Edgefield County

Phi Theta Kappa Inducts New Members

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 Awarded Scholarships at Luncheon

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



Outstanding Students Honored at Piedmont Technical College Graduation

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


Summer Camps Provide Options for All Ages

Young people looking for something different, fun and exciting to do this summer will find several options available on Piedmont Technical College’s Greenwood campus. Two special career-oriented camps in automotive and engineering technology will be offered as well as a variety of interest-based camps.

Piedmont Technical College Recognizes Graduates

The James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 300 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.

Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement May 9

Piedmont Technical College will be holding two spring commencement exercises on May 9. 

Journey Program Introduces Career Coach

Piedmont Technical College is providing more tools to help students complete a degree and enter the workforce. Through the Journey grant program, Piedmont Tech is introducing Career Coach.

“Career Coach is a tool to use with new and continuing students to assist them in deciding on a major as well as seeing what careers are available in our geographical area,” said Renee Carruth, director of Journey - Title III Grant. “The question most students ask is, when I graduate in two years, will I be able to find employment.”

Students Honored at Awards Ceremony

At Piedmont Technical College’s 39th annual Student Awards and Recognition Program, president Dr. Ray Brooks applauded the achievements of more than 75 student leaders.  The ceremony attracted students, faculty, staff, friends and family members.

Instant Admissions Days To Be Offered at Piedmont Tech

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

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.


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