2021

Julie Eddy named chief of staff at Greenville Technical College

In this role, she works as strategic advisor to Dr. Keith Miller and the senior management team, acts as a liaison between the president and stakeholders, and as a member of the president’s cabinet, participates in strategic planning, policy development, and decision making.

Greenville Technical College celebrates its graduates

Greenville Technical College celebrated graduates on May 7 with a walk-through ceremony, held in person at the newly renovated Dreisbach/Anderson Student Success Center. Diplomas were presented to 147 participants, and 636 continuous viewers watched the ceremony through livestream. Altogether, 701 students graduated this term.

GTC partners with USC Upstate to expand transfer program

The University of South Carolina Upstate has expanded its Direct Connect Transfer Program, enabling students who have earned an Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree from Greenville Technical College to transfer seamlessly to USC Upstate.

Dr. Larry Miller named vice president for learning and workforce development at GTC

Dr. Larry Miller has been named vice president for learning and workforce development at Greenville Technical College (GTC) following a nationwide search. In this key role, he leads the college’s seven academic schools as well as GTC’s continuing education arm, the Economic Development and Corporate Training Division.

Greenville Technical College board votes to extend tuition freeze

The Greenville Technical College Area Commission has voted to extend a tuition freeze through the end of this year, keeping education affordable during the pandemic and as the nation begins to recover. The freeze was first instituted in summer 2020 and has continued since that time.

Crystal Pitrois named a 2021 outstanding first-year student advocate

Crystal Pitrois of Greenville Technical College has been named a recipient of the Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award by the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina and Cengage.

GTC employees recognized as educators of the year

The South Carolina Technical Education Association (SCTEA) has recognized three employees from Greenville Technical College as Educators of the Year in recognition of their outstanding service and achievement.

GTC summer day camps expand 2021 offerings, ages

Adventure Tech summer day camps for middle schoolers returns to in-person and adds virtual camps. Adventure Tech Junior available for 8-10 year olds, and Accelerate U launches new culinary camps for rising 9th-12th graders.

Diversity Leaders Initiative project aids returning citizens

As part of a Diversity Leaders Initiative community action project, Greenville Technical College and the Phillis Wheatley Community Center provided community members released from incarceration with backpacks containing toiletries, clothing, training information, and resources.

Greenville Technical College celebrates Black History Month

Greenville Technical College is celebrating Black History Month with speakers, presentations, and an art show, all aimed at recognizing the contributions of African Americans and their significant impact on our nation’s history.