News - Greenwood County

  • Piedmont Tech to Sponsor College Transfer Fair

    March 5, 2013

    Piedmont Technical College will sponsor a College Transfer Fair Tuesday, March 12 in room 155B on the Lex Walters Campus.

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  • PTC Sponsors Annual Black History Month Poetry Jam

    March 4, 2013

    Students, faculty and staff at Piedmont Technical College recently participated in an Open Mic Poetry Jam in celebration of Black History Month. Presenters included guest poet Kimbi “The Goddess” of Unifyed Sol Poets.

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  • New Dean of Arts and Sciences Named

    March 1, 2013

    Evelyn Beck has been named Piedmont Technical College’s dean of Arts and Sciences. Beck replaces Donna Foster who was named associate vice president of institutional assessment and compliance in August.

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  • Piedmont Tech Students Named to Academic All-State

    February 27, 2013

    Two Piedmont Technical College students were recently among those named to the Phi Theta Kappa South Carolina All-State Academic Team.

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  • Local High School Students Introduced to Engineering Technology

    February 26, 2013

    The engineering technology program and Tau Alpha Pi, the engineering technology honor society at Piedmont Technical College, recently celebrated National Engineers Week.

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  • Automotive Program Earns Awards for Second Cobra

    October 1, 2010

    Piedmont Technical College’s automotive technology program is continuing its winning ways with its student-built 1965 Cobra Replica, taking Best Race Car in the recent McCormick Car Show and earning recognition at the Saluda Classic Truck and Auto Show.

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  • PTC Instructors Receive National Certification

    October 29, 2010

    Three Piedmont Technical College instructors have earned the Certified Online Instructor (COI) designation. Samantha Hauptman, Suzy Murray and Tamatha Sells have completed the certification program offered by the Learning Resources Network (LERN) which provides professional development and recognition for instructors of online courses.

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  • Darlene Saxon: PTC Grad Makes Her Mark

    April 30, 2010

    Darlene Saxon, a 2009 PTC graduate, had always wanted to be a teacher. Little did she know how she would accomplish that goal, especially since she didn’t attend college right after high school.

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  • Horticulture Program Welcomes New Coordinator

    November 9, 2010

    Aaron Wood has agriculture in his blood. The McCormick County native grew up amidst the family’s beef cattle and timber operation. So, it was no surprise that he would enter an agriculture field, which has led him to the horticulture program at Piedmont Technical College.

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  • Tau Alpha Pi Inducts New Members

    November 15, 2010

    Eleven new members were recently inducted into the Tau Alpha Pi National Honor Society at Piedmont Technical College.

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