News - Laurens County

  • Scholarships Presented at Luncheon

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    June 19, 2017

    Scholarships were presented to students and donors were recognized at the recent scholarship luncheon.

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  • Piedmont Tech Responds to Local Demand for HVACR Installers


    June 14, 2017

    Although the official beginning of summer is June 21, local residents have already had their air conditioners running for several weeks. Piedmont Technical College recently expanded its offerings to make sure everyone can continue to beat the heat.

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  • NHC of Greenwood and Laurens Aid Nursing Program at PTC

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    June 8, 2017

    National Health Care (NHC) of Greenwood and NHC of Laurens recently made a generous donation to the Nursing program at Piedmont Technical College to assist with education in the field of geriatrics.

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  • Piedmont Tech Adds Two New Certificate Programs for Aspiring IT Pros

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    June 7, 2017

    It seems every day there is a new report of computer hacking or system problems at a major company or organization. Piedmont Technical College is doing its part to prepare local workers to navigate an increasingly complex world of information technology challenges.

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  • The New Face of Drafting is Technology

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    May 31, 2017

    The drafting table still shapes the public perception of what engineering design professionals do in manufacturing, architecture and other job sectors. These workers are still called drafters. But within their field, vast changes in technology have transformed the way they design and produce things.

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  • Piedmont Technical College Honors Graduates during Commencement


    May 30, 2017

    The James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College welcomed more than 300 Piedmont Technical College graduates for two commencement ceremonies to celebrate their accomplishments.

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  • PTC Graduate Carves Out a New Future for Himself

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    May 26, 2017

    In May, Kenneth McDaniel prepared to walk across the graduation stage at Piedmont Technical College to complete a journey that he was not always sure was possible when he decided to get his degree.

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  • Tau Alpha Pi Inducts New Members

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    May 24, 2017

    Eight new members were recently inducted into the Tau Alpha Pi National Honor Society at Piedmont Technical College. Tau Alpha Pi is the national honor society for engineering technology, just as Phi Beta Kappa is for liberal arts and Tau Beta Pi is for engineering. Founded in 1953 and managed for more than 30 years by engineering technology educator Frederick J. Berger, Tau Alpha Pi is open to both associate-degree and baccalaureate candidates.

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  • Associate Degree Nursing Students Honored

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    May 18, 2017

    Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s associate degree nursing program at the Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood were recognized in a pinning ceremony in May.

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  • Outstanding Students Honored at Piedmont Technical College Graduation

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    May 17, 2017

    At Piedmont Technical College’s recent spring commencement exercises, outstanding students from each of the college’s seven supporting counties were honored for academic achievement.

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