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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...



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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...



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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...



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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...



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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...



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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,”...



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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...



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SRTC Carpentry Program Constructs Foundation for Success

Each and every day we take for granted the work of carpenters. Your home, your office, the gym, and your favorite restaurant. All of these places have been impacted by highly skilled individuals trained in carpentry at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC). Carpenters are one of the most versatile construction occupations, with workers usually doing many different tasks. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics employment of carpenters is projected to grow...



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Practical Nursing Students Honored at Pinning Ceremony

First row (from left to right): Austin Williamson, Alisha Bodiford, Ashley Anderson, Lronjolyce King, Cynthia Stanley, Desiree Terrell, Brittany Walters, Melissa Coleman Eight students were recognized during the August 5th Practical Nursing pinning ceremony held at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC). The ceremony commemorates the students’ successful completion of their nursing coursework and clinical rotations. Students who are graduating at the end of the Summer 2015...



SRTC to Offer Pharmacy Technician Class

Through a new partnership with online healthcare education provider Heath Ed Today, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) will begin offering a Pharmacy Technician Program in October. The new program is a non-credit offering and is delivered through SRTC’s Economic Development Department. “This new program is a good example of how the Economic Development Unit at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) fulfills its purpose. The Pharmacy Directors at the major hospitals in the...



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Last Class of SWGTC Respiratory Care Students Pinned

In photo (left to right): Front Row: Brittany Washington, Margaret Huckeba, Haily Culpepper, Jessica Henry Second Row: Kyle Long, Aubrey Taylor, Kristine McLendon, Tanner Brooks Eight students were recognized during the August 6th Respiratory Care pinning ceremony held at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC). These students completed two semesters of prerequisite coursework as well as four semesters of rigorous occupational coursework including a series of clinical rotations...



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VPC MA Grads Pinned, Boast100% Pass Rate on Certification Exam

In photo (left to right): Bottom Row – Betty McIntyre, Nikki Foster Top Row – Timothy Walker, Meredith Cox, Chrissy Fields On August 3rd, 2015 the final class of Medical Assisting students graduated from Moultrie Technical College. Graduates were honored in a pinning ceremony and included Timothy Walker, Meredith Cox, Chrissy Fields, Betty McIntyre, and Nikki Foster. This graduating class achieved an exceptional milestone by having a 100% pass rate on the Certified Medical...