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December 14

Midlands Technical College Foundation Receives $25,000 from Wells Fargo to Support Veterans Education

(left to right) Jack Hoekstra, CEO of the MTC Foundation; Ronald L. Rhames, MTC President; Susan Bankson, SC Community Affairs Representative for Wells Fargo; Holt Chetwood, Wells Fargo Midlands Market President; Garry Powers, MTC Commission Chair...

December 12

Real Generosity: MTC Students Give Back to Community During Holiday Season

MTC Early Childhood Development students deliver toys to Ronald McDonald House. “We try and make giving back a part of the student culture here at MTC,” said Midlands Technical College President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames. “I think what these students are...

December 12

Real Gratitude: Student’s Dream is Coming True Thanks to Gift from MTC Alum

When MTC alum Lasenta Lewis-Ellis established two scholarships for MTC students, she wanted to pay forward the gift of education that was given to her. She – being a scholarship recipient herself while at MTC – knew the difference the scholarships...

December 12

Real Impact: Local Companies Provide Gifts of Education

MTC students enjoyed breakfast, received a presentation about Flex’s global operation, and toured the 450,000 sq. ft. facility. Thanks to the generosity of local manufacturing companies, Midlands Technical College scholarship recipients are getting...

November 30

Midlands Technical College Hosts area CEOs and CIOs, Explores Solutions to Common Information Technology Challenges

MTC President Ron Rhames and Army Chief Information Officer Lieutenant General Crawford spoke to leaders of area businesses about IT needs at the forum at Midlands Technical College. Around 25 leaders from Midlands-area organizations came together...

November 15

Students Immerse Themselves in Live Theatre at Midlands Technical College Playwright Festival

MTC students rehearse the original play “Guitar Association” for the November 18 Midlands Technical College Playwright Festival. What happens when six students write stories about life, love, and joy; and their classmates help direct, produce, and...

November 14

Real Career Change: MTC Program Offers Fresh Start

Kadejah Pickering was a retail assistant manager for more than 15 years when she sustained a major injury and was no longer able to continue in that line of work. Suddenly, she was faced with the need to make a career change. “It forced me to re-...

November 14

Real Commitment: MTC Looks to Strengthen Bond with Midlands K-12 Community

“Last year, about 17% of your graduates attended MTC right after graduation. I believe that number could be significantly higher, if not double.” That’s what Dr. Ronald L. Rhames, President of Midlands Technical College, told more than 50 leaders of...

November 14

Real Convenience: Students Rave about MTC’s New, Ultra-Modern, High-Tech Building

Midlands Technical College freshman Kristle Rogers started classes this fall at MTC’s Beltline Campus, expecting a fair amount of walking to attend classes and to find the different resources that would help her succeed. When she discovered the new...

November 09

Midlands Technical College Opens Learning Resource Center on Beltline Campus

Midlands Technical College students, faculty, and staff joined a host of community partners to officially open the new Learning Resource Center on the college’s Beltline Campus. Midlands Technical College (MTC) officially opened its $14.5 million...

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