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Thomas County Certified Literate Community Program Contributes to GED Scholarships

On Monday, July 15th, the Thomas County Certified Literate Community Program (CLCP) made a $1000 donation to the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation for GED Scholarships. GED Preparation and Adult Literacy classes are offered by SRTC free of charge to adults in the SRTC service delivery area, but GED testing is not free. Contributions from community partners like CLCP allow the SRTC Foundation to offer GED testing scholarships to many deserving students each year....



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SRTC SkillsUSA Chapter Attends National Conference

Late last month, the SkillsUSA Championships were held in Louisville, Kentucky as part of the SkillsUSA 55th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), a showcase of career and technical education students. The SkillsUSA Championships is the national-level competition for public high school and college/postsecondary technical students enrolled in career and technical education programs. SkillsUSA organizes this event, and it is considered the single greatest day of industry...



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Southern Regional Technical College Names New President

ATLANTA, GA—Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Matt Arthur has appointed a new president to lead Southern Regional Technical College. James “Jim” Glass, Provost at Southern Regional Technical College, has been named President of Southern Regional Technical College. “Jim has dedicated his career to advancing opportunity for students through education,” said TCSG Commissioner Matt Arthur. “Whether as a teacher early in his career at Dougherty High School...



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SRTC Commencement Ceremony honors over 900 graduates.

On June 13, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) held its Spring Commencement ceremony. Held twice annually, SRTC’s graduation is an evening of celebrating and conferring degrees, diplomas, and certificates to students who have completed their respective credit and GED programs of study. The June 13 ceremony served to recognize the accomplishments of over 900 individual graduates. Many graduates received multiple honors as certain programs have embedded certificates that are...



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Southern Regional Technical College President Announces Retirement

After thirty-seven years of service in higher education, including twenty-nine years within the Technical College System of Georgia, Southern Regional Technical College President Dr. Craig R. Wentworth has announced that he will retire June 30, 2019. His retirement caps a successful career that has been enthusiastically devoted to the mission of technical colleges in Georgia. “It has been tremendously rewarding to lead an organization that is as student-focused as SRTC. As we have grown,...



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Respiratory Care Students Achieve 100% Pass Rate

Recently, Carla W. Barrow, Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Health Sciences reported that the entire Respiratory Care class of 2019 have met the CoArc threshold, achieving high cut scores on the Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) exam. As a group, they have achieved an impressive 100% pass rate. The students who have reached this high water mark are: Luke Stanfield of Thomasville, Cydney Whigham of Cairo, Taylor Clark of Cairo, and Cynthia Rowe of Valdosta, Christian Brettel of...



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Ford Motor Company, Southern Regional Technical College, and Robert Hutson Sign Partnership.

Seated, left-to-right: Automotive Program Chair Mason Miller, SRTC Provost Jim Glass, Robert Hutson III, Service Manager Bharat Patel. Standing, left-to-right: David Alderman, Vice President for Student Affairs Leigh Wallace, Michael Potkovac, Fausto Resendiz Quintanilla, Andrew Vernor, Ford Field Service Engineer Bethany Toups, Jeffery Kitchens, and Automotive Instructor John Tucker. On the morning of May 30th, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Provost, Jim Glass, and...



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Tifton SRTC Nursing Class Achieves 100% Pass Rate On Board Exams

Recent graduates from Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program in Tifton reported 100% passage on their National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). The NCLEX exam is a standardized exam that each state board of nursing uses to determine whether or not a candidate is prepared for entry-level nursing practice. Students Zoe Dean, Amber Harper, Heather Hudspeth, and Anna Sutton completed coursework in late Spring, and were pinned in May of...



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Veterinary Tech Class of 2019 Honored at Pinning Ceremony

Pictured left to right: Veterinary Technology Program Chair Dr. Jennifer Mason, Saleen Beckett of Valdosta, Natalie Brooks of Thomasville, Raven Crown of Boston, Heather DeLille of Coolidge, Kayla Gossett of Cairo, Maci Merwin of Thomasville, and Veterinary Technology Instructor Sharon Poitevint Six students were recently recognized at a Veterinary Technology pinning ceremony held at Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) Thomasville Campus. These students completed two...



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POUND Comes to Bainbridge

The Economic Development Division at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) is excited to announce the addition of POUND: Rockout Workout to its 2019 Summer Continuing Education schedule. Classes will be offered every Tuesday and Thursday during the month of May, June (excluding the first week), and August. To better accommodate the busy schedule of the community, classes will take place after work from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the upstairs aerobics room of the Student Wellness Center...



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SRTC Recognizes Distinguished Students for Spring 2019 Term

On May 15, 2019, the administration at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) recognized a total of 375 exceptional students achieving the honor of President’s List and Dean’s List for the Spring 2019 term. Each semester, SRTC recognizes students who have accomplished high academic achievement through the President’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 be enrolled in 12...



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SRTC Student Wins Scholarships, Top Prize in State Cyber Security Competition.

Each semester, the Foundation at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) awards over 50 scholarships to deserving students, totaling well over $100,000 in scholarships granted annually. On Monday, May 6th, Abrey Haines of Whigham learned that she received two scholarships: the Sabal Trail scholarship, and the Thomasville Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Scholarship, which recognizes outstanding PBL members in the Thomasville chapter for their activity and involvement in the association. Ms....