Trident Technical College

Trident Technical College offers more than 150 programs of study, multiple campuses and locations, and an Online College. It's your time.

Trident Technical College is a public, two-year, multi campus institution that provides quality education and promotes economic development in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.

Mission: Trident Technical College serves as a catalyst for personal, community and economic development by empowering individuals through education and training.

Student-Athlete Training Camp
Grades 6-12
June 15-19, 8:30 a.m.-noon

Athletes will train in the weight room, cardio deck and gym, improving on technique, strength and quickness. This experience will strengthen students' teamwork and leadership skills. Cost is $199. For more information, contact Marianne Weinstein at [email protected] or 843-574-6536.

Walter Houk is an EMT youth apprentice with the City of Charleston Fire Department. Walter is getting valuable hands-on experience while taking college classes. Visit for more info.

Nursing students and faculty returned from a study abroad trip to Costa Rica earlier this week. They assisted in the care of more than 515 Costa Ricans and Nicaraguan refugees, including residents of a rehabilitation program who were previously involved in gangs and drugs. It was an amazing week!

Do you want to fly a drone? The Visual Arts department is offering a summer section of Aerial Photography - ARV 275, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. This course is taught by Evan Sheppard, TTC Photography instructor and FAA certified UAS pilot. Flight locations include Summerville, James Island and Sullivan’s Island. See a student-created drone video at Join the fun and get credit!

It is a picture-perfect day! Hope you can enjoy some time outside.

A big shoutout goes to the 18 employees who were recognized for 20 years of service at the college. Pictured are (top row) Randy Grimes, Suzy Chandler, Barry Franco, Bob Walker, Joe Potter, Thomas Fitzmaurice; (bottom row) Connie Jolly, Helen Sughrue, Hernetha Goodman, Melicent Middlebrook, Sylvia Blake, Cathy Elrod.

Congratulations to the employees who were recently recognized for 10 years of service at TTC. Pictured are (top row) Michael Hodge, James Sidletsky, Judy Martin, Marshall Connor, Scott Henning, Mark Hunter, Angela Wimberly, Richard Latham, Kathy Simmons, (bottom row) Terrance Johnson, Michelle McClennon, Brenda Clayton, Tamara Lipsey, Jarae Szydlowski, Doyle Brooks, Joyce Svensen.

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms who support us, especially the student moms who are juggling their studies with motherhood. You rock!

A fun time was had by all at Bubbles & Blingo, Trident Technical College Foundation's newest fundraising event. #Blingo19

Welding students created a fire pit to raffle off at Bubbles & Blingo. #Blingo19

The Culinary Institute of Charleston students and chefs prepared and served the delicious brunch at Bubbles & Blingo, an event to raise money for Trident Technical College students and programs. #Blingo19

Class of 2019 Graduation Day

We love graduation! Trident Technical College's Class of 2019 had 1,860 graduates with 609 participating in the graduation ceremony. Associate in Arts was the most earned degree. Congratulations and best wishes to all of our grads!

College offices will close at noon on Fridays May 10-July 26.

Shoutouts from the Class of 2019

Graduates give shoutouts to family, friends and their favorite instructors.

Congratulations to the Spring 2019 Nursing graduates!

Family Shoutouts for the Class of 2019

Family and friends give shoutouts to their favorite graduates at the 2019 Graduation Ceremony.

Class of 2019: Emile Chavis

Emile Chavis came to Trident Technical College because she was dissatisfied with the jobs she could get that didn't require a college degree.

Class of 2019: Agustin Cuevas

First generation college graduate Agustin Cuevas inspires the next generation as he earns a Pharmacy Technician degree and prepares to continue his education at MUSC.

Class of 2019: Ashley Enfinger

When Ashley Enfinger started college, she didn't know what she wanted to do. She discovered her passion at Trident Technical College.

Photo: Trident Technical College commencement

Check out graduation photos from The Post and Courier. Watch graduation on YouTube at Trident Technical College held its 55th annual commencement ceremony Friday, May 3, 2019. This year more than 1,500 students were eligible to graduate and 631 chose to attend the ceremony

Class of 2019: Alexis Flores-Beshures

"Graduation is something that I wasn't sure I was going to be able to do after I broke my back." - Graduation Speaker Alexis Flores-Beshures

Class of 2019: Belinda Sherman

"Graduation is everything. It allows me to know that I'm not the person that people said I was. I am good enough." - 2019 Graduation Speaker Belinda Sherman

Trident Technical College - Graduation 2019


Reminder: the 2019 Graduation Ceremony will stream live on Facebook. The ceremony begins at 7 p.m. tonight. Congratulations, graduates!

Class of 2019: What Graduation Means

Members of the Class of 2019 reflect on what graduation means to them.

Class of 2019: Mark Eldridge

Mark Eldridge is a career changer who found his passion in respiratory care. Graduating from Trident Technical College is the first step in his journey to earn a master's degree.

Outstanding students and student organization advisors were recognized at the annual Awards Day ceremony. Congratulations to everyone honored!

Class of 2019: Lauren Ahl

Lauren Ahl will graduate with an associate degree and certificate from Trident Technical College before she graduates from high school.

This year's graduation student speakers are Baking and Pastry Arts student Belinda Sherman (left) and Cosmetology student Alexis Flores-Beshures (right). Student organization representatives selected the speakers though an audition process.

Class of 2019: Barbara Morris

Graduation gives Barbara Morris a great sense of accomplishment and self worth. Her daughter was her inspiration to return to college.

The Exit Portfolio Show showcased graduating student work from all Film, Media and Visual Arts programs.

Class of 2019: Jessica Bowers

To Jessica Bowers, graduation means a better quality of life for her family.

Congratulations to the Medical Lab Technology students who are graduating next week!

Celebrating the accomplishments of an amazing group of MLT students and remembering those who have mentored and supported them along the way. They are having a very special National Medical Laboratory Week here at the end of their clinical hours. Six of them have jobs or job offers for positions starting in the month of May. Most have applied to take their certification exam. Their excitement runs high this week. I am grateful as their instructor they chose Trident and the Medical Laboratory profession. Happy National Medical Lab Week and Congratulations on your upcoming graduation Trident Technical College Medical Laboratory Technology Class of 2019!

TTC Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance

Get valuable tips on how to use credit cards wisely and other financial wellness advice from TTC Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance.

Credit cards can be very useful, but one mistake can blemish your credit record, and the damage can follow you for years. Use them wisely, and avoid scams:
#financialliteracymonth #TTCFinancialWellness #FLiP

Graduating Students, Your regalia has arrived! Please stop by the same campus bookstore where you placed your order starting Thursday, April 25 until Wednesday, May 1. You may pick up 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. until noon Friday. You must have your ID and/or receipt at the time of pickup.

If you ordered your graduation regalia (cap, gown & tassel) online, we will process your order and ship it based on your request. Otherwise, please pick them up from the Thornley Campus Bookstore.

Congratulations to the scholarship recipients and thanks to the donors honored at the Scholarship Luncheon.

Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to thank donors in person at TTC Foundation's annual scholarship luncheon. A scholarship donor shares why she supports TTC students and a student panel shares their educational journey.

Keep your eyes on the prize - Spring Semester is almost done!

27th Annual Spring Spin-Off Car Show

Automotive Technology will host the 27th Annual Spring Spin-Off Car Show Saturday, April 27 on Thornley Campus. This free public event showcases cars, trucks and motorcycles. Judging will be held in more than 20 classes of competition including antique, British, street rods/street performance and Model A. For more info about the event, visit

Happy Earth Day! How much do you know about this planet? Take a quiz at

[04/19/19]   Due to the threat of severe weather, all Trident Technical College campuses and sites will close at 2 p.m., Friday, April 19. The college will resume a normal schedule on Saturday, April 20. Students: Please be on the lookout for information about making up missed class time.

Have a happy Easter! These little bunnies were created by Culinary students. 🐰

Thanks to all that participated in our National Library Week festivities! The Library staff is so appreciative of all the love you showed TTC Libraries. Congratulations to the winners of the Guess the Gummy “Bookworm” Jar contest: Berkeley Campus, Doria Cole; Palmer Campus - Gloria Martinez; and Thornley Campus, Taylor Lawson.

Five employees recently received SKIP awards for setting an example of innovation. The SKIPs were created by former Trident Tech vice president Skip Godow. Marianne Weinstein won in the noninstructional category for the Win with Wellness Team Challenge. In the instructional category, Sherri Carter, Laura Brigada, Debra Leach and Maureen Baur won for the Developing Clinical Judgement through the Implementation of Technology project. Congratulations!

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[04/16/19]   Trident Tech PTK chapter wins international awards

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Videos (show all)

Class of 2019 Graduation Day
Shoutouts from the Class of 2019
Family Shoutouts for the Class of 2019
Class of 2019: Agustin Cuevas
Class of 2019: Emile Chavis
Class of 2019: What Graduation Means
Class of 2019: Ashley Enfinger
Class of 2019: Alexis Flores-Beshures
Class of 2019: Belinda Sherman
Class of 2019: Mark Eldridge
Class of 2019: Lauren Ahl
Class of 2019: Barbara Morris





7000 Rivers Ave
Charleston, SC

General information

An open-door institution of higher education, the college serves approximately 15,000 traditional and nontraditional curriculum students who have a wide variety of educational goals, from personal enrichment to career development to university transfer. To help students meet their goals, TTC offers university transfer associate degrees and applied technical associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. The curriculum includes programs in arts and sciences, agriculture, business, computer technology, engineering technology, health sciences, industrial technology, and public service. TTC students draw on knowledge from a broad range of disciplines to develop the communication and critical thinking skills that are fundamental to lifelong learning. TTC further promotes economic development through continuing education courses; customized education and training for business, industry and government; and a variety of employment training programs. TTC is committed to being accessible and responsive to community needs. To foster student success, TTC provides developmental education and comprehensive student services. In addition to traditional instruction, TTC’s flexible course offerings and alternative delivery methods, including online instruction, enable more members of the community to pursue higher education.
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