News - Greenwood County

  • PTC Kicks-off One Book, One College Series

    One Book One College

    October 27, 2015

    Piedmont Technical College will kick off its One Book, One College series Nov. 2 with an introduction to this year’s spotlight novel, “The Things They Carried” by Tim O'Brien.

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  • Piedmont Tech HVAC Instructor Finds Enjoyment in Teaching

    Wade Smith

    October 23, 2015

    Electricity has always been in Wade Smith’s blood. It’s been passed down in his family over three generations. And he is sharing that knowledge with the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) technology students at Piedmont Technical College.

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  • Piedmont Tech Welcomes New Presidential Ambassadors

    2015 Presidential Ambassadors

    October 22, 2015

    Each year, Piedmont Technical College chooses some of its best and brightest to serve as Presidential Ambassadors. These students represent the college at campus functions, provide tours and speak about their experiences to potential students.

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  • Anonymous Donor Gives $1 million to The Greenwood Promise

    The Greenwood Promise

    October 15, 2015

    The Greenwood Promise capital campaign is off to a fast start with an anonymous donation of $1 million to ensure its success.

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  • PTC Thanks Area Officials with BBQ

    Legislative BBQ

    October 7, 2015

    The Piedmont Technical College Area Commission recently hosted a barbecue dinner at Bermuda’s at The Links at Stoney Point, for local, state and federal legislators to raise awareness of PTC’s vital role in the workforce development of South Carolina’s Lakelands region. The event was attended by more than 150 people, including legislative officials, the Piedmont Technical College Area Commission, PTC Foundation Board members and members of the PTC faculty and staff.

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  • Piedmont Tech Hosts Business and Industry Showcase

    Business & Industry Showcase

    October 1, 2015

    Greenwood Partnership Alliance in association with Piedmont Technical College recently held the inaugural Greenwood County Business and Industry Showcase, which featured more than 20 Greenwood industries that provided information to approximately 1500 area 10th and 11th graders, as well as seniors from the G. Frank Russell Technology Center. The showcase was hosted in the James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Tech.

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  • Daulton Earns Place on Wall of Honor

    Judy Daulton Donation

    September 29, 2015

    Piedmont Technical College’s Foundation recently recognized Judy Daulton for her cumulative contributions in support of the college.

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  • Automotive Technology Instructor an Old Car Guy with New Ideas

    Don Gaskin

    September 24, 2015

    While his email address says he’s an Old Car Guy, Don Gaskin has some new ideas for the automotive technology program at Piedmont Technical College.

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  • Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2015 Summer Term

    September 21, 2015

    Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2015 summer term have earned inclusion on the President’s List, Dean's List and Merit List.

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  • Early Interest in Electronics Leads to Teaching Career for Ninety Six Native

    JC Crowder

    September 18, 2015

    JC Crowder looks like a student, but don’t be fooled by his appearance. The Piedmont Technical College mechatronics instructor knows his field.

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