SRTC SGA Makes Donation to Red Cross

Pictured from Left to Right: SRTC Student Life Coordinator Asha Dillard, American Red Cross Board Member Kathy Megahee, SRTC Student Gail Marie Lawson, American Red Cross Executive Director Terri Jenkins, and SRTC Student Keith Shelley Representatives from the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Student Government Association (SGA) on the Thomasville Campus collected items for the American Red Cross for their Spring 2017 Community Service Project. Members collected towels,...



SRTC Nursing Program Provides New Opportunity for Non-traditional Student

Tricia Rich You’ve likely heard about the ever-prevalent ‘nursing shortage’ in the United States for years now and have likely assumed it has been resolved. That, however, is not the case. According to data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics employment of registered nurses is expected to grow by 16% through 2024, which is over double the standard job growth rate. While a lack of nurses certainly presents an issue for medical facilities, it likewise provides an...



RN Students Honored in Pinning Ceremony at SRTC

Left to Right: Front Row: Deanna McBride, Shanna Sheppard, Megan Stalvey, Tim Donalson Second Row: Sarah Farmer, Josh Moody, Karen Fitzpatrick, Tacara Lopez Third Row: Brittany Hurst, Vonteaic Anderson, Paige Swearingen Fourth Row: Amanda Eldridge, Heather Stinson, Renee Trawick, Nikki Paul On May 4th, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) held a pinning ceremony where 16 Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) students from the LPN to RN Bridge program and the Generic ASN program...



SRTC Clinical Lab Technology Program Honors Students

Pictured Left to Right - First Row: Pepperann Pittman, Tina Everett, Pamela Pilcher, and CLT Clinical Coordinator Kimberly Moye Second Row: CLT Program Director Vickie Smith, Erin Rich, Sara Fender, Nikki Sutton, and Telissa Benton Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) Clinical Laboratory Technology (CLT) Program held a pinning ceremony on April 26th, marking the completion of the program for seven students: Telissa Benton of Pelham, Tina Everett of Thomasville, Sara Fender...



SRTC and Mercer University Sign Articulation Agreement for Nursing Program

Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) and Mercer University recently finalized an agreement that will allow nursing students to seamlessly transfer between the two schools. The agreement, which has been in process since late last year, serves to strengthen the academic bond between the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and the state’s private universities. “Southern Regional Technical College is pleased to continue and expand our partnership and collaboration with...



SRTC Phi Beta Lambda Students Compete and Place at State Competition

Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) students recently competed and placed in the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Georgia State Competition in Atlanta. SRTC was represented by 30 students from each of the College’s three chapters: PBL-Moultrie, PBL-Thomasville, and PBL-Tifton. The participating students brought home a total of 31 competitive awards and numerous chapter honors. Awards were presented as follows: PBL Moultrie Chapter: 1st place – Battle of the Chapters: Stephanie...



Technical Education Fills the Needs of a Working World

Contributed by Carrie Viohl I recently came across quotes from two great thinkers. The first was from ancient Greek Philosopher, Aristotle: “Where your talents and the needs of the world cross; there lies your vocation.” (The modern version of this is, “Find what you love to do, and then find a way to get paid for doing it.”) The second was from Dirty Jobs host, Mike Rowe: “We've waged war on work. We have collectively agreed, stupidly, that work is the enemy.” Of course, Mr....



SRTC and VSU Sign Articulation Agreement for Business Program

Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) and Valdosta State University recently finalized an agreement that will allow business students to seamlessly transfer between the two schools. The agreement, which has been in process since last fall, serves to strengthen the academic bond between the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and the state’s University System (USG). As outlined by the agreement, students who choose to transfer from a technical college to a senior college to...



SRTC SkillsUSA Members Place at State Competition

The Georgia Postsecondary SkillsUSA Chapter held its annual SkillsUSA Championships in Atlanta Georgia March 22-25, 2017. Six members of the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) SkillsUSA club placed first, second, or third in their respective categories. Bringing home gold medals were Vincent Ramos-Rojo for Architectural Drafting Technology and Justin Sutton for Technical Computer Applications. Silver medals were presented to Shane Golden for Firefighting, Carlos...



Need For Skilled Workers Puts SRTC Grads In High Demand

Stephen Mathis’ class at Southern Regional Technical College doesn’t spend a lot of time in desks, listening to him lecture in front of a white board. Instead, walking into his classroom is like walking into a busy construction site. One student is on a ladder running conduit overhead. Another student is carefully threading wires into an electrical panel. Still another is checking the connections on the light switches that he has just wired. The students and Mr. Mathis share good-natured...



Former College President Makes Substantial Donation to SRTC Foundation

Pictured (Left to Right): Dr. Craig Wentworth, SRTC President; Dr. Freida Hill-Harrell, Former Southwest Georgia Technical College President; Mr. Bill Harrell; Mr. Tommy Hill, SRTC Foundation Board of Trustees Chairman; and Mrs. Amy Maison, Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Marketing. The Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation recently received a generous donation from Dr. Hill-Harrell and Mr. Harrell. On Friday, March 24, 2017, Dr. Freida Hill-Harrell...



Instructor Helps Students Make Short Work of Difficult Math Concepts

With her diminutive figure and youthful appearance, it would be easy to mistake Leigh Pannell for one of the Move-On When Ready high schoolers on the campus of Southern Regional Technical College in Moultrie. Sitting in one of her math lectures, however, one quickly realizes that she is a commanding presence in the classroom. Utilizing an updated version of an old-school overhead projector, students watch her solving complicated math problems on their computer screens as they fervently jot...