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Commencement at Piedmont Technical College Honors Graduates

Aug
12
2013

The James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College welcomed more than 375 Piedmont Technical College graduates for two commencement ceremonies to celebrate their accomplishments.

Dr. Ray Brooks, president, welcomed graduates, family and guests to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates.

College Prep Utilizes Teaching Method with Superior Results

Aug
08
2013

The College Preparatory division at Piedmont Technical College has introduced a new method of teaching math, called the Emporium method, that is producing a success rate nearly twice that of the national average.

“At PTC, student success has always been our primary concern,” said Lisa Martin, dean. “As our enrollment continues to grow at PTC, we have to look at new ways to deliver instruction to a very diverse population.”

Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement August 8

Aug
01
2013

Piedmont Technical College will be holding two summer commencement exercises on August 8. 

Commencement exercises will begin at 3 p.m. for business and information technology, industrial and engineering technology graduates. A 7 p.m. ceremony will be held for Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, 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 Tech Implements Call Me MISTER Program

Jul
17
2013

Through a new program at Piedmont Technical College called Call Me MISTER, the college is taking action to address a problem of national proportions.

“The Call Me MISTER program is an initiative to promote careers in education for African American males,” said Steve Coleman, director of Project Genesis. “There is a large gap in the number of African American men in the classroom.”

Students Named to PTC President’s, Dean’s & Merit Lists

Jun
27
2013

   Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2013 spring semester have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full-time and earn term GPAs of 4.0. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president.

Mechatronics Technology Degree Offered in Newberry

Jun
26
2013

Piedmont Technical College has long prepared technicians to work in the continually advancing field of industrial technology. Now, the college is expanding its degree offerings in Newberry with the addition of the Mechatronics Technology associate degree.

The new degree program will begin in the fall of 2014 as part of the Phase II construction at the new Newberry County Campus. Also included will be the addition of an auditorium and a health science program.

Luncheon Honors Scholars, Donors

Jun
24
2013

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

 

Students, Scholarship Donors Honored at Luncheon

Jun
18
2013

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

 

Phi Theta Kappa Inducts New Members

Jun
14
2013

New members were recently inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Piedmont Technical College. Phi Theta Kappa was established in 1918 to honor two-year college students and boasts more than 1,200 chapters today. The Carolinas region includes 75 active chapters in the two-state area. Piedmont Tech’s Omega Chi chapter became the first among South Carolina’s technical colleges in 1974.

Students Recognized for Scholarships

Jun
13
2013

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