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May 09

Real Accomplishments: More than 2,500 degrees, diplomas, and certificates awarded to proud graduates

Thousands of proud MTC students and family members filled auditoriums this graduation season celebrating commencement exercises and pinning ceremonies honoring the hard work and achievements of Midlands Technical College students. In one of the...

May 09

First honorary degrees ever awarded by MTC presented to outstanding friends of the college

The MTC 2017 commencement marked the beginning of a new tradition. For the first time in the college’s history, MTC awarded honorary associate degrees in humane letters to outstanding friends of the college Lou Kennedy and Rev. Solomon Jackson Jr. “...

May 09

Real Scholar: Full-time soldier graduates with high honors and two degrees

Full-time soldier Army Sergeant Jake Tyler graduated from Midlands Technical College May 5, 2017, with high honors receiving both an Associate in Arts and an Associate in Science degree. At first, Sergeant Tyler was uncertain he would be able to...

May 09

Midlands Technical College and Columbia College Formalize, Expand Programs for Transfer Students

Midlands Technical College (MTC) and Columbia College (CC) have formalized a bridge agreement that will allow a seamless transition into Columbia College for MTC students who aspire to earn a four-year degree. MTC Dr. Ronald L. Rhames and Columbia...

May 05

More than 2,500 Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates Awarded at Midlands Technical College Commencement

MTC President Ronald L. Rhames, an MTC alumnus, presided over one of the college’s largest graduating classes. Midlands Technical College (MTC) awarded more than 2,500 degrees, diplomas, and certificates to students from more than 100 academic...

April 28

Midlands Technical College’s Honor’s Society Wins Five International Awards

Photo: The newly inducted members of MTC’s Alpha Eta Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. The chapter received five awards at this month’s International Convention The Midlands Technical College Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor’s Society Chapter received...

April 21

Local Dentist Honors Late Wife with Scholarships for Midlands Technical College Dental Students

Photo left to right: Coogler children Chuck Huntley and Shawn Huntley, dental hygiene student Laci Hulon, Dr. Art Coogler, expanded duty dental assisting student Amanda Hagood, and Coogler daughter Debbie Fitzmaurice. In 2015 the Midlands Technical...

April 11

Real Resources: MTC helps veteran succeed

Midlands Technical College officially opened its new Veterans Success Center on the Beltline Campus for service members and veterans to connect and network. The center is home to the only VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) site in South Carolina,...

April 11

Real Heights: MTC captures stunning images of near space

The MTC Differential Equations class first launched a high-altitude weather balloon in 2014 that captured stunning images of near space. Each semester, students execute the project, which includes researching, planning, designing, and launching the...

April 11

Real Affordability: Increasing Lottery Tuition Assistance ensures higher education remains accessible

Midlands Technical College (MTC) is joining the South Carolina Technical College System in asking the state legislature to increase the amount of Lottery Tuition Assistance (LTA) for technical college students. The LTA funding amount has dropped...

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