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President's Newsletter

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...

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...

September 18

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Real Growth: Workspace and relationships with MTC help business reach the next level

“The superior space at MTC enabled us to increase our manufacturing capacity while providing us access to network with and hire skilled students to grow.” William E. Brewer, Ph.D., F-ABFT, President and CEO, DPX Technologies, LLC DPX Technologies,...

September 18

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Real Results: Growing Businesses with Online Training

Businesses looking to expand their training capacity and their revenue are discovering MTC’s flexible online training capabilities. Discover how this innovative approach is eliminating one company’s training backlog without losing the personal touch...

September 18

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Real Partnerships: The Apprenticeship Impact, Online Training Integration, and a Seat at the Table

As many companies in the Midlands focus on growth, they are also learning first-hand how partnering with Midlands Technical College helps them build their labor force and equip their current employees with the skills the company needs at the next...

August 14

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Real Pathways: MTC Lays Clearer Path for Students with Transfer, Articulation, and Bridge Agreements

​Students who apply to Midlands Technical College have many choices when it comes to continuing their higher education path after graduation. “Historically, Midlands Technical College has been the number one choice for students planning to transfer...

August 14

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Real Leadership: Leadership Society Opens Doors for MTC Students

One day, MTC student Abigail Eiler received an email from one of her instructors that would change her life. In the email, her instructor explained that because Eiler had a high grade-point average, she should look into joining MTC's chapter of the...

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