A representative from ApprenticeshipSC will also be there to share information on apprenticeship opportunities.

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.