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TTC Digital Archives: TTC Library Research Guides

The digital collections support the mission of the Library by providing access to items of historical significance to the TTC community by promoting intellectual growth and cultural development of TTC students, faculty and staff.

Digital Archives Spotlight

From the Archives: Palmer Campus Faculty Wins Olympics

by Valarie Jenkins, MLIS on June 4th, 2021 | Comments

On May 23, 1975, the TTC Olympics were held on the Palmer Campus. "The Untouchables" a team composed of faculty members from Palmer Campus were the overall winners. For more details on this event, check out the article here in our TTC Archives.

Digital Archives Spotlight

From the Archives: Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Technical Education Center (BCD-TEC) Student Newspaper TEC-SET

by Valarie Jenkins, MLIS on May 11th, 2021 | Comments

Click here to view TEC-SET, the first student newspaper of the TEC. It was published on May 20, 1966. The TEC is what many called the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Technical Education Center (BCD-TEC). Trident Technical College was formed in 1973 from the merger of the BCD-TEC and Palmer College.

Digital Archives Spotlight

From the Archives: Groundbreaking Ceremony for TTC's new Learning Resource Center

by Valarie Jenkins, MLIS on April 8th, 2021 | Comments

Check out this photo of the groundbreaking ceremony for Trident's new Learning Resource Center in April 1994. You can check out the full March/April 1994 issue of The Trident Times this picture appears in here.

Digital Archives Spotlight

From the Archives: Mary Dellamura (aka Dr. Thornley) .....

by Valarie Jenkins, MLIS on March 4th, 2021 | Comments

Check out this article in the March 4, 1985 issue of the Trident Times on Dr. Thornley and her discussing teaching. 

Digital Archives Spotlight

From the Archives: TTC Celebrates Black History Week

by Valarie Jenkins, MLIS on February 17th, 2021 | Comments

In 1985, TTC celebrated “Black History Week” from February 18-22. Dignitaries were on campus in Building 100 to speak for the opening activities. Attendees included: The Honorable Herbert Fielding, S.C. senator; Lt. James Godard of the U.S. Air Force Chief; Reuben Greenberg, chief of police, city of Charleston; Dr. Gwendoly Todd Jones, Pediatrician; Lt. Harold Kennell, U.S. Navy; Mr. Montez Martin, a member of TTC's Area Commission; Dr. Elise Davis-McFarland, Vice President for Public Affairs, Charleston Chamber of Commerce; The Honorable Arthur McFarland, Charleston Municipal judge; Mr. William Saunders, President and General Manager of WPAL radio station (former local radio station).

You can go back in time to read the article here.

Digital Archives Spotlight

From the Archives: Starbuck talks with TTC students (December 1976)

by Valarie Jenkins, MLIS on December 2nd, 2020 | Comments

 

   

In December 1976, Starbuck, a rock band from the 1970s, talked with students of The Trident Times (TTC student newspaper). One of the group’s hit songs is “Moonlight Feels Right”. To read about Starbuck’s chat with students, click here.

Digital Archives Spotlight

From the Archives: Thank Goodness for Thanksgiving (1986)

by Valarie Jenkins, MLIS on November 20th, 2020 | Comments

Many of you may not know that TTC has an archive. The Library maintains this archive that provides access to TTC important historical documents. These documents include Alumni Newsletters, Area Commission Meetings Minutes, Graduation Bulletins, and other items. Periodically, we will be featuring pieces from the archives. Below you will find an article that was featured in the November 1986 edition of the Trident Times, which was the student newspaper.

With Thanksgiving approaching, many of us are pondering the things in which we are thankful. To help celebrate, here’s an article from the TTC Archives titled Thank Goodness for Thanksgiving including a poem “Make Us Thankful” both by D. Evelyn Boyd.

The Library will be closed November 26-29, 2020 to observe Thanksgiving Holidays.

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