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OCtech’s PN Program Prepares for Reaccreditation, Community Invited to Share Comments

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Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College is preparing for a site review for continuing accreditation of its Practical Nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. The community is invited to meet the site visit team and share their comments about the program at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, on campus in Building C, Room […]

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Celebrating ‘Waves of the Future’ at OCL

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  Orangeburg County Library recently received a $500 grant from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists’ National Library Partnership to purchase books that educate the community about the radiologic technology profession and imaging sciences, including computerized tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, mammography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, ultrasound and X-ray. The library’s book display is up just […]

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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 New Nursing Building Grand Opening Set for Feb. 6

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Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College will hold the grand opening for its new Nursing Building at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6. The 30,000-square-foot facility features a lecture hall, computer lab, study rooms, skills practice lab, simulation labs with the latest technology, faculty offices and more. Following a program in the lecture hall and ribbon cutting in the […]

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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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OCtech Honors 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 and transition ADN Class of 2020 on Monday, June 1. During the ceremony, 36 registered nursing graduates were pinned by loved ones via Zoom. Keynote speaker was Pat Macaruso, retiring ADN program coordinator and longtime nursing instructor at the […]

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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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