When talking about college and career readiness to her students at Robert Anderson Middle School, Danae Gaines Acker reflects on her educational and professional journey—to emphasize how varied experiences can lead to continuous learning.
For six years, the Technical Career Pathways (TCP) program has remained dedicated to its original goal—to develop a pipeline of individuals who are skilled and ready to fill in-demand jobs at manufacturing facilities across the Upstate.
Denise Bailey received Tri-County Technical College’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award at the College’s spring commencement May 7 at Littlejohn Coliseum.
We recently caught up with Frank Ballew, former Student Government Association president, who talks about his memories of attending Tri-County in the 1980s.
Two years ago, 18-year-old D.W. Daniel High School honor student Aidan Bish had multiple admissions offers to study electrical engineering at prestigious colleges across the Southeast.
As a two-year breast cancer survivor, Lynn Bonner has learned how to appreciate every moment in life.
The very day that he received his GED, Dustin David headed to Tri-County Technical College to enroll in welding courses.
Every day Corporal Jesus De Luna Soto of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office strives to make a difference in the lives of the students attending Seneca Middle School
As Senior Associate Development Specialist at Robert Bosch LLC, Nick Johnson lives for those “aha” experiences in the classroom—those magical light-bulb moments when an associate understands a concept, a skill, a strategy or a new idea.
The smiles on the faces of Mauldin Police Officer Jeanna Martin and her fellow officers rival those of the kids they have been visiting with drive-by birthday parades that serve as substitutions for in-person celebrations during the COVID-19 pandemic and shelter-in-place restrictions.
Twenty-one years ago Rhonda Morgan was reading the weekly shoppers guide and spotted an employment advertisement for a victim’s advocate, at the time a new state-mandated position in the Oconee County Sheriff’s Department.
In her graduation address to fellow Anderson 1 and 2 Adult Education GED graduates last year, 40-year-old Rachel Ossman read a quote by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale that today serves as her mantra: “Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.”
If Amanda Nicks hadn’t met Social Sciences Department Head Stacey Frank—by pure happenstance two years ago—she probably would be beginning a new job as a structural engineer—but she wouldn’t have discovered her passion for psychology and translated it into a lifelong career devoted to people and public service.
Eighteen years ago Dr. Valerie Ramsey, then an accountant/fiscal analyst at Clemson University, was asked to deliver the commencement address to Tri-County Technical College's summer graduates
“I am the Business Manager in the College of Education at Clemson University, but I am also enjoying a new role with Tri-County as a part-time instructor teaching business administration courses. I am a proud Tri-County alumnus three times over.
Reading instructor in the Comprehensive Studies Division, Mia Tensley is being honored as a Tri-County Technical College’s Educator of the Year and will be recognized at the South Carolina Technical Education Association (SCTEA) meeting in February.
Deanne Williams never knew her parents. Both died when she was an infant - their deaths just five months apart. When she was two months old, her father was killed by a drunk driver while on his way to visit her mother, who was in the hospital in Georgia suffering from brain cancer and a stroke.