Nursing Apprentice Program Helps Alleviate Nursing Shortage

Thanks to two new federally funded grants, technical college students in high demand career paths now have access to additional funding and training opportunities as apprentices. The Apprenticeship State Expansion (ASE) grant is a federal grant from the United States Department of Labor, which was awarded to the State of Georgia to promote the creation of Registered Apprenticeship Programs throughout the state. The Technical College System of Georgia’s Office of Workforce Development...



SRTC Recognizes Top Students and Instructors for 2023

On November 14, 2022, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) honored its finalists and respective institutional recipients of four superlative prizes for 2023 at the Southwest Georgia Bank Conference Center in Moultrie, GA. The college named two student winners: Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) student Taylor Evans of Adel and Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) delegate Jessica Mcgrotha of Thomasville. As well, the College highlighted the...



SRTC Appoints New Board Director Tonia Garrett

Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) President Jim Glass is pleased to announce the addition of Tonia Garrett of Nashville to the SRTC Board of Directors. Garrett were sworn in during the November 9 Board of Directors meeting at SRTC-Thomasville and will serve SRTC for a term of 3 years. Tonia Garrett has over thirty years of experience in healthcare, completing her Associate degree in Nursing at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, and beginning her nursing career at South...



Nine Years of Excellence! SRTC Foundation Again Earns Role Model Board Distinction.

Demonstrating their commitment to Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) and its mission to workforce development, the College’s Foundation Board of Trustees has earned a coveted distinction. Last week, Georgia’s Technical College Foundation Association (TCFA) announced Southern Regional Technical College Foundation, Inc. was one of only 17 Technical College System of Georgia foundations out of a possible 22 to receive the prestigious designation of “Role Model Board.” A Role...



Q&A with SRTC graduate Abigail Ard

Abigail took full advantage of our Dual Enrollment program, earning her CNA certificate in 2019 and her Interdisciplinary Studies Degree with us in 2020. Since her graduation, she has started her healthcare career at Colquitt Regional Medical Center and continued her education at ABAC, where she will complete a degree in Rural Community Healthcare Development this December. Abigail has big plans for her career and we are so proud that she chose to #StartHere! Q: How did you decide to take...



SRTC Appoints New Board Directors Tim Cochran and Toni Reid

Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) President Jim Glass is pleased to announce the addition of Tim Cochran of Bainbridge and Toni Reid of Tifton to the SRTC Board of Directors. Cochran and Reid were sworn in during the October 12 Board of Directors meeting at SRTC-Moultrie and will serve SRTC for a term of 3 years. Tim Cochran has served as Decatur County Superintendent of Schools since 2016. In this position, he has overseen academics, technology, facilities, and collaborations...



Brothers learn English together thanks to free English Language Learners classes at SRTC-Tifton

Can you imagine re-learning the lost language of your childhood? Brothers Alexis and Giovanni Angeles were born in Tifton, Georgia, but their family moved to Mexico when they were small children. They soon forgot how to speak English, as everyone in their lives spoke Spanish in their new home country. However, when they graduated from high school, their parents gifted them with plane tickets and the opportunity to live with their uncle in the USA. The young men were excited to return to the...



Distinguished Alumni Nominations Open

Each year, the SRTC Foundation acknowledges outstanding alumni with Distinguished Alumni Awards. These graduates demonstrate professional excellence in their field, actively participate in their communities, and continue to support SRTC.Do you know someone that you believe deserves to be recognized? If so, now is the time to nominate! To nominate an alumnus for the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards, please complete the nomination form found here:...



SRTC Board of Directors Appoints Dawn Johns as Board Chair

Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) President Jim Glass is pleased to announce that Dawn Johns has accepted the nomination to serve as Board Chair of the SRTC Board of Directors. Johns previously served on the Board for nine years. In 2020, she returned to the Board as Vice Chair. Johns is currently the Vice-President of Human Resources and Support Services for Colquitt Regional Medical Center in Moultrie, Georgia. She has worked for the medical center since 1993. As a member of...



SRTC Recognizes Distinguished Students for Summer 2022 Term

Recently, the administration at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) recognized exceptional students achieving the honor of President’s List and Dean’s List for the summer 2022 term, which ended July 29. Each semester, SRTC recognizes students who have accomplished high academic achievement through the President’s List and the Dean’s List. In order to qualify for the President’s List, students must meet two criteria: earn a grade of “A” in all coursework attempted and...



SRTC Foundation Awards Record-Breaking $77,900 in Scholarships for Fall Semester 2022

For the 2022 fall semester, which begins August 16, the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation awarded scholarships to 74 students totaling $77,900. This sum represents the largest dollar amount of scholarships awarded in one semester in the Foundation’s history. SRTC scholarship funds assist students with education-related costs such as tuition, fees, books, classroom and lab supplies, and more. The students who were awarded scholarships were Taylor Evans of Adel, Aubrey...



Class of 2022 Nursing Graduates Honored in Pinning Ceremony

On Tuesday, August 2, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) held a pinning ceremony during which fifteen Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) students received their nursing pins. The ceremony commemorates the students’ successful completion of their nursing coursework and clinical rotations. This class of nursing students were eligible to participate in SRTC’s formal graduation ceremony on July 28 and will officially be Registered Nurses (RN) pending the passage of their board...