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Scholarships were presented to students and donors were recognized at the recent scholarship luncheon.
Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s associate degree nursing program at the Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood were recognized in a pinning ceremony in May. The students and their hometowns are, front from left, Kayla Leah Bowen, Greenwood; Annie Elizabeth Carter, Greenwood; Jennings Lee Coleman, Greenwood; Stephen Forrest Coleman, Saluda; Lauren Elizabeth Cotney, Newberry; Codi Lynne Crawford, Abbeville; Meghan K.
Piedmont Technical College will sponsor a Job and Transfer Fair Thursday, June 5 at the Newberry County Campus. Eight colleges will be in attendance to give students information about attending PTC and furthering their education at a four-year college or university. In addition, 12 area businesses will be there to answer questions for anyone in the community who may be looking for a job or looking to change jobs. The event will be from 4-6 p.m.
Piedmont Technical College's spring 2014 senior associate degree nursing (ADN) class recently sponsored a health fair to benefit the students and faculty at Ninety Six Elementary School. The project is part of the Nursing Management and Leadership course for ADN students.
Piedmont Technical College is partnering with the directors of Adult Education and Lifelong Learning in all seven counties of its service area to offer a new GED Scholarship to recent GED graduates.
Beginning in fall 2014, GED graduates enrolling full time in a certificate or diploma program will receive a $250 scholarship. Graduates enrolling in an associate degree program will receive $500 over two years.
For students enrolling part time, the scholarships will be pro-rated based on the number of credit hours taken.
The James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 200 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.
D2L will be down for extended maintenance and a major upgrade from 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 8 until 12 p.m. on Monday, May 12. The system will be fully operational by noon on May 12 and all spring semester courses will be viewable by students until midnight Sunday, May 18. Students may check their grades in Pathway starting May 8. Pathway will not be down.
Awards for service to Piedmont Technical College totaling 190 years were presented at a recent luncheon. Recipients and their individual service totals are: (front, from left) Jenney Johns (20); Debbie Tharpe (30); and Linda Thomas (20). Back, Reggie King (20); Tommy Gortney (30); Kendra Rodgers (10); Donna Foster (30); Joe Bowers (30); and Dr. Ray Brooks, president of PTC. The group represents every sector of the institution, including faculty and staff.
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.
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.