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  • Go Straight to the Express Lane at PTC Instant Admission Days

    June 26, 2019

    Students hoping to enroll quickly at Piedmont Technical College can head straight to the express lane at “Instant Admission Days.” At these events, counselors are on hand to help students who “feel the need for speed” get accepted on the spot and quickly complete their enrollment process for the fall 2019 semester. Students will leave Instant Admission Day already enrolled and prepared to start classes.

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  • PTC to Install Kappa Pi Art Honor Society Chapter

    June 25, 2019

    The Piedmont Technical College Commercial Art Department on Thursday, June 27, 2019, will celebrate the historic installation of the college’s first chapter of the international Kappa Pi Art Honor Society at the Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood. The ceremony also will welcome 11 new student inductees. All media and the public are invited to attend.

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  • Piedmont Tech Announces Writing Contest Winners

    Writing Contest Winners from Greenwood and Abbeville

    June 18, 2019

    The fear of loss was a common theme in the winning essays of Piedmont Technical College’s annual English Department Writing Contest. Awards were presented in two categories: Nonfiction Essay and Writing About Literature. This year’s winner in the Nonfiction Essay category is Melissa Billey for her piece “Matters of the Heart.” Billey is an online student majoring in General Technology Commercial Art from the town of Donalds in Abbeville County. The winner in the Writing About Literature category is Brandon Martinez of Greenwood for his analysis of the poem “Bilingual/Bilingue” by Rhina P. Espaillat.

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  • SC WINS: New Scholarship Helps Further Reduce Tuition Cost

    SC WINS Scholarship

    June 13, 2019

    An SC WINS scholarship bill passed by SC Legislature this spring will help further reduce tuition costs for PTC students.

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  • Spring 2019 Academic Honor Students Recognized

    June 3, 2019

    Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2019 Spring 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.

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  • Satisfy Your 'Need for Speed' at Piedmont Tech Instant Admission Days

    June 2019 Instant Admission Days

    May 28, 2019

    Any student looking for an academic wingman will find one during one of Piedmont Technical College’s “Instant Admission Days.”

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  • Greenwood Edge Graduates 19, Signs Class of 2020

    Greenwood Edge Signing Day May 14

    May 23, 2019

    The inaugural class of graduates from the Greenwood Edge program received their certificates last week at a special ceremony at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood. In all, 19 students received certificates in a number of manufacturing disciplines through the collaborative scholarship program sponsored by the Greenwood Promise and the county’s school districts.

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  • Spring 2019 Nursing Graduates Receive Pins

    Piedmont Tech Nurse Pinning Spring 2019

    May 21, 2019

    Graduates of Piedmont Technical College's nursing programs were recognized recently at a spring semester pinning ceremony.

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  • Spring 2019 Graduates Recognized for Academic Achievement

    Congratulations Sign

    May 16, 2019

    At Piedmont Tech's recent spring commencement, outstanding students from each of the college's seven supporting counties were honored for academic achievement.

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  • 6% of Piedmont Technical College Spring Graduates Were Still in High School

    Graduation speaker T'Laysha Creswell

    May 14, 2019

    It happens more often than one might think, but it never ceases to impress when young high school students practically earn their higher education certificates and associate degrees before their diplomas. Twenty-three (23) of these young people did just that recently during Piedmont Technical College’s Spring Commencement Exercises. T’Laysha Creswell, a student soon to graduate from McCormick High School’s Middle College, is one of those young people, and just to raise the bar a bit, she also served as a commencement speaker! Talk about poise!

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