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SC Technical College System

In South Carolina


Florence-Darlington Tech offers free dental cleanings for children
Morning News – February 21, 2017
More than 20 dental hygiene students from Florence-Darlington Technical College administered more than 30 free dental checkups for children on Monday.
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SC Technical Education Association honors 3 CCTC employees
Manning Live – February 20, 2017
Three Central Carolina Technical College employees were honored Friday during the South Carolina Technical Education Association annual conference held in Myrtle Beach.
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OCtech honors 2017 Educators of the Year
The Times and Democrat – February 19, 2017
Three faculty and staff members have been honored as Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Educators of the Year.
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Get free financial aid assistance at College Goal South Carolina
MidlandsBiz – February 17, 2017
Students and parents can get the college financial aid assistance they are looking for at the College Goal South Carolina eventSaturday at the Midlands Technical College Airport Campus.
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PTC Cardiovascular Technology Program Hosts Heart Health Event
GwdToday – February 17, 2017
Piedmont Technical College’s cardiovascular technology program recently hosted Think Heart Smart, a community heart health event.
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Richland One announces new apprenticeship program with Cummins Inc
Columbia Star – February 16, 2017
Cummins, Inc., a global manufacturer, distributor and service provider of diesel and natural gas engines, is partnering with Richland One to create its first-ever Youth Technician Apprenticeship Program that will train students and give them a head start in securing high-paying jobs in the diesel industry.
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Tri-County’s RN, LPN NCLEX scores surpass state, national averages
Independent Mail – February 15, 2017
Tri-County Technical College’s RN and LPN graduates’ National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX) scores have surpassed state and national averages in both year-to-date and quarterly reports for 2016.
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Around the Nation


Money Woes Extend Beyond Tuition
Inside Higher Ed – February 21, 2017
Food, housing and other forms of financial insecurity are a major reason behind students’ inability to complete community college.
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Colleges Remake Remedial Education by Going Back to High School
EdSurge – February 20, 2017
It’s a statistic no educator—or student—would boast about: Half a million high school graduates, or about one in four, can’t perform math or write English well enough to avoid having to take remedial classes when they get to community college.
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Community colleges can heal a divided America
The Baltimore Sun – February 20, 2017
The economic polarization in the country, a national debate too often laden with an undercurrent of racism and infused with xenophobia, has muddled an objective assessment of our nation’s actual challenges.
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I-BEST success in Miss.
Community College Daily – February 17, 2017
Napoleon Miller spent his childhood as a ward of the state of Mississippi, bouncing from home to home and school to school.
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Princeton Ph.D. students sample teaching at a community college
Community College Daily – February 17, 2017
A New Jersey community college has launched a teaching partnership with Princeton University (PU) that will provide a select group of doctoral students at the university the opportunity to learn about the college and to also teach there as adjunct instructors.
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