Annual SRTC-Tifton Career Fair Continues to Connect

TIFTON, GA. -- The 2015 Community Career Resource Fair in Tifton, held Thursday, October 29, could have been the opportunity many local job hunters are looking for to get a jump start on their path to employment. Nearly 40 local businesses and industries assembled at Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) Tifton Campus in the Clarence Smith Conference Center for the fair as the College and the Georgia Department of Labor joined forces to create an event designed to familiarize...



Georgia Driver’s Education Commission Awards Grant to Southern Regional Technical College

Pictured left to right: SRTC President Dr. Craig Wentworth and SRTC Vice President of Economic Development Thomasville, GA – Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant in the amount of $23,090.00 from the Georgia Driver’s Education Commission. The grant, which runs from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, will help finance driver’s education locally by providing classes with thirty hours of classroom instruction and six...



SRTC Foundation Golf Tournament an Overwhelming Success

Cairo, GA – The Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation held its 8th Annual Grady County Golf Tournament at Cairo Country Club on Thursday, October 15, 2015. This annual event raises funds for the College’s Foundation, which provides scholarship assistance, new equipment purchases and technical upgrades, and other forms of assistance to SRTC students who live in Grady County. Organizers of the event are proud to announce that the tournament raised over $8,000 this year. “The...



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,”...



Congressman Austin Scott Visits SRTC

THOMASVILLE, GA. -- United States Congressman Austin Scott visited some cities in Southwest Georgia today. He visited the newly renovated Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) Elsie P Hand Building which is home to the Allied Health Department. He toured the renovated Medical Assisting laboratory which was expanded to create a more realistic workspace simulation for students. He also saw the surgical technology laboratory space which houses state-of-the-art equipment with...