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Piedmont Tech Students Honored for Excellence

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) recently honored the achievements of more than 50 conscientious student leaders at its 48th Annual Student Awards and Recognition Program. 

PTC and University of SC Join Forces to Boost Cardiovascular Technology Workforce

A new partnership between Piedmont Technical College (PTC) and the University of South Carolina (UofSC) aims to strengthen heart healthcare and the workforce that supports it. 

Agreement Creates Degree Opportunities for Newberry High School Graduates

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) and the School District of Newberry County recently signed an agreement that will enhance the transfer of students from the District’s Career Center to PTC and provide a seamless transition for students to enter the college’s Fire Science, Health Care, Nursing, Building Construction Technology, Criminal Justice, and Engineering Technology programs.

Piedmont Tech Spring Graduations Set for May 5

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) will hold two in-person spring commencement exercises on Thursday, May 5, 2022. 

PTC Foundation Planning 'Spring Forward' 5K Run/Walk on May 14

When Dr. Alvie Coes III learned that the Piedmont Technical College (PTC) Foundation would hold its inaugural Spring Forward for Student Success 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 14, he snapped to attention. 

PTC Faculty Member Receives Awards from Two EMS Organizations

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) Paramedic Program Director Steve McDade has been singled out twice in recent weeks for recognition of his contributions to the Emergency Medical Services profession. 

Lander, Piedmont Tech Facilitate Transfer Process for Criminal Justice Students

Officials from Piedmont Technical College (PTC) and Lander University recently signed an agreement designed to streamline the transfer process for PTC students who graduate with an associate of applied science in criminal justice to continue their education by pursuing a bachelor of science in criminology at Lander. 

Calling all Gear Heads: April 30 Car Show Now Accepting Exhibitors

Do you tinker with cars in your driveway on weekends? Do you feel an instant connection with people who drive the same car as you? Does the sound of a revving engine make your heart quicken? If so, you just might be a “gear head.”  Piedmont Technical College’s automotive technology student club “Full Throttle” invites gear heads of all kinds to come show off their finest vehicles at the PTC Automotive Technology Program Car Show on Saturday, April 30, 2022, in the Medford Family Event Center Parking Lot at the Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood. 
 

Eaton Corporation Donates $50,000 to PTC Foundation

During a March 3 tour of the Engineering Department at the Piedmont Technical College (PTC) Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood, officials from Eaton Corporation presented a check for $50,000 to the PTC Foundation for continued support of the college’s engineering technology programs. 

Lander and Piedmont Tech Facilitate Transfer Process for Human Services Graduates

As part of a recent series of groundbreaking compacts, officials from Piedmont Technical College (PTC) and Lander University have signed an agreement designed to streamline the transfer process for PTC students who graduate with an associate of applied science in human services to continue their education by pursuing a bachelor of science in human services at Lander.