The New Southern Regional Technical College Continues to Grow

The completion of the July 1, 2015 merger of Moultrie Technical College (MTC) and Southwest Georgia Technical College (SWGTC) to form the new Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) has brought with it many improvements for the college as a whole. From administration to instruction, faculty to staff to students, nearly every corner of SRTC has been enhanced, though the College’s mission remains: to be a top-tier college that will provide greater access to services and programs for the...



SRTC Hosts Successful Skills USA High School Competition

On Friday, February 5, 2016 Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) hosted the annual SkillsUSA Region 7 High School competition. The event featured over 180 students from 13 area high schools that competed in a variety of categories designed to test student’s knowledge in both general and technical areas. The Region 7 competition served as an informal kickoff to SkillsUSA week, observed nationally from February 7th – 13th this year. SkillsUSA Week gives state associations,...



SRTC Electrical Systems Student Honored

Pictured from left to right: James Potts and Phillip Ricks from City Electric Supply On Monday, February 22nd James Potts received the Klein Tools Outstanding Student award for the Electrical Systems program at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) in Moultrie. Top students are evaluated based on their overall and programmatic grade point average and their performance in lab simulations. Potts has maintained a 3.94 GPA while double majoring in Electrical Systems and Carpentry. He...



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...



Georgia Power Makes Donation to SRTC Foundation

Pictured left to right: SRTC President Dr. Craig Wentworth, Georgia Power Foundation Executive Director Susan Carter, Georgia Power Tifton Area Manager Lynn Lovett The Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation recently received a generous donation from Georgia Power. 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, October 22nd, Georgia Power’s Susan Carter...



SRTC Faculty and Student Receive System-wide Adult Education Award

Pictured left to right: TCSG Deputy Commissioner Matt Arthur, TCSG Commissioner Gretchen Corbin, SRTC Distance Education Specialist Katie Harrison, and TCSG Assistant Commissioner for Adult Education Beverly Smith ATLANTA – The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) recognized the most outstanding GED graduates of the year at its annual Fall Adult Education Conference awards luncheon on Sept. 29. Four students secured the state’s three highest awards for GED achievement....



Public Library Makes Plans for Annual County-wide Read

New York Times bestselling author Gretchen Rubin coming to Thomasville THOMASVILLE – The Thomas County Public Library has announced the bestselling memoir “The Happiness Project” as this year’s One Book selection. One Book, an annual festival devoted to promoting literacy, kicks off with a flash mob during First Friday festivities downtown on Friday, Oct. 2. Thomasville’s local bookstore, The Bookshelf, will also be open late to sell books and tickets to the main One Book...



SRTC Neuromuscular Massage Therapy Students Boast 100% Pass Rate on State Boards

In the summer of 2015, ten Neuromuscular Massage Therapy (NMT) students graduated from Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC).  The graduating class achieved an exceptional milestone by having a 100% pass rate on the state board licensing examination. This marks the fifth consecutive year the NMT program has attained this distinction. “Southern Regional Technical College’s tradition of having high pass rates on occupational boards and certification/licensure exams continues with...



SRTC Partnering With GA DNR for Online Hunter Education Instructor Training Program

In the early stages of 2015, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Distance Education Coordinator James (Art) Beveridge began working with Walter Lane, Hunter Development Program Manager, Game Management, Wildlife Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources,  and Jennifer Pittman, Hunting & Shooting Education Supervisor, Game Management, Wildlife Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources,  to develop an online Hunter Education Instructor...



SRTC Partners with North Carolina College to Launch Distance Learning Platform

On September 18, 2015, the Southern Regional Technical College Tifton Campus launched a new online learning platform called Netlab+ developed by Net Dev Group.  The Netlab+ system allows students in Information Technology and Operations Technology to work with industry leading equipment from virtually anywhere that has an Internet connection.  The Remote Automation Management Project (RAMP) team from SRTC and the Mission Critical Operations (MCO) team from Cleveland Community College in...



SRTC Offers A Variety of Nursing Options to Fit Every Lifestyle

A busy lifestyle will no longer hinder you from becoming a nurse.  Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) is providing access to careers that, for many, may have never been an option.  With three different nursing programs that vary in length from two semesters to two years and flexible scheduling options SRTC has a fit for you.  The College’s nursing options – Nurse Aide, Practical Nursing (PN), and Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) – can be completed independently or can...



New Tax Credits Benefit Businesses Who Educate Workers

Employers can earn up to $100,000 in tax credits with new state program Georgia employers can now take advantage of new tax credits when they support employees’ successful completion of a General Educational Development (GED®) test. The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) will work with businesses in the state to promote the participation and success of employee GED® attainment.    “Nearly 18 percent of Georgia’s adult population has less than a high school education,”...