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Midlands Technical College inducts 23 top students into National Technical Honor Society
MidlandsBiz – April 3, 2017
Midlands Technical College inducted 23 new members into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS), representing the college’s Early Care and Education, Health Sciences, and Paralegal programs.
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Georgia students visit DTC campus
The Times and Democrat – April 2, 2017
Denmark Technical College served as host to 20 students and chaperones from the Educational Talent Search of Savannah State University on March 22.
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Manufacturers give students fresh look at area industries
The Item – April 2, 2017
Changing mindsets about industrial and manufacturing careers and planting seeds for the future were the major themes Friday at a manufacturing and technology expo in Sumter for area eighth-graders.
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Denmark Tech unveils free tuition program
The Times and Democrat – April 1, 2017
Denmark Technical College on Friday announced an initiative that will provide students with free tuition the first two years they are there.
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Greenville Tech training supports aerospace industry
GSA Business – March 31, 2017
Aerospace is a $19 billion industry in South Carolina that accounts 100,000 jobs across four military aviation facilities and private sector firms, according to the S.C. Council on Competitiveness.
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Midlands Technical College Foundation receives $20,000 from Flex Foundation
Columbia Star – March 31, 2017
The Midlands Technical College (MTC) Foundation was recently awarded $20,000 by the Flex Foundation to provide tuition assistance for students who wish to enroll in MTC Advanced Manufacturing programs.
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Midlands Tech, S.C. State agree to partnership
Columbia Regional Business Report – March 31, 2017
Midlands Technical College announced Thursday a formalized bridge agreement with South Carolina State University.
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Nursing grads pinned at Greenville Tech ceremony
Greer Today – March 31, 2017
Greenville Technical College’s first Class of 2017 nursing graduates was recognized at a pinning ceremony at the Barton Campus.
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Piedmont Technical College Hosts Workforce Opportunity Summit
GwdToday – March 31, 2017
Speakers from Piedmont Technical College (PTC), the Greenwood Partnership Alliance, the South Carolina Technical College System (SCTCS), Upper Savannah Council of Governments, SC Vocational Rehabilitation, Goodwill Industries and ZF Transmissions recently collaborated to present an overview of Youth and Adult Apprenticeship opportunities to a group that included representation from Greenwood County school districts and the business community.
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S.C. Ports leader touts growth at SCC’s inaugural Economic Visionaries event
Upstate Business Journal – March 31, 2017
The rising flow of goods and materials through the Port of Charleston could lift the Upstate’s fortunes in the coming years, South Carolina’s top ports official told a group of Spartanburg business leaders Thursday night.
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Anderson Campus celebrates 10th Anniversary
UpstateBizSC – March 30, 2017
Tri-County Technical College marked the 10th anniversary of the opening of its first community campus – the Anderson Campus – Monday with a celebration of accomplishments and a look ahead to opportunities in the near future.
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Greenville County team wins FIRST Robotics Regionals
Greer Today – March 30, 2017
EnTech Team 281, a team made up of three dozen students from seven high schools in Greenville County, as well as home-schooled students, won top honors at the FIRST Robotics Bayou Regional Competition held in New Orleans. The team also won  the competition's Quality Award.
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How Fore became No. 1: The woman who almost didn't go to college will lead HGTC next month
Myhorrynews.com – March 30, 2017
“People will remember ‘Murph’ before they remember ‘Marilyn,’ ” says Marilyn Jean “Murph” Fore, about what she likes to be called.
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Lineworkers' Rodeo is an electrifying look at a dangerous job
Myhorrynews.com – March 30, 2017
An electrifying competition will be hitting the grounds of Horry Georgetown Technical College on Saturday for the first time ever.
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SC State-Midlands Tech announce new partnership to provide greater access to higher education
MidlandsBiz – March 30, 2017
South Carolinians who seek to advance their career opportunities through higher education now have more options thanks to a new South Carolina State University (SC State) and Midlands Technical College (MTC) partnership.
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Spartanburg Community College recognizes economic visionaries
Herald-Journal – March 30, 2017
Four companies who have significantly contributed to transforming the Upstate business community were recognized Thursday night by Spartanburg Community College.
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Florence-Darlington Technical College opens new automotive, HVAC training center
WPDE.com – March 29, 2017
The new Automotive and HVAC Technology Center at Florence-Darlington Technical College is now open!
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Florence-Darlington Tech Lake City Site celebrates 20 years
Morning News – March 29, 2017
The Florence-Darlington Technical College Lake City Site celebrated 20 years of existence last Wednesday.
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Fed Chair Janet Yellen praises South Carolina's apprenticeship program in Tuesday speech
The Post and Courier – March 28, 2017
South Carolina’s fast-growing apprenticeship initiative won praise Tuesday from one of America’s top economic officials.
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Anderson's Tri-County Tech partners with Michelin for new program
Independent Mail – March 27, 2017
Coinciding with the 10th anniversary of Tri-County Technical College's Anderson campus, the school is announcing today a new partnership with the Michelin tire plants in Sandy Springs and Starr.
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Tri-County Tech, Michelin announce new scholars program
GSA Business – March 27, 2017
Tri-County Technical College and Michelin have announced a new partnership called the Michelin Manufacturing Scholar program.
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Midlands Technical College Opens Veterans Success Center
Metro Columbia CEO – March 20, 2017
MTC officially opened its new Veterans Success Center March 16 for service members and veterans to connect and network. It is a campus hub for veterans in terms of outreach and community resources. The center will also be the home for the college’s VetSuccess on Campus counselor.
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Around the Nation

 

Consolidating Community Colleges
Inside Higher Ed – April 4, 2017
The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system is tumbling down an enrollment and funding cliff, landing it back in line for cuts and consolidations.
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Home ownership and student loan debt
Community College Daily – April 3, 2017
While home loans still account for the vast majority of Americans’ loan debt, student loans’ share of the total is growing, according to a new federal study.
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The community college and the public good
Community College Daily – April 3, 2017
One of the most successful and productive educational institutions in our nation is the community college. Begun in 1906 in Joliet, Illinois, with only six students, the idea of the community college spread rapidly throughout America.
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