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  • 10 Fast-growing Careers that Require Two Years (or less) of Education

    March 6, 2013

    Despite the slow recovery in the job market, there are some bright spots. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics list of the top 50 fastest-growing careers includes everything from biomedical engineers to tree trimmers.

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  • PTC Sponsors Annual Black History Month Poetry Jam

    March 4, 2013

    Students, faculty and staff at Piedmont Technical College recently participated in an Open Mic Poetry Jam in celebration of Black History Month. Presenters included guest poet Kimbi “The Goddess” of Unifyed Sol Poets.

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  • New Dean of Arts and Sciences Named

    March 1, 2013

    Evelyn Beck has been named Piedmont Technical College’s dean of Arts and Sciences. Beck replaces Donna Foster who was named associate vice president of institutional assessment and compliance in August.

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  • What do WorkKeys and Work Ready Communities Mean to Companies in S.C.?

    February 28, 2013

    ACT WorkKeys is a skills assessment that helps employers select and hire a skilled workforce. In short, it's a series of tests that measure foundational and soft skills. Through profiling the skills necessary for success in specific jobs, WorkKeys can also provide employers assistance with employee selection and development.

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  • Piedmont Tech Students Named to Academic All-State

    February 27, 2013

    Two Piedmont Technical College students were recently among those named to the Phi Theta Kappa South Carolina All-State Academic Team.

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  • Local High School Students Introduced to Engineering Technology

    February 26, 2013

    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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  • Career Snapshot: What Does a Respiratory Therapist Do?

    February 26, 2013

    High school biology teaches us about many of the different systems of the body. Neurology has to do with the brain; cardiology is about the heart; and respiratory deals with the lungs. So we know that a neurologist is a medical professional for the brain and a cardiologist specializes in the heart. But, is there a “respiratologist”?

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  • Job Hunting Rules to Bend, Break and Ignore

    February 22, 2013

    It feels more important than ever in this competitive market to do everything right in your job search. But you may want to rethink some of the rules you thought you knew. If you have been using the following conventions to guide your search, experts say it’s time to refine your approach.

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  • Automotive Program Earns Awards for Second Cobra

    October 1, 2010

    Piedmont Technical College’s automotive technology program is continuing its winning ways with its student-built 1965 Cobra Replica, taking Best Race Car in the recent McCormick Car Show and earning recognition at the Saluda Classic Truck and Auto Show.

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  • PTC Instructors Receive National Certification

    October 29, 2010

    Three Piedmont Technical College instructors have earned the Certified Online Instructor (COI) designation. Samantha Hauptman, Suzy Murray and Tamatha Sells have completed the certification program offered by the Learning Resources Network (LERN) which provides professional development and recognition for instructors of online courses.

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