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Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology Makes $1 Million Entrustment to PTC

Apr
17
2013

zeiss donation

Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, a global leader in precision metrology solutions, has recently entrusted $1 million in software to Piedmont Technical College’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing in Laurens County.

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.

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.”

Annual Massage Therapy Program Clinic Opens

Jan
18
2013

Piedmont Technical College's massage therapy program will be offering its annual massage clinic as part of the training for its students beginning January 17. 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.

Health Science Faculty Tapped for State Boards

Dec
07
2012

Several members of the faculty in Piedmont Technical College’s Health Science division have been tapped to serve on various professional boards in the state, many in key leadership positions.

“Educators set the pace for health care,” said Jerry Alewine, dean of health science.

Martin Elected to National Funeral Service Education Position

Nov
28
2012

David Martin, program coordinator for funeral service at Piedmont Technical College, has been selected to serve as part of the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE).

PTC Offers S.C.’s Only Accredited Funeral Service Program

Nov
14
2012

funeral serviceDennis Carroll, an Army veteran and a 2008 Piedmont Technical College graduate, first became interested in Funeral Service while still in the military. 

“One of my jobs in the Army was to play Taps for military funerals, and that kind of tugged at my heart to serve families in that capacity,” he said.

HVAC Program Prepares Skilled Technicians for Success

Nov
09
2012

When all goes well, air conditioning and heating systems typically go unnoticed. But anyone who’s lived through a South Carolina summer day when the air conditioning is on the fritz knows how important these systems have become in our daily lives.

In fact, every private residence, business, industry and agency needs the skill of technicians trained in the installation, maintenance and repair of air conditioning, refrigeration and heating systems. 

Sims Lab Receives an Upgrade

Nov
08
2012

The simulation lab for Piedmont Technical College’s nursing program has been given an upgrade that moves it to the forefront of nursing education.

Eaton Corporation Continues Support of Engineering Education with Donation

Sep
25
2012

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation recently made a generous $25,000 donation to the Piedmont Technical College Foundation.