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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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  • Darlene Saxon: PTC Grad Makes Her Mark

    April 30, 2010

    Darlene Saxon, a 2009 PTC graduate, had always wanted to be a teacher. Little did she know how she would accomplish that goal, especially since she didn’t attend college right after high school.

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  • PTC Provides a Solid Start for a Career in Engineering

    October 29, 2010

    Tabby Davis is making her mark in the traditionally male-dominated world of engineering. As a lead engineer for Product Applications at Eaton, Davis often finds herself the only woman in the room, providing technical training around the world. But, her journey began in a non-traditional way.

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  • PTC Student Finds Calling at Home

    December 4, 2009

    Brandon Andrews has tried on many hats since graduating from high school. It wasn’t until he enrolled in the Building Construction Technology (BCT) program at Piedmont Technical College that he found the right fit.

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  • Horticulture Program Welcomes New Coordinator

    November 9, 2010

    Aaron Wood has agriculture in his blood. The McCormick County native grew up amidst the family’s beef cattle and timber operation. So, it was no surprise that he would enter an agriculture field, which has led him to the horticulture program at Piedmont Technical College.

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