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OCtech Foundation Flower Show Highlights the Colors of Spring at Annual Symposium

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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 9. The flower show features nine categories celebrating the beauty of nature – specimen plants and houseplants; bulbs and rhizomes; roses; herbs and other edibles; annuals and perennials; shrubs […]

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Speakers to Share Tips at OCtech Foundation’s Home and Garden Symposium

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Learn how to make your very own beautiful cut flower arrangements and easy charcuterie board creations during the Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation’s 14th annual Home and Garden Symposium on Wednesday, May 9. Kathleen “Katie” Dickson, senior horticulturist at Moore Farms Botanical Garden in Lake City, and The Oaks’ Director of Dining Service Roy Dickson will […]

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OCtech Foundation’s An Evening of Fine Wines and Foods Set for Monday, Oct. 1

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The Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation will hold its 14th annual Evening of Fine Wines and Foods from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in the Patrick Student Services Building on the campus of OCtech. This fall fundraising event features Golden Ticket drawings for spectacular prizes, as well as a large assortment of beverages and […]

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SC Promise Scholarship Offers Students Free, Low-Cost Tuition at OCtech

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Recent Orangeburg County high school graduates are now eligible for free or low-cost tuition at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College. The new SC Promise Scholarship – funded by the state General Assembly and administered by the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education – is designed to ensure a quality higher education is affordable and accessible to […]

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Calhoun Pledge Offers Recent Calhoun County Graduates Free OCtech Tuition

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There’s still time to apply for free or low-cost tuition at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College. OCtech is offering its own version of the recently announced SC Promise Scholarship to residents of Calhoun County. The Calhoun Pledge Scholarship is funded by Workforce Pathways Scholarship funds and the OCtech Foundation. Recipients are eligible for up to $2,000 for […]

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Cuisine Stands Out at OCtech Foundation’s Fine Wines and Foods Fundraiser

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More than a dozen local restaurants and caterers will provide tastes of their signature dishes during the Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation’s 14th annual Evening of Fine Wines and Foods. This year’s signature fundraising event will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in the Patrick Student Services Building on the campus of […]

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First Citizens Bank Donates $25,000 to OCtech Foundation

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First Citizens Bank has donated $25,000 to the Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation. The donation – which will be used as seed money for the First Citizens Endowed Scholarship for nursing and health science students – sponsors the faculty boardroom in OCtech’s new Nursing and Health Science Building, projected to open in spring 2019. “As our […]

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

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Five Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College agriculture students received scholarships during the Orangeburg Area Cattlemen’s Association dinner meeting on Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Tri-County Electric Co-op in St. Matthews. This is the seventh year that the group has awarded scholarships to area students studying agriculture. Pictured are, front row, from left, Roger Thompson Memorial Scholarship recipient […]

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Horticulturist, ‘Potluck’ Host to Headline OCtech Foundation Spring Home and Garden Symposium

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World-renowned horticulturist Tony Avent and acclaimed “Potluck” founder and host and cookbook author Ali Rosen will headline Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College Foundation’s 2019 Home and Garden Symposium. The fundraiser – set for Wednesday, May 8, 2019 – features a community flower show, silent auction, catered brunch by Buck Ridge Plantation and speaker presentations. The Home and Garden […]

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

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Six Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College agriculture students received scholarships during the Orangeburg Area Cattlemen’s Association dinner meeting on Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Tri-County Electric Co-op in St. Matthews. Erin Chassereau, Dawson Lucas and Dalton Sandifer received the Orangeburg Area Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship. Brent Bailey and Ashley Walker received the OCtech Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship. Courtney […]

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