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SC Technical College System

In South Carolina


Piedmont Tech Ties in with Yellow Ribbon to Make Veterans' Tuition Affordable
GwdToday – June 20, 2017
College is going to be more affordable for veterans in the area thanks to a new initiative at Piedmont Technical College.
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CyberCamp begins today at Spartanburg Community College
GSA Business Report – June 19, 2017
Spartanburg Community College is among a group of organizations across the country selected to participate in the 2017 Air Force Association CyberCamp Program that begins today.
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SeamonWhiteside prepares future graduates with job training
LowcountryBizSC – June 19, 2017
Civil engineering firm, SeamonWhiteside, in association with Trident Technical College and Apprenticeship Carolina, have begun a new apprenticeship program to train future college graduates.
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Piedmont Tech Students Awarded Greenwood Rotary Club Scholarship
GwdToday – June 17, 2017
Two Piedmont Technical College students received the Greenwood Rotary Club Scholarship at a recent scholarship luncheon.
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SCC to start program to increase teacher diversity
Herald-Journal – June 16, 2017
Spartanburg Community College has adopted a program started at Clemson University in an effort to expand the diversity of the state’s teachers.
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Self Regional Healthcare Highlights Partnership with Piedmont Technical College Through A New Scholarship Program
GwdToday – June 16, 2017
The Deans and select faculty members of Piedmont Technical College, met with Self Regional Clinicians and Department leaders on Friday, June 2, 2017 to discuss the growing need for skilled healthcare workers in the Lakelands, and to brainstorm innovative new initiatives to prepare students for those careers.
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HGTC approves new master plan for Conway campus
MyHorryNews.com– June 15, 2017
Horry Georgetown Technical College's Area Commission recently approved a $38.3 million upgrade for its Conway campus coming over the next five years and beyond.
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New STEM Lab Brings Math and Engineering Students Together with Technology and Career Opportunities
Greenville CEO – June 15, 2017
The new STEM lab at Greenville Technical College connects higher-level math students to the Engineering Technologies area by exposing them to engineering-related programs and job opportunities.
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2017 Coca Cola Scholar names WTC Instructor as Educator of Distinction
The Kingstree News – June 13, 2017
Latia Harvin, recent graduate of C.E. Murray High School, dual enrollment student at Williamsburg Technical College, and a 2017 Coca Cola Scholar named Mrs. Sherry Yearty, WTC English and Public Speaking Instructor, her most influential educator.
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Greenville Tech to offer new corporate training program
GSA Business – June 12, 2017
On July 1, Greenville Technical College will start a new corporate training partnership program, aligning college offerings with the requirements of companies that plan employee development on an annual basis.
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Mikota named new CCTC president
The Manning Times – June 12, 2017
Dr. Michael Mikota has been chosen as the new Central Carolina Technical College president.
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Tri-County help for middle aged workers June 27
Independent Mail – June 12, 2017
Tri-County Technical College will offer advice June 27 for people over 50 who want to return to work or find better jobs.
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HGTC Culinary Institute holds first open house since opening new building
WBTW News13 – June 11, 2017
The International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach opened it’s new doors to the public on Saturday.
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Project HOPE helps students on path to healthcare careers
The Times and Democrat – June 11, 2017
Five women now have hope for a better future, thanks to a federally funded grant program available at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.
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Students explore career opportunities at Carowinds
The Times and Democrat – June 11, 2017
Bright and early in May, high school students from Denmark Technical College Project Lead the Way advanced manufacturing and dual enrollment welding students climbed on a bus and headed to Carowinds, an amusement park in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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MTC president Rhames receives SACUBO award
Columbia Business Monthly – June 9, 2017
Midlands Technical College (MTC) president Dr. Ronald L. Rhames received the Distinguished Service Award from the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers (SACUBO).
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OCtech welcomes spring Honor Society members
The Times and Democrat – June 8, 2017
The newest members of the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society have been inducted at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.
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SCC to offer ‘Call Me MISTER’
The Union Times – June 8, 2017
Spartanburg Community College and Clemson University have partnered to offer Upstate men an opportunity to become teachers through a unique educational mentorship initiative aimed at increasing South Carolina’s diverse teacher pool of candidates — the Call Me MISTER program.
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GE Bridge to Learning at Greenville Tech gives students interactive insight into advanced manufacturing
The Greenville News – June 7, 2017
Greenville Technical College has created a high-tech, hands-on exhibition designed to dazzle young people with the abundant opportunities of advanced manufacturing.
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Around the Nation


The Slowly Diversifying Presidency
Inside Higher Ed – June 20, 2017
Colleges and universities turn to experienced presidents in times of pressure, curtailing gains in diversity, study finds.
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Alternative System for Registered Apprenticeships
Inside Higher Ed – June 16, 2017
A new executive order from the White House seeks to expand apprenticeships and open the door to a larger role for industry groups and alternative education providers.
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Decades-old work-study program faces major cuts
Community College Daily – June 16, 2017
Hannah Zwick put herself through college by working as a fundraiser for her university under the federal work-study program. She liked the job so much that she decided to pursue a career in education.
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Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships
Community College Daily – June 15, 2017
President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered more money and a bigger role for private companies in designing apprenticeship programs meant to fill some of the 6 million open jobs in the U.S.
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New Money and New Players on Apprenticeships
Inside Higher Ed – June 14, 2017
Trump administration’s apprenticeship push will include call for up to $200 million in new funding, a less balky federal registration process and more participation by noncollege education providers.
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Commencement 2017
Ceremonies Are Rich in Diversity and Inspiration
Community College Week – June 13, 2017
One graduate is a Mexican immigrant who defied the stereotypes voiced by President Trump. She took seven long years to graduate and was selected by her college to speak at commencement.
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