Brief Biography

Barbara W. Ankersen

Born and raised in Charleston, a graduate of Bishop England High School, undergraduate degree in Dental Hygiene from Loyola University of the South, New Orleans, Louisiana and masters degree in Dental Hygiene Education from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Mrs. Ankersen began her teaching career at Midlands Technical College and after receiving her masters, taught for 13 years at the Medical University of South Carolina in the State’s only bachelors degree (dental hygiene) program until its’ closure in the late 1980’s.

Mrs. Ankersen began the program at Trident and has taught at the College for 20 years. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienist’s Association and the American Dental Education Association.


New Semester, New Lineup

Well, the new semester has begun here at Trident Technical College and we’ve also had some changes to our lineup. Here’s our currently lineup that reflects the changes.

TTC Internet Radio Staff:

Marcia Warnock

Christopher Youngblood

Christopher Stone

John Wilson

Glenn Seale

RTV 111 Students:

Arnold Hamilton

Bethany Harper

Kurt Majors

Kamika Mattis

Brian Mcneill

RTV 211 Students:

Melissa Brooks

Rhashalm Crowell

Michael Steinberg

Christopher Youngblood

Trident Technical College Faculty and Staff:

Ann Welty

David Hansen

Jerry Walthall

Jim Haskell

Meg Howle

Mike Johnson

Pat Fox

Randy Grimes

Raymond Moody

Roscoe Thornthwaite

Tony Sheppard

Student Contributors:

Akia Cone

Floyd Jeffcoat

Tim Threet

Christopher Stone

Spring Semester 2009

Well, it’s a new year and a new semester. We have plenty of new voices that are looking forward to contributing to our internet radio station and we’re looking forward to letting those voices be heard, so be on the lookout for the talented newcomers and the new programming that will come with them.

In about a week or so we’ll be updating our list of student contributors to reflect our current enrollment in the radio program.

Brief Biography

Barry Franco

I am the Dean of the Aeronautical Studies program at Trident technical College. I have been employed by Trident for the past 10 years and have been involved in aviation maintenance for 26 years. I currently work to deliver training for Vought Aircraft Company and Global Aeronautica, the two companies in North Charleston ,SC that are involved in the building of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

I have always been interested in radio and have been an Amateur radio operator, or Ham, for the past 22 years. I am also involved in marketing the aviation programs here at Trident and believe the use of Internet radio is an excellent way to reach potential students, as well as to keep the public informed concerning matters of aviation.

Brief Biography

Brian Almquist

My first 20 years in the working world were spent in the United States Navy. While splitting my career between the submarine force and recruiting duty, I was able to complete and associate degree and a bachelor’s degree as a non-traditional student. I then came to TTC as a recruiter, moved to financial aid as an assistant director, and then to student employment director. This all gave me the experience to be able to relate to many of the challenges our students face.

I enjoy helping employers find quality employees from TTC and I take even more pleasure in helping our students and graduates find employment. Participating with the TTC radio station is just one more way that I can reach our students and the community to assist with that process.