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PTC Students Travel to State House for LTA Rally

A group of students and staff from Piedmont Technical College joined more than 300 SC Technical College System students at the State House recently to show their support for the Lottery Tuition Assistance (LTA) program. Speakers included Dr. Darrel W. Staat, System president; Sen. Vincent Sheheen, D-Kershaw, member of Senate Education Committee; Rep.

Students Head Back to Class for Spring

Students at Piedmont Technical College recently headed back to class. Interested students still have time to enroll for Late Term, which begins February 19.

 

Registrar Tamatha Sells, left, assists practical nursing student Autumn Barnett of Abbeville with her student ID.

 

 

 

 

Continuing Education Receives Recognition

Two members of Piedmont Technical College’s Continuing Education and Economic Development division have been recognized for their outstanding work by the South Carolina Association for Higher Continuing Education (SCAHCE).

PTC Hosts Common In-Service Day for Educational Professionals

inserviceworkshop1110The Piedmont Education & Business Alliance recently hosted its eighth annual Guidance Standards and Career Development Workshop at Piedmont Technical College. The event drew nearly 100 school counselors and career development professionals from 10 school districts in Abbeville, Clinton, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry, Ninety Six, Saluda and Ware Shoals.

Piedmont Tech Expands Industrial Technology Offerings in Laurens County

Piedmont Technical College is expanding its industrial technology offerings in Laurens County with the addition of four new classes in the machine tool technology program.

The four new classes are designed to introduce students to CNC (Computer Numerical Control) based manufacturing job requirements. These classes are considered the first step in learning CNC technical skills or may serve as a refresher for those people who already work in a machining environment.

Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing Students Honored

Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s nursing program at the Greenwood campus were recognized in a pinning ceremony in December. Nearly 200 students graduated from the Piedmont Tech nursing program in 2010.

 

 

pngreenwood1210The practical nursing students from Greenwood are, front from left, Katherine Hagen, Kayla McMahan and Katonya Parker. Back, Desmond Rapley, Kimber Tullis and Raigon Watkins.

 

Nursing Students Honored at Pinning Ceremony

Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s nursing programs were recognized in a pinning ceremony in December. 

 

 

Senior Project Culminates With Donations

Piedmont Technical College's fall 2012 Senior ADN Nursing class sponsored their annual health fair and worked through the Nursing Management and Leadership course to provide community service and raise money.

 

Instant Admissions Day to Be Held at Piedmont Tech

If your New Year’s resolution is to enroll in college, Piedmont Technical College can help make it easy.

PTC will be offering Instant Admissions Day on Thursday, January 3. Admissions and financial aid counselors will be on hand to help students through the entire enrollment process in just one day.

“We wanted to provide students with a one-stop option to enroll in classes,” said Tanisha Latimer, dean of enrollment management.

December Graduation Returns to Piedmont Technical College

The Multipurpose building at Piedmont Technical College was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 200 Piedmont Technical College graduates who took center stage Thursday.

Dr. Ray Brooks, president, welcomed graduates, family and guests to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates.

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