October 16


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,...

September 04


Midlands Technical College, University of South Carolina Clear the Path to Train More Engineers

left to right – MTC President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames; Sandra Kelly, vice provost and dean of undergraduate studies at UofSC; and Jed Lyons, senior associate dean for academic affairs at the UofSC College of Engineering and Computing. Midlands...

August 20

Two workers installing solar panels on a roof

Midlands Technical College Launches Program in Renewable Energy

Four years ago, South Carolina passed legislation that created a pathway for growth in the renewable energy industry. With this change in South Carolina law, the demand for photovoltaic installers has increased. Thus far, much of the installation...

June 14


Midlands Technical College Honors Society Wins Six Phi Theta Kappa International Awards

Rhiannon Barnes, Chapter Vice President; and Sara Oswald, winner of the Paragon Award for New Advisors, celebrate their regional awards from MTC’s Alpha Eta Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. The Midlands Technical College Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor...

June 12

MTC and USC representatives holding signed agreements

Midlands Technical College and the University of South Carolina sign agreement to educate more teachers

As South Carolina faces a growing teacher shortage, academic leaders from the University of South Carolina and Midlands Technical College came together on June 12 to sign an agreement that will lead to more students pursuing and earning...

May 10

Dr. Rhames and Annie Dillard

More than 2,200 Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates Awarded at Midlands Technical College Commencement

MTC President Ron Rhames presents MTC’s oldest graduate, Annie Dillard, with her Associate in Arts Degree. Midlands Technical College (MTC) awarded more than 2,200 degrees, diplomas, and certificates to students from more than 100 academic programs...

March 13

Twelve MTC faculty receive national recognition for outstanding contributions and leadership.

Real Recognition: MTC Instructors Honored for Innovation

Twelve members of the Midlands Technical College (MTC) faculty have been named recipients of the John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award. The awards are presented annually by the League for Innovation to select two-year college faculty and staff...

February 13

Picture of Alan Grier

National Association Presents Top Award to MTC’s Alan Grier for Contributions to Manufacturing Workforce

Midlands Technical College instructor Dr. Alan Grier has received the Innovative ATC Workforce Development Award from the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers (NCATC). The award recognizes outstanding workforce development professionals...

October 17

Midlands Technical College Advisor Selected for Honor Society International Alumni Board

Midlands Technical College advisor and alumna Sara Oswald has been selected to serve as the Division One Vice President Phi Theta Kappa's (PTK) Alumni Advisory Board. The PTK Honor Society recognizes academic achievement of college students and...

September 12

Real Care: MTC Dental Hygiene students volunteer for mission work without leaving Columbia

Midlands Technical College second-year dental hygiene students and faculty had a learning experience out of the classroom when they volunteered their services to hundreds of Midlands residents in need of free dental care. More than 800 patients...