American Proteins, Bagwell Family Foundation Present Donation to SRTC Foundation

Pictured (Left to Right): SRTC VP of Institutional Advancement Amy Maison and American Proteins HR/EHS Manager Harry Wilson On December 7th, 2017 the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation received an opulent donation from American Proteins, Inc. and the Bagwell Family Foundation. Founded in 1949 as a small family business, American Proteins has grown to become the international resource for processing allied poultry products. Today, the company operates the largest...



SRTC Rad Tech Students Honored Award Ceremony

Pictured left to right: Bottom Row – Mallorie Johnson, Melisa Rodriguez, Tony Hernandez Second Row – Kaylee Ezell, Hannah Hinesley, Nelson Miller Third Row – Ellicia Stephens, Kayla Labbe, Ashley Montgomery, Kelsey Drabenstot Top Row – Georgia Snyder, Kristian Morey, Amanda Brown On Tuesday, December 5th, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) honored its Radiologic Technology students in an award ceremony. Thirteen students were recognized at the awards ceremony and...



SRTC Moultrie MA Students Recognized at Pinning Ceremony

Pictured left to right: Kaylie Bledsoe, Melissa Henry-Brown, Krishna Turner, Becky Hernandez, Sabrina Smith, Shibreka Alridge, and Matt Luke. Seven students were recently recognized at a Medical Assisting pinning ceremony held at Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) Moultrie Campus. These students completed one semester of prerequisite coursework as well as multiple semesters of rigorous occupational coursework, including a series of clinical rotations at local medical...



SRTC Acquisition of BSC to provide new opportunities for area students

Shortly after the calendar flipped into 2017, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the consolidation of Bainbridge State College (BSC) and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC). Not long after that approval was finalized, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) was asked to assume responsibility for the technical programs being offered by BSC. During the discussions with the University System of Georgia (USG) to transfer the technical programs to...



From Eastern Europe…to the Welding Booth?

Matthew Goodwin The welding classroom on the Thomasville campus of Southern Regional Technical College is abuzz with activity. There is a continual sharp clanking of metal tools against metal objects. Bright blue sparks fly behind translucent plastic curtains, silhouetting helmeted students in vivid detail. The wide utility doors are open to the crisp autumn breeze, and dual-enrollment kids from various high schools in Thomas County circulate from station to station. One boy, Matthew,...



Southern Regional Alum adds name to list of Daisy Award winners at Colquitt Regional Medical Center

Dana Olvera (photo courtesy of Aaron Musgrove) Recently, Dana Olvera, RN, became one of a growing number of Southern Regional Technical College nursing graduates to be awarded the prestigious Daisy Award for her exemplary work in the intensive care unit at Colquitt Regional Medical Center. The Daisy Award is unique in that it recognizes and honors nurses who show extraordinary compassion towards their patients. This year, Dana went the extra mile for a patient and her family, so much...



Executive Career Starts Here

Jason Jacobs Recently, The Foundation of Southern Regional Technical College recognized the inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award Winners during the foundation’s first annual Dueling Pianos event in Moultrie, Georgia. Those recognized were Meghan McBride, Phalyn Murphy, and Jason Jacobs. This short series of articles has introduced readers to the three distinguished alumni, who each began their career as a student at SRTC. Previously, we met doctoral candidate Meghan McBride and US...



SRTC Growth Outpaces State Average

According to official data released on September 8, 2017 from the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) data center, Southern Regional Technical College experienced the fourth largest rate of growth statewide when comparing Fall 2016 and Fall 2017 enrollment by adding 320 new students. The new students resulted in a nine percent increase in the size of the student body, which significantly outpaced the state average of two percent. The College also realized an increase in Full Time...



Deal Appoints SRTC’s Bryant to State Board

Tammy Bryant On September 6th, 2017 Governor Nathan Deal announced the appointment of Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Associate of Science in Nursing Program Chair, Tammy Bryant, to the State of Georgia Board of Nursing. “It is truly an honor for Tammy Bryant, our Associate of Science Degree in Nursing Program Director, to be named by Governor Deal to the Georgia Board of Nursing. To be named to a state board or committee is indicative of one’s professionalism,...



Military Injury Opens the Door to a New Career for Army Vet

Phaylyn Murphy On the evening of Saturday, July 29th, The Foundation of Southern Regional Technical College recognized the inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award Winners during the foundation’s first annual Dueling Pianos event in Moultrie, Georgia. Those recognized were Phalyn Murphy, Jason Jacobs, and Meghan McBride. This week and in following weeks, this series of articles will introduce readers to the three distinguished alumni, who all began their careers as students at SRTC. ...



Career in Wildlife Rooted in Childhood Memories

Taylor Cumbie Since he was a young man, Taylor Cumbie’s favorite days and fondest memories were those spent outdoors with his Grandpa. Hunting, fishing, and spending time in the idyllic wildlands of South Georgia, Taylor passed countless easy childhood days learning to be a responsible outdoorsman with his grandfather. The recent Southern Regional Technical College graduate credits his grandfather’s influence on the path he has chosen to take in life. “The best lesson my...



2017 Summer Semester Distinguished Students are Announced

President’s List Requirements At the completion of each semester, Southern Regional Technical College publishes a President’s List honoring those students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement. The requirements for the President’s List are as follows: A full-time student who has completed 12 or more semester credit hours. (Full-time status does not include learning support or transient coursework.) Earns a grade of “A” in all coursework attempted. ...