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NewsTuesday, May 17, 2011
May 26 Event to Showcase Signature Programs at Easley Campus
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5/16/2011
(By Lisa Garrett)
EASLEY --- This fall, Tri-County Technical College will add first-semester Industrial Electronics Technology (IET) and Licensed Practical Nursing classes to its program offerings at the Easley Campus.
The College is hosting an event to showcase these signature programs, along with the University Transfer program, Thursday, May 26, from 2 - 6 p.m. College representatives from admissions, financial aid and more will be on hand to answer questions.
The IET curriculum is still offered in its entirety at the Pendleton Campus, and the full first-semester courses and labs will be offered at Easley, beginning in August. The Licensed Practical Nursing program will move from the Pendleton Campus to the Easley Campus this fall.
Guests at the Easley Campus showcase event can tour the Academic Building, which houses classrooms, offices, a multi-purpose room, student lounge and science labs, as well as the QuickJobs Development Center, a 4,600-square-foot building used for employee and workforce training.
In addition to IET, Practical Nursing and University Transfer, Easley Campus course offerings include Health Sciences, Criminal Justice, and Medical Office Specialist, in addition to the Early Childhood Development and Entrepreneurship /Small Business certificate programs. In addition, Business Foundations and University Studies Transfer certificates will be available this fall.
Non-credit classes (personal interest and professional development) are offered through the Corporate and Community Education (CCE) Division. These professional and personal interest classes include Certified Nurse Aide, transportation (truck driving CDL) office skills and leadership training.
The Easley Campus gives the College a presence in each of the three counties. The campus will better serve the citizens of Pickens County by offering credit and continuing education courses to residents.
The Easley Campus is located at 1774 Powdersville Road.
For more information, contact the Easley Campus at 220-8888.