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Senior Nursing Project Assists Local Camp

seniornursingepworth811The nursing program at Piedmont Technical College is working to prepare not only great nurses, but great leaders.

“Volunteering and community service are a big part of the nursing field,” said Tara Harris, interim department head for nursing at PTC. “It also helps to create leaders.”

Piedmont Technical College Honors Summer Graduates

graduation811The Multipurpose building at Piedmont Technical College was the setting for the finale of hours of study for more than 350 Piedmont Technical College graduates who took center stage in two commencement ceremonies.

Dr. Ray Brooks, president, welcomed graduates, family and guests to what he called “milestones in the lives of these students.”

Outstanding Students Honored at Piedmont Technical College 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.



Nursing Graduates Recognized at Pinning Ceremony

Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s practical nursing and associate degree nursing programs at the Greenwood campus were recognized in a pinning ceremony in August.


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.


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