News - McCormick County

  • 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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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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