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Funeral Service Program Helps Students Hone Interviewing Skills

funeralserviceworkshop811The Funeral Service Education department at Piedmont Technical College is working to make the students more job-ready by bringing in experts to assist with resume and interview skills.

PTC Welcomes Students Back to Class

Students at Piedmont Technical College recently headed back to class. Interested students still have time to enroll for Late Term, which begins September 27.

 

 

1stdayabbevillebradley811Medical assisting student Tammy Roberts from Abbeville, left, checks out at the bookstore with the help of Whitney Nicholson, a surgical technology student from Bradley.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PTC Respiratory Students Receive Statewide Recognition

respiratoryawardwinners911Two Piedmont Technical College respiratory care students were recently awarded scholarships presented by the South Carolina Society of Respiratory Care (SCSRC) and two more were recognized with an honorable mention.

Pharmacy Technology Program Welcomes New Coordinator

claysprouse911Clay Sprouse has discovered that sometimes the degree you pursue is not exactly what you are meant to do.

Adjunct Faculty Receive Training at Piedmont Tech

adjunctexpo911More than 180 adjunct faculty members at Piedmont Technical College recently attended an all-day training expo to better prepare them for the classroom.

The expo was an opportunity for all adjuncts to learn about resources and services offered at Piedmont Tech and to ensure they were prepared for the students.

Scholarship Recipients Receive Tools

hitechscholars911Piedmont Technical College has been awarded nearly $600,000 as part of a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will fund 130 scholarship awards over the next four years in an effort to increase recruitment and retention in science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related fields.

PTC Sponsors Fall Kick-off and Club Fair

Students at Piedmont Technical College were treated to a Fall Kick-off and Club Fair Wednesday. Organizations and clubs on campus provided information to students during the fall kick-off as well as provided a free hot dog lunch. The annual event welcomes students back to class and introduces them to the clubs and organizations available on campus.

 

 

Piedmont Tech to Provide Public Computer Labs through Grant

Piedmont Technical College now provides public computer labs at all locations in all seven of the counties it serves. The labs are staffed by knowledgeable personnel who are available to help computer users. These labs are available through the $437,000 grant Piedmont Tech received with the SC Technical College System, as part of a grant for $5.9M by the US Department of Commerce – National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).

Automotive Technology Program Welcomes New Coordinator

brademery911If you go by Southern Automotive in Greenwood to see Brad Emery, you may not find him there. That’s because he is now the program coordinator for the automotive technology program at Piedmont Technical College.

Piedmont Tech Awarded $8 Million in Grants

In these tough economic times, Piedmont Technical College is maximizing all possible funding resources. PTC was recently awarded three new grants, bringing the fiscal year total to more than $8 million.

The three newest grants awarded to the college are the Title III grant totaling $2 million, the Predominately Black Institutions (PBI) grant from the U.S. Department of Education for $2.4 million and the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant (TAACCCTG) for $1.65 million.

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