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  • Piedmont Tech Continuing Education to Present Details for 2020 Travel Opportunities on October 24

    October 11, 2019

    Picture it. Tuscany 2020. Renaissance art. Sunflower fields. Olive groves. … Affordable travel opportunities abound, and the Piedmont Technical College (PTC) Continuing Education program has scheduled a free presentation about three trips planned for 2020 ― to Tuscany, Southern France and the Painted Canyons of the American West. The presentations will take place Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Room 219-C in the Self Conference Center at 620 North Emerald Road.

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  • Human Services Students Learn Suicide Prevention Strategies

    Tony Johnson of Mental Health America

    October 10, 2019

    It became astonishingly clear as the question-and-answer session commenced that nearly everyone in the room had been affected by suicide at some point in their life. Some shared their personal stories. A few shed tears. To learn strategies for dealing with a suicidal person in crisis, Piedmont Technical College Human Services students in Greenwood recently participated in a special training ― titled the QPR Institute ― with Tony Johnson, regional executive director of Mental Health America.

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  • Lonza Donates $25,000 to PTC Foundation

    Lonza in Greenwood, SC

    October 3, 2019

    Officials from Lonza in Greenwood visited the Piedmont Technical College (PTC) campus on September 17, 2019, and presented the PTC Foundation with a check for $25,000 to be applied toward the construction of the William H. “Billy” O’Dell Upstate Center for Manufacturing Excellence.

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  • Fujifilm Manufacturing U.S.A. Presents $20,000 to PTC Foundation

    Fujifilm Manufacturing U.S.A.

    October 1, 2019

    Todd Croker, president of Fujifilm Manufacturing U.S.A. in Greenwood, visited the Piedmont Technical College (PTC) campus on September 17, 2019, and presented the PTC Foundation with a check for $20,000 to be applied toward the construction of the William H. “Billy” O’Dell Upstate Center for Manufacturing Excellence.

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  • Student Art Catches Notice in PTC Teaching and Learning Center

    Photo titled Surprise by Tabatha Malone

    September 25, 2019

    Bonnie Alger is as detail-oriented as the day is long. That’s a good quality when you’re the learning management system technician in Piedmont Technical College’s Teaching and Learning Center (TLC). But it was the lack of a certain detail that Alger found distracting ― and a little bit sad.

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  • PTC Announces New Cohort of Presidential Ambassadors

    September 24, 2019

    Each year, Piedmont Technical College chooses some of its best and brightest students to serve as Presidential Ambassadors. These students represent the college at campus events, provide campus tours and speak about their experiences to various audiences, including potential students and civic organizations. This year’s 17 ambassadors hail from a variety of backgrounds and represent many program areas, but they all have one thing in common ― they share a deep gratitude for the impact Piedmont Tech has had on their lives.

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  • Rep. McCravy, SC House Honor Piedmont Tech Police and Security Personnel

    September 5, 2019

    State Rep. John McCravy (R-Greenwood) visited the campus of Piedmont Technical College (PTC) on August 29 to officially recognize PTC law enforcement and security staff who have provided 20 or more years of service. In an upbeat and congenial ceremony, McCravy presented Terry Ledford, Curtis Killian, William Jones, and Michael Brown with certificates of recognition from the SC House of Representatives.

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  • Teijin Contributes $25,000 Toward O'Dell Center Construction

    Teijin check presentation for O'Dell Center

    August 29, 2019

    Officials from Teijin Carbon Fibers presented a donation of $25,000 to be applied toward construction of the O'Dell Center.

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  • From Tech to Trojan: PTC Officials Sign Transfer Agreement with Anderson University

    PTC and Anderson University Sign Articulation Agreement

    August 28, 2019

    The presidents of Piedmont Technical College (PTC) and Anderson University (AU) signed a transfer agreement today that will provide prospective transfer students who meet eligibility requirements a seamless transition from PTC to AU and its nine colleges and schools supporting 36 baccalaureate degree programs. The agreement became effective upon its signing.

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  • First Citizens Bank Gives PTC Foundation $30,000

    First Citizens Bank Donation to Piedmont Tech

    August 27, 2019

    First Citizens Bank donates $30,000 to the Piedmont Technical College Foundation.

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