Greenwood County

PTC, Lander University Create a New Gateway into Nursing

PTC and Lander Sign Nursing AgreementAs the need for more highly skilled nurses continues to rise, Piedmont Technical College and Lander University are joining together to help meet the demand for this profession in South Carolina.

Piedmont Tech and Lander Sign Honors-to-Honors Transfer Agreement

Piedmont Tech - Lander Sign AgreementTwo-year and four-year colleges and universities in the region often work together to help students transition between schools in various ways. This type of collaboration allows students to build a strong foundation through associate degree programs before making an easy transition into a Baccalaureate curriculum.

National Program Developer Comes to Piedmont Tech

TypeFocus WorkshopPiedmont Technical College recently hosted a training for local educators entitled “TypeFocus Workshop: Personality Type Theory and Application” based on the nationally recognized online personality type career exploration resource. Dave Wood, president of TypeFocus Internet Inc. from Victoria, Canada, presented to the more than 45 participants who attended the two-day event.

Criminal Justice Program Offers Solid Foundation

Legal, law enforcement and corrections jobs are hot commodities in today's job market. The criminal justice program at Piedmont Technical College provides students with the training they need to get started in these exciting careers.

“We try to make the curriculum as hands-on as we can, because most of the time, students really grasp the concepts when they put them into practice,” said Josh Lindsay, program director.

Piedmont Tech Students Present in Washington

Chemistry Students Present in WashingtonTwo Piedmont Technical College students recently made the trip to Washington, D.C. as part of the Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative (CCURI) conference. The trip allowed students to make presentations at the Capital on the importance of undergraduate research.

Martin Follows His Destiny to Funeral Service

David MartinAs a young high school student, David Martin had his goals set. He knew what he wanted to do and had the plan on how to pursue it.

Turns out, he was a bit off on the path he would take toward his destiny.

Piedmont Technical College to Hold 4th Annual Skills and Crafts Show

2014 Craft ShowNeed to do some early holiday shopping? Why not purchase some creative and handmade crafts from local artisans. Piedmont Technical College’s Continuing Education Division will host the 2014 Foothills Skills & Crafts Show Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the James Medford Family Event Center.

Piedmont Tech Welcomes New Presidential Ambassadors

2014 Presidential AmbassadorsEach year, Piedmont Technical College chooses some of its best and brightest to serve as Presidential Ambassadors. These students represent the college at campus functions, provide tours and speak about their experiences to potential students. This year’s select 10 are from a variety of backgrounds, representing many program areas and hometowns, but they all have one thing in common.

Piedmont Tech Offers South Carolina’s Only Funeral Service Program

Piedmont Technical College’s funeral service education program is one of the fastest growing in the region. David Martin, program director, and Dedrick Gantt, funeral service education instructor, have been tireless in their efforts to improve and expand the department.

BCT Students Shine at Star Fort

Building Construction Technology Students at Piedmont Technical College get hands on experience working on a restoration project at the Ninety Six National Historical Site. See what they've been doing in the community in the video below.

 

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