SRTC School of Professional Services to Expand Course Offerings

The administration at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) recently announced the expansion of several programs within the School of Professional Services. The College continues to grow after the consolidation of the former Moultrie Technical College and Southwest Georgia Technical College, as do the course offerings at each of the instructional locations. New for the Spring 2016 semester will be evening Esthetics classes at Moultrie-Veterans Parkway site on Monday and Wednesday,...



SRTC-Tifton Will Hold Armed Intruder Drill November 24th

On Tuesday, November 24th, 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 the Tift County Emergency Management Agency, Tift County Sherriff’s Department, Tift County Police Department, ABAC Police Department, Tift County 911 Call...



Georgia Forestry Commission Donates Equipment to Fish and Wildlife Management Program at SRTC

Tifton, GA – Students in the Fish and Wildlife Management program at Southern Regional Technical College's Tifton campus can now conduct prescribed burns safely thanks to Georgia Forestry Commission. GFC donated fire shirts and pants to students in the program on Monday. They also are allowing the students to make use of fire shelters which will be housed at the GFC Tifton command center whenever they need it. Ken Parker, Wildland Fire Specialist with Georgia Forestry Commission said...



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...