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Sewing Classes at SRTC Bainbridge

SRTC-Bainbridge Economic Development's first Basic Sewing I class kicked off this past Saturday. Ready for the next class? Basic Sewing II will be offered on Saturdays, Nov. 2 & 9, from 9 am - 12 pm, at the SRTC-Midtown location, Room 207. The cost is $50 (includes both Saturdays.) Register here: https://southernregional.edu/economic-development/course-registration



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Southern Regional Technical College Nominates John B. Sanfilippo & Son for Georgia Manufacturer of the Year

Each year, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) celebrates industry partners by nominating local businesses for the Manufacturer of the Year award. This year, in conjunction with Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW), the SRTC-Bainbridge Economic Development Division proudly nominated John B. Sanfilippo & Son (JBSS) for the prestigious award. John B. Sanfilippo & Son been in business for over 30 years, and currently has a local economic impact of more than $130,000 annually....



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SRTC - Moultrie Presents Industrial Career Day

SRTC Presents: INDUSTRIAL CAREER DAY! SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM SRTC INDUSTRIAL DRIVE CAMPUS - MOULTRIE Featuring: -CAMPUS TOURS AND PROGRAMS DEMONSTRATIONS. -IDEAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS AND PROFESSIONALS -LUNCH PROVIDED FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS WHO ARE REGISTERED BY SEPTEMBER 16 -AREA INDUSTRY EMPLOYERS ON HAND Don’t miss out! To register, visit https://southernregional.edu/industrial-career-day If you would like to have a booth at...



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Southern Regional Technical College Breaks 5000 in Student Enrollment

Thomasville, GA – On the morning of Wednesday, September 11, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) announced it had achieved historic record student enrollment for the seventh consecutive term. For the fall 2019 semester, SRTC’s total enrollment hit a new record high of 5052 students. This growth represents an 8.6% increase in total enrollment with a 9.4% increase in full-time equivalency when compared with SRTC’s fall 2018 figures. These numbers are roughly double the...



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Economic Development Course Offerings in September.

For more information about courses in your area: Bainbridge Office: Susanne Reynolds O: (229) 243-3011 sreynolds@southernregional.edu Moultrie Office: Cole Posey O: (229) 217-4257 | C: (706)...



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Sewing Courses Offered in Bainbridge

“As a teenager, I worked at a fabric shop in my hometown in Southern California, bought my first sewing machine while working there in high school, and made new outfits for nearly every day of the week for school,” said Sewing Instructor, Theresa Sterling. “In fact, that sewing machine I purchased in the early 1980s is the same indestructible Swedish Viking Husqvarna machine I use today and will use for demonstration in the class.” This September, the Economic Development Division...



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Peanut Butter & Jelly Time! SRTC Students Donate to the Thomas County Food Bank.

On the morning of September 3, the Thomas County Food Bank and Outreach Center received a donation of several dozen jars of peanut butter and jelly, the result of a food drive presented by the Student Government Association of Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) – Thomasville. The drive, aptly named “Peanut Butter & Jelly Time!” resulted in several boxfuls of donated staple items, as well as increased awareness within the SRTC college community about the needs of local...



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Air Conditioning Technology Program Warms Up To New Trainer

In an expansive room scattered with hulking machine parts and vintage industrial equipment, Mike Clements takes a knee and adjusts a few switches and dials on a seven-foot-tall contraption that looks like it could be a Rube Goldberg Machine. Sealed glass tubes, knobs, coils, and fans are all interconnected by shiny brass tubing which wind looping paths across a gleaming white case. Though it’s a modern mechanical sight to behold, this device is not built for amusement or viral...



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SRTC Foundation Awards over $72,000 in Scholarships for Fall Semester 2019

For the 2019 fall semester, which began on August 20th, the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation awarded scholarships to 77 students totaling over $72,000. These 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 Jessica Newsome of Adel, Shamyra Anthony, Regan Cutchin, Magdalena Gaspar Pedro, Mary King, and Lindsay Presnal of Bainbridge, Krystal Ingram...



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Southern Regional Technical College Names Vice President for Academic Affairs

Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) President Jim Glass has appointed Dr. Ron O’Meara as the new Vice President for Academic Affairs of Southern Regional Technical College. Dr. O’Meara has served as Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness at SRTC since 2018, but his career in higher education began at the University of Northern Iowa. There, he progressed from Cooperative Education Coordinator to Assistant Director of Placement before taking a position as a Tenured...



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New Scholarship Named for Tifton Cosmetologist

On Monday, August 26, Mr. Scott Goodman of Tifton made a contribution to the Southern Regional Technical College Foundation to fund a scholarship in memory of his mother, Mrs. Veda Pitts Goodman. Mrs. Goodman was a well-known cosmetologist in Tifton for over 40 years. She started her own shop in the 1940s in the Myon Hotel complex, now Tifton City Hall, and moved to Park Place Plaza some years later. After the death of her first husband, Bill Pitts, in 1968, Veda was left with three children...



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SRTC Billiards Academy Instructor Competes in Vegas

The week of August 12-16th, 2019, Southern Regional Technical College employee Emilda Gargar-Jones participated in the World Amateur Pool Association International Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ms. Gargar-Jones contributed to their success by winning her matches and her team progressed through the third round. Out of 268 international teams, Emilda and her team placed 65th. Ms. Gargar-Jones helps referee student pool tournaments at the Bainbridge campus in the Student...