News - Greenwood County

  • Piedmont Tech to hold Program Showcases

    June 9, 2016

    Piedmont Technical College will be offering a series of program showcases to introduce potential students to the wide variety of program options the college has available. The first showcase will be for those interested in transferring to a four-year college or university. It will be held Thursday, June 16 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in room 102C of the James C. Self Conference Center on the Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood.

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  • Scholarships Presented at Luncheon

    May 31, 2016

    Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.

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  • First PTC Occupational Therapy Assistant Students Graduate

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    May 18, 2016

    Piedmont Technical College recently celebrated the graduation of its first class of occupational therapy assistant (OTA) students during a pinning ceremony.

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  • Outstanding Students Honored at Piedmont Technical College Graduation

    May 18, 2016

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

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  • Piedmont Technical College Recognizes Graduates


    May 13, 2016

    The James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 300 Piedmont Technical College graduates who took center stage in two commencement ceremonies.

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  • Associate Degree Nursing Students Honored

    May 11, 2016

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

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  • Students Honored at Awards Ceremony

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    April 29, 2016

    At Piedmont Technical College’s 42nd annual Student Awards and Recognition Program, president Dr. Ray Brooks applauded the achievements of more than 40 student leaders. The ceremony attracted students, faculty, staff, friends and family members.

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  • Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement May 5


    April 27, 2016

    Piedmont Technical College will hold two spring commencement exercises on May 5.

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  • Tau Alpha Pi Inducts New Members

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    April 25, 2016

    Seven new members were recently inducted into the Tau Alpha Pi National Honor Society at Piedmont Technical College. Tau Alpha Pi is the national honor society for engineering technology, just as Phi Beta Kappa is for liberal arts and Tau Beta Pi is for engineering. Founded in 1953 and managed for more than 30 years by engineering technology educator Frederick J. Berger, Tau Alpha Pi is open to both associate-degree and baccalaureate candidates.

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  • Nursing Student Makes Her Dream a Reality

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    April 19, 2016

    From an early age, Abigail Hershberger knew she was gravitating to a career in health care. She read a lot and would find anything she could get her hands on that contained medical subject matter. She was also the oldest of 10 children and often found herself slipping into the role of caretaker when it came to her younger siblings. These factors were key points along her path to becoming a Piedmont Technical College nursing student.

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