SRTC Foundation Recognizes 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Recently, The Foundation of Southern Regional Technical College recognized the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners during the foundation’s annual Dueling Pianos event in Moultrie, Georgia. Those recognized were Keizzie Collins of Moultrie, Jonathan Harvin of Moultrie, Fergus Robinson of Cairo, and Hannah Wisenbaker Castleberry of Moultrie. Each of these Alumni embody excellence in technical education and beyond. The four represent career successes in a wide and diverse range...



SRTC Foundation Awards over $37,000 in Scholarships for Fall Semester 2018

For Fall Semester 2018, which begins on August 21st, the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation awarded 56 Scholarships totaling over $37,000 to SRTC students. These funds assist local 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 financial assistance as they...



Online Class Success! Expert tips for making the most of your Distance Education experience.

Welcome to SRTC’s Distance Education! We hope that you will find taking courses online as a great way to further your education. Below you will find a list of helpful tips to ensure you are successful in your online course. Complete the Smarter Measure Learning Readiness Indicator found on the Georgia Virtual Technical Connection (GVTC) website http://www.gvtc.org/Resources/SmarterMeasure.aspx to see if you are ready to take an online course. Visit the Distance Education...



Two generations of women graduate together, and provide inspiration for the next generation.

“When I go to college, I am going to be a nurse,” said Rachel, an 11-year-old pixie of a girl with corn-silk hair and a bright, airy voice. She piped up from the corner of the boardroom, where she had been playing quietly with her little brother. Her interjection into the conversation could not have been more perfectly timed. She was visiting Southern Regional Technical College with her mother, Marlana Bays, and her grandmother, Lynn McCollister, who had recently graduated together from...



SRTC Making Final Preparations As Acquisition Nears

Bainbridge, GA - With July 1, 2018 quickly approaching, final preparations are being made to the former Bainbridge State College (BSC) campus to ensure a seamless transition. By the time this article prints, you will likely have noticed new signage being installed at the Downtown and Shotwell locations, along with a bevy of personnel making their rounds to finalize plans for the new fiscal year. As you may expect, an acquisition of this magnitude with little precedent has certainly been...



Nine Scholarship Tips to get you more money for college this Summer!

Did you know that SRTC's Foundation offers over 20 unique scholarships EVERY semester? Each and every Southern Regional student has the opportunity to apply for scholarships, and we're here to help give you a shot at being one of the students awarded with extra cash for college! Scholarship Success Tip #1: Apply early! Scholarships are open for the Fall Semester NOW, and it is certainly not too early to get started. Letters of recommendation take time to write. Essays take time to...



Dual Enrollment Student Earns High School Diploma and Associate Degree Simultaneously

Mackenzie O’Berry Nearly hidden by an impressive stack of bulky text books, Mackenzie O’Berry looks like a typical college woman as she studies at the Starbucks in Tifton, Georgia. Her glossy dark hair disappears into an oversized hoodie and stylish glasses frame her freshly scrubbed face. Her table is covered in notes, pens, and binders from this semester’s course load: SOCI 1101, ECON 1101, CRJU 2070, and COMP 1000. “Right now, I’m in my last semester here at Southern...



SRTC Foundation Awards over $28,000 in Scholarships for Summer Semester 2018

For Summer Semester 2018, which began on May 27th, the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation awarded 69 scholarships totaling over $28,000 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 a variety of scholarships each semester. Scholarships provide the necessary financial support to students who need additional assistance with...



SRTC Clinical Lab Technology Program Honors Students

Pictured Left to Right: CLT Clinical Coordinator Coleen Felias, Evelyn Esquivel, Kamaya Jackson, Jessica Gulsby, Letitia Owens, and CLT Program Chair Georgia Smith Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) Clinical Laboratory Technology (CLT) Program held a pinning ceremony on May 30th, marking the completion of the program for five students: Evelyn Esquivel-Carvajal of Moultrie, Jessica LeAnne Gulsby of Tallahassee, Kamaya Jackson of Valdosta, Letitia Janaye Owens of Tallahassee,...



Southern Regional Welcomes New Vice President

Thomasville, GA – Friday, June 1st marked a notable changing of the guard in the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Office of Institutional Effectiveness with Dr. Ron O’Meara assuming the role of Vice President. The position was vacated by the retirement of Dr. Debbie Goodman, who faithfully provided 25 years of service to the College and over 40 years of dedicated experience in higher education. “Over the course of Dr. Goodman’s 25 years of service to the faculty, staff,...



Under the Microscope: Two Laboratory Technicians, Two Career Paths

The mission statement of the Clinical Laboratory Technology at Southern Regional Technical College begins, “The purpose of the Clinical Laboratory Technology, Associate of Applied Science Degree program is to teach students how to perform clinical laboratory procedures under the supervision of a qualified pathologist and/or clinical laboratory scientist.” For two recent SRTC CLT program alumni, however, the CLT program has also served as a catalyst for ambitions above and beyond their...



Veteran Gets His Hands on Success at SRTC

“I piddled around and fell in love with this,” Josh McDuffie said as he stands in the brightly lit electrical systems classroom. Fully stocked with coils of cables, walls of wiring projects in progress, and bins of assorted tools and fittings, the classroom looks like a cross between a construction site and aisle five of The Home Depot. While he is now perfectly at home in that environment, Josh’s path to the Electrical Construction and Maintenance program at Southern Regional...