Newberry County

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.

Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement August 7

Graduation August 7Piedmont Technical College will be holding two summer commencement exercises on August 7. 

Mechatronics Technology Information Session to be Held in Newberry

Piedmont Technical College has long prepared technicians to work in rewarding careers in industrial technology. Now, the college is expanding its degree offerings in Newberry with the addition of the Mechatronics Technology associate degree beginning fall 2014.

PTC Benefits from Charity Golf Tournament

Greenwood County Community Foundation DonationPiedmont Technical College recently received a generous donation as part of the funds raised through the Self Regional Healthcare Foundation Women’s Health Charity Classic. The $40,000 presented to the Foundation was a portion of the $250,000 raised from the tournament to help nonprofit organizations in the seven-county area who provide services for women.


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