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PTC Continues Partnership with ZF Group and ApprenticeshipSC

Feb
10
2014

readySC, a division of the South Carolina Technical College System recently gained international recognition for their work with PTC on the Laurens County Center for Advanced Manufacturing. PTC continues to work closely with ZF Group and ApprenticehipSC to meet the county's growing demand for high skilled workers.

PTC Receives State-of-the-Art ZF Transmission

Feb
07
2014

TransmissionPiedmont Technical College’s automotive technology program is continuing to lead the way in preparing its graduates for the workforce. To maintain that level of readiness, the program’s cache of tools is growing with the addition of a new nine-speed transmission from ZF in Laurens.

Free Financial Aid Workshops Offered

Feb
06
2014

Need help filling out financial aid paperwork for college? Piedmont Technical College is teaming up with the SC Commission on Higher Education to offer College Goal South Carolina. This free event is designed to help college-bound students and their families with the financial aid application process.

Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2013 Fall Semester

Jan
31
2014

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2013 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 students include:

Funeral Service Students Present Symposium

Jan
23
2014

Funeral Service SymposiumThe Funeral Service Education students at Piedmont Technical College are reaching out to the professionals to help enhance their education.

Students in the program recently hosted a symposium featuring professionals from the funeral service industry who shared their experiences in order to increase student awareness of what to expect after graduation.

Public Notice: Nursing Accreditation Site Review

Jan
22
2014

NOTICE: Piedmont Technical College’s Nursing division wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its associate degree nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

S. C. Manufacturing Certification Addresses Skilled Workforce Challenges

Jan
17
2014

Made in the USA is making a comeback and as a result manufacturing is booming in South Carolina. In partnership with the SC Technical College System, Piedmont Technical College is launching the South Carolina Manufacturing Certification (SCMC) to grow the skilled workforce in its region.

Annual Massage Therapy Program Clinic Opens

Jan
15
2014

Massage ClinicPiedmont Technical College’s massage therapy program will be offering its annual massage clinic as part of the training for its students beginning January 16. 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.

Piedmont Technical College Joins Project to Train Older Workers for New Jobs

Jan
13
2014

Piedmont Technical College was recently chosen to join the Plus 50 Encore Completion Program, a national effort to train 10,000 baby boomers for new jobs in health care, education and social services. The program is sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).

Piedmont Technical College Signs Bridge Agreement with USC Upstate

Jan
10
2014

Piedmont Technical College and the University of South Carolina Upstate recently signed an articulation agreement that will create a bridge program for students who would like to begin their studies at PTC, and then transfer to USC Upstate.