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  • PTC Adult Achievers Receive GEDs, Welcome New Beginning

    Piedmont Tech Adult Achievers Graduate with GEDs

    June 5, 2018

    Some 65 individuals, all with compelling stories to tell, graduated last week as members of the Greenwood County Adult Education Class of 2018. Eleven of the graduates sported the symbolic yellow stole indicating they were PTC Adult Achievers.

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  • Students Receive Countywide Recognition at Spring Graduation

    June 4, 2018

    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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  • PTC Grad Tina Magnussen Honored with New National Scholarship

    Magnussen Named New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar

    May 31, 2018

    Tina Magnussen, who graduated this spring from Piedmont Technical College (PTC) with an associate degree in nursing, has been named an inaugural 2018 New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship. This new scholarship is the first of its kind to support students at associate degree-granting institutions who plan to enter the workforce upon the completion of a degree or certificate on a national scale. The program is sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation and the Phi Theta Kappa honor society.

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  • Announcing Instant Admission Days for June

    PTC Instant Admission Days for June 2018

    May 30, 2018

    Prospective students can go from zero to enrolled in a snap during Piedmont Technical College’s “Instant Admission Days.” At these events, counselors are on hand to help students get accepted on the spot and quickly complete the enrollment process for the Fall 2018 semester.

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  • Spring Graduation Delivers Inspiration and Promise

    Piedmont Tech Holds Spring 2018 Graduation

    May 25, 2018

    Messages of inspiration abound during graduation season, and more than 200 Piedmont Technical College (PTC) graduates were not disappointed when they heard the insightful words of their fellow classmates on PTC graduation day, May 3, at the James Medford Family Event Center.

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  • Excellent Writing Pays Off for Two Piedmont Tech Students

    Two PTC Students Winners in Annual Writing Contest

    May 25, 2018

    The next time you have to diagram a sentence or take a vocabulary test, just remember that good language skills ― and good writing skills in particular ― bring dividends both in life and, sometimes, in the bank account. Two Piedmont Technical College (PTC) students recently won their categories in the college’s Third Annual English Department Writing Contest.

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  • Team from Lonza Wins Industry Cup in PTC Foundation Golf Classic

    Team from Lonza Dominates at PTC Golf Classic

    May 24, 2018

    Sometimes, if you’re lucky, a day at the office turns out to be a magnificent day on the links. And sometimes, if you play well, you get all the glory. The Piedmont Technical College Foundation held its 26th Annual Golf Classic last month, and a team from Lonza in Greenwood took one of the event’s top prizes ― The Industry Cup.

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  • Massage Therapy Clinic Opens May 24

    PTC Massage Therapy Clinic to Open May 24

    May 23, 2018

    Are your muscles in a jumble? Is your back out of whack? Worry not, for help is close at hand. Piedmont Technical College's massage therapy program is offering a massage clinic open to the public from May 24 to July 19. Swedish integrated massages will be administered by third-semester PTC massage therapy student interns under the supervision of SC Licensed Massage Therapists Nina Autorino, LMBT, and Thomas DeFedele, BA, LMBT, DC. The PTC Student Massage Clinic is located at 313 North Emerald Road in Greenwood.

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  • Junior Nursing Club Students Honored at Recent Pinning Ceremony

    Ninety Six Elementary School Junior Nursing Club

    May 22, 2018

    These students from Ninety Six Elementary School’s Junior Nursing Club were recognized during the Piedmont Technical College Nursing Department’s Pinning and Awards Ceremony earlier this month.

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  • Greenwood Edge Signs 19 Recruits at PTC Ceremony

    19 Recruits Sign with Greenwood Edge and Piedmont Tech

    May 17, 2018

    Nineteen Greenwood-area high school students participated in a signing day ceremony with the Greenwood Edge on May 15 at Piedmont Technical College’s Lex Walters Campus-Greenwood.

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