Florence–Darlington Technical College
|Florence-Darlington Technical College|
|Type||Two Year College|
|President||Ben P. Dillard, III|
|Location||Florence, South Carolina, United States
|Colors||blue and gold|
Florence–Darlington Technical College is a premium 2-year community college in Florence, South Carolina, U.S.A. The college's president is Ben P. Dillard, III. It is a part of the South Carolina Technical College System.
The Florence-Darlington Technical Education Center was established in 1963 and presently serves Florence, Darlington, and Marion counties. The College's initial enrollment of 250 students now exceeds 6,000 students. Its original campus of less than 10 acres (4.05 ha) has expanded to nearly 240 acres (97 ha) with a modern complex of eight major buildings totaling nearly 350,000 square feet (33,000 m2). Including the SIMT building built in 2009.
- The college operates sites in Hartsville, Lake City, and Mullins. The college also operates a large health sciences complex in downtown Florence entirely devoted to careers in the health arena.
- Florence-Darlington Technical College
- Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SIMT), a division of the college