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July 16

MTC Campus Reopening

"Affordable education: SC technical colleges expect enrollment boost amid coronavirus"

On July 16, 2020 Columbia's The State newspaper reported " Affordable education: SC technical colleges expect enrollment boost amid coronavirus ." Lucas Daprile called on Midlands Technical College President Dr. Ron Rhames in searching for insight...

July 16

Dr. Ron Rhames

Pandemic reveals true value in technical education

Years from now, histories will be published about the worldwide impact of COVID-19 in 2020. While we do not yet know what those pages will hold, I want to get on the record about how the leaders of South Carolina technical colleges are responding to...

July 14

Instructional videos

Safe Value, Close to Home

As MTC prepares to fully reopen this fall to students, I was recently asked what will success look like? My answer is simple. I want to be able to shake the hands of hundreds of our students in December as they triumphantly walk across the...

July 02

"Midlands colleges get ready to safely welcome students back to campus"

Midlands Technical College President Dr. Ronald Rhames spoke with ABC Columbia for a report that aired on the evening of July 1, 2020. He was one of three guests to talk with reporter Tim Scott about how colleges in the Midlands will approach campus...

June 24

MTC Faculty Member Named to “20 Under 40” List

Midland Technical College’s Mal Reeder is among those named to The State newspaper’s newest “20 under 40” class. Reeder is the immediate past chair of the MTC Faculty Council, and she teaches public speaking as member of the Humanities Department...

June 23

Midlands Technical College General Counsel Recognized by S.C. Supreme Court

Joseph Bias , General Counsel of Midlands Technical College, is among the South Carolina lawyers named to the state Supreme Court’s inaugural “Pro Bono Honor Roll.” To be eligible, an attorney must perform 50 or more hours of unpaid legal services...

June 22

Midlands Technical College Foundation Elects New Board Members

Two midlands community leaders have been elected to serve on the Midlands Technical College Foundation Board. The newly elected members bring a myriad of knowledge and experience to the board and will join the efforts of current members on the...

June 11

Midlands Technical College Freezes Tuition through end of 2020

During a virtual town hall for students Thursday evening in Columbia, Midlands Technical College announced a tuition freeze. Prices in place for 2019-2020 will remain until at least the end of the year. “I am happy to announce that MTC is freezing...

June 08


First Class of Midlands Youth Apprenticeship Graduates

Anarria Swinton & Imani Belton worked at Nephron as high school students. Seven high school seniors graduated this past week and become the first group to complete The Midlands Youth Apprenticeship Program . It is a partnership between Midlands...

June 04

Midlands Technical College Announces COVID-19 Precautions for Fall

Midlands Technical College (MTC) has announced changes and preparations for welcoming students back on campus this fall. The COVID-19 precautions will be the topic of a virtual town hall for students, parents, and potential students on June 11. “...