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Veterinary Technology Program Works with Local Shelter

Apr
03
2012

The Veterinary Technology program at Piedmont Technical College is training future technicians with the help of local shelters.

“Our animals come from the shelter and it’s a win-win situation for everyone,” said Sylvia MacFarlane, instructor and program coordinator. “Our students learn to do their procedures on the shelter animals and in turn, the animals go back to the shelter as better candidates for adoption.”

Piedmont Tech Nursing Student Recognized as Newberry Student of the Year

Apr
02
2012

Willie Washington is set to embark on his second career, and it is a radical change from his first.

Washington came to Newberry after serving 30 years in the United States Marine Corps. He served as a teacher, drill instructor, served in combat situations, implemented new computer systems and worked on the Presidential military staff under President Clinton. Upon retirement, he looked into several options for a new career.

Donors, Recipients Honored with Annual Luncheon

Mar
08
2012

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

 

 

Piedmont Tech Selected for National Research Initiative

Mar
01
2012

Piedmont Technical College has been selected to participate in a national project that will focus on preparing students for transfer opportunities. The Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative (CCURI) is designed to support community colleges in their efforts to incorporate an undergraduate research experience into their science curriculum.

PTC Awards Scholarships at Luncheon

Feb
24
2012

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

 

 

PTC Provides Head Start with Engineering Technology Transfer Opportunities

Feb
24
2012

Piedmont Technical College’s engineering technology program offers a variety of options that allow students to begin their education at PTC and then seamlessly transfer into programs at the University of South Carolina, South Carolina State University or USC Upstate.

Associate Degree Nursing Students Honored

Feb
20
2012

Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s associate degree nursing program at the Greenwood Campus were recognized in a pinning ceremony in December. The students and their hometowns are, front from left, Kendra Anderson, Saluda; Jonathan Blackmon, West Columbia; Ashley Bolton, Hephzibah, Ga.; Virginia Bussey, Beech Island; Carrie Crout, Gilbert; Andrea Dick, Aiken; and Aliene Herlong, Saluda.

PTC Instructor Recognized with Outstanding Service to Students Award

Feb
16
2012

Lisa Jackson, a developmental mathematics instructor at Piedmont Technical College, was recently awarded the South Carolina Association for Developmental Education’s Outstanding Service to Students Award.

PTC Students Travel to State House for Lottery Assistance

Feb
15
2012

A group of students and staff from Piedmont Technical College joined nearly 300 SC Technical College System students at the State House recently to show their support for the Lottery Tuition Assistance (LTA) program. Speakers included Dr. Darrel W. Staat, System president; Sen. John Courson, R-Richland, chairman, Senate Education Committee; Rep.