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  • 5 Reasons to Implement Lean in Higher Education

    May 2, 2013

    What began as a Toyota Production System initiative has now become a widespread principle that workplaces of all kinds across the world have embraced. Simply put, Lean is a systematic method for doing more with less—getting more value out of the time spent on a task and reducing waste. Implemented correctly, with institution-wide buy-in, Lean has the power to transform an organization.

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  • Journey Program Introduces Career Coach

    May 1, 2013

    Piedmont Technical College is providing more tools to help students complete a degree and enter the workforce. Through the Journey grant program, Piedmont Tech is introducing Career Coach.

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  • TypeFocus: Find a Career That Matches Your Personality Type

    April 30, 2013

    At one point or another, most people have felt a little lost when it comes to which career direction would be a good fit for them. And there are so many jobs out there that it can be hard to know where to start. Whether you're just starting out, or you've gone through a series of jobs that have been less than satisfying, the good news is that there are tools to help you identify the kinds of careers you should explore.

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  • Students Honored at Awards Ceremony

    April 29, 2013

    At Piedmont Technical College’s 39th annual Student Awards and Recognition Program, president Dr. Ray Brooks applauded the achievements of more than 75 student leaders.

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  • Computer Technology Degree Offered in Newberry

    April 25, 2013

    Piedmont Technical College has long prepared technicians to work in the continually advancing field of computer technology. Now, the college is expanding its degree offerings in Newberry with the addition of the information technology concentration.

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  • Instant Admissions Days To Be Offered at Piedmont Tech

    April 23, 2013

    Piedmont Technical College will once again be offering Instant Admissions Days this summer to make enrolling in college easy.

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  • Internet Job Search the Right Way

    April 25, 2013

    A mere 10 percent of job hunters will find a job online. That fact is sad but true. Yet online job hunting seems so promising. Just scroll through the hundreds of jobs on huge sites such as Monster, CareerBuilder or Indeed, choose a few listings that look like a good match, send off a nice resume and cover letter–and wait.

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  • Program Spotlight: Respiratory Care

    April 23, 2013

    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. These respiratory experts are important members of the health care team, and are involved in saving and improving the quality of people’s lives on a daily basis.

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  • 10 Tips for Returning Adult Students

    April 18, 2013

    Changing careers in today’s economy can often mean returning to college to gain new skills to prepare for the evolving marketplace. Because of their close connection with employers, and their focus on providing training for the skills that businesses are looking for, technical colleges are often the first place career changers turn for assistance. Although thinking about returning to school can be intimidating for some, it's important for adult students to know that they'll be in good company.

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  • Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology Makes $1 Million Entrustment to PTC

    April 17, 2013

    Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, a global leader in precision metrology solutions, has recently entrusted $1 million in software to Piedmont Technical College’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing in Laurens County.

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