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Computer Technology Degree Offered in Newberry

Apr
25
2013

it in newberyPiedmont Technical College has long prepared technicians to work in the continually advancing field of computer technology. Now, the college is expanding its degree offerings in Newberry with the addition of the information technology concentration.

Instant Admissions Days To Be Offered at Piedmont Tech

Apr
23
2013

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

Instant Admissions Days will be Thursday, May 2 for Summer and Fall registration. Other Instant Admissions Days will be June 27, July 18 and August 1 for students interested in enrolling for Fall. Admissions and financial aid counselors will be on hand to help students through the entire enrollment process in just one day.

Dual Enrollment Program Offers a Jump Start on College and Tuition Savings

Apr
15
2013

While college affordability and increasing tuition rates continue to get headlines across the country, families in Piedmont Technical College’s service area have been taking advantage of one of the best deals in higher education for more than 10 years.

PTC to Host Well-Known Circus

Apr
09
2013

Piedmont Technical College will host a brand new event Saturday, April 13.

Circus Stella is a one-ring circus featuring husband and wife team Dextre Tripp and Jayna Lee with their performing puppies. The team has appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show, NBC’s The Today Show, CBS’s The Early Show, America’s Got Talent and the MTV Music Awards as well as many renaissance festivals.

Piedmont Tech Hosts 31st Annual Employers Day

Mar
27
2013

More than 200 Piedmont Technical College students and alumni recently took advantage of the college’s 31st annual Employers Day. Representatives from over 60 businesses, industries and service agencies were on hand to offer information about current and future job opportunities.

Horticulture Program Welcomes New Coordinator

Mar
29
2013

Murdock earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Clemson University. Following graduation, he opened his own landscaping company. But he decided that wasn’t for him.

“Self-employment is a 24/7 job,” Murdock said. “I enjoyed it and we did well, but I wanted to do something else.”

PTC College Fair Highlights Bridge and Transfer Partnerships

Mar
18
2013

More 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.

PTC Business Instructor Finds Students around the World

Mar
12
2013

Judy Daulton has been in the business department of Piedmont Technical College for nearly 24 years. She teaches students from many different hometowns and backgrounds. When she started teaching accounting, she knew she would have students from the seven-county area like Greenwood and Newberry and even farther away like Columbia and Greenville. She never imagined she would have students from Ireland and the Philippines.

Phi Beta Lambda Hosts National Speaker

Mar
08
2013

The Piedmont Technical College chapter of Phi Beta Lambda recently hosted guest speaker Thomas Payne, director of college and university relations with Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc.

Local Veterinarians Earn Place on Wall of Honor

Mar
07
2013

Piedmont Technical College’s Foundation recently recognized local two veterinarians for their cumulative contributions in support of the Veterinary Technology program through the Veterinary Technician of Excellence Scholarship, awarded annually to a veterinary technology student. Their recent contributions resulted in Dr. Randy Basinger and Dr.