January 30, 2014
York Tech President to Appear on CPCC's 'Job Ready':
Highlights Improving the Economy Through Education
ROCK HILL, SC —
York Technical College President Dr. Greg Rutherford will
discuss the ways in which the college strives to build its community
through maximizing student success on WTVI PBS Charlotte’s program
“Job Ready” tonight at 9:30 p.m.
Hosted by Central Piedmont
Community College President Dr. Tony Zeiss, the show will highlight
York Tech’s contributions to the region through the provision of
skilled training opportunities, dual enrollment, college transfer, and
career-based programs. Dr. Rutherford will speak on how to improve
standards of living, and the ways in which York Tech prepares its
students for the workforce.
Other topics of discussion will consist of the recovering economy and
its impact on manufacturing, construction and other technical careers in the region.
They will also touch upon benefits associated with the innovation and improvements
of technical and community colleges in the region.
tonight to WTVI PBS Charlotte (Channel 42 for Time Warner Cable), to
catch the full program. You can also view the show
About WTVI PBS Charlotte
WTVI PBS Charlotte, home to high
quality, award-winning, commercial-free programming, which educates,
inspires and entertains. PBS Charlotte reaches more than 1.1 million
households across its 13-county service area in both North and South
Carolina. PBS Charlotte does more than just broadcast fabulous local
and national programs. Its educational outreach literacy program
serves more than 18-thousand at-risk children. Nearly 2,000 parents
and early childhood professionals have participated in more than 600
workshops and more than 7,000 disadvantaged children across our region
received free new books thanks to this service of CPCC. For more
information, visit www.pbscharlotte.org.
About York Technical College:
York Technical College, is a public, two-year institution of higher
education that offers a variety of associate degrees, diplomas, and
certificates. York Technical College’s mission is: Building Our
Community Through Maximizing Student Success.
York Technical College / 452 South Anderson Road / Rock Hill, SC