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November 13

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Real Impact: Funds Donated to the MTC Foundation Positively Affect Students

Nicole McCune knows how important scholarships are from her experience as an MTC student. “At the time, I was facing challenges financially, and receiving the money was another motivation for me to do my best,” said McCune. She says the scholarship...

November 13

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Real Prepared: Corporate Investments with MTC Build Talent Pipeline

Midlands Technical College (MTC) and the Columbia Chamber of Commerce are joining forces and launching the Midlands Youth Apprenticeship (MYA) program, a partnership that creates a career-education pathway for area businesses while building a...

November 13

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Real Passion for Giving

When Jan Rivers goes out to eat, she is dismayed by families who sit around a table and ignore each other while they scroll and text on their phones. “I think we’ve become too detached from one another due to technology” says the woman who actually...

November 12

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Midlands Technical College Named 2019 “Best College for Veterans” by Military Times

Air Force veteran David Peacock overcame his disability to become the top-honored student in MTC's automotive technology program. Military Times selected Midlands Technical College (MTC) as a Military Times “Best College for Veterans” for 2019. MTC...

November 01

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The Ritedose Corporation Open for Business on MTC Enterprise Campus

The Ritedose Corporation (TRC) President and CEO Jody Chastain welcomes guests to the new facility on the MTC Enterprise Campus The Ritedose Corporation (TRC), the first company to build and open a facility at the Midlands Technical College (MTC)...

October 16

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Midlands Technical College, Area School Districts Sign Agreement to Train Welders More Quickly

left to right – MTC President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames (center) signs the articulation agreement with representatives from local school districts. Midlands Technical College (MTC) has partnered with high-school-level welding programs in Lexington,...

October 10

Weather Watch: MTC Monitors Hurricane Michael

Weather Update: Weather Update for October 10, 2018: All MTC campuses are open, and all classes and events are happening as scheduled. Midlands Technical College is in touch with state and local officials, and we will keep you updated on this...

October 10

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Midlands Technical College Puts $60,000 to Work Helping Students Pursue Manufacturing Jobs

Midlands Technical College is using $60,000 received from the Gene Haas Foundation to provide tuition assistance for students who wish to enroll in MTC Advanced Manufacturing programs. Haas presented two $30,000 checks to support both MTC’s Academic...

October 09

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Real Life Changer: MTC grad receives three job offers after internship

MTC is the reason Ashlee Hayes has a job she loves as a software developer and a paycheck that is a substantially larger than what she used to make. She is a recent graduate of the TechHire program, which is working to build a pipeline of...

October 09

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Real Advice: Advisory Committees Keep MTC in Step with Industry Needs

Midlands Technical College (MTC) has more than 100 academic career, transfer, and training programs that rely on advisory committees to help them keep up with current workforce trends. Advisory committee members are experts in their fields who...

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