President's Newsletter

Upcoming Events

March 10

Coronavirus Mitigation and Education

Message from the President The health and safety of the Midlands Technical College family is a priority. We are actively monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) as the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) confirms...

February 11

Dr. Rhames sitting at table with three students

National Rankings for MTC Graduate Diversity

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has ranked Midlands Technical College (MTC) as one of the top colleges in nation for African-American students earning associate degrees. Five MTC career areas were in the top 25. This is the 10th consecutive year...

February 11

Dr. Rhames with Harbison Alumni Ringing Bell

5th Annual Harbison History Day at MTC

The fifth-annual Harbison History Day at MTC next week will celebrate Black History Month by welcoming graduates of Harbison Institute back to the site of their school, which was located on the Midlands Technical College Harbison Campus. The...

February 11

SC Historically Black College University Choir

HT@MTC Hosts Historic Show of HBCU Choirs

Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College ( HT@MTC ) was proud to host South Carolina’s HBCU gospel choirs in “Gospel Live,” a celebration and tribute to Black History Month. “The impact of this powerful show not only touched the people in the...

January 14

Pact Group

We've Made a Pact

One of the biggest barriers to success for youth transitioning from foster care can be the lack of a strong support system. PACT at MTC, which stands for Prioritizing Academic and Career Training at Midlands Technical College, was formed to create a...

January 14

Dr. Rhames with two students

Soft Skills Are More Important Than Ever

To succeed after graduation, students need the critical soft skills employers demand. MTC incorporates these skills into college programs and services, preparing students for lifelong success. Midlands Technical College is known for its rigorous,...

January 14

Comet Bus in Front of Academic Center

MTC Students Ride the Comet for Free

MTC students, faculty, and staff can now ride The COMET transit bus for free! You can catch The COMET 24/7, on any route throughout the Midlands, with a current MTC ID card. Midlands Technical College is excited to announce that all current MTC...

October 08

Picture of Henry Dingle

MTC Alum Facilitated $500,000 Equipment Loan for Civil Engineering Technology Students

Midlands Technical College alumnus Henry Dingle knew from the beginning that land surveying was where his passions lie, and MTC was how he was going to start achieving his goals. “When I came here, I came here to do something that I wanted to do,...

October 08


Airport Plane-Crash Exercise Gives MTC Students Life-Changing Lessons

During the AirSafe mock exercise, MTC student Aimee Axtell (center) suffered a “gash” to her forehead. When the Columbia Metropolitan Airport needed volunteer victims for a plane-crash exercise, Midlands Technical College (MTC) students were quick...

October 08


Individual Solutions for the Individual Business

The MTC Business Solution Team Whether a company is looking to enhance the skills of one employee or revamp its entire workforce, training solutions are not one size fits all. MTC’s Business Solutions team helps companies like REI Automation, Inc...