South Carolina Education - Community / Technical Colleges as of 2016

The South Carolina State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education was established in 1961. It administers/oversees all technical colleges in the state of South Carolina. The System is comprised of 16 technical colleges located strategically across the state and its statewide affiliate programs: the Center for Accelerated Technology Training's readySC program and Apprenticeship Carolina.

Technical College

Year
Established

SC Town(s) Located

President
(March 2016)

Aiken Technical College

1972

Aiken

Dr. Susan Winsor

Central Carolina Technical College

1962

Sumter

Dr. Tim Hardee

Denmark Technical College

1947

Denmark

Dr. Leonard McIntyre

Florence-Darlington Technical College

1963

Florence

Dr. Ben P. Dillard, III

Greenville Technical College

1962

Greenville

Dr. Keith Milkler

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

1966

Conway, Georgetown, Myrtle Beach

Neyle Wilson

Midlands Technical College

1974

Batesburg-Leesville, Columbia, Fort Jackson, Irmo, West Columbia, Winnsboro

Dr. Ronald L. Rhames

Northeastern Technical College

1968

Bennettsville, Cheraw, Dillon, Pageland

Dr. Ron Bartley

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

1968

Orangeburg

Dr. Walter Tobin

Piedmont Technical College

1966

Abbeville, Clinton, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Newberry, Saluda

Dr. L. Ray Brooks

Spartanburg Community College

1963

Duncan, Gaffney, Spartanburg, Union

Henry C. Giles, Jr.

Technical College of the Lowcountry

1868/1988

Beaufort, Bluffton, Seabrook, Varnville

Dr. Richard J. Gough

Tri-County Technical College

1962

Anderson, Easley, Honea Path, Pendleton, Sandy Springs, Seneca

Dr. Ronnie Booth

Trident Technical College

1964

Charleston, Hollywood, Moncks Corner, Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, St. George

Dr. Mary Thornley

Williamsburg Technical College

1969

Kingstree

Dr. Patricia A. Lee

York Technical College

1964

Rock Hill

Dr. Greg F. Rutherford

The following schools have been identified by most sources as "community colleges." This Author is not convinced that this designation is 100% accurate, but the other categories do not seem to be any more appropriate.

Community College

Year
Established

SC Town(s) Located

President / Director
(March 2016)

Centura College

2008

Columbia
North Charleston

Not Named

Clinton College

1894

Rock Hill

Not Named

Forrest College

1946

Anderson

June Stewart

Remington College

1987

Columbia

Not Named


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