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Foothills Skills and Crafts Show is Back Nov. 6

Supply chain experts everywhere are saying to shop early for the holidays this year. Well guess what — local art isn’t stuck offshore waiting to be unloaded. It’s here right now! Some of the best local, handcrafted items available will be for sale on Saturday, Nov. 6, at the 2021 Foothills Skills and Crafts Show! 

National Technical Honor Society Inducts 45 PTC Students

The Piedmont Technical College (PTC) student chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on Oct. 8, 2021, inducted 45 new members

PTC Human Services Graduates Receive Pins in Virtual Ceremony

This summer’s Human Services Program graduates from Piedmont Technical College (PTC) recently found out just how much they had in common with the college’s vice president for academic affairs, Dr. Keli Fewox, during a pinning ceremony conducted via Zoom. 

Piedmont Tech and SC Works Holding Job Fair on Oct. 20

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) and SC Works/Upper Savannah once again are partnering to host a Job Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Medford Family Event Center in Greenwood. Among more than 50 high-profile employers at this event will be Impresa Building Systems of Greenwood SC, LLC, an affiliate of Impresa Modular, which just last month announced plans to establish a manufacturing facility in Greenwood County, creating 180 new jobs. 

Piedmont Technical College to Renovate and Expand Nursing and Health Sciences Facilities

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) has received a total of $6.8 million in state funding to renovate and expand its health care education facilities on the Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood. As the leading educator of health care workers in the region, PTC is well-known for educating a large number of nurses, but its Health Care Division also trains hundreds of students in fields across the health care service spectrum, including surgical technology, medical assisting, cardiovascular technology, and respiratory care.

Piedmont Tech Introduces 2021-22 Presidential Ambassadors

Each year, Piedmont Technical College (PTC) officials hand-pick some of the college’s most promising students to serve as Presidential Ambassadors. In this role, they represent the college at campus events, provide campus tours and speak about their experiences to various audiences. This year’s 17 ambassadors hail from a variety of backgrounds and represent many program areas. 

Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2021 Summer Term

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2021 summer term 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.

Summer-Term PTC Nursing Graduates Receive Pins

Summer 2021 graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing Programs were recognized in a recent pinning ceremony at the Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood. In total, 51 students received pins.

PTC Offers Tuition-Free Certificate Through Historic Partnership with SC Criminal Justice Academy

To address training needs and workforce shortages in law enforcement in the state, a progressive partnership announced earlier this year includes Piedmont Technical College (PTC) and 15 other of the state’s technical colleges to assist the Academy by offering a new pre-Academy certificate. PTC will start offering the new training in January 2022. 

Piedmont Tech Holds Summer Graduations

Piedmont Technical College (PTC) conducted two in-person summer commencement exercises on Thursday, August 5, 2021, at the James Medford Family Event Center. In all, approximately 200 students received degrees.