Success Stories

STEM

Brantley B.

Since Midlands Technical College is organized for students of all types, they have enabled Brantley to earn a computer programming degree at the pace that met her needs. "This has proven that people like myself, with neurological challenges, can prosper and have a positive impact in society."

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Ashton June

Ashton knew he needed a career change, and it would require returning to college. For him, Midlands Technical College was the perfect place.

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Lasenta Lewis-Ellis

Enterprising Women Magazine has named MTC alumna Lasenta Lewis-Ellis the 2016 Enterprising Woman of the Year. The award is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognitions for female business owners. Lasenta said her MTC Architectural Engineering and Technology degree set her up for real success.

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English and Humanities STEM

Ashley Ramirez

Ashley Ramirez is a self-proclaimed nerd who pulled off an amazing academic feat. She earned two degrees from MTC before she graduated from high school. Her parents met while taking classes at Midlands Technical College and married shortly afterwards, so it makes sense that Ashley Ramirez felt a Real Connection to MTC.

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Joe Johnson

Joe went to MTC earn his GED and ended up taking full advantage of the offerings at MTC and staying for two years. After he left MTC, Joe went on to the University of South Carolina and did really well. He felt prepared, got good grades and was able to get a computer programming job right out of school.

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Cyntia Seumo

When Cyntia Seumo was awarded a scholarship from Midlands TechHire at Midlands Technical College (MTC), she says her life started clicking. Only 18 weeks after beginning her first class at MTC, Cyntia completed training in the Desktop and Server Administrator program and received a paid internship with Columbia-managed IT services and business products provider, Carolina Business Equipment.

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English and Humanities STEM

Jake Tyler

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.

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Alphonzo Royal

At Midlands Technical College, you get the skills you need to get a job because you receive hands-on training. Read Alphonzo's testimony about hard work, dedication, and the incredible programs offered at MTC.

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Dr. Bill Mulkey

In 1972, Bill helped create a two-year associate degree in science that taught radiography at MTC. The program combined clinical training and coursework with college credits.

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Devin Henson

The Differential Equations math class Devin taught at MTC launched a high altitude weather balloon (HAB) with a GoPro camera. From planning, design, setup, launch, and retrieval, this first-of-its-kind project at MTC was made possible only because of the full funding provided by the MTC Foundation.

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David Peacock

David Peacock spent 23 years serving the United States Air Force, with multiple deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, and other areas in the Middle East. After enduring several injuries on the battlefield during search and rescue missions, he was medically retired due to traumatic brain injury (TBI). After getting to a certain point in his recovery, Peacock found himself asking the difficult question of, "what's next?"

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STEM Education and Public Service

Joe and Shanita D'Angelo

Joe graduated from MTC in December of 2004 with an Associate in Science. Then, he went on to receive his Bachelor of Science from the University of South Carolina (USC), and two Master of Science degrees – one from USC and the other from John Hopkins University.

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Ashlee Hayes

MTC is the reason Ashlee Hayes has a job she loves as a software developer and a paycheck that is a substantially larger than what she used to make.

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