News - McCormick County

  • PTC College Fair Highlights Bridge and Transfer Partnerships

    Transfer Fair

    March 16, 2016

    More than 30 colleges and universities were in attendance recently at a College Transfer Fair sponsored by Piedmont Technical College. The fair was provided to give students information on special bridge programs and transfer pathways.

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  • Student Development Professionals Converge on Piedmont Tech

    student development conference

    March 9, 2016

    Nearly 150 student development professionals from North and South Carolina as well as Georgia and Florida came together at Piedmont Technical College recently to focus on the practical applications of innovative ideas in student development.

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  • Engineering Technology Students Celebrate National Engineers Week

    Engineers Week

    March 2, 2016

    As part of its continuing efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the engineering technology program at Piedmont Technical College recently celebrated National Engineers Week by inviting high school students to learn more about the career.

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  • PTC Offers Scholarship Information Sessions

    February 24, 2016

    Piedmont Technical College’s Economic Development and Continuing Education division is offering a new tuition assistance program for individuals seeking training in information technology, advanced manufacturing and health care.

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  • Respiratory Grad Finds Health Care Niche

    Precious Logan

    February 24, 2016

    Precious Logan always dreamed of a career in health care. She wanted to help people.

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  • Piedmont Tech to Host Open House

    Open House

    February 23, 2016

    Piedmont Technical College will sponsor an Open House Tuesday, March 22 in the James Medford Family Event Center on the Lex Walters Campus. Representatives from the more than 80 programs offered at PTC will be available to answer questions. There will be two sessions: a morning session from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and an evening session from 4-7 p.m.

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  • Piedmont Tech Associates to be Honored at State Conference

    Chad Teague, Kim Easler and Beverly Burton

    February 5, 2016

    Three Piedmont Technical College associates have been named Outstanding Educators for the 2015 – 2016 academic year and will be honored at a statewide conference. The three will join fellow winners from sister colleges at the annual South Carolina Technical Education Association (SCTEA) convention later this month.

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  • Respiratory Care Instructor Shares Her Passion with Students

    Karla Gilliam

    February 3, 2016

    Karla Gilliam knew from an early age she wanted to go into health care. Her passion for helping people led her to a position where she is preparing the next generation of respiratory therapists at Piedmont Technical College.

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  • Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2015 Fall Semester

    January 22, 2016

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

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  • 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.

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