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September 12

Real Direction: Student has a defined career path thanks to MTC

“I wasn’t really sure about what kind of career I wanted to pursue, and the MTC faculty and staff helped me figure it out.” Sarah Donnelley says she entered MTC two years ago with little personal direction or goals. “The Midlands Technical College...

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...

September 12

Real Impact: MTC emergency assistance helps students complete their goals

Unexpected situations and financial hardships can make it difficult for students to balance the cost of college. When MTC student and single mother Rochelle Goodwin experienced a financial emergency, the MTC Foundation’s Emergency Grant Fund got her...

August 08

Real Passion: MTC Commission Chair is a Champion for Economic and Workforce Development

George P. (Garry) Powers has begun his two-year term as Chair of the Midlands Technical College (MTC) Commission. He has been a member of the Commission since 2009, bringing a depth of knowledge in the economic development areana. Here is...

August 08

Real Achievement: MTC Industrial Technologies Instructor Named Top Technical College Faculty Member in the State

The South Carolina Association of Technical College Commissioners has named Midlands Technical College (MTC) Industrial Technologies instructor Dr. Alan Grier the top Technical College Faculty Member for 2017. An exceptional faculty member at MTC...

August 08

Real Services: MTC Offers Educational Help to Former V.C. Summer Employees

Midlands Technical College (MTC) is participating in several career fairs over the next few weeks to help former employees at the V.C. Summer Plant explore education and training options that can help them re-enter the workforce. “Midlands Technical...

August 08

Midlands Technical College President Ron Rhames Elected to Prominent National Board

Midlands Technical College President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames has been elected to serve on the Board of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Founded in 1920, the American Association of Community Colleges has become the leading...

July 11

MTC Counseling and Career Services Director Honored with Department of Corrections Community Partner Award

Department of Corrections Deputy Director Michael McCall (left) presents the Judge Bill Byars Community Partner Award to MTC Director of Counseling and Career Services. Dr. Phil Morris, Midlands Technical College’s (MTC) Director of Counseling and...

July 11

Real access: MTC is a leader in creating career pathways

As job opportunities in STEM continue to grow, Midlands Technical College (MTC) is doing its part to create pathways to these fields. In central South Carolina, there are projected to be 20,000 open jobs over the next five years. Many of these...

July 11

HT@MTC Introduces Sixth Season Packed Full of Acrobats, Comedy, Theatre, and Jazz

Whether bouncing to the rafters with circus troupe Flip FabriQue, soaring to Neverland with Peter Pan, or leaping across the stage with EVIDENCE and Pilobolus; this year at Harbison Theatre is sure to inspire. Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical...

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