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Funds Help OCtech Grow Truck Driver Training Program

December 14, 2017

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College has received more than $400,000 from the S.C. General Assembly to revamp and expand its Professional Truck Driver Training program.

OCtech’s Early College Puts High School Students on Path to Future

December 14, 2017

Take your future into your own hands with Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Early College.

Husqvarna Honors First Graduates of Apprenticeship Program Through OCtech

December 13, 2017

Christopher Conrad and Saul Rickenbacker have become the first individuals to complete Husqvarna’s tool and die maker apprenticeship program at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

Complete to Compete at OCtech

November 22, 2017

Make a fresh start this spring at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

OCtech PTA Instructor Shares Research at ASAHP Conference

November 09, 2017

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Physical Therapist Assistant Instructor Shari Tanner, PT, DPT, was invited to present her research at the 50th Annual Association of Schools Allied Health Professions Conference, held Oct. 18-20 in San Antonio, Texas.

OCtech Students Present Solar Eclipse Research at NSF Conference

November 02, 2017

Electronic Engineering Technology students Marcus Hilliard and Derek Martin traveled to Washington, D.C., Oct. 23-25 to participate in the 2017 ATE Principal Investigators Conference, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the American Association of Community Colleges.

OCtech breaks ground for nursing building

October 31, 2017

“It is truly a great day in Orangeburg County,” state Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg, said at Monday’s groundbreaking ceremony for Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Nursing and Health Science building.

Golden Tickets Offer Chance to Win Big at OCtech Foundation’s Evening of Fine Wines and Foods

September 19, 2017

Four lucky winners will leave the Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation’s Evening of Fine Wines and Foods with a fabulous prize.

OCtech’s Tobin Among Inaugural Aspen Institute Job Quality Fellows

September 13, 2017

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College President Dr. Walt Tobin has been named to the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program’s inaugural Job Quality Fellowship Class of 2017-18.

New Night, New Venue for An Evening of Fine Wines and Foods

September 05, 2017

Change is in the air for the Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation’s 13th annual Evening of Fine Wines and Foods. This year’s signature fundraising event will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in the Patrick Student Services Building on the campus of OCtech.

OCtech Announces Honor Students for 2017 Summer Semester

August 17, 2017

The following individuals have been named honor students for the summer 2017 academic term at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College:

OCtech’s Practical Nursing Class of 2017 Honored at Pinning Ceremony

August 07, 2017

The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Practical Nursing Class of 2017 was honored during a pinning and awards ceremony on Aug. 1 at First Baptist Church of Orangeburg. Forty-five graduates were pinned during the ceremony.

Tuition-Free Scholarships Available for OCtech’s Evening College

August 03, 2017

Thanks to scholarship money available through the state legislature to the state’s technical colleges, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College is offering tuition assistance to South Carolina residents in select Evening College for the Working Adult programs. This assistance means working adults can attend OCtech at no cost to them.

New Day, Location for OCtech Foundation’s An Evening of Fine Wines and Foods

August 03, 2017

The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation will hold its 13th annual Evening of Fine Wines and Foods from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in the Patrick Student Services Building on the campus of OCtech.

Nursing Education Pioneers Retiring from OCtech

July 20, 2017

For more than three decades, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Associate Degree Nursing program has produced some of the best nurses in the state. In May, the ADN program – along with the college’s prestigious health science programs – said goodbye to three women who have dedicated countless hours to the success of their students and the healthcare profession in general.

OCtech Plans Free Eclipse Information Sessions

July 06, 2017

On Monday, Aug. 21, portions of the United States from Oregon to South Carolina – including much of Orangeburg and Calhoun counties – will experience a total eclipse. Do you know why? Do you know when? Do you know how to safely view it? Learn all of that and more during Eclipse 101, a series of free information sessions at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

OCtech’s Fast Track Heading to Santee, Holly Hill in July

July 03, 2017

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College invites you to get on the fast track into college and on to the career you’ve always wanted this month during special outreach sessions in Santee and Holly Hill.

OCtech Announces Honor Students for 2017 Spring Semester

June 13, 2017

The following individuals have been named honor students for the spring 2017 academic term at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College:

OCtech Welcomes Spring 2017 Honor Society Members

June 08, 2017

The newest members of the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society have been inducted at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

Project HOPE Helps Students on Path to Healthcare Careers

June 05, 2017

Project HOPE – Healthcare Occupations Preparation for Employment – has been providing low-income South Carolina residents with education and training in healthcare careers at state technical colleges for nearly eight years. However, this is the first time that the program’s boot camps have being offered at OCtech.

OCtech Holds Pinning Ceremony for ADN Class of 2017

May 31, 2017

The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Associate Degree Nursing program held its annual pinning ceremony Monday, May 15, at First Baptist Church of Orangeburg.

OCtech’s Middle College Parent Night is May 22

May 19, 2017

Rising juniors and seniors and their parents are invited to learn more about getting ahead in college while still in high school at Middle College Parent Night.

System President Dr. Tim Hardee to Speak at OCtech Graduation May 16

May 11, 2017

Dr. Tim Hardee, president of the South Carolina Technical College System, will be keynote speaker at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s spring graduation.

Bring Your Best to OCtech Foundation’s Flower Show

May 08, 2017

Showcase the best and the brightest from your very own yard at the Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation’s Home and Garden Symposium Flower Show on Wednesday, May 10.

Outdoor Entertaining Focus of OCtech Foundation’s Spring Garden Event

April 24, 2017

Create the scene. Set the mood. Prepare the menu. Bring it all together for the ultimate outdoor gathering with tips and tricks you’ll learn at the Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation’s 13th annual Home and Garden Symposium on Wednesday, May 10.

Social Justice Film Series at OCtech Concludes with Story of Survival

April 13, 2017

“The Ipson Saga,” one family’s story of survival during the Holocaust, will conclude Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and the Center for Creative Partnerships’ Community Cinema social justice film series on Thursday, April 20.

Mark Your Calendars for OCtech Foundation’s Home and Garden Symposium on May 10

April 13, 2017

Plan the perfect garden party using tips to “scape, style and sip” from the Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation’s 13th annual Home and Garden Symposium.

OCtech Nursing Programs Ranked Among Best in State

April 12, 2017

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing programs are ranked among the best in South Carolina, according to websites dedicated to the professions.

OCtech’s “Educators Rising” collect coats for Our Father’s Closet

March 31, 2017

Educators Rising, an organization of OCtech Early Care and Education and University Transfer students, recently sponsored a children’s coat drive to collect warm coats for students in need throughout the Orangeburg area.

Rosenwald Legacy Topic of Second Film in Social Justice Series at OCtech

March 06, 2017

The second film in Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and Center for Creative Partnerships’ Community Cinema social justice film series will be screened Thursday, March 16.

College Goal SC to Offer FAFSA Help, Information at OCtech March 18

February 22, 2017

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will host College Goal South Carolina from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 18, in Building R on the OCtech campus.

OCtech Honors 2017 Educators of the Year

February 16, 2017

Three faculty and staff members have been honored as Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Educators of the Year and were recognized during the South Carolina Technical Education Association’s annual conference Feb. 16-18 in Myrtle Beach.

Local Fundraising Group Fishing for Friends Establishes Physical Therapist Assistant Scholarship at OCtech

February 15, 2017

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College has received a major boost from one of Orangeburg County’s most prolific fundraising organizations.

OCtech Plans Entrepreneurship Week Programs

February 14, 2017

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will host two special programs during National Entrepreneurship Week, Feb. 18-25, 2017.

Social Justice Film Series Kicks off at OCtech with Zora Neale Hurston documentary

February 13, 2017

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and the Center for Creative Partnerships will kick off the Community Cinema social justice film series on Thursday, Feb. 23, with a screening of “Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun.”

Explore Your Future During Engineering Week at OCtech, Feb. 20-23

February 09, 2017

Join Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College for Engineering Week, Feb. 20-23, when the community is invited to explore the opportunities for a career in the ever-expanding fields of engineering technology, advanced manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and so much more.

Explore Robotics This Summer at OCtech

February 07, 2017

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will host robotics day camps for students in July and a special workshop for teachers in June.

Social Justice Film Series Coming to OCtech

February 02, 2017

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and the Center for Creative Partnerships will host Community Cinema, a social justice film series, this spring.

High School Seniors to Explore STEM Career Possibilities during Youth Forum

January 25, 2017

More than 150 high school seniors from Orangeburg and Calhoun counties are expected to explore STEM career opportunities during a youth forum on Thursday, Jan. 26, at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

Students Honored at Orangeburg-Calhoun Adult Education Fall Graduation

January 17, 2017

The Orangeburg-Calhoun Adult Education program at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College held its fall graduation ceremony in December. Twenty-four adult learners earned their high school diplomas or GED.

OCtech Welcomes Fall 2016 Honor Society Members

January 11, 2017

The newest members of the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society have been inducted at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

OCtech Announces Honor Students for 2016 Fall Semester

January 05, 2017

The following individuals have been named honor students for the fall 2016 academic term at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

OCtech Honors ADN Flex Graduates at Pinning Ceremony

January 03, 2017

Members of Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Associate Degree Nursing Flex Class of 2016 were pinned during a ceremony Thursday, Dec. 15, on campus in Roquemore Auditorium.

OCtech Plans Spring Assembly on Jan. 5

December 15, 2016

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will help new students get college-ready during its annual Spring Assembly, set for Thursday, Jan. 5.

Student Scholarships a Priority for OCtech Foundation

December 12, 2016

The number of scholarship applications received by the Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation far exceeds the number of scholarships the foundation has funds to award. In response to this overwhelming need, the OCtech Foundation has launched Funding Futures, an annual giving campaign directed to scholarships for students. The goal of this campaign is to raise $75,000.

Orangeburg Area Cattlemen’s Association Awards Scholarships to OCtech, Clemson Agriculture Students

December 12, 2016

Three Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College agriculture students received scholarships during the Orangeburg Area Cattlemen’s Association dinner meeting on Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Tri-County Electric Co-op in St. Matthews.

OCtech’s EET Program Receives Reaccreditation

December 06, 2016

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Electronics Engineering Technology program has been reaccredited through 2022 by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

OCtech, USC’s Palmetto College Sign Agreement for Elementary Education Transfer

November 16, 2016

It’s now easier and more convenient than ever for busy individuals to become an elementary school teacher.

OCtech’s Practical Nursing Class of 2016 Honored at Pinning Ceremony

September 21, 2016

The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Practical Nursing Class of 2016 was honored during a pinning and awards ceremony on July 26 at First Baptist Church of Orangeburg. Fifty-three graduates were pinned during the ceremony.

Students, College to Benefit from OCtech Foundation’s Evening of Fine Wines and Foods

August 19, 2016

Treat your taste buds for an excellent cause during Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation’s An Evening of Fine Wines and Foods, set for 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at The Cinema in Orangeburg.

Hundreds of New Students Attend OCtech’s Fall Assembly

August 18, 2016

It was standing-room only in Roquemore Auditorium as Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College welcomed new students during its Fall Assembly on Aug. 16.

OCtech’s Fall Assembly to be Held Aug. 16

August 15, 2016

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will help new students get college-ready during its annual Fall Assembly, set for Tuesday, Aug. 16.

Earn a Degree in Fire Science/EMT at OCtech

August 11, 2016

Volunteer firefighters and public safety officers can now use their fire academy training toward a degree from Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

OCtech to Award $180,000 in Workforce Pathways Scholarships

August 11, 2016

Nearly $180,000 is available to Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College students through the Workforce Pathways Scholarship.

Soar to Success with Boeing Visit Aug. 18 in St. Matthews

August 11, 2016

Students and community members are invited to learn about Boeing when representatives from the aerospace giant visit St. Matthews on Thursday, Aug. 18.

OCtech Announces Honor Students for 2016 Summer Semester

August 09, 2016

The following individuals have been named honor students for the summer 2016 academic term at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

Campers Have Fun Building, Programming Robots at OCtech

July 20, 2016

Nearly two dozen rising fifth- through 11th-graders gathered to build and program robots during the VEX Robotics Summer Camp at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

Guidance Counselors Explore OCtech, Career Opportunities for Students at Institute

July 18, 2016

More than 20 elementary, middle and high school guidance counselors got an in-depth look at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and the employment needs of the local community during the third annual Guidance Counselor Leadership Institute.

OCtech Workshop Gives Teachers Tools for Using Robotics in the Classroom

July 06, 2016

Teams of elementary, middle and high school teachers connected metal parts, tinkered with wires, wheels, sensors and gears, and programmed controllers during the VEX Robotics Professional Development Workshop at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

OCtech Division Showcases in July to Highlight College’s Programs

June 29, 2016

Learn how to prepare for exciting, in-demand careers at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College during the school’s Division Showcases in July.

OCtech NSBE Jr. Orengineers Win Big in Boston

June 21, 2016

In March, students from the Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College National Society of Black Engineers Jr. Chapter competed in the VEX Robotics Championship at the NSBE National Convention in Boston, Mass.

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June 20, 2016

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Adult Education Program at OCtech Graduates First TASC Completer in S.C., 26 Receive Credentials

June 16, 2016

You could say Dominique Rynes stayed on TASC. The 23-year-old Orangeburg woman is the first to complete the Test Assessing Secondary Completion – or TASC – in South Carolina.

OCtech Holds Pinning Ceremony for ADN Class of 2016

May 18, 2016

The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Associate Degree Nursing program held its annual pinning ceremony on Tuesday, May 10, at First Baptist Church of Orangeburg. 

OCtech’s Middle College Parent Night is May 23

May 18, 2016

Rising juniors and seniors and their parents are invited to learn more about getting ahead in college while still in high school at Middle College Parent Night, set for 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 23.

OCtech Announces Honor Students for 2016 Spring Semester

May 17, 2016

The following individuals have been named honor students for the spring 2016 academic term at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College:

OCtech Inducts Newest Phi Theta Kappa Members

May 16, 2016

The newest members of the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society have been inducted at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

OCtech grads step into the future

May 13, 2016

Dr. James Williamson, president of the S.C. Technical College System, launched Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s 2016 graduating class into the world with words from Dr. Seuss.

OCtech-USC's Palmetto College sign agreement

May 13, 2016

An agreement signed Thursday will help Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College students transfer their courses to the online bachelor’s degree programs offered through the University of South Carolina.

OCtech grad ‘transformed’: Woman says ‘I should be dead,’ but God stepped in

May 12, 2016

When 35-year-old single mom Amanda Cisco marches across the stage tonight to graduate from Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College, she’ll be taking a step into a future that’s been designed by God, she said.

Take a New Look at Home Décor During OCtech Foundation’s Spring Symposium

May 09, 2016

Cathy Hughes, publisher of The Times and Democrat, and Daryl Cate, owner of The Garden Gate Florist, will battle for the best decorative vegetable arrangement during Vegetable Wars – just one of the highlights of this year’s Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation Home and Garden Symposium, set for Wednesday, May 11, in the college’s Math and Science Center.

Students, Teachers Invited to Explore Robotics and More This Summer at OCtech

May 04, 2016

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will host summer day camps for middle and high school students in July and a special workshop for teachers in June.

Showcase Your Best Flowers, Vegetables at OCtech Foundation’s Flower Show May 11

May 02, 2016

Vegetable gardeners rejoice – there’s a new category in the Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation’s Home and Garden Symposium Flower Show.

SCTCS President Williamson to Speak at OCtech Graduation May 12

April 19, 2016

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will hold its spring graduation at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, in the Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center on the campus of South Carolina State University.

OCtech Foundation’s Home and Garden Symposium is May 11

April 11, 2016

The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation will hold its 12th annual Home and Garden Symposium on Wednesday, May 11, on the campus of OCtech.

News and Career Ideas

April 07, 2016

Spring 2018 is coming fast!

Students Invited to ‘Ignite Your Career’ at OCtech

March 29, 2016

Dozens of local high school seniors learned about the many STEM career opportunities available at OCtech during the “Ignite Your Career” Youth Forum on March 17.

OCtech Foundation Names Williams to Board of Directors

March 16, 2016

The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation has welcomed Virginia “Ginny” Watson Williams to its board of directors.

Local Entrepreneurs Share Successes, Challenges with OCtech Students

March 14, 2016

Four local entrepreneurs shared their success stories – and the challenges they faced building their businesses – with Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College business students during a recent Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion.

OCtech Student Named to All-State Academic Team

March 08, 2016

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College student Ashley Drummond has been named to South Carolina’s 2016 Phi Theta Kappa All-State Academic Team.

OCtech Honors 2016 Educators of the Year

February 26, 2016

Three faculty and staff members have been honored as Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Educators of the Year and were recognized during the South Carolina Technical Education Association annual conference Feb. 18-20 in Myrtle Beach.

OCtech’s VITA Program Offers Free Tax Preparation

February 01, 2016

Trained and certified volunteers from Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will provide free tax preparation assistance through April 15 for individuals whose household income is at or below $54,000.

S.C. Bar’s Law School for Non-Lawyers Coming to OCtech

January 26, 2016

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will host the South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program’s Law School for Non-Lawyers from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 16-March 29.

OCtech Welcomes Newest Honor Society Members

January 21, 2016

The newest members of the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society have been inducted at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

Robinson: Students Should Prepare Now for Manufacturing Growth in Region

January 13, 2016

Orangeburg County Development Commission Executive Director Gregg Robinson shared with new students at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Spring Assembly on Jan. 7 about how the growth of advanced manufacturing in Orangeburg County and across South Carolina – and the close proximity of the new Volvo plant in Berkeley County – will lead to increased career opportunities not only in manufacturing, but across a wide range of fields like healthcare and small business.

OCtech Announces Honor Students for 2015 Fall Semester

January 12, 2016

The following individuals have been named honor students for the fall 2015 academic term at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

OCtech Evening College Open House Set for Jan. 5

December 18, 2015

OCtech will hold another open house introducing its new Evening College for the Working Adult from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5.

OCtech’s First ADN Flex Graduates Honored at Pinning Ceremony

December 18, 2015

Members of the first graduating class of Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Associate Degree Nursing Flex program were pinned during a ceremony Thursday, Dec. 17, on campus in Roquemore Auditorium.

OCtech Agriculture Students Receive Scholarships from Orangeburg Area Cattlemen’s Association

December 14, 2015

Four Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College agriculture students received $500 scholarships from the Orangeburg Area Cattlemen’s Association on Thursday, Dec. 3, during a dinner meeting at Tri-County Electric Co-op in St. Matthews.

OCtech Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

December 08, 2015

The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation has welcomed Dr. Robert F. Sabalis to its board of directors.

New OCtech NSBE Chapter Keeps Winning Streak Alive at Region II Conference Competitions

November 24, 2015

The club’s name may have changed, but the winning legacy of Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s National Society of Black Engineers Pre-College Initiative Chapter remains the same.

OCtech’s New Evening College for the Working Adult Begins in January

November 10, 2015

Working adults who want to earn a degree, change careers or build their skills have a new way to reach those goals.

OCtech receives education grants

September 28, 2015

Early September has been Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s time for grants, Vice President for Academic Affairs Donna Elmore says.

OCtech Gets Nearly $2M Grant for New Health Science and Nursing Building

September 24, 2015

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will receive a grant of nearly $2 million for the construction of a new health science and nursing training facility, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration announced Friday, Sept. 11, 2015.

Fall Mini Sessions Begin Sept. 21

September 17, 2015

There’s still time to register for the fall semester at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

Student Scholarships, College Initiatives to Benefit from OCtech Foundation’s Evening of Fine Wines and Foods

September 14, 2015

Exquisite libations and delectable fare are on tap for Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation’s An Evening of Fine Wines and Foods, set for 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, at The Cinema in Orangeburg.

NurseJournal.org Gives OCtech High Marks

September 08, 2015

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College ranks 151st out of 1,189 schools in NurseJournal.org’s Best Nursing Schools® Best in the Eastern Region.

OCtech’s Practical Nursing Class of 2015 Honored at Pinning Ceremony

August 26, 2015

The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Practical Nursing Class of 2015 was honored during a pinning and awards ceremony on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at First Baptist Church of Orangeburg. Forty-three graduates were pinned during the ceremony.

OCtech’s Middle College Helped Gupta Achieve Academic, Career Milestones Sooner

August 24, 2015

Middle College allows ambitious high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn college credits before they graduate.

OCtech Welcomes New Students at Fall Assembly

August 19, 2015

Be punctual. Network with classmates, instructors and community business leaders. Go to class.

Paralegal Student Credits OCtech, Parents with Success

August 18, 2015

On July 13, Seth Wilkins completed an internship at Boykin & Davis, LLC in Columbia. A week later, the Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College student started working for the law firm full-time.

New Students Invited to OCtech’s Fall Assembly, Aug. 17-18

August 13, 2015

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will help new students get college-ready during its annual Fall Assembly, set for Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 17-18. Hundreds of students are expected to attend the major-specific sessions.

OCtech Invites Businesses, Industries to Apprenticeship Summit, August 21

August 12, 2015

Learn about the benefits, strategies and best practices for developing, implementing and sustaining successful apprenticeship and youth apprenticeship programs at your business during Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Apprenticeship Summit.

OCtech’s An Evening of Fine Wines and Foods Set for Tuesday, September 22

August 11, 2015

The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation will hold its 11th annual An Evening of Fine Wines and Foods from 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at The Cinema in Orangeburg.

OCtech Announces Honor Students for 2015 Summer Semester

August 05, 2015

The following individuals have been named honor students for the Summer 2015 academic term at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College:

OCtech Becomes AWS Accredited Test Facility

August 03, 2015

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College has become the third technical college in South Carolina – and the fourth site statewide – to be awarded American Welding Society Accredited Test Facility status.

OCtech ADN, CNA Programs Earn 100 Percent First-Time Pass Rates on Licensure Exams

July 29, 2015

Two of Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s nursing programs have achieved 100 percent pass rates on their licensure exams.

Guidance Counselor Leadership Institute Offers Overview of Options at OCtech

July 16, 2015

More than a dozen area elementary, middle and high school guidance counselors are at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College for two weeks to learn more about the college and all that it has to offer during the second annual Guidance Counselor Leadership Institute.

Bamberg Student Discovers His Passion

July 07, 2015

Sutton credits his time at OCtech with helping him discover who he is and his career goals.

Nursing Students Celebrate Milestone at OCtech

June 25, 2015

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Associate Degree Nursing program held its annual Senior Recognition Ceremony on June 9 in the Roquemore Auditorium on campus.

OCtech Holds Pinning Ceremony for ADN Class of 2015

June 16, 2015

Orangeburg, S.C. – The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Associate Degree Nursing Program held its annual pinning ceremony on Tuesday, May 12, at First Baptist Church of Orangeburg.

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Welcomes Newest Honor Society Members

June 09, 2015

Inductees into the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

Physical Therapist Assistant Program at OCtech Receives Accreditation, Graduates First Students

June 09, 2015

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Physical Therapist Assistant program has become the latest OCtech academic program to receive accreditation.

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Recognizes Honor Graduates During Commencement

June 09, 2015

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College recognized students who achieved the highest grade point average in their respective academic division during its 2015 Commencement Exercises on May 14.

OCtech Announces Honor Students for 2015 Spring Semester

June 08, 2015

Honor students for the Spring 2015 academic term

Orangeburg-Calhoun Adult Education Holds First Honor Society Induction Ceremony

April 13, 2015

Orangeburg-Calhoun Adult Education held it first Honor Society Induction Ceremony on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

OCtech introduces LPN to RN Flex Program

April 08, 2015

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College has introduced a new nursing program that allows a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to become a registered nurse (RN) in one year.

Student competition shines spotlight on subjects of science, technology, engineering and math

April 02, 2015

South Carolina students interested in science and technology will have another opportunity this spring to showcase what they have learned in the classroom.

OCtech to Host Entrepreneurs Panel Discussion

March 24, 2015

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will host an Entrepreneurs Panel Discussion on Monday, March 30, 2015 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm on the campus in Building C, Room 118

OCtech Announces Honor Students for 2014 Fall Semester

February 18, 2015

Honor students for the Fall 2014 academic term

OCtech Welcomes New Foundation Board Members

February 18, 2015

The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College (OCtech) Foundation is pleased to welcome three new board members. Dr. John F. Ansley, Martha R. Burleson, and Linda F. McGannon have joined the OCtech Foundation Board to help fulfill its mission of furthering the educational aims of the College and its students.

OCtech Phi Theta Kappa Inductees

February 18, 2015

Forty-five students were inducted into the Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.

OCtech Honors Three Educators of the Year

February 17, 2015

Three Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College faculty/staff members have been honored as the College’s Educators of the Year and will be recognized at the South Carolina Technical Education Association (SCTEA) meeting February 19 – 21 in Myrtle Beach.