News - Newberry County

  • Continuing Education Staff Members Receive Recognition

    Tyler Coker and Lisa Bartanus

    December 10, 2015

    Two members of Piedmont Technical College’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education division have been recognized for their outstanding work by the South Carolina Association for Higher Continuing Education (SCAHCE).

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  • Benefactors and Community Leaders Honored by PTC Foundation

    Elizabeth Moss and Family

    December 4, 2015

    Benefactors and community leaders joined together at Piedmont Technical College recently to celebrate the successes of the past year with the annual benefactors’ event.

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  • Piedmont Technical College to Hold Commencement December 15


    December 3, 2015

    Piedmont Technical College will be holding fall commencement exercises on Tuesday, December 15. Commencement exercises will begin at 5 p.m. in the James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood. Due to limited seating, tickets will be required for all guests attending the graduation ceremony. Each ticketholder, including children, will be entitled to one seat.

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  • Piedmont Tech Honors Veterans

    McCormick JROTC

    November 20, 2015

    Students, faculty and staff at Piedmont Technical College recently gathered for a variety of events to honor veterans.

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  • Building Construction Technology Program Purchases New Equipment

    BCT Excavator

    November 16, 2015

    The Building Construction Technology (BCT) Department at Piedmont Technical College recently purchased a mini excavator with the help of federal Perkins money.

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  • Piedmont Technical College Signs Bridge Agreement with Presbyterian College

    Signing with PC

    November 4, 2015

    Piedmont Technical College and Presbyterian College recently signed an articulation agreement that will create a bridge program for students who would like to begin their studies at Piedmont Tech, and then transfer to Presbyterian College.

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  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Program Preparing Skilled Technicians

    HVAC Program

    October 29, 2015

    Every private residence, business, industry and agency needs the skill of technicians trained in the installation, maintenance and repair of air conditioning, refrigeration and heating systems. Because these systems are increasing in complexity, skilled technicians are in continuous demand to keep them running at maximum capacity.

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  • Piedmont Tech HVAC Instructor Finds Enjoyment in Teaching

    Wade Smith

    October 23, 2015

    Electricity has always been in Wade Smith’s blood. It’s been passed down in his family over three generations. And he is sharing that knowledge with the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) technology students at Piedmont Technical College.

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  • Piedmont Tech Welcomes New Presidential Ambassadors

    2015 Presidential Ambassadors

    October 22, 2015

    Each year, Piedmont Technical College chooses some of its best and brightest to serve as Presidential Ambassadors. These students represent the college at campus functions, provide tours and speak about their experiences to potential students.

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  • PTC Thanks Area Officials with BBQ

    Legislative BBQ

    October 7, 2015

    The Piedmont Technical College Area Commission recently hosted a barbecue dinner at Bermuda’s at The Links at Stoney Point, for local, state and federal legislators to raise awareness of PTC’s vital role in the workforce development of South Carolina’s Lakelands region. The event was attended by more than 150 people, including legislative officials, the Piedmont Technical College Area Commission, PTC Foundation Board members and members of the PTC faculty and staff.

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