Category Archives: Education

MTC Hosts Over 100 Higher Education Professionals For Seventh Southeastern Assessment Institute

[caption id="attachment_15640" align="alignnone" width="719"] Faculty, staff, and administrators attend a seminar during the Southeastern Assessment Institute at Midlands Technical College.[/caption] (Columbia, S.C.) The Southeastern Assessment Institute (SAI) at Midlands Technical College is a two-day event where participants learn the ins and outs of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs). SLOs are statements that specify what students will know, be…
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SRR Intern Finds Her Passion In Computer Engineering

AIKEN, S.C. (June 20, 2018) -- Jinny Brown’s internship experience with Savannah River Remediation (SRR) this summer, coupled with her family’s Vietnamese lineage, has had a strong impact on her desire to seek a career in computer engineering and math. A junior at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, Brown juggled between three different…
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SRNS Partners with Local Education System for 10 Years

AIKEN, S.C. (June 14, 2018) – Since Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) became the management and operating contractor in 2008 at the Savannah River Site (SRS), more than 200,000 students and teachers throughout the eight counties near SRS have benefited from their dedicated efforts to enhance learning. "For many years now, we have benefited from…
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Remington College Columbia Campus announces new diploma programs

New programs now enrolling COLUMBIA, S.C. (June 26, 2018) – Remington College Columbia Campus is expanding its offerings to students with new diploma programs. The campus is now offering a Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Diploma Program and Medical Office Administration Diploma Program. Enrollment is now open and classes start July 16! The CADD Diploma Program prepares students to create…
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St. Peter’s Catholic School Announces Appointment of New Principal

June 15, 2018 – Columbia, S.C. – It was announced this week that Ms. Aubrey Herkert, soon to be Mrs. Aubrey Wall, has been appointed the new Principal of St. Peter’s Catholic School located in the heart of downtown Columbia, S.C. St. Peter’s Catholic School has been a ministry of St. Peter’s Catholic Church since…
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Midlands Technical College Honors Society Wins Six Phi Theta Kappa International Awards

[caption id="attachment_15494" align="alignleft" width="214"] Rhiannon Barnes, Chapter Vice President; and Sara Oswald, winner of the Paragon Award for New Advisors, celebrate their regional awards from MTC’s Alpha Eta Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.[/caption] (Columbia, S.C.) The Midlands Technical College Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society chapter received six awards at the PTK centennial conference…
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Free lecture tells of Maxcy Gregg, doomed champion of secessionist cause

[caption id="attachment_15480" align="alignleft" width="225"] Maxcy Gregg in uniform[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – To most Columbians today, “Maxcy Gregg” refers to a city park with a public swimming pool. The average resident would be hard-pressed to tell you where the name comes from. But in 1862, Maxcy Gregg was to South Carolina what Stonewall Jackson was to the…
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Benedict College CECOR Students Attended the Department of Engineering 2018 Cyber Conference

Benedict College CECOR  students, Cortne Dial and Khadijah Boykin, along with Carlton McAdams, S.T.E.M. faculty and Dr. Leon Geter, Director of the Benedict College Center for Cybersecurity participated in the Annual U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Cyber Conference in Austin, Texas, June 4 – 7, 2018. The conference theme was: Energizing Information and Cyber Innovation through Collaboration. Over 700…
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MTC Nursing and Health Sciences Graduates Receive Professional Pins

Columbia, S.C.  – More than 150 Midlands Technical College (MTC) nursing and health science students received their professional pins for completing their academic programs and passing their national board exams. Participation in pinning ceremonies allows graduates the opportunity to present themselves as the professional they have worked so hard to become. “The professional pins demonstrate…
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Midlands Technical College to Host Free Enterprise Program for High School Students this Summer

(Columbia, SC)  Midlands Technical College (MTC) will host the Free Enterprise Leadership Challenge (FELC) at its Beltline Campus on June 18-22.  FELC is a five-day, learning intensive, non-residential summer camp that teaches important free enterprise principles, principled leadership traits, and supports philanthropic efforts.  More than 9,000 high school students have participated in this program over the last…
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