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. ...



SRTC Foundation Awards over $39,000 in Scholarships for Fall Semester 2017

For Fall Semester 2017, which began on August 22nd, the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation awarded 66 scholarships totaling over $39,000 to SRTC students. These funds assist students with education related costs such as tuition, fees, clinical scrubs, dissection kits, books, and much more. “The SRTC Foundation is proud to offer so many scholarships each semester. Scholarships provide financial support to students who need assistance with tuition, books, and other...



Tifton PN Summer Grads Honored at Pinning Ceremony

Front Row Left to Right: Antoinette Ashley, Laura Crofutt, Eneyda Delapaz, Narhiah Thomas, Brandy Rogers, and Brianna Waters Back Row Left to Right: Summer Revels, Lora Lee Holifield, Amanda Clark, Sean Richardson On August 3rd, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) held a pinning ceremony in Tifton where the most recent class of Practical Nursing (PN) students was honored. The ceremony commemorates the students’ successful completion of their nursing coursework and clinical...



Practical Nursing Students at SRTC-Thomasville Honored in Pinning Ceremony

Bottom row from left to right: Crystal Troutman, Danielle Groh, Kaitlin McDaniel Second row from left to right: Marlie Holton, Melissa Denton Third row from left to right: ShaKayla Coleman, Monique Adams Back row from left to right: Liz Piazza, Heather Smith, Marcie Merwin On August 3rd, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) held a pinning ceremony where the most recent class of Practical Nursing (PN) students was honored. The ceremony commemorates the students’...



SRTC Thomasville Surgical Technology Program Pins Students

Pictured (left to right): Bottom Row – Courtney Newell, Teena Lundy, Erica McGuire, Savannah Denham Middle Row – Ebonee Butts, Haley McDonald Top Row – Jeffrey Demps, Jose Huerta, Jr., Instructor Stephanie Pierce, Amber Burgess, Haley Davis Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) Surgical Technology program held its pinning ceremony on August 3rd, marking the program completion of ten students: Courtney Newell of Moultrie, Teena Lundy of Thomasville, Erica McGuire of...



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...



SRTC Automotive Program Attains Highest Possible Accreditation

Pictured left to right: SRTC Automotive Technology Program Chair Mason Miller and Instructor Chris Anderson Moultrie, GA – Students considering a career in automotive technology can cast aside any doubts they may have related to instructional excellence at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) as the school was recently awarded the highest possible industry accreditation by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). “Achieving master level...



Faculty and Staff are All-In for 'Student Success'

Contributed by Carrie Viohl I will admit that I rolled my eyes at the discovery that Southern Regional Technical College compels all students to take a class called “Student Success.” I am nearly 40. I am not fresh out of high school, and I have spent most of my adult life auto-didactically learning without the benefit of a Student Success class. I was pretty sure that I would be just fine without that class. I’d once felt the same way about the required “Introduction to...



Opportunities Come in Many Forms for One SRTC Neuromuscular Massage Student

Contributed by Carrie Viohl Building D, on the Veteran’s Parkway campus of Southern Regional Technical College, is almost surreal in its loveliness. The building’s modern atrium, with its dramatic central staircase, impressive collection of art and medical displays, and well-appointed lounge areas, welcomes students into a facility that feels at once like a college, a gallery, and a modern medical facility. The building houses SRTC’s remarkable Health Sciences programs, including...