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Outstanding Students Honored at PTC Graduation

At Piedmont Technical College’s recent summer commencement exercises, outstanding students from each of the college’s seven supporting counties were honored for academic achievement. 

 

Commencement at Piedmont Technical College Honors Graduates

August 2014 GraduationThe James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College welcomed more than 325 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.

Bagwell Named VP for Academic Affairs at PTC

Piedmont Technical College President Dr. Ray Brooks has announced that Dr. Jack Bagwell has joined the college as the vice president for academic affairs.

Bagwell is a graduate of Winthrop University, where he received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biology. He earned his doctorate in educational studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2010.

Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement August 7

Graduation August 7Piedmont Technical College will be holding two summer commencement exercises on August 7. 

PTC Benefits from Charity Golf Tournament

Greenwood County Community Foundation DonationPiedmont Technical College recently received a generous donation as part of the funds raised through the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Women’s Health Charity Classic. The $40,000 presented to the Foundation was a portion of the $250,000 raised from the tournament to help nonprofit organizations in the seven-county area who provide services for women.

Seal Art Gallery Established in Abbeville

Seal DonationDeb Hite of Abbeville, right, recently established the Seal Art Gallery at the new Piedmont Technical College Abbeville Campus through a generous donation to the PTC Foundation. The gallery, named in honor of Hite’s father Mack W. Seal, will feature art from Abbeville County residents. Pictured with Hite is Fran Wiley, assistant vice president for development at Piedmont Tech.
 

Williams Family Makes Donation to Foundation

Williams DonationFormer Piedmont Technical College Area Commission Chairman Charles Williams and his wife, Charlotte, recently made a generous contribution to the Piedmont Technical College Foundation to assist with the new PTC Abbeville Campus. Pictured with the commemorative plaque for the campus director’s office are, from left, Fran Wiley, assistant vice president for development at Piedmont Tech; and Charlotte and Charles Williams.
 

Sage Automotive Makes Donation to Foundation

Sage DonationSage Automotive Interiors, Inc. recently made a generous contribution to the Piedmont Technical College Foundation to assist with the new PTC Abbeville Campus. Pictured with the commemorative plaque naming the lobby in honor of the company are, from left, Lee Matthews, plant manager of Sage Automotive Interiors, Inc.; Fran Wiley, assistant vice president for development at Piedmont Tech; and Dr. Ray Brooks, president of PTC. 

Respiratory Care Program Undergoes a Redesign

Students looking to enroll in the Piedmont Technical College respiratory care program will notice changes for the fall semester. The curriculum has been revised to better accommodate the advances in the health care system and to streamline the path of students in the program.

Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2014 Spring Semester

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2014 spring 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:

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