Tri-County’s 17th Annual College and Career Fair Set for March 3
CONTACT: CINDY TRIMMIER-LEE, 646-1592
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2/16/2010
(By Lisa Garrett)
PENDLETON --- Tri-County Technical College will host its 17th Annual College and Career Fair March 3. This community-wide event will be held on the Pendleton Campus in the Student Center from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Several local employers will be accepting resumes from job seekers, and college representatives from across the state will be available to speak with students about their educational goals.
This year’s event is a collaborative effort between TRiO’s Student Support Services (SSS) program, Career Services and the College. “We are expecting more employer participation this year than we had last year,” according to Alison Reynolds, job placement coordinator in Career Services.
The event is a prime opportunity for soon-to-be graduates and persons who are looking for employment to talk about employment opportunities with recruiters and managers and to develop of network of career contacts. “This is a way for us to help students and the community with their career goals and in their job searches,” said Cindy Trimmier-Lee, coordinator of SSS. “It is a great opportunity for persons to be exposed to these resources in one place.”
To date, participating businesses and industries include: Aflac; AnMed Health; Anderson County Sheriff’s Office; Charter Communications; Cross Country Home Services; KM Fabrics; Michelin; Oconee Medical Center; Lowe’s of Anderson; Pickens County Sheriff’s Office; Service Solutions; Sam’s Club; and WLOS/WYMA TV.
To date participating colleges include: Anderson University, Anderson University ACCEL/Evening Program, Clemson University, its School of Nursing and its College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences; Columbia College, Lander University, Limestone College, Tri-County Technical College Nursing Department; University Center of Greenville; USC-Beaufort; and USC Upstate.
For more information and to get an up-to-date list of presenters, visit www.tctc.edu and click on College and Career Fair or contact Mrs. Trimmier-Lee at 646-1592 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.