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Tri-County Chorus’ Fall Concert is November 21

Tri-County Technical College’s annual fall choir concert, set for November 21, will include the premier of an instrumental ensemble. The chorus, along with members of a new band class, will present their Fall Concert at 7 p.m. in the Marshall Parker Auditorium on the Pendleton Campus. The performance is free and open to the public.

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Veterinary Technology Adoption Day is November 20

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

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JTEKT President Ken Hopkins to Tri-County: “We Need What You’ve Got”

JTEKT North America Chief Operating Officer Ken Hopkins says he has driven by Tri-County Technical College several times in recent years, and it always looked impressive. But Thursday, Hopkins, who was the College’s keynote speaker for its annual report luncheon, had the time to tour the Pendleton Campus, as well as the Industrial Technology Center in Sandy Springs, where he observed students training to work in the fields of CNC, welding and mechatronics– just the kinds of employees the Walhalla plant and JTEKT’s other U.S. facilities need to produce automotive steering systems, drive line couplings, bearings and machine tools.

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Foundation Honors Bosch with Philanthropist of the Year Award

The Tri-County Technical College Foundation named Robert Bosch LLC in Anderson the 2014 recipient of its Philanthropist of the Year award.

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Tamassee-Salem High Grad Turns Calculations into Creations

Danielle Queen thinks it’s cool to see her mathematical calculations turn into creations.

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Koyo-Co-op Wesley O’Kelley Trains for Lifelong Career

Over the next few years, Koyo Bearings in Walhalla will be facing a dilemma common to many manufacturers – filling jobs vacated by senior employees who take with them a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

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Anderson Rotary Club Scholarship Supports Student Veteran

Sgt. E5 Rob Clinedinst intended to devote his life and career to serving and protecting his country and state.

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Veterans’ Job Fair Set for November 7 at Tri-County

Tri-County Technical College is reaching out to veterans who are looking for employment by sponsoring a job fair November 7. Around 25 companies will be on hand at the Veterans’ Job Fair set for 9 a.m. – noon in the Café on the College’s Pendleton Campus. Tri-County student veterans get priority admission from 9-10 a.m. The event will be open to the public at 10 a.m.

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Learning Beyond Campus Impacted Robin Kyle’s Life, Career Choice

Two years after graduating with an associate in Arts degree from Tri-County Technical College, Robin Kyle still keeps in contact with former English instructor Todd Crisp-Simons and never misses a chance to thank him for leading an annual Boston study tour that she says impacted and changed her life in positive ways.

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SCMC Credential Complements McGarry’s Industrial Electronics Degree

Lauren McGarry had no idea what an associate degree or SCMC certification could do for her in terms of earning potential when she entered the Industrial Electronics Technology (IET) program.

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Lindsey Montjoy: From LPN to Professor

Lindsey Montjoy is a self-described planner and a goal setter and it has paid off. At age 31, she has earned four college degrees – two from Tri-County Technical College and two from Clemson University. She has advanced from an LPN to a lecturer in the School of Nursing at Clemson University in just a decade.

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New Teaching Model Creates Smoother, Shorter Academic Journey

Math has never been Katie Hollen’s strong suit so she expected to struggle with the math section of the COMPASS placement test she took prior to enrolling at Tri-County Technical College. Scores revealed that she needed to increase her competencies in math and English by taking Comprehensive Studies classes during her freshman semester.

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Mentoring Program Plays Role in Student’s Success

Soffion (pronounced Chiffon) Robinson went through most of her adult life hiding the fact that she dropped out of high school at age 17. It wasn’t until she was nearly 40 when she confessed to her pastor and later to her three high-school-age-daughters that she never earned a high school diploma in her home state of New York. “I carried that secret for decades because I was so embarrassed that I didn’t finish high school.

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Tri-County Technical College Fills Three Leadership Positions

Tri-County Technical College filled three key leadership positions by hiring Grayson Kelly as executive director of the Foundation, Dan Cooper as director of economic development and government relations and promoting Galen DeHay to senior vice president.

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Tri-County to Host Town Hall Forum for Candidates October 15 at Tri-County

Tri-County Technical College will hold an informal town hall forum Wednesday, October 15, for students to meet candidates running for state and local offices. 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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CMT Network Partners with Tri-County to Empower Education

Tri-County Technical College is one of 20 community colleges nationwide selected to participate as a partner in Country Music Television (CMT)’s Empowering Education campaign.

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Two Pickens County Residents Appointed to College’s Commission

Two Pickens County residents have been appointed to Tri-County Technical College’s Commission, the nine-member governing board of the College.Governor Nikki R. Haley appointed Dr. Valerie Ramsey, of Easley, and Tom Hendricks, of Liberty, to the Commission, effective April 2014. Their terms expire July 2017.

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Tri-County’s Foundation Board Welcomes Two New Members

Two Anderson County community leaders have been elected to serve on Tri-County Technical College’s Foundation Board of Directors.

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The Grainger Foundation Supports Tri-County Technical College, Welding Department

The Grainger Foundation, an independent, private foundation, donated $5,000 to Tri-County Technical College in support of the expansion of the cutting lab in its Welding department.

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Tri-County’s Licensed Practical Nursing Program Receives Continued Eight-Year Accreditation

Tri-County Technical College’s Licensed Practical Nursing program received a continued eight-year accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) at its July meeting. This is the highest recommendation a program can receive from its accrediting body.

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Media Technology and Arts Named Advisory Committee of the Year

The work of Tri-County Technical College’s Media Technology and Arts Advisory Committee in helping to redesign the program’s curriculum as it moved in the direction of multimedia and content creation earned them the honor of advisory committee of the year.

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Pickens County Businesses and Industries Invited to August 27 Workforce Opportunity Summit

Pickens County businesses and industries are invited to a workforce opportunity summit August 27 to discuss the skills and competencies needed to compete in today and tomorrow’s workplace. They also will learn how work-based learning and apprenticeships can supply their workforce needs.

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Ann Hall Receives Presidential Medallion for Staff Excellence

Ann Hall, accounting manager for the Business Affairs Division at Tri-County Technical College, was honored Thursday (August 14) with the highest award given for staff excellence at the College.

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