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Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement May 8

Apr
29
2014

Piedmont Technical College will be holding two spring commencement exercises on May 8. 

Commencement exercises will begin at 3 p.m. for Associate in Arts and Associate in Science, business, computer technology and public service graduates. A 7 p.m. ceremony will be held for agriculture, industrial and engineering technology, health science and nursing graduates. Both commencement exercises will be held in the James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood. 

Instant Admissions Day To Be Offered at Piedmont Tech

Apr
21
2014

Piedmont Technical College will once again be offering Instant Admissions Day this summer to make enrolling in college easy.

Instant Admissions Day will be Thursday, May 1 for summer registration. Admissions and financial aid counselors will be on hand to help students through the entire enrollment process in just one day.

“We wanted to provide students with a one-stop option to enroll in classes,” said Sydney Crawford, admissions counselor.

Scholarship Luncheon Honors Recipients, Donors

Apr
10
2014

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

 

PTC Hosts Workshop for Education Professionals

Apr
02
2014

Guidance Counselors ToursPiedmont Technical College recently hosted area guidance counselors and career development specialists for an in-service workshop. The event drew professionals from across the seven counties. 

The event was begun to allow schools, colleges and communities to collaborate on improving the implementation of the S.C. Education and Economic Development Act (EEDA) of 2005. 

Piedmont Tech Partners with Scotts for Apprenticeship

Mar
27
2014

Piedmont Technical College has partnered with Scotts Miracle Gro to offer apprenticeship opportunities for students in the horticulture technology and diversified agriculture programs.

“This is a great arrangement for Scotts and our students,” said Hugh Bland, diversified agriculture program coordinator. “The company will have representatives who not only can work just part of the year, but who will have the knowledge to answer customer questions.”

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.