Laurens County

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.

PTC Recognized for Lean Implementation for Second Year

Piedmont Technical College’s work to implement the Lean methodology in a community college setting has won the College a second national recognition.

PTC has been selected as a finalist for a prestigious 2013 Bellwether Award, which recognizes outstanding, innovative programs and practices that are successfully leading community colleges into the future.

PTC Partners with Goodwill to Provide Job Training

As the new Goodwill Store and Job Connections opens its doors in Greenwood, Piedmont Technical College has already completed training for six people who are searching for employment.

Goodwill has partnered with technical colleges around the state to provide training based on the needs of an area. With the opening of the new facility in Greenwood, Goodwill partnered with Piedmont Tech for a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) class.

Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement December 13

Piedmont Technical College will be holding fall commencement exercises on December 13. 

Commencement exercises will begin at 3 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood. Due to limited seating, tickets will be required for all guests attending the graduation ceremony. Each ticketholder, including children, will be entitled to one seat.

In recognition of their excellence and the stories they have told about their journeys in higher education, three graduating students will be speaking at the commencement ceremony.

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