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OCtech’s ADN Program Named Bellwether Award Finalist

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Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College’s Associate Degree Nursing program has been named a Bellwether Award finalist. Sponsored by the Alamo Colleges District in San Antonio, Texas, Bellwether Awards are part of the Community College Futures Assembly, which recognizes cutting-edge, trendsetting programs that other colleges might find worthy of replicating. The awards are given annually in three categories […]

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OCtech’s ADN Program Named Bellwether Award Finalist

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Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College was one of 30 community colleges nationwide vying for a prestigious Bellwether Award at the 26th annual Community College Futures Assembly, held Feb. 2-4 in San Antonio, Texas. Ten finalist colleges were competitively chosen in three categories: Instructional Programs and Services, co-sponsored by the National Council of Instructional Administrators; Planning, Governance and […]

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OCtech Enhances Safety Measures for Return to Campus

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Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College is taking extra precautions to make sure its students, faculty and staff are safe when summer and fall classes resume on campus. Summer courses – which begin Monday, June 1 – will be held online until July 6, at which time classes requiring lab hours will meet in small groups with social […]

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Local Students, Educators Receive Accolades for Career and Technical Education

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Two Calhoun County High School graduating seniors have been honored by the South Carolina Department of Education’s Office of Career and Technical Education. Sanaa Haynes and Quinton Dantzler are this year’s Lower Savannah Region Technology Champion of the Year and Work-Based Learning Student of the Year, respectively. Receiving regional honors for their work in career […]

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OCtech Announces Honor Students for 2020 Spring Semester

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The following individuals have been named honor students for the spring 2020 academic term at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College: President’s List (full-time) Allendale: Alexis Elmore Bamberg: Taylor Grooms, Daniel Morrell, Charles Peterson, Jonathan Sweatman Barnwell: Julie Davis Blackville: Hannah Wise Blythewood: Chelsea Grow Bowman: Sherrika Hezekiah Branchville: Emily Heape, Lachelle Williams Cameron: Michael Rast Cope: Kristina […]

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OCtech Fall Classes Begin Online Aug. 17

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Fall classes at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will begin online Monday, Aug. 17. Lab classes are an exception and will meet face-to-face in small groups as originally scheduled. However, all other classes will meet virtually until Monday, Sept. 21. Fall classes are available in a variety of formats, including traditional, online, hybrid or synchronous online. These […]

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OCtech Announces Honor Students for 2020 Summer Semester

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The following individuals have been named honor students for the summer 2020 academic term at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College: President’s List (full-time) Bowman: Kevin Rast Cameron: Michael Rast Denmark: Lauren Jamison Holly Hill: Anthony Goodwin Ladson: Chelsea Davis Manning: Averitt Jordan Neeses: Anna Beason, Austin Rice Orangeburg: Logan Watson, Tammy Watson Pinewood: Mary Carlisle St. Matthews: […]

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OCtech Honors PN Class of 2020 During Virtual Pinning Ceremony

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The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Practical Nursing program held a virtual pinning ceremony for its traditional and FLEX PN Class of 2020 on Thursday, Aug. 6. During the ceremony, 68 practical nursing graduates were pinned by loved ones via Zoom. Keynote speaker was Rhonda Browning, PN instructor at the college. Honored for outstanding academic achievement were […]

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OCtech Honors Medical Assisting, Radiologic Technology Graduates at Virtual Graduation Ceremony

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The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Medical Assisting and Radiologic Technology programs held a virtual graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 on Wednesday, Aug. 5. Keynote speaker was Candance Tooley, dean of Health Science and Nursing at the college. Honored for outstanding academic achievement were Deirdre Moorer, who earned the highest GPA in the Medical Assisting […]

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OCtech Honors Summer ADN Class of 2020 During Virtual Pinning Ceremony

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The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Associate Degree Nursing program held a virtual pinning ceremony for its traditional summer ADN Class of 2020 on Thursday, Aug. 6. During the ceremony, 18 registered nursing graduates were pinned by loved ones via Zoom. Keynote speaker was Laura Murphy, retired ADN instructor at the college. Honored for outstanding academic achievement […]

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