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October 11

Real Love: Graduates celebrate success in love and life thanks to MTC

It’s a love story that Joe and Shanita D’Angelo say blossomed on the Midlands Technical College Beltline Campus. “I didn't think I could afford to go to school, and he said ‘you can.’” Shanita says Joe was already enrolled at MTC. Shanita was...

October 11

Real Results: MTC creates custom solutions for Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands

Midlands Technical College worked with Boys & Girls Club (B&GC) of the Midlands to create Be Great University, an innovative approach to employee development. Within three years, the program helped reduce high employee turnover at the B&...

October 11

Real Invention: The Smithsonian turns to MTC to design and create tool for a national public service project

The University of Virginia (UVA), Princeton University, and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History have been piloting a unique method of teaching math, science, English, and social studies to hundreds of middle school students, who...

October 04

Midlands Technical College President Selected for Richland School District One Hall of Fame

Midlands Technical College (MTC) President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames has been selected for the Richland School District One Hall of Fame. Dr. Rhames is one of six new members who will be inducted into the school district’s 2016 Hall of Fame, which is the...

September 27

Journalist, Best-Selling Author, Foreign Policy Expert – Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Joins Midlands Audiences for Enlightening Conversation

“There is no greater multiplier in the fight against poverty than an educated female.” —Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Applauded for her insight by Angelina Jolie and her writing described as “inspiring” by Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon can...

September 27

Midlands Technical College Foundation Receives $10,000 to help expand welding program

(photo left to right) Robby Wilkins, MTC Commission Chair; Jack Hoekstra, CEO of the MTC Foundation; Ray Thomas, MTC Welding Program Coordinator; Kristen M. Beckham, Dominion External Affairs Representative; Vince Earls, MTC Welding Program...

September 14

Lucky Chops – A Band of Friends Who Made Its Name on NYC Subway Platforms Comes to S.C. for the First Time

It’s Adele’s “Hello,” with a tenor saxophone singing the lead. Ariana Grande’s “Problem” with a trumpet hitting those high A’s. It’s an infectious party led by troubadours set on returning joy and connection to the popular music industry. Born on...

September 13

Real Giving: MTC Commission Chair’s family pledges $100,000 gift to college

MTC Commission Chair Robby Wilkins has announced a pledged gift of more than $100,000 in support of the college. The gift is a combined donation by the Wilkins family that is reflective of the family’s admiration and respect of the work MTC does for...

September 13

Real Commitment: MTC fuels workforce development in the Midlands

Through affordable education and top-notch training programs, MTC is preparing real students for real jobs and becoming a recognized leader in workforce development. Nearly 50 top Midlands employers came to MTC’s career days this month to recruit...

September 13

Real Standards: Accredited MTC programs educate students at the highest levels

The SACSCOC last conducted a comprehensive review of MTC in 2010, and the accreditation body had zero recommendations for improvement – a very rare endorsement that less than one percent of colleges receive. As a follow up, SACSCOC reviewed Midlands...

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