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  • Why Should I Go to School to Be an Auto Mechanic?

    August 9, 2013

    Since you could reach the motor of your dad’s car with the help of a stool, you’ve been tinkering with cars. You know about engines, carburetors and transmissions. Your passion for cars has led you to decide that’s what you want to do.

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  • College Prep Utilizes Teaching Method with Superior Results

    August 8, 2013

    The College Preparatory division at Piedmont Technical College has introduced a new method of teaching math, called the Emporium method, that is producing a success rate nearly twice that of the national average.

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  • Jobs at a Glance: Openings for August 2013

    August 6, 2013

    This month's postings include multiple CNC, Machine Tool and manufacturing positions; along with opportunities in accounting, health care, funeral service and more. Check the Jobs at a Glance page regularly. New jobs are posted every week.

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  • Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement August 8

    August 1, 2013

    Piedmont Technical College will be holding two summer commencement exercises on August 8. Both commencement exercises will be held in the James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood.

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  • Q&A: Carolyn B. Penland, Administrator of Laurens Memorial Home for Aged

    July 31, 2013

    When the Laurens Memorial Home for the Aged needed CPR training for its staff, Carolyn Penland turned to PTC to set up an effective program to be delivered on a tight schedule to meet an upcoming deadline. PTC delivered on-site training designed around the facility's busy work environment.

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  • Associate Dean of Students Rosenbaum Elected to State Board

    July 30, 2013

    David Rosenbaum, associate dean of students at Piedmont Technical College, has been elected to serve on the board of the South Carolina Association of Colleges and Employers (SCACE).

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  • Answers to Common Questions for Health Science & Nursing Students

    July 29, 2013

    Any student who applies to a Nursing or Health Science program soon discovers that there are additional requirements in place for entry into the clinical part of each program. These requirements can be a little confusing, but they’re in place to make sure you’re prepared for the rigorous training you’re about to receive—and to make sure that everyone who starts the program is prepared to finish.

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  • More education = Opportunity: Today’s good jobs require more than high school

    July 25, 2013

    While discussion about the state of the economy and the job market continues, good jobs, the kind that provide a living wage and benefits, go begging. Manufacturing jobs, for example, that can pay from $30,000 to $80,000 a year regularly go unfilled because employers can’t find workers with the right skills.

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  • New Board Member Named to PTC Foundation

    July 24, 2013

    The Piedmont Technical College Foundation has named George Thornton of Edgefield as a new board member for the coming year. Thornton is the CEO of the National Wild Turkey Federation.

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  • Earn College Credit By Making the Most of Your Experience

    July 23, 2013

    Life has been known to teach us many lessons. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get college credit for some of those lessons? Maybe you can. Piedmont Technical College offers exemption credit for military service, work or life experience to those who qualify.

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