News - Laurens County

  • Piedmont Technical College Launches Condensed CNC Training

    March 6, 2014

    Meeting the workforce training needs of business and industry is a major part of Piedmont Technical College’s mission. PTC’s Continuing Education Division specializes in offering a wide range of customized training programs on a regular basis.

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  • Lambda Chi Nu Project Wins State Award

    March 4, 2014

    Lambda Chi Nu, the nursing honor society at Piedmont Technical College, was recently recognized with the Student Community Involvement Project award sponsored by the South Carolina Technical Education Association (SCTEA).

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  • Piedmont Tech Students Celebrate National Engineers Week

    February 28, 2014

    As part of its continuing efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the engineering technology program and Tau Alpha Pi, the engineering technology honor society at Piedmont Technical College, recently celebrated National Engineers Week.

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  • Piedmont Tech to Sponsor College Transfer Fair

    February 25, 2014

    Piedmont Technical College will sponsor a College Transfer Fair Tuesday, March 11 in the James Medford Family Event Center on the Lex Walters Campus. More than 30 colleges and universities will be in attendance to give students information on special bridge programs and transfer pathways.

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  • New State-of-the-Art Lab Added for Criminal Justice

    February 20, 2014

    Legal, law enforcement and corrections jobs are hot commodities in today’s job market. The criminal justice program at Piedmont Technical College provides students with the training they need to get started in these exciting careers and now they have raised the bar with the addition of state-of-the-art training equipment.

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  • Piedmont Technical College Signs Agreement with Webster University

    February 19, 2014

    Piedmont Technical College and Webster University recently signed an articulation agreement that will allow students to begin their studies at PTC, and then transfer to Webster.

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  • Inclement Weather Late Term Calendar Changes

    February 15, 2014

    As a result of the inclement weather-related college closing during the week of February 10, Piedmont Technical College is making the following adjustments to the student calendar. These changes are intended to give students who planned to attend Late term classes time to complete the registration process.

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  • PTC Continues Partnership with ZF Group and ApprenticeshipSC

    February 10, 2014

    readySC recently gained international recognition for their work with PTC on the Laurens County Center for Advanced Manufacturing. PTC continues to work closely with ZF Group and ApprenticehipSC to meet the county's growing demand for high skilled workers.

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  • PTC Receives State-of-the-Art ZF Transmission

    February 7, 2014

    Piedmont Technical College’s automotive technology program is continuing to lead the way in preparing its graduates for the workforce. To maintain that level of readiness, the program’s cache of tools is growing with the addition of a new nine-speed transmission from ZF in Laurens.

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  • Free Financial Aid Workshops Offered

    February 6, 2014

    Need help filling out financial aid paperwork for college? Piedmont Technical College is teaming up with the SC Commission on Higher Education to offer College Goal South Carolina.

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