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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.
This year’s honorees are Tracy Wright, faculty; Lynn Lanouette, staff; and Pleshette Elmore, administrative.
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).
Piedmont Technical College’s work with the businesses in Laurens County through the Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) has won the College another national recognition.
PTC was selected as a finalist for a prestigious 2015 Bellwether Award, which recognizes outstanding, innovative programs and practices that are successfully leading community colleges into the future.
Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2014 fall semester 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:
Piedmont Technical College will host a series of Black History Month events at the college that include music, photography and poetry.
Terry Ledford, director of Campus Police and Security at Piedmont Technical College, has been elected to serve as part of the executive board for the South Carolina Campus Law Enforcement Association (SCCLEA).
“This is an extremely important organization and I am honored to be asked to serve,” said Ledford.
Growing up around the newspaper business, Kendall Adams always felt a pull toward printing and found he had an interest in photography. He moved around a lot as a kid and photography became the one constant.
Piedmont Technical College's massage therapy program will be offering its annual massage clinic as part of the training for its students beginning January 15. The clinic will be open to the public Monday-Thursday from 12-3:45 p.m. at the PTC annex building on North Emerald Road.
A one-hour Swedish, deep tissue, neuromuscular or prenatal massage will be $10 for students and staff of PTC and $20 for the general public.
Nine new members were recently inducted into the Tau Upsilon Alpha National Honor Society at Piedmont Technical College. Tau Upsilon Alpha is the national honor society for human services established by the National Organization for Human Services that honors academic excellence, fosters lifelong learning, leadership and development and promotes excellence in service to humanity.
At Piedmont Technical College’s recent fall commencement exercises, outstanding students from each of the college’s seven supporting counties were honored for outstanding achievement.