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Newberry County Mechatronics Technology Advisory Board Created

Feb
18
2014

As Piedmont Technical College prepares to add the Mechatronics Technology associate degree at the Newberry County Campus in the fall, the program is seeking guidance from area businesses that will benefit from the training the graduates will receive.

 “The advisory board is intended to help guide and advise us in the type of equipment and training we need to provide to make sure our program is meeting the needs of employers in our region,” said Kevin Moore, Mechatronics Technology coordinator.

Inclement Weather Late Term Calendar Changes

Feb
15
2014

As a result of the inclement weather-related college closing during the week of February 10, Piedmont Technical College is making the following adjustments to the student calendar. 

These changes are intended to give students who planned to attend Late term classes time to complete the registration process.

PTC Receives State-of-the-Art ZF Transmission

Feb
07
2014

TransmissionPiedmont Technical College’s automotive technology program is continuing to lead the way in preparing its graduates for the workforce. To maintain that level of readiness, the program’s cache of tools is growing with the addition of a new nine-speed transmission from ZF in Laurens.

Free Financial Aid Workshops Offered

Feb
06
2014

Need help filling out financial aid paperwork for college? Piedmont Technical College is teaming up with the SC Commission on Higher Education to offer College Goal South Carolina. This free event is designed to help college-bound students and their families with the financial aid application process.

Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2013 Fall Semester

Jan
31
2014

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2013 fall semester have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full time and earn a term GPA of 4.00. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president.

President’s List students include:

Funeral Service Students Present Symposium

Jan
23
2014

Funeral Service SymposiumThe Funeral Service Education students at Piedmont Technical College are reaching out to the professionals to help enhance their education.

Students in the program recently hosted a symposium featuring professionals from the funeral service industry who shared their experiences in order to increase student awareness of what to expect after graduation.

Public Notice: Nursing Accreditation Site Review

Jan
22
2014

NOTICE: Piedmont Technical College’s Nursing division wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its associate degree nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

S. C. Manufacturing Certification Addresses Skilled Workforce Challenges

Jan
17
2014

Made in the USA is making a comeback and as a result manufacturing is booming in South Carolina. In partnership with the SC Technical College System, Piedmont Technical College is launching the South Carolina Manufacturing Certification (SCMC) to grow the skilled workforce in its region.

Annual Massage Therapy Program Clinic Opens

Jan
15
2014

Massage ClinicPiedmont Technical College’s massage therapy program will be offering its annual massage clinic as part of the training for its students beginning January 16. The clinic will be open to the public Monday-Thursday from 12-3:45 p.m. at the PTC annex building on North Emerald Road.

A one-hour Swedish, deep tissue, neuromuscular or prenatal massage will be $10 for students and staff of PTC and $20 for the general public.

Piedmont Technical College Joins Project to Train Older Workers for New Jobs

Jan
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).