Newberry County

Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2012 Fall Semester

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2012 fall semester have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full time and earn a term GPA of 4.00. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president.

PTC’s Newberry Campus Opens for Spring Classes

The new, state-of-the-art, LEED-certified facility in Newberry is open for business.

“We are so excited with the campus,” said Marilyn Sease, director of the Newberry Campus. “Every student and visitor who has come in has been in awe of the new building.”

PTC Wins Prestigious Bellwether Award

Piedmont Technical College’s implementation of Lean in Higher Education has been awarded the prestigious 2013 Bellwether Award, which recognizes outstanding and innovative programs in community college education. The winners were announced earlier today at the Community College Futures Assembly (CCFA) annual meeting in Orlando.

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.

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.


Students Honored at PTC Graduation for Academic Achievement

At Piedmont Technical College’s recent fall commencement exercises, outstanding students from each of the college’s seven supporting counties were honored for academic achievement. 



Nursing Students Honored at Pinning Ceremony

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




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