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Project Genesis featured on WIS

Sep
24
2012

Steve Coleman, director of PBI Genesis grant, discusses Project Genesis and the impact it has on student success and retention.

 

Project Genesis

 

For more information on Project Genesis, contact Coleman at (864) 941-8603 or coleman.s@ptc.edu.

Project Genesis Addresses Educational Crisis

Sep
07
2012

Through a new program called Project Genesis, Piedmont Technical College is taking action to address a problem of national proportions.

“There is a crisis among African American males in education,” said Steve Coleman, director of Project Genesis. “Piedmont Technical College has recognized this crisis and we are working to provide a targeted group of men with the necessary resources for success.”

Agriculture and Horticulture Programs Receive Honors

Aug
31
2012

The diversified agriculture and horticulture programs at Piedmont Technical College continue to garner accolades from across the State.

New Dean of Nursing Named

Aug
24
2012

Piedmont Technical College has named Tara Harris the college’s dean of Nursing. Harris replaces Rosalie Stevenson who retired in July after 32 years of service to PTC.

Center for Advanced Manufacturing Featured on WSPA

Jul
19
2012

Rusty Denning, associate V.P. of Continuing Education, discusses the programs at the new center in Laurens County, which are taking students now for the Fall term. To learn more about the QuickSkills program, click here or call Wanda Hill at (864) 682-3703.

Koole Hired to Head Pottery Program

Jul
12
2012

After a nationwide search, Piedmont Technical College has hired Thomas Koole of New York’s Hudson Valley to assume the program coordinator position at the Pottery Center in Edgefield.

After a hiatus this summer during the search, the Pottery Center will be open for the upcoming fall 2012 semester, and classes are now available.

Piedmont Tech Grad Thrives in Apprenticeship

Jun
23
2012

Kenny Price had his foot in the door with Burnstein von Seelen even before he completed his machine tool technology degree at Piedmont Technical College.

The Abbeville company took Price on as an apprentice in the Tool and Die division, which has now led to a full-time position with the company. 

And they’re looking for even more machinists.

Growing a Career: Diversified Agriculture

May
15
2012

It’s common knowledge that agriculture is an important part of South Carolina’s heritage. Today, it’s more important than ever.

According to the South Carolina department of agriculture, farming generates over two billion dollars a year at the farm level, but the impact on the state’s economy goes far beyond the farm gate. Agriculture has a direct and indirect economic impact of $33.9 billion a year, provides $7.5 billion in labor income and creates and supports almost 200,000 jobs across the state.

Engineering Technology students are prepared for rewarding careers

Nov
26
2010

From Apple’s iPad to the latest innovations in energy efficient transportation, we hear about how new technology continues to change the way we live every day.

If you’re fascinated by how big an impact technology has on our lives, and you enjoy a hands-on approach to problem-solving, a career in engineering technology might be right for you.

Designing a Bright Future: Commercial Art at PTC

Nov
16
2010

Art and design color our perception of the world—from the products we buy to the television shows we enjoy.  The commercial arts play an important part in our day-to-day lives and in the business world.

“Although most people don’t consciously notice it, good design can have a huge impact on a business’s success,” says Kendall Adams, program coordinator and instructor for Piedmont Tech’s Commercial Art program.