Trident Technical College Student Life

Trident Technical College Student Life


Join Trident Technical College Student Life for a Talk Tuesday on Palmetto Career Advancement tomorrow, 12:30-1 p.m., live on Facebook. Learn how to expand your interpersonal skills, become a better entrepreneur or embark on a career change.
Celebrate Black History Month with Trident Tech! Attend the Opening Celebration Wednesday, Feb. 2, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., on the Trident Technical College Student Life page.
Learn about SC Thrive, which provides Trident Tech students with quality of life resources, and free tax clinics on Talk Tuesday Jan. 25, 12:30-1 p.m. live on the Trident Technical College Student Life page.
Show off your talent! Submit your performance video to Trident Technical College Student Life at [email protected] by Tuesday, Nov. 30 to participate in the TTC Talent Show.
Join Trident Technical College Student Life for Talk Tuesday Nov. 23.
Trident Technical College Mount Pleasant Campus is getting ready for the Pumpkin Carving Contest. There's still time to pick up free pumpkins and carving kits noon-5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in Bldg. 410/Rm. 216 at Thornley Campus.

Send a photo with your name and the name of your submission to [email protected]. Judging will be held on the Trident Technical College Student Life page Oct. 30-31. 🎃
Pick up a pumpkin and carving kit noon-5 p.m. Oct. 25-27 at Thornley Campus (Bldg. 410/Rm. 216) and get creative. Send a photo with your name and the name of your submission to [email protected]. Judging will be held on Trident Technical College Student Life page Oct. 30-31.

Wednesday 9/22: Charleston Caribbean Creole Food Truck from 11am-1pm

We also have a student activity 9/23 event Featuring FREE KONA ICE from 11-12pm Trident Technical College Student Life
Get a free Kona Ice rain or shine! Try a Groovy Grape, Monster Mango, Island Rush or flavor of your choice courtesy of Trident Technical College Student Life.

The truck will be behind Bldg. 510 on Thornley Campus and near the front entrance of other campuses.
Celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich Day Monday, Aug. 2 with Trident Technical College Student Life. Pick up a free ice cream sandwich and exam week survival kits 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Bldg. 410 Student Lounge at Thornley Campus; Rm. 111 at Berkeley Campus; Rm. 121 at Palmer Campus; and the lobby at Mount Pleasant and Dorchester campuses.
Reminder: Trident Technical College Student Life will host a special live Q&A with TTC President Dr. Mary Thornley Monday, March 29 at 7 p.m. on Facebook. Student Joy Givens, a member of the Society of Broadcasters, will facilitate. Visit for more info, facts and a link to the event.
Join student Joy Givens for a live Q&A with TTC President Dr. Mary Thornley March 29. Learn more about this Trident Technical College Student Life Women's History Month event at

Trident Technical College Student Life Get Involved on campus by joining a Trident student organization.

Student organization meetings are held monthly during Student Activity Period when classes are suspended by faculty for 1 hour.

Operating as usual


American Red Cross Blood Drive!
Trident Technical College
Tuesday, September 5
Bldg. 410/Student Lounge
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Schedule an appointment at
Sponsor Code: tridenttech

Please bring a photo ID or donor card, eat a good meal and drink plenty of water!

**All donors will receive an e-coupon for a free haircut from Sport Clips! **

Photos from Trident Technical College's post 08/21/2023

Join the Student Life team as a work-study.

Federal Work Study positions are available at Trident Tech. Find on-campus job opportunities in Recruiting, TRIO Talent Search, Counseling and Disability Services, TTC Foundation, Nursing, President's office, Student Life and the TTC Wellness Center. Pay is $16 per hour. Visit for more info, including how to apply.


YOU: Where would I demonstrate my interest in the role and the impact I’ve had in previous positions?

CAREER SPECIALIST: In your cover letter. 😊


Visit our new Career Closet during our Soft Opening on Aug. 15th and Aug. 16th, Bldg. 500, Rm. 122 (Thornley Campus). During the soft opening, students, alumni and employees are able to select up to four FREE items to add to their personal closet.


When applying for jobs, standing out from the crowd is necessary. Consider using action verbs to showcase your abilities. You can find examples of career-specific action verbs (and how to use them on your résumé) here:


Have you purchased books yet? Get them online at or visit a campus bookstore. Financial aid recipients and Chapter 31 students who qualify may charge books in TTC bookstores using financial aid credit through Aug. 25.


There’s nothing like a strategic game of Jenga.

Game Day at Trident Technical College Dorchester Campus.



Do I Have To Disclose My Disability?

Unless the disability is obvious, job seekers have to think very hard about this question. As you weigh the pros and cons of self-disclosure, it’s important to use your judgment and go with the option that you're more comfortable with.

Click the link to see the potential advantages and disadvantages of disclosing your disability


Join the Student Life team at TTC! We are currently seeking TTC students for our Student Life work-study positions.

Interested? Send us a private message via Facebook or email us at [email protected].


Photos from Trident Technical College Student Life's post 07/20/2023

TTC Students and Employees:
The Grocery Vault refrigerator has been stocked.
If you need items, feel free to stop by Bldg. 500.
Thank you Gregory!


What do Millennials and Gen Z think about voicemail?

Texting is preferred but a significant number of hiring managers will often communicate through phone calls. A proper voicemail greeting can leave a good first impression. How does your voicemail greeting sound?


Save the Date, July 31! Game Day at Trident Technical College Dorchester Campus. We look forward to having a day of friendly competition, fun, networking and giveaways.


Who has the best fries? 🍟


Did you know employers spend 30 to 60 seconds initially reviewing your résumé? Your résumé should convince the reviewer that you meet the desired qualifications, getting you one step closer to being hired. Take a look at this guide to get you started!

Happy job hunting! 😊


Let your voice be heard, network with other TTC students, and help us maintain a welcoming environment at Trident Technical College. Join the Student Advisory Board. Sign-Up at (or scan the QR code) by July 28.


Have a safe and happy Fourth of July! The college will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday.


Guess What! The weather forecast is showing good weather this weekend. As you take advantage of the sunny and warm weather, here are five summer safety tips.

Have a great weekend! :)


In honor of Juneteenth National Independence Day, TTC's Black History Committee invites you to enjoy this recording of their Black History Month Opening Celebration, which occurred on Feb. 1, 2023, with our own Dr. Timothy Brown as guest speaker.

YouTube Link:

2.1.2023 - TTC BLACK HISTORY OPENING CELEBRATION VIDEO Trident Technical College and TTC Black History Committee celebrate Black History Month with The Black History Opening Celebration with guest speaker Dr. Tim...


In honor of Father's Day and Men's Health Month, Student Life wants to remind all men that it is okay to focus on your personal health and self-care.


TTC Students & Employees,
Guess What! The TTC Grocery Vault refrigerator has just been restocked. In preparation for the weekend, feel free to stop by and grab anything you may need. The refrigerator is located in Bldg. 500, Thornley Campus (across from the Student Life Office, next to the vending machine). Thank you Gregory Cushing!

For additional groceries and information, visit


Get motivated and ready for classes at a Student Success Seminar July 19 or 25. If you are a first-generation student (neither parent has a four-year degree), meet federal income guidelines or have a documented disability you are eligible to attend this free seminar. Visit to register and for contact info.


Tiye, our Student Life Administrative Assistant, enjoyed meeting new and prospective student at TTC’s recent Get Help, Get Going event.


Are you a TTC student looking for a work-study opportunity? If so, our Student Life staff would love to have you join our team for the Summer and/or Fall semester.


Are you taking Summer 2 classes? It's time to complete the 2022-23 FAFSA if you haven't done so. The deadline is June 30. Visit to submit the FAFSA, and don’t forget to add TTC’s school code (004920).


We are excited to have a free food fridge (provided by the TTC Grocery Vault) available on Thornley Campus. The fridge is located across from the Student Life Office in Bldg. 500, Rm. 122.

The Grocery Vault has a new Free Food Fridge on the Thornley Campus in the 500 building. Thanks to Sonya Cromwell, Gregory Cushing, and Dr. Davis!


We have some exciting news...The TTC Foundation scholarship applications have re-opened for the 2023-24 academic year, so there’s more time to apply! Deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on July 5, 2023. Scholarships may cover tuition plus other program expenses, such as books, uniforms, equipment, and tools. Any leftover funds fall under the college’s refund policy.

Apply Now at
For questions, contact: [email protected]


TTC students, family, and friends:
Summer is a time to relax & have fun. But the need for blood, platelets & plasma doesn’t take a summer break.

Make some time on June 13th to donate & make it a summer full of life. ALL BLOOD TYPES NEEDED!

We have a few appointment slots left.
Schedule your appointment at (Sponsor Code: TridentTech)
Donors will receive a $10 e-gift card.


We want you to become a part of the TTC family. Are you ready to attend TTC? Join us at our upcoming "Get Help, Get Going" event and prepare to enroll now. Visit for a complete list of what to bring.

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Click here to claim your Sponsored Listing.

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TTC Student Organizations (2021-2022)
Counseling Live
Counseling Live
Talk Tuesday featuring Palmetto Career Advancement
Counseling Live featuring Frank Morea
Black History Month Panel Discussion




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