In South Carolina
Hardee to speak at OCtech graduation
The Times and Democrat – May 1, 2017
Dr. Tim Hardee, president of the South Carolina Technical College System, will be the keynote speaker at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s spring graduation.
Midlands Technical College commencement is Wednesday
Cola Daily – May 1, 2017
More than 2,500 Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates to be Awarded at Midlands Technical College Commencement
Aiken Tech foundation celebrates donations
The Augusta Chronicle – April 29, 2017
The Aiken Technical College Foundation reached a new milestone in its annual Family Giving Campaign this year, garnering 100 percent participation from full-time faculty and staff.
S.C. technical system president to speak at ATC commencement ceremonies
Aiken Standard – April 29, 2017
Dr. Tim Hardee, president of the S.C. Technical College System, will be the commencement speaker for spring graduates of Aiken Technical College.
IT talent gaps spark workforce programs
Charleston Regional Business Journal – April 28, 2017
The software and information technology sector is expected to be the biggest job creator in the Lowcountry in the next few years, yet the region will not produce enough graduates for those jobs, according to a recent workforce study.
Local dentist honors late wife with scholarships for Midlands Technical College dental students
Columbia Star – April 28, 2017
In 2015 the Midlands Technical College Foundation received $50,000 to establish the Patricia Mogel Coogler Dental Sciences Endowed Scholarship.
PTC to host commencement May 4
Index-Journal – April 28, 2017
Piedmont Technical College will have two spring commencement exercises May 4 in the James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College.
Hundreds turn out for DTC Youth Fun Day
The Times and Democrat – April 27, 2017
The campus of Denmark Technical College was filled with hundreds of happy, squealing children attending the annual DTC Youth Fun Day.
Thomas Strange, Senior Director of Research and Development for Abbott, to address Tri-County’s spring graduates
UpstateBizSC – April 27, 2017
Thomas Strange, senior director of Research and Development for Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical) in Liberty, will deliver Tri-County Technical College’s spring commencement address.
Aiken Tech honors students with awards, scholarships
North Augusta Today – April 26, 2017
Claudia Sewell, a student in Aiken Technical College's radiation protection technology program, received the college's top academic award, the Buck Grant Award, during its annual Awards Night last week.
Florence-Darlington Tech foundation plans golf tournament for scholarships
Morning News – April 26, 2017
Enjoy South Carolina’s beautiful Spring weather on the golf course at the Florence-Darlington Technical College Educational Foundation’s 15th annual College Golf Classic and Corporate Challenge.
Chester’s York Tech is ‘your center’
The News & Reporter – April 25, 2017
The Chester Center of York Technical College “is your center,” York Technical College Operation and Academics for Off Campus Centers Director Stacy Scott said at the April 17 Great Falls Town Council meeting.
First Viking Early College graduates celebrate achievement
Herald-Journal – April 25, 2017
For 13 Spartanburg High School students, the transition from high school to college won’t be difficult.
Around the Nation
The return of year-round Pell
Community College Daily – May 1, 2017
Congress’ spending plan to keep the government running through September would also restore year-round Pell grants, which were nixed in 2011 to help curb federal spending.
The Red Queen Effect of higher education
Community College Daily – April 28, 2017
As I mingled in the crowd of professors and administrators at my first American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Pathways Project conference near Houston, Texas, the phrase “Here we go again” crossed my mind.
Cutting back on remediation yields success
Community College Daily – April 26, 2017
Community colleges in New Jersey and Michigan successfully reformed their policies on developmental education placement, and as a result, are seeing fewer students in remedial courses and higher completion rates.
Graduation Rates and Race
Inside Higher Ed- April 26, 2017
On average, white and Asian students earn a college-level credential at a rate about 20 percentage points higher than Hispanic and black students do, a new report shows.