Pursuit of learning builds confidence for a new career

Casey Jones Casey Jones describes himself as a naturally nervous person. A bespectacled young man with a distinctly intellectual bearing and a purposeful way with words, Casey comes across as the kind of nerdy-cool college kid you would find in the library of any university in the country. But pulled out of public school after the 6th grade, he had become accustomed to homeschooling alone, away from the stress of other people. While he was still in his teens, he began to...



From GED to Ed.D.

Meghan McBride 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 Student First to Receive Adult Ed Scholarship

Left to right: Melissa Burtle, director of Adult Education, Southern Regional Technical College; Judy Abell, adult education instructor, SRTC Tifton; Chiffon Johnson, Shirley Carver Miller scholarship recipient; Bonnie Sayles, executive director of Literacy Volunteers of Tifton-Tift County Chiffon Johnson is the first Tifton recipient of the Shirley Carver Miller scholarship and the first for Southern Regional Technical College. Eight Georgia residents were recipients in 2016. The...



National GED® test changes have positive impact on SRTC students

National scoring system enhancements mean almost 1,900 former Georgia GED® test-takers now eligible to pass; at least 25 in surrounding area. Atlanta – Almost 1,900 Georgia students may achieve a passing grade on their GED® Test thanks to new scoring enhancements by the national GED® Testing Service. The passing score for high school equivalency has been recalibrated from 150 to 145, which means that 1,880 Georgia students who, since Jan. 1, 2014, have received scores from 145 to...



SRTC Adult Education Partners with Literacy Volunteers to Reach Those In Need

Pictured Left to Right: student Maria Talavera, SRTC Instructor Karla Wiley, student Nora Ahmed, and student Manuel Marquez Education at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) is continually evolving in credit and non-credit areas of instruction. The Adult Education / GED program is one of many award-winning programs area residents have the opportunity to take advantage of at no cost to them. Our Adult Education Program is designed for those individuals who need assistance with...