News - Edgefield County

  • PTC Student Receives Grainger Scholarship

    Troy Lawson

    January 21, 2016

    Prosperity resident Troy Lawson, an industrial electronics technology and mechatronics technology student at Piedmont Technical College, has been awarded $2000 from The Grainger Tools for Tomorrow Scholarship Program. Each year, Grainger works with the American Association of Community Colleges to offer 250 scholarships of $2,000 each at 125 community colleges in the United States.

    Read More
  • Respiratory Care Program Helping Patients Breathe Easier

    Respiratory Care

    January 15, 2016

    Although the general public is more familiar with doctors and nurses, anyone who’s had a serious hospital visit or surgery has probably had contact with a respiratory therapist at some point.

    Read More
  • Pharmacy Technology Program Director Wins National Excellence Award

    Clay Sprouse

    January 14, 2016

    Clay Sprouse, pharmacy technology program director at Piedmont Technical College, has been named the 2016 Piedmont Technical College Visionary of the Year award for faculty and will be recognized as a 2016 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award Recipient.

    Read More
  • Associate Degree Nursing Graduates Recognized at Pinning Ceremony

    January 5, 2016

    Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s associate degree nursing program at the Lex Walters-Greenwood campus were recognized in a pinning ceremony in December.

    Read More
  • Piedmont Technical College Honors Graduates at Commencement Ceremony

    Graduation December 2015

    December 17, 2015

    The James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College welcomed more than 350 Piedmont Technical College graduates for a commencement ceremony to celebrate their accomplishments.

    Read More
  • Continuing Education Staff Members Receive Recognition

    Tyler Coker and Lisa Bartanus

    December 10, 2015

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

    Read More
  • Benefactors and Community Leaders Honored by PTC Foundation

    Elizabeth Moss and Family

    December 4, 2015

    Benefactors and community leaders joined together at Piedmont Technical College recently to celebrate the successes of the past year with the annual benefactors’ event.

    Read More
  • Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement December 15


    December 3, 2015

    Piedmont Technical College will be holding fall commencement exercises on Tuesday, December 15. Commencement exercises will begin at 5 p.m. in the James Medford Family Event Center 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.

    Read More
  • Piedmont Tech Honors Veterans

    McCormick JROTC

    November 20, 2015

    Students, faculty and staff at Piedmont Technical College recently gathered for a variety of events to honor veterans.

    Read More
  • Piedmont Tech Receives Federal Grant Money for Classes in Edgefield

    November 19, 2015

    Piedmont Technical College, Edgefield Adult Education and Strom Thurmond Career Center (STCC) have received nearly $150,000 as part of a Federal Incentive Grant awarded to the SC Department of Employment and Workforce, SC Department of Education and the SC Technical College System. The initiative, called Learn 2 Earn, is a comprehensive, coordinated effort to meet basic skills needs of adults and create a pipeline of skilled youth and adult workers for the health care and advanced manufacturing and includes a soft skills component.

    Read More