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SC Technical College System

In South Carolina


Massage Therapy Grad Brings Personal Touch to Restorative Care
GwdToday – February 27, 2017
Melissa Raugh knows that just because you put your dreams on hold doesn’t mean you can’t achieve them.
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The Power of Higher Education
Hilton Head Monthly – February 27, 2017
Knowledge is power. And the power of higher education can last a lifetime.
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TTC receives grant from Bosch to support IT Career Clusters
MidlandsBiz – February 27, 2017
Trident Technical College was awarded a grant of $49,872 from the Bosch Community Fund to support IT Career Clusters, a two-year project designed to develop a new Social/Digital Media Marketing and Big Data certificate program that will provide a pathway for students into these career fields.
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3 CCTC employees honored
The Sumter Item – February 26, 2017
On Feb. 17, three Central Carolina Technical College employees were honored during the South Carolina Technical Education Association annual conference in Myrtle Beach.
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College Goal S.C. to offer financial aid info at OCtech
The Times and Democrat – February 26, 2017
Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will host College Goal South Carolina from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 18, in Building R on the OCtech campus.
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Rock Hill’s York Tech helping prepare community members for retirement
The Herald – February 26, 2017
York Technical College is helping prepare community members to take the financial leap into retirement.
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Black History Bowl deepens teens’ knowledge in fun competition
Herald-Journal – February 25, 2017
Two groups of teenagers put their knowledge of black history to the test Saturday during the second annual Black History Bowl at the Spartanburg Community College downtown campus.
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Husqvarna honors Apprentices
The Times and Democrat – February 25, 2017
The Husqvarna Consumer Division in Orangeburg recognized four associates enrolled in the Apprenticeship programs with a luncheon and celebration on Feb. 17.
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Computer Technology Program Teaching the Future
GwdToday – February 24, 2017
Today, technology is used at home, at work, at school, on phones and nearly everywhere else in one form or another. It has become an indispensable part of everyday life.
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Horry Georgetown Technical College continues annual Addiction and Recovery Series
WPDE.com – February 24, 2017
On Thursday evening, Horry Georgetown Technical College hosted its second event this year as part of the college’s 10th annual Addiction and Recovery Series.
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This Beaufort school opened almost 150 years ago. Now it will have a lasting legacy.
The Beaufort Gazette – February 24, 2017
A lasting legacy to Beaufort’s history and one of its historic institutions received its first brushstrokes Friday.
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Hendrick Automotive Group joins apprenticeship program
Palmetto Business Daily – February 23, 2017
The Hendrick Automotive Group of Charleston/North Charleston, one of the largest automotive dealership groups in the region, will participate in the Charleston Metro Chamber’s Youth Apprentice program.
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Carolina Classrooms: College and Career Readiness
SCETV – February 22, 2017
Guest host Dr. Lemuel Watson from USC’s College of Education will lead a discussion with special guests, including Dr. Tim Hardee, on what students need to do to be prepared for college and/or a career.
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Celebration, Remembrance of Harbison Institute
WLTX-TV – February 22, 2017
Statewide folks celebrated Harbison History Day. African Americans had very few options for higher education in the early 1900s.
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Deal to give some SCC students automatic admission to ECPI in Greenville
Herald-Journal – February 22, 2017
An agreement between Spartanburg Community College and ECPI University in Greenville will earn SCC students automatic entry into the school.
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Lloyd appointed to ATC governing board
Aiken Standard – February 22, 2017
Daniel Lloyd Jr. has been appointed to the Aiken County Commission for Technical and Comprehensive Education, the governing board for Aiken Technical College.
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Piedmont Tech to Host College Goal SC
GwdToday – February 22, 2017
Piedmont Technical College is joining high schools and colleges across the state to help provide free information and assistance to students and families who are applying for financial aid for postsecondary education.
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Physical therapist assistant scholarship established
The Times and Democrat – February 22, 2017
The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College has received a major boost from one of Orangeburg County’s most prolific fundraising organizations.
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York Tech dean recieves state award for innovation
The Herald – February 22, 2017
Monique Perry, York Technical College dean of enrollment services, has been honored for her innovative approaches and achievements related to statewide economic development and education.
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Free tuition is a good investment
The Herald – February 21, 2017
Funding for public education at all levels too often is viewed as a painful expense when it should be seen for what it really is, the best investment the state can make in its future.
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South Carolina General Assembly declares February 22, 2017 Harbison History Day in honor of Black History Month
MidlandsBiz – February 21, 2017
In support of Black History Month, the South Carolina General Assembly passed a resolution declaring February 22, 2017, as Harbison History Day in South Carolina. Midlands Technical College pioneered the resolution, which was sponsored by more than 120 legislators and honors the long tradition of multicultural, open-door access to higher education offered on the present site of the MTC Harbison Campus.
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Around the Nation


Measuring Adversity
Inside Higher Ed- February 28, 2017
College Board pilots system to help colleges make admissions decisions about who is disadvantaged -- and evidence from one college suggests 20 percent of decisions might be different. But lack of emphasis on race concerns some advocates.
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Unlocking funding potential
Community College Daily – February 24, 2017
When Crystal Bridgeman joined the Siemens Foundation as senior director of workforce development programs in 2014, she pored over research and led conversations about what kind of projects the foundation should invest in to have the biggest impact.
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In Va., bills targeting student debt fail
Community College Daily – February 22, 2017
Six out of 10 Virginia college students graduate with debt, owing an average of about $28,000 each. More than 1 million Virginia residents owe a combined $30 billion in college loans, state officials say.
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Struggling with finances
Community College Daily – February 22, 2017
Nearly half of community college students say that a lack of financial resources could prompt them to withdraw, according to a new report.
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Changing the campus culture
Community College Daily – February 21, 2017
Changing the culture of an institution is like turning the proverbial battleship. It takes time and a commitment from multiple people to set an institutional course toward a goal that will eventually lead to different attitudes and actions.
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To Ease Transfer Hurdles, Colleges Share Data and Overhaul Curriculum
EdSurge – February 21, 2017
As far as college experiences go, Sarah Clymer’s was up there with the best. She was a business major, a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, had an internship, and was valedictorian of her class at  Manor College—a two-year institution in the Philly suburbs.
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