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NHC of Greenwood Aids Nursing Program at PTC

Apr
19
2012

National Health Care (NHC) of Greenwood recently made a generous donation to the Nursing program at Piedmont Technical College to assist with education in the field of geriatrics. Pictured at the check presentation are, from left, Dr. Ray Brooks, PTC president; Fran Wiley, executive director of the PTC Foundation; and Rick Sellars, administrator at NHC.

Phi Theta Kappa Inducts New Members

Apr
12
2012

Thirty-seven new members were recently inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Piedmont Technical College. Phi Theta Kappa was established in 1918 to honor two-year college students and boasts more than 1,200 chapters today. The Carolinas region includes 75 active chapters in the two-state area. Piedmont Tech’s Omega Chi chapter became the first among South Carolina’s technical colleges in 1974.

Piedmont Technical College to Hold Spring Pottery Sale

Apr
09
2012

Pottery lovers and shoppers will once again have an opportunity to see the work of local pottery students as Piedmont Technical College hosts its Spring Pottery Show and Sale on April 19 in room 209C of the James C. Self Conference Center on the Greenwood campus. The exhibit and sale will feature the works of students enrolled in the Professional Clay certificate program.

Summer VIP Registration Open

Apr
06
2012

After record-setting fall and spring enrollments, officials at PTC are looking forward to a good turnout for summer term classes as the VIP registration period draws near. 

Registration for the summer term begins April 2 and runs through April 30. Students who register during this period become “VIPs” and receive their first choice of classes and a $25 registration fee waiver.

Luncheon Honors Scholarship Donors, Recipients

Mar
29
2012

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.

 

 

Eaton Corporation Donation Supports Engineering Education at PTC

Mar
23
2012

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation recently made a generous $25,000 donation to the Piedmont Technical College Foundation to support Engineering Technology at PTC. Attending the check presentation were, from left, Nathan Bowser, controller with Eaton Hydraulics; Fran Wiley, Foundation executive director; Kevin Smith, human resources director with Eaton Electrical; and Dr.

Tau Alpha Pi Inducts New Members

Mar
22
2012

Six new members were recently inducted into the Tau Alpha Pi National Honor Society at Piedmont Technical College. Tau Alpha Pi is the national honor society for engineering technology, just as Phi Beta Kappa is for liberal arts and Tau Beta Pi is for engineering. Founded in 1953 and managed for more than 30 years by engineering technology educator Frederick J.

Scholarships Presented at Luncheon

Mar
18
2012

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.

 

 

Lakelands Homebuilders Association Contributes to Scholarship Endowment

Mar
15
2012

Members of the Lakelands Homebuilders Association recently made a contribution to its scholarship, awarded annually to students in the building construction technology program. This year’s scholarship will be presented in honor of Nick Nicholson, executive officer of Lakelands HBA. Pictured are, from left, Fran Wiley, executive director of the PTC Foundation; Martha Culbertson, president of Lakelands HBA; and John Cobb, vice president of Lakelands HBA.