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PTC Engineering Technology Programs Receive Reaccreditation

Piedmont Technical College recently continued its tradition of excellence by receiving reaccreditation from the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) for the Electronic Engineering Technology and Engineering Graphics Technology programs. These programs have been accredited since 1976 at Piedmont Technical College and are now accredited through September 2020.

Project Genesis Receives Donation from Bank of America

Bank of America DonationProject Genesis at Piedmont Technical College recently received a generous donation from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The funds will help provide financial assistance for books, tuition and supplies to students enrolled in the project to ensure they can continue their education. Pictured are, from left, Dr. Ray Brooks, president of Piedmont Tech; Fran Wiley, assistant vice president of development at PTC; John W.

Free S. C. Manufacturing Certification Opportunity Still Available

In 2013, the 16 members of the SC Technical College System launched the South Carolina Manufacturing Certification (SCMC) to grow the skilled workforce in their regions. Now, Piedmont Technical College is leading the charge.

Piedmont Tech Signs Agreement with Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Piedmont Technical College recently signed an articulation agreement with Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College that will allow students to complete two years of coursework at PTC, and transfer to the South Georgia college to complete their bachelor’s degree.

Piedmont Tech to Offer New Occupational Therapy Assistant Program

When Piedmont Technical College’s faculty and staff consider new program offerings, they look closely at the skills and training that will help students fill real employment needs in the region. The college’s latest offering is no exception.

PTC is now expanding access to in demand training through a new occupational therapy assistant program, which will be housed at the college’s state-of-the-art facility in Newberry.

Associate Degree Nursing Students Recognized

ADN PinningRecent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s associate degree nursing program at the Lex Walters-Greenwood campus were recognized in a pinning ceremony in August. The students and their hometowns are, front from left, Amanda Grace Beverly, Due West; Anne-Miller Bell Bright, Greenwood; Tracy Shannon Hanna, Iva; Barbara Jean Hockett, Newberry; Ashley Paige Irby, Laurens; and Holly Frances Leonard, Abbeville. Back, Tekola Clarissa Moore, Greenwood; Melodi W.

Area Practical Nursing Students Honored

Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s practical nursing program at the Lex Walters-Greenwood campus were recognized in a pinning ceremony in August. 

 

Greenwood PN PinningThe Greenwood students are, front from left, Deanna Blair Benjamin, Leslie Denise Bledsoe and Shatoria P. Holmes. Back, Lakeshia Shunta Johnson, Elizabeth N. Norman and Shandrecia Janee Watts.

 

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.

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