News Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Chrysten Crockett
(803) 327-8032

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.

Tune in tonight to WTVI PBS Charlotte (Channel 42 for Time Warner Cable), to catch the full program. You can also view the show HERE.


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

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 29730