Grant-funded student programs
at WTC grow students into productive
The Upward Bound Program at Williamsburg Technical
College is a pre-college, academic enhancement
program designed for first generation, low-income
students or those students with a high risk for
academic failure. The program is designed to motivate students
by developing those skills which will enable them to
complete high school and make a successful transition
into postsecondary education. Applications can be
picked up from any one of the four high schools in
the County or from the Upward Bound office at WTC.
To be eligible for the Upward Bound program, a student must:
1. be a high school student residing in Williamsburg County and
is enrolled in grades 9 or 10 at one of the four high schools:
C.E. Murray, Hemingway, Kingstree, and the Youth Academy;
2. meet federal income guidelines;
3. be the child of a parent who has not received his/her bachelor’s degree;
4. be committed to pursuing a 4-year college degree.
Upward Bound offers
- academic assistance
- academic instruction
- cultural enrichment exposure
- work study for graduating seniors
- summer bridge program
- financial aid workshops.
For more information, about the Upward Bound program, please contact the Upward Bound Office at 843.355.4175 or in Building A on the WTC campus.
Student Activities at WTC offer unique opportunities for students.
Student Government Association
The WTC Student Government Association (SGA) is the official organization for coordinating student activities on campus. The president of the SGA serves as the student representative to the College. The association is composed of all students enrolled in diploma, degree, career development, and certificate programs at WTC. Its function is to ensure that open communications are maintained between students and the administration. Executive officers, program representatives, and alternates are elected to the SGA council. Students are encouraged to participate in the elections and activities of the SGA. For more information, contact Student Affairs.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
WTC’s Alpha Sigma Gamma chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society recognizes and encourages academic achievement of two-year college students and provides opportunities for individual growth and development through honors, leadership and service programming. WTC PTK advisors are Minette Gentry and Judy Coker.
Williamsburg Technical College, 601 Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue, Kingstree, SC 29556 843.355.4110
Employee and applicant inquiries concerning the federal laws and their application to the College may be directed to the Vice President for Business Affairs , WTC, 601 MLK Jr. Avenue, Kingstree, SC 29556 843.355.4117, who will serve as the College’s Section 504, Title II, and Title IX Coordinator.
WTC shall not discriminate in employment or personnel decisions or in student admissions or in student decisions, or in all other segments of the College community on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, religion, disability, ancestry, political affiliation, pregnancy, marital status or unfavorable discharge from military service, in the educational programs and activities which it operates, and the College is prohibited from discrimination in such manner by applicable laws. Practices and requirements for non-discrimination extend to the enrollment of students in programs and activities of the College and employment by the College. Employee and applicant inquiries concerning the federal laws and their application to the College may be directed to the Vice President for Business Affairs , WTC, 601 MLK Jr. Avenue, Kingstree, SC 29556 843.355.4117, who will serve as the College's Section 504, Title II, and Title IX Coordinator. Student and prospective student inquiries concerning the federal laws and their application to the College or any student decision may be directed to Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, WTC, 601 MLK Jr. Avenue, Kingstree, SC 29556 843.355.4162, who will serve as the College’s Section 504, Title II, and Title IV Coordinator.
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