Move On When Ready Program Provides the Foundation for One Student’s Career

Much like the majority of 16 year-old juniors at Colquitt County High School (CCHS), Autumn Boyd had not given much thought where she wanted to be 10 years down the road. She did know, however, that her plans would include college in some capacity. Fortunately for her, CCHS had established a partnership with Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) that allowed Move On When Ready (MOWR) students (formerly dual enrollment) to explore a variety of career training options for free prior to...



Technical and Industrial Programs Continue to Provide Incredible Higher Ed Value

For many years there has been an assumption that in order to procure a substantial salary in the workforce you were required to hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree. While that sentiment may hold true for some industries and professions, it simply is not the case for all professions. The Technical College System of Georgia institutions provides career training for many of the most in-demand fields that offer wages well above the national average for all professions. Thanks to the...



SRTC to Host Community-wide Career Fair

Organizers of the upcoming 2016 Community Career Resource Fair scheduled to be held in Tifton on Thursday, November 3, are anticipating the event will be a catalyst in transitioning local job hunters into members of a viable workforce. An estimated 50 local businesses and industries will assemble in the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Conference Center at the College’s Tifton location from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. for the 2016 Community Career Resource Fair. SRTC and...



SRTC Seeking Entries for Student Art Contest

In April, Georgia celebrates the importance of manufacturing in our state with a week’s worth of activities called Manufacturing Appreciation Week. It’s an annual event that recognizes the contribution of manufacturing to Georgia’s economy. An important part of this event is the Student Design Competition, which involves children and teens in the celebration and teaches them about manufacturing. Students from across Georgia are encouraged to submit artwork to their local technical...



SRTC Foundation Golf Tournament Raises Over $11,000 for Grady County Students

Thomas University Team from left to right: Mike Singletary, Ken Harper, Neil Daniels, Maurice Chastain (not pictured) Stallings Team from left to right: Ken Bond, Harry Young, Tommy Bond, Hansel Bearden (not pictured) CCH Construction Team from left to right: Chadd Mathis and Jason Harpe, Vann Champion (not pictured), Stephen Cheney, Jr. (not pictured) Willis Team from left to right: Phil Clay, Pam Clay, Carol Willis, Danny Willis Thursday, October 13, 2016...



CCH Construction Makes Donation to SRTC Foundation

Pictured (Left to Right): Dr. Craig Wentworth, SRTC President; Amy Maison, Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Marketing; and Jason Harpe, Vice President and Partner for CCH Construction, Inc. The Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation recently received a generous donation from CCH Construction, Inc. Jason Harpe, Vice President and Partner, at CCH Construction presented SRTC President Dr. Craig Wentworth with a donation to the College’s Foundation as the...



AT&T Makes Donation to SRTC Foundation

Pictured (Left to Right): Courtney Brinson, Dr. Craig Wentworth, and Representative Darlene Taylor 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 Thursday, September 15, AT&T Georgia’s Courtney Brinson, Regional Director for External Affairs, presented SRTC President Dr....



SRTC-Cairo Will Hold Armed Intruder Drill October 11th

On Tuesday, October 11th, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) will conduct a scheduled armed intruder drill. The drill will define procedures that school officials are to implement in the case of an armed intruder entering the campus. This will be a comprehensive emergency management simulation orchestrated in conjunction with Air Methods, Archbold Medical Center, Cairo Police Department, Cairo Fire Department, Grady Emergency Management Agency (GEMA), Decatur / Grady 911, Grady...



SRTC Experiences Largest Enrollment Ever for Fall 2016 Term

According to official data released on September 12, 2016 from the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) data center, Southern Regional Technical College was one of eleven colleges in the 23 college system to increase their total enrollment in Fall 2016 as compared to Fall 2015. The College also realized an increase in Full Time Equivalency (FTE) of 2.3%. SRTC saw their total enrollment rise to 3,553 students overall, a gross increase of 1.3%, with 1,422 of those students being...



SRTC Recognizes Distinguished Students

On September 1, 2016 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...



SRTC Receives Programmatic Accreditation from HVAC Excellence

Pictured left to right: Leigh Wallace, Vice President of Student Services; Ross Cox, Vice President of Administrative Services; Jim Glass, Provost; James Crisp; Dr. Craig Wentworth, SRTC President; Michael Clements, HVACR Instructor; Bruce Nelson, Abigail Carter, Dean for the School of Industrial Technology; Dr. Debbie Goodman, Vice President of Institution Effectiveness; Dr. Annie McElroy, Vice President of Academic Affairs Last week the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning...



Business Management at SRTC Provides Community Service and Education

Pictured Left to Right: SRTC student Keith Shelley, Give Kids the World Representatives, and Neil Clements Fall semester is a busy time for the Business Management students in enrolled in MGMT 2215 (Team Project) at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC). In addition to their normal course workload these students are tasked with raising money for a local charity. Last fall, four teams partnered with an eclectic mix of local non-profits to support a variety of causes. One team...