• 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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  • Piedmont Technical College to Offer Night Welding Classes

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    June 6, 2017

    Piedmont Technical College and the Newberry County School District have formed a partnership to offer the PTC welding program at night beginning in the fall. The program is expected to expand to the full certificate offering in the spring 2018 pending SACSCOC approval of the Newberry County Career Center as an off-campus instructional site.

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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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  • Edgefield County Campus Holds Job Fair

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    May 26, 2017

    The Piedmont Technical College Edgefield County Campus recently hosted a Job Fair for the residents of that community.

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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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  • Piedmont Tech Students Win Writing Award

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    May 25, 2017

    Piedmont Technical College has announced the winners of the English department’s annual writing contest.

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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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  • Mechatronics Technology Certificate to Be Offered in Abbeville

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    May 23, 2017

    Piedmont Technical College has long prepared technicians to work in the continually advancing field of industrial technology. Now, the college is expanding its degree offerings for Abbeville residents with the addition of the mechatronics technology certificate at PTC’s location in that county.

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