Trident Technical College Alumni and Friends

Connecting, engaging and celebrating alumni, students, supporters and friends of Trident Technical College.

Trident Technical College Foundation’s Alumni and Friends network provides opportunities for former students who have successfully completed courses toward their academic and professional goals to stay connected to the college and participate in mutually beneficial activities and initiatives, contributing to the reputation and advancement of Trident Technical College.

Mission: Creating Community Investments Today for Tomorrow's Workforce: Trident Technical College Foundation advocates and raises funds for the college to support the region's economy.

TTC Culinary Program Teaches History of Enslaved African Culinary Arts A new course at Trident Tech is bringing the history of enslaved African culinary arts to the table.

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Adam Koecke is a youth apprentice at MetalWork Machining. Youth apprenticeships offer qualified high school students opportunities to get paid to learn. Visit for more info.

The future of work won't be about college degrees, it will be about job skills Schools can no longer insulate its students from the unpredictability of technological progression and disruption. The result: new, nontraditional education options are beginning to proliferate.

Carolina Youth Development Center

We are blessed to have Dr. Mary Thornley, President of Trident Technical College, read today!

Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeships Industry Appreciation Awards Luncheon

"We could not be expanding these programs and experiences to other parts of the country without the leadership that's been here in Charleston and in the state of SC."

The Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeships program has grown to more than 160 employers, nine industry sectors, 16 different occupations and 232 apprentices.

Attention TTC Nursing Grads: Please fill out this short survey to help us plan a Nursing Alumni Event!

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Trident Tech officials tout SC Aeronautical Training Center opening this fall

SC Aeronautical Training Center on track and within budget

"It's to create an aeronautical culture so that our boys and girls can say, 'I can see myself manufacturing an airplane.'"
Mary Thornley, TTC President NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The new South Carolina Aeronautical Training Center is within budget and on track to open in the fall. Within two month, more than 5300 students will fill the …

Trident Tech officials tout SC Aeronautical Training Center opening this fall The countdown is on for the first-ever South Carolina Aeronautical Training Center to welcome students later this year at Trident Technical College's main campus in North Charleston.

The Esthetics Clinic at Trident Technical College Downtown Palmer Campus is open July 9 - Aug. 5, Monday through Fri. Appointments are from 8:45 until 3:45 and cost is $20-$30 (cash only). Call (843) 722-5505 to make your appointment!

RN Job Fair- June 27th Now offering a $5k sign on bonus for certain specialties and relocation assistance

50 years after Roper Hospital was forced to admit black patients, a black CEO is in charge

We are so proud to call this man a TTC alum and TTC Foundation board of Trustee! #TTCAlumni #EducateAccelerateInspire When Anthony Jackson was named the new CEO of all three Roper St. Francis hospitals this spring, he became one of the most powerful men in South Carolina's increasingly competitive

Victoria's New Hire Orientation

Well we were sad to see Noelle go but the Nursing Simulation Lab has found a replacement - Victoria. Here is a little footage from her staff orientation.

Cross High School's top graduates 2019

Two of Cross High School's top five graduates are attending Trident Technical College - what a smart move!

Congratulations and welcome Jessica Sweatman and Lanasia Symone Derby! #EducateAccelerateInspire #TTCFutureAlumni Valedictorian: Tyrell Malik Mustapher

Bubbles & Blingo 2019

When photos can't give the full story, use a video!

Special thanks to our Marketing Department, AV team and Film and Media students for capturing the excitement and energy of Bubbles & Blingo! We look forward to seeing you all again on June 13, 2020!


Hot Commodity (Official Trailer)

Like many industrial fields, the heating and air conditioning industry is often overlooked by students as a viable, even lucrative career choice. But it can be a very rewarding prospect and a great fit for so many!

Client: HARDI Directed by: Bryce Suriano & Jessie Suriano Director of Photography: Bryce Suriano Producer: Jessie Suriano Executive Producer: Chris DeBoer Editors:…

Hundreds of new scholarships available for students transferring to Clemson University

Great news for Trident Technical College transfer students! Hundreds of students who transfer from South Carolina technical colleges to Clemson University will soon be eligible for scholarships as part of a new program backed by nearly $5 million from the National Science Foundation. The plan calls for more than 300 transfer students to receive $3 million in...

Noelle's Retirement from the TTC Nursing Simulation Lab

Last week we celebrated the retirement of long-term nursing simulation lab staffer - Noelle. Sad to see her go but happy to have had someone so dedicated to helping nurses. You can see her thoughts in the video.

"I'm the first person in my family to be able to go to college. This scholarship will grant me the ability to continue my path to a degree while relieving some of the stress of the financial aspects of college."

Congrats to Hayleigh Dodge, Business Information Systems student and recipient of the TTC Foundation Scholarship!

Rubber ducky are you the one? | The Daniel Island News

Have you purchased your duck yet? Trident Technical College's Youth Apprenticeship program will be one of the beneficiaries this year! Rubber ducky are you the one? Wed, 05/29/2019 - 10:44am admin Annual Duck Race on DI finds new gaggle of partners and beneficiaries in 2019By: Heath EllisonIt’s scientific fact that rubber ducks love hot water, which is why they’re always found in baths. Luckily, the temperatures have been tipp...

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Mary Thornley with Foundation student ambassadors Rory Thomas, Belinda Sherman, Rallee Balagtas and Addie Ledbetter, Miss Orangeburg County 2019

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JUST IN: Morehouse commencement speaker to pay off Class of 2019’s student loans

An investment in education pays the best interest. (Benjamin Franklin) Philanthropist has big surprise at commencement speech with announcement

So grateful to have all these fun people at the 1st Bubbles & Blingo!

So grateful to have all these fun people at the 1st Bubbles & Blingo!

Trident Tech on track to open SC Aeronautical Training Center in the fall

On time and under budget! The South Carolina Aeronautical Training Center at Trident Tech is just a few months away from opening the doors to students.

So grateful to have all these fun people at the 1st Bubbles & Blingo!

So grateful to have all these fun people at the 1st Bubbles & Blingo!

Thank you McCay Kiddy for making this event possible!

B*L*I*N*G*O ... While no one at our table got to yell it - we sure did have a great time at this inaugural event for Trident Technical College Alumni and Friends! There was Bling everywhere to include the Team MK table. Excellent food, fun, and fellowship! #MoreThanNumbers #Blingo19

"My mother was a nurse for 16 years and I always strive to be like her. This scholarship gives me every reason to keep going to school." Chelsea Burggren, R.L. Helmly Family Endowed Scholarship #EducateAccelerateInspire #TTCFutureAlum #SoMuchMore

Bubbles & Blingo was a success - thank you everyone! #Blingo19

Thank you to all of our attendees and sponsors! #Blingo19

Congratulations to the last Blingo winner of the day! #Blingo19

Table prizes galore! #Blingo19

So many winners! #Blingo19

#Blingo19 Another happy winner - congrats!

Bubbles & Blingo is so much fun! #Blingo19 Heatherlyn Grant


Congrats to the lucky winner of the fire pit crafted by our Welding students. #Blingo19

Did someone say Blingo? #Blingo19

BLINGO Baby! #Blingo19

Dr. Mary Thornley recognizes students at Bubbles & Blingo. #Blingo19


Happy Mother’s Day, Mom. Celebrating at Bubbles and Bingo, TTC.

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