SRTC Recognizes Distinguished Students

On May 23rd, 2017 the administration at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) recognized exceptional students achieving the honor of President’s List. The College also recognized students who earned Dean’s List and Merit List honors with a certificate. Each semester, SRTC recognizes students who have accomplished high academic achievement through the President’s List. In order to qualify for the President’s List, students must meet two criteria: earn a grade of “A” in all...



State Announces New Name for Grant Offering Free College Tuition

Atlanta, Ga. – A grant that enables certain technical education students in Georgia to receive free tuition now has a name that better reflects the grant’s goals. The HOPE Career Grant, formerly known as the Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant, is available to HOPE Grant-qualified students who enroll in select majors specifically aligned with one of 12 industries in which there are more jobs available in Georgia than there are skilled workers to fill them. These...



SRTC Green Zone Helps Vets Navigate College

Contributed by Carrie Viohl On the last Monday of May, most of us gather together with folks we love to enjoy picnics, beach parties, and backyard BBQs. As a nation, we love to celebrate Memorial Day, the unofficial kick-off to summer! It’s such a fun and festive long weekend that we sometimes forget that Memorial Day is, in fact, a day to remember the American military service men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice. For the families who have lost a soldier, sailor, airman,...



Move On When Ready - A Parent's Perspective

Contributed by Carrie Viohl When I was a young mom of two toddlers, I felt pretty sure that I had the parenting thing figured out. Read a lot of books aloud, play imagination games on the floor, spend plenty of time exploring outside, feed a variety of good foods, bathe them on occasion, and give a lot of hugs. Easy! In truth, my husband and I have been blessed with really great kids, but as they race towards adulthood, we are realizing that helping them make choices in their teenage...



AT&T Makes Donation to SRTC Foundation

Pictured (Left to Right): Representative Darlene Taylor, Courtney Brinson, Dr. Craig Wentworth, and Amy Maison The Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation recently received a generous donation from AT&T. They have long been a supporter of technical education, and have shown that support through numerous donations to the Foundation over the years. On Monday, May 15, 2017, AT&T Georgia’s Courtney Brinson, Regional Director for External Affairs, presented SRTC President...



SRTC Thomasville MA Students Recognized at Pinning Ceremony

Pictured left to right: Allison Barfield, Sherry Whitfield, Apryl Folson, Corrina Jones, Instructor Sherry Harrison, Danielle Griffin, Shonta Broadway, Deary Encina, and Dawn Bell Eight students were recently recognized at a Medical Assisting pinning ceremony held at Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) Thomasville Campus. These students completed one semester of prerequisite coursework as well as multiple semesters of rigorous occupational coursework, including a series of...



SRTC SGA Makes Donation to Red Cross

Pictured from Left to Right: SRTC Student Life Coordinator Asha Dillard, American Red Cross Board Member Kathy Megahee, SRTC Student Gail Marie Lawson, American Red Cross Executive Director Terri Jenkins, and SRTC Student Keith Shelley Representatives from the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Student Government Association (SGA) on the Thomasville Campus collected items for the American Red Cross for their Spring 2017 Community Service Project. Members collected towels,...



SRTC Nursing Program Provides New Opportunity for Non-traditional Student

Tricia Rich You’ve likely heard about the ever-prevalent ‘nursing shortage’ in the United States for years now and have likely assumed it has been resolved. That, however, is not the case. According to data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics employment of registered nurses is expected to grow by 16% through 2024, which is over double the standard job growth rate. While a lack of nurses certainly presents an issue for medical facilities, it likewise provides an...



RN Students Honored in Pinning Ceremony at SRTC

Left to Right: Front Row: Deanna McBride, Shanna Sheppard, Megan Stalvey, Tim Donalson Second Row: Sarah Farmer, Josh Moody, Karen Fitzpatrick, Tacara Lopez Third Row: Brittany Hurst, Vonteaic Anderson, Paige Swearingen Fourth Row: Amanda Eldridge, Heather Stinson, Renee Trawick, Nikki Paul On May 4th, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) held a pinning ceremony where 16 Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) students from the LPN to RN Bridge program and the Generic ASN program...



SRTC Clinical Lab Technology Program Honors Students

Pictured Left to Right - First Row: Pepperann Pittman, Tina Everett, Pamela Pilcher, and CLT Clinical Coordinator Kimberly Moye Second Row: CLT Program Director Vickie Smith, Erin Rich, Sara Fender, Nikki Sutton, and Telissa Benton Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) Clinical Laboratory Technology (CLT) Program held a pinning ceremony on April 26th, marking the completion of the program for seven students: Telissa Benton of Pelham, Tina Everett of Thomasville, Sara Fender...



SRTC and Mercer University Sign Articulation Agreement for Nursing Program

Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) and Mercer University recently finalized an agreement that will allow nursing students to seamlessly transfer between the two schools. The agreement, which has been in process since late last year, serves to strengthen the academic bond between the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and the state’s private universities. “Southern Regional Technical College is pleased to continue and expand our partnership and collaboration with...



SRTC Phi Beta Lambda Students Compete and Place at State Competition

Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) students recently competed and placed in the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Georgia State Competition in Atlanta. SRTC was represented by 30 students from each of the College’s three chapters: PBL-Moultrie, PBL-Thomasville, and PBL-Tifton. The participating students brought home a total of 31 competitive awards and numerous chapter honors. Awards were presented as follows: PBL Moultrie Chapter: 1st place – Battle of the Chapters: Stephanie...