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OTA Director Brings Real-world Experience to New Program

Oct
07
2014

Isabelle BeveridgeDr. Isabelle Beveridge followed an interesting path before arriving at Piedmont Technical College as the director of the new occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program. Fittingly, that path started at a two-year college.

PTC Kicks Off One Book, One College Series

Oct
02
2014

Rep. James Clyburn

Piedmont Technical College will kick off its One Book, One College series Oct. 9 with an introduction relating to this year’s spotlight book, Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black by Rep. James Clyburn.

As a part of the college’s seventh annual One Book, One College series, the library will host weekly programs addressing the themes of Clyburn’s memoirs. 

Pharmacy Technology Program Undergoes a Redesign

Oct
01
2014

Students looking to enroll in the Piedmont Technical College pharmacy technology program will notice changes in the enrollment process for the spring semester.

Pharmacy technicians assist licensed pharmacists by providing patients with medication and health care products. Under the supervision of the pharmacists, pharmacy technicians handles all of the technical skills in the pharmacy, from medication preparation and checking for interactions to filing insurance and inventory control. Pharmacy technicians work both in retail pharmacies and hospital settings.

Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2014 Summer Term

Sep
24
2014

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2014 summer term have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full time and earn a term GPA of 4.00. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president.

President’s List includes:

Abbeville - Brennan D. Ferguson and Cassaundra D. Geer, both of Abbeville; and Wesley T. Hayslette of Donalds.

Ninety Six High Students Benefit from Horticulture Agreement

Sep
19
2014

Piedmont Technical College and Greenwood District 52 have formed a partnership to establish a pathway for students at Ninety Six High School in the area of horticulture. This agreement will allow students to earn a high school diploma and college credit at the time of high school graduation and continue their studies at Piedmont Technical College.  

Eaton Corporation Continues Support of Engineering Education with Donation

Sep
18
2014

Eaton DonationDiversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation recently made a generous $30,000 donation to the Piedmont Technical College Foundation. Attending the check presentation were, from left, Dr.

PTC Sponsors Fall Kick-off and Club Fair

Sep
17
2014

Students at Piedmont Technical College were treated to a Fall Kick-off and Club Fair Recently. Organizations and clubs on campus presented information to students during the fall kick-off as well as provided a free hot dog lunch. The annual event welcomes students back to class and introduces them to the clubs and organizations available on campus.

 

PTC Engineering Technology Programs Receive Reaccreditation

Sep
05
2014

Piedmont Technical College recently continued its tradition of excellence by receiving reaccreditation from the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) for the Electronic Engineering Technology and Engineering Graphics Technology programs. These programs have been accredited since 1976 at Piedmont Technical College and are now accredited through September 2020.

Project Genesis Receives Donation from Bank of America

Sep
03
2014

Bank of America DonationProject Genesis at Piedmont Technical College recently received a generous donation from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The funds will help provide financial assistance for books, tuition and supplies to students enrolled in the project to ensure they can continue their education. Pictured are, from left, Dr. Ray Brooks, president of Piedmont Tech; Fran Wiley, assistant vice president of development at PTC; John W.

Free S. C. Manufacturing Certification Opportunity Still Available

Aug
29
2014

In 2013, the 16 members of the SC Technical College System launched the South Carolina Manufacturing Certification (SCMC) to grow the skilled workforce in their regions. Now, Piedmont Technical College is leading the charge.