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Officials Break Ground on Student Success Center

Tri-County Technical College broke ground September 16 on a 75,000-square-foot Student Success Center, the first new building on the Pendleton Campus in two decades.

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Tri-County to Host Forum for State House Candidates September 28

Tri-County Technical College will hold a bipartisan forum September 28 for students and the community to meet candidates running for State House offices in the tri-county district. The "Pizza & Politics" forum will be held from 1:20 - 2:15 p.m. in the Marshall Parker Auditorium on Tri-County’s Pendleton Campus.

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Tri-County’s MLT Grads Report Perfect Pass Rate on ASCP Exam

Polly Kay, who has led Tri-County Technical College’s Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program for the last decade and will retire August 15 after a 27-year teaching career at the College, received the best retirement gift she could ask for – her final graduating class earned a perfect pass rate on the National American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) exam.

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Donna Kirby Gets ‘Back to Work” with AARP Foundation Grant

Donna Kirby left the workforce in 1982 to start her family. For 12 years she had worked as a legal secretary -- typing an impressive 150 words per minute -- first on an electric typewriter and later using Word Perfect 5.0 on her first computer.

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Tri-County’s Pharmacy Technician Program Receives Three-Year Reaccreditation

Tri-County Technical College’s Pharmacy Technician program received a three-year reaccreditation following reviews and recommendations by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

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Gayle Arries Receives Presidential Medallion for Staff Excellence

Gayle Arries, director of marketing at Tri-County Technical College, was honored August 15 with the highest award given for staff excellence at the College.

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Community Paramedicine Named Advisory Committee of the Year

A new advisory committee that worked this year to research and create the curriculum for a model Community Paramedicine program at Tri-County Technical College received the Advisory Committee of the Year award.

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Three Hundred and Thirteen Students Named to Dean’s List for Spring 2016

Three hundred and thirteen students have been named to Tri-County Technical College’s Dean’s List for spring 2016.

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Seventy-three Students Named to Tri-County’s Academic Distinction List for Spring 2016

Seventy-three students have been named to Tri-County Technical College’s Academic Distinction List for spring 2016.

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One Hundred andThirty-Four Students Named to President’s List for Spring 2016

One hundred and thirty-four students have been named to Tri-County Technical College’s President’s List for spring 2016.To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must be classified as a degree, diploma, or certificate-seeking student; earn at least 12 credit hours in courses numbered 100 or above; attain a GPR of 4.00; cannot earn a “F,” “WF,” or “U” grade for courses numbered 100 or below.

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FREE BACK TO WORK 50+ Smart Strategies for 50+ Job Seekers Set for Thursday, August 4

Tri-County Technical College’s Anderson QuickJobs Center will host a FREE BACK TO WORK 50+ Smart Strategies for 50+ Jobseekers Thursday, August 4.

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Tri-County’s MLT Grads Report Perfect Pass Rate on ASCP Exam

Polly Kay, who has led Tri-County Technical College’s Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program for the last decade and will retire August 15 after a 27-year teaching career at the College, received the best retirement gift she could ask for – her final graduating class earned a perfect pass rate on the National American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) exam.

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Veterinary Technology Adoption Day Is July 21

Tri-County Technical College’s Veterinary Technology Department will hold a Pet Adoption Day Thursday, July 21, from 2 - 6 p.m. at Halbert Hall on the Pendleton Campus.

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Dr. Ronnie L. Booth to Address Graduates at Summer Commencement

Dr. Ronnie L. Booth, president of Tri-County Technical College, will deliver the College's summer commencement address Wednesday, August 3, at 6 p.m. at the Anderson Civic Center.

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Sheriffs Candidates’ Debates to Be Held at Tri-County Campuses

PENDLETON --- All of the candidates in the Anderson and Pickens counties sheriffs’ races will participate in debates at two of Tri-County Technical College’s community campuses next week.

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Randy Blackston Receives 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award

Randy Blackston of Anderson received Tri-County Technical College’s 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award at the College’s spring commencement May 10 at the Anderson Civic Center. The award, which highlights his dedication to his alma mater, was presented to him by President Ronnie L. Booth.

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Williamston Couple Secures Maintenance Technician Jobs at Voith Prior to Graduation

Husband and wife Nathan and Stephannie Albrecht spent the last two years in Tri-County Technical College’s Mechatronics program, both seriously dedicating themselves to building competitive resumes to present to potential advanced manufacturing employers.

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John Woodson Receives Presidential Medallion for Instructional Excellence

John Woodson, program coordinator for Media Arts Production (MAP) at Tri-County Technical College, was honored May 10 with the highest award presented to the faculty. He received the Presidential Medallion for Instructional Excellence at the College's spring commencement.

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Have an Attitude of Gratitude, Ambassador David Wilkins Tells Class of 2016

If you want to be successful, you have to have an attitude of gratitude, David H. Wilkins, former U.S. Ambassador to Canada (2005-2009) and longtime Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives (1994-2005), told Tri-County Technical College’s Class of 2016.Five hundred and eighty-six received degrees, diplomas and certificates at the spring commencement held May 10 at the Anderson Civic Center.

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Jan Gibbs Receives Adjunct Faculty Award

Jan Gibbs, an adjunct instructor/lecturer in Tri-County Technical College’s Medical Assisting program, received the College’s 2016 Adjunct Faculty Presidential Award May 4.

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ECD Wins CHE’s Excellence in Service Learning Award

A service learning project that pairs Early Childhood Development (ECD) students with at-risk kindergarteners to improve the children’s language development skills has won the S.C. Commission on Higher Education’s Commendation of Excellence in Service Learning. ECD Program Coordinator Meredith McClure traveled to Columbia today (May 5) to accept the award.

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David H. Wilkins to Address Tri-County’s Spring Graduates

David H. Wilkins, former U.S. Ambassador to Canada (2005-2009) and longtime Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives (1994-2005), will deliver Tri-County Technical College's spring commencement address.

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Tri-County’s Top Students Honored at Awards Ceremony

Tri-County Technical College President Ronnie L. Booth encouraged the College’s 2016 outstanding students to take their passion for learning and apply it to every aspect of their lives. Dr. Booth addressed the group and their guests before the annual Outstanding Student Awards were presented at an awards ceremony.

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Matt Varney Says GET Degree Is Avenue to Career

Matt Varney had been out of high school for 10 years when he decided to take another crack at college. At age 28, he was married and the father of a three-year-old son. He was also more mature and goal oriented than the 18-year-old who attended the University of Kentucky for a semester before leaving with no credential and a decade of debt.

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Veterinary Technology Adoption Day Is April 20

Tri-County Technical College’s Veterinary Technology Department will hold a Pet Adoption Day Wednesday, April 20, from 2 - 6 p.m. at Halbert Hall on the Pendleton Campus.

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Tri-County Chorus’ Spring Concert Is April 22

Music instructor Julia West says Tri-County Technical College’s upcoming concert will showcase student talent through duets, solos, and ensemble pieces by members of the choir and the jazz band.The Tri-County Technical College Chorus will present its annual spring concert Friday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in the Marshall Parker Auditorium on the Pendleton Campus. The concert is free and open to the public.

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High School Students to Attend Imagine TCTC,

High school students are invited to experience the exciting STEM-related opportunities Tri-County Technical College has to offer by attending Imagine TCTC, a Campus Visit Experience, scheduled for April 7. Around 200 sophomores, juniors and seniors from area high schools will attend the event set for 9 -11 a.m. at the Pendleton Campus.

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Tri-County’s Criminal Justice Career Fair Is March 23

There is a wide range of career opportunities in law enforcement for those who hold a two-year criminal justice degree. Tri-County Technical College’s upcoming Criminal Justice Career Fair is a way to connect individuals with employers and the information they need to get into the workforce. The event will be held Wednesday, March 23, from 9 a.m. – noon in the Café on the College’s Pendleton Campus. The event is open to current students and graduates, as well as the community.

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Forum Presenters Highlight Selling Points of Technical Career Pathways: A Clear Path, A Great Starting Point, No Debt

Two years ago business, industry and education partners gathered to strategize and develop action plans to encourage high school students to choose careers in advanced manufacturing.“The goal was to develop action plans to increase the pace and number of high school students who are pursuing technical degrees in preparation for careers in advanced manufacturing,” said Amanda Blanton, director of high school engagement and outreach at Tri-County Technical College.

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Tri-County Technical College Dominates 2016 SCSTA College Festival Event

Tri-County Technical College students swept the top prizes at the 2016 South Carolina Speech and Theater Association’s Annual College Festival Competition, taking home the overall college championship, the overall individual student award and placing in seven different events.

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Veterinary Technology Adoption Day Is March 10

Tri-County Technical College’s Veterinary Technology Department will hold a Pet Adoption Day Thursday, March 10, from 2 - 6 p.m. at Halbert Hall on the Pendleton Campus.

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Tri-County Offers CEU Classes for Paramedics/EMTs at $25 Per Course

Paramedics and EMTs who need to complete continuing education requirements to maintain their professional credentials can take classes at Tri-County Technical College for just $25 per course.

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RN, LPN Grads’ NCLEX Exam Scores Exceed State, National Pass Rates

Tri-County Technical College’s RN and LPN graduates’ performance on state board exams exceed both state and national pass rates, according to a year-to-date report released by the SC Board of Nursing.

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