Midlands Technical College Reschedules Graduation Ceremony – Event recognizing students to be held in December

Midlands Technical College awarded nearly 2,400 degrees, diplomas, and certificates to students on May 8, 2019.

Midlands Technical College awarded nearly 2,400 degrees, diplomas, and certificates to students on May 8, 2019.

[IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Columbia, SC] – Midlands Technical College’s 2020 graduation ceremony will be held at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia on December 9, 2020. The original date for graduation was May 6.

Specifics details about the December event are still pending. It will honor students who completed their academic degree and certificate coursework in the Fall of 2019, Spring of 2020, Summer of 2020, and Fall of 2020.

“Students who completed their work in the midst of this pandemic are to be commended. It is a tremendous accomplishment,” said Dr. Ronald L. Rhames, President of Midlands Technical College. “Our leadership recognizes the dedication and perseverance of our students, and we are determined to hold an in-person ceremony so they will be honored appropriately.”

Each year, Midlands Technical College graduates more than 2,000 students. The ceremony recognizes students from more than 100 academic programs. Students who finished their degrees this Spring will receive diplomas in the mail in June, and they are invited to walk across the stage in December.

Midlands Technical College (MTC) is a non-profit, six-campus, two-year public college serving Richland, Lexington, and Fairfield counties in South Carolina. The college provides higher education opportunities that stimulate the local economy by generating a world-class workforce and enhancing the social vitality of the community. MTC enrolls approximately 28,000 students annually, making it one of the largest providers of higher education in South Carolina and one of the largest providers of transfer students to the University of South Carolina. The Corporate and Continuing Education (CCE) program is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the Southeast and provides training to hundreds of area businesses each year. Learn more at MIDLANDSTECH.EDU.

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