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July 09

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Turning Big Ideas into the American Dream

Career Specialist Sandra Smith Cassell celebrates the completion of her entrepreneurial training with Tom Ledbetter. Being a successful business owner has been the “American Dream” for many individuals, but Tom Ledbetter, MTC’s Associate Vice...

July 09

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Tuition-Free MTC Education for 2019 Fairfield Graduates

Pictured left to right: MTC President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames, Fairfield County School District Board Chairman William Frick, and Fairfield County Council Chairman Cornelius Robinson. For the first time in history, the 2019 high school graduating class...

June 28

More Scholarship Money on the Way for Many Midlands Technical College Students

Starting this fall semester, many Midlands Technical College (MTC) students will be eligible for additional scholarship funding, making MTC even more affordable. The new scholarship program called the SC Workforce and Industrial Needs Scholarship (...

June 11

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MTC Students have the Upper Hand

Army Veteran Anthony Orosz spent the last 29 years pursuing higher education, attending multiple colleges and even receiving a prior degree. But this May, for the first time, he walked across the stage at a graduation ceremony. “I’m excited. I have...

June 11

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Adults Achieving Dreams

Serra Sizemore (center) with her family. Serra Sizemore had been a stay-at-home mother of five for years when she decided she wanted to go back to school. “When my youngest child entered kindergarten, I had a job as a server, but I wasn’t happy,”...

June 11

"MTC President with two BOOM program students"

Job Training that Booms

BOOM graduate Eric George, Dr. Rhames, and Tana Lee, Director of Technology and Career Education for Richland School District One, celebrate the graduation event. MTC continues defining new pathways for students to find employment while addressing...

May 29

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High School Students with Disabilities Complete Successful MTC Job-Training Program with a BOOM

Fifteen students completed the Building Occupational Opportunities in the Midlands or BOOM Program. They received hands-on, real-world experience in the construction field, earned a 10-hour OSHA Construction Credential, and a Certificate in Building...

May 17

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Midlands Technical College Grants College Credits to Army Finance Soldiers in Training

Colonel Richard J. Hoerner, Commandant, US Army Financial Management School, and MTC Vice Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Diane Carr sign an agreement giving college credit to soldiers at the Financial Management School. Furthering its...

May 15

Students applying for Michelin Scholarships

Midlands Technical College Students Receive Full Scholarships, Part-Time Jobs from Michelin

Students from area high schools in Lexington County donned Michelin ball caps and signed contracts to join Midlands Technical College (MTC) and Michelin as Michelin Technical Scholars. A highly successful college-corporate partnership, the Technical...

May 09

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Nearly 2,400 Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates Awarded at 2019 Midlands Technical College Commencement

Dr. Rhames (left) and Commission Chair Garry Powers (right) award an Honorary Associate Degree in Humane Letters to Honorable Ernest F. Hollings, accepted by his son, Michael Hollings. Midlands Technical College (MTC) awarded nearly 2,400 degrees,...

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