The Piedmont Technical College Foundation has named three new members to its board for the coming year. They are Jimmy Burke of Greenwood, Jeff Wilson of Abbeville and William Whitfield of Saluda. Whitfield was named to the board as a representative for the Piedmont Technical College Area Commission.
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) are in high demand in Laurens County, but have proven to be hard to find. As a means of dealing with this shortage, Presbyterian Home in Clinton and Piedmont Technical College have formed a partnership to train CNAs in-house.
Piedmont Technical College officially opened its new facility in Abbeville nearly one year ago, and now the PTC Foundation is offering an opportunity for residents to leave their own legacy at the campus.
Piedmont Technical College offers a number of programs that connect graduates with careers after completing a two-year degree. For students who are fascinated by the big impact technology has on our lives, and enjoy a hands-on approach to problem-solving, that career could likely be engineering technology.
Three Piedmont Technical College employees have been named Outstanding Educators for the 2014 – 2015 academic year and were honored at a recent South Carolina Technical Education Association conference.
Lisa Bartanus, corporate training director in Continuing Education at Piedmont Technical College, has been awarded the A. Wade Martin Innovator of the Year Award from the South Carolina Technical Education Association (SCTEA).