René Sawyer named dean of the School of Arts & Sciences

René Sawyer has been named dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Greenville Technical College (GTC). Working in higher education for over 25 years, Sawyer has made a strong contribution to innovation in teaching and learning as well as student success.

Greenville Tech Foundation’s Ann Wright Receives 2023 SC Women in Business Award

Ann Wright, Vice President for Advancement, has been named as a recipient of the 2023 SC Women in Business award. Each year this event is held to celebrate the spirit and culture of Women in Business. Women professionals return to this event year after year to network, share their stories, and find inspiration to power their journey forward.

Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Night coming to Fluor Field for an Eighth Year

The Greenville Drive, BMW, Michelin North America, Inc., Greenville County Schools, GE, and Greenville Technical College (GTC) will host Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering (AM&E) Night at Fluor Field on Tuesday, July 18. The goal is to build awareness and “ignite the passion” with students, parents, and guidance counselors across the Upstate about the exciting career opportunities that are available in the rapidly changing world of advanced manufacturing and engineering.

Greenville Technical College’s SACSCOC Accreditation is Reaffirmed

Greenville Technical College (GTC) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. The college was recently reaffirmed for accreditation for a ten-year period, the maximum time period that can be granted.

Lee McMinn of GTC Wins Catalyst Award

Lee McMinn of Greenville Technical College has been named winner of a 2023 Catalyst Award for Leading Change. This award recognizes institutions at the forefront of educational innovation, those who have used Anthology solutions to implement transformational initiatives that generate change on campus and in their academic ecosystems, with measurable results.

Greenville Technical College Celebrates Graduates at May 2023 Commencement

Commencement for Greenville Technical College graduates was held at the Greenville Convention Center on Friday, May 5. Included were 364 registered participants (additional students graduated but did not participate), 11 military veterans, 133 graduates with a GPA of 3.4 or higher, and 23 graduates with a perfect 4.0 GPA.

Greenville Technical College President Keith Miller Awarded Order of the Palmetto

Dr. Keith Miller, president of Greenville Technical College (GTC), was presented with the Order of the Palmetto on May 17. Established by Governor John C. West in 1971, the Order of the Palmetto is South Carolina’s highest civilian honor. It is presented in recognition of a lifetime of extraordinary achievement, service, and contributions on a national or statewide scale.

The Greenville Tech Foundation Made a Positive Impact in Excess of $6 Million Dollars in 2022

The Greenville Tech Foundation supports Greenville Technical College's mission of transforming students' lives and helping the community thrive by providing a world-class, affordable education. The Foundation’s leadership is extremely pleased to share that in 2022, it distributed a total of $6,300,611 — all of which goes towards improving the lives and experiences of Greenville Technical College students.

First two students enter "Expressway to Tiger Town"

Two Mauldin High School graduating seniors – Caroline Wilson and Hunter Wilson -- have become the first students to enter the “Expressway to Tiger Town” and were recognized during a special signing ceremony held at the school on April 25, 2023.

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative donates to Greenville Tech Foundation

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative has donated $50,000 to the Greenville Tech Foundation to name a classroom at the Prisma Health Center for Health & Life Sciences on Greenville Technical College’s Barton Campus in honor of Kenneth Southerlin, a retired educator and member of both the Blue Ridge Electric board and the college’s governing board.

Anna Romano receives $4,000 Calhoun Scholarship

Anna Romano, a Human Services major at Greenville Technical College (GTC), has been named a 2023 Christopher A. Calhoun Scholar and will receive a $4,000 scholarship from the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society to continue her studies.

Greenville Tech Foundation Celebrates 50 Years of Impact in 2023

The Greenville Tech Foundation will host a 50th Anniversary Celebration on Friday, October 23, at Judson Mill in the West End Historic District. This event serves to both commemorate the Foundation’s golden 50-year milestone and to reflect on the collective impact created by visionary leaders of the past and present.

Greenville Technical College Selected for Gates Foundation Initiative

Greenville Technical College (GTC) is one of 250 institutions selected to be part of the Intermediaries for Scale (IFS) initiative, a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded effort aimed at helping higher education institutions achieve more equitable student outcomes.

Greenville Tech Foundation’s Ann Wright named GSA Women of Influence Honoree

Ann Wright, Vice President for Advancement, is a 2023 recipient of GSA Business Report’s Women of Influence award which recognizes the professional success and community involvement of Upstate women who are making their mark on the region from a mix of industry, professional and community sectors.