SCTC Holds Thanksgiving Food Drive for Local Charities

SCTC Holds Thanksgiving Food Drive for Local Charities
November 19, 2020

Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) recently hosted a college-wide food drive to collect non-perishable items to be donated to the House of Care in Thomaston, First Baptist Church Food Bank in Griffin and the SCTC Food Pantry. SCTC began collecting food items October 12 and concluded November 9 with approximately 15 teams of students, faculty,…

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CORONAVIRUS UDATE 11/16/2020: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas

CORONAVIRUS UDATE 11/16/2020: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas
November 16, 2020

The health and safety of Southern Crescent Technical College’s (SCTC) students, faculty, and staff remain our first priority.  Over the past week, the College has had five positive COVID-19 cases that were self-reported.   These cases were confined to the Griffin Campus.  Based on recent self-reported information, the risk of spread remains low but in an…

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SCTC Plans Socially Distanced Graduation Ceremony

SCTC Plans Socially Distanced Graduation Ceremony
November 16, 2020

Southern Crescent Technical College President Dr. Alvetta Thomas has announced that the College will host the annual commencement ceremonies on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the SCTC Education and Training Complex at Ellis Crossing just north of the Griffin Campus.  This will be socially-distanced outdoor ceremony with limited guest…

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Southern Crescent Technical College, Gordon State College Sign Articulation Agreement

Southern Crescent Technical College, Gordon State College Sign Articulation Agreement
November 13, 2020

Gordon State College President Kirk A. Nooks and Southern Crescent Technical College President Alvetta P. Thomas signed an articulation agreement Thursday to facilitate the transfer of courses from SCTC for students pursing a bachelor’s degree at Gordon State. This agreement, signed by both parties virtually, establishes a plan whereby an undergraduate student may first attend…

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SCTC Foundation Drive “Fore” Education Golf Tournament a Success

SCTC Foundation Drive “Fore” Education Golf Tournament a Success
November 4, 2020

October 28, 2020 – The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation recently hosted the Drive “Fore” Education Golf Tournament on October 27, 2020 at The Club at Shoal Creek in Griffin with 29 teams participating. The Lauderdale style tournament was presented in partnership with Impact Office Interiors. Early estimates indicate that proceeds from the tournament will…

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Community Drive-In Movie Night

Community Drive-In Movie Night
October 14, 2020

Southern Crescent Technical College recently hosted a Community Drive-In Movie Night on the Griffin Campus with nearly 200 individuals in attendance.  Sponsored by SCTC Student Government Association, attendees watched Spider-Man:  Into the Spider Verse on a two-story screen under the stars in front of the Ellis Crossing Education and Training Complex. It was a beautiful…

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CORONAVIRUS UDATE 10/9/2020: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas

CORONAVIRUS UDATE 10/9/2020: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas
October 9, 2020

The health and safety of Southern Crescent Technical College’s (SCTC) students, faculty, and staff remain our first priority.  Recently, two members of our campus community have self-reported a positive COVID-19 test result.  Following the guidance and protocol from the Department of Public Health (DPH), these individuals are currently quarantined and are seeking treatment from their…

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SCTC Receives Kia Optima for Automotive Technology Program

SCTC Receives Kia Optima for Automotive Technology Program
October 1, 2020

KIA Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. has donated two KIA Optimas to the Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation. These late-model vehicles will be used as a hands-on laboratory to train students on computer diagnostics in the College’s Automotive Technology Program. This generous donation will place current automotive repair technology in students’ hands and prepare them to…

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SCTC Signs Articulation Agreement with Middle Georgia State University for Respiratory Therapy

SCTC Signs Articulation Agreement with Middle Georgia State University for Respiratory Therapy
September 30, 2020

Middle Georgia State University (MGSU) and Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) recently signed an articulation agreement that enhances students’ ability to easily transfer earned hours to pursue a bachelor’s degree at MGSU. The agreement will apply to SCTC graduates who have earned an Associate of Applied Science degree in Respiratory Therapy and have taken and…

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SCTC Forms Aviation Advisory Committee

SCTC Forms Aviation Advisory Committee
September 30, 2020

Southern Crescent Technical College Academic Affairs Division recently held the first meeting of the newly-formed Aviation Advisory Committee to discuss and explore new career pathways and new program offerings for students in the aviation industry. The purpose of the Aviation Advisory Committee is twofold.  First, the committee will serve in an advisory capacity for the…

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ABWA Awards Scholarship to Culinary Arts Student

ABWA Awards Scholarship to Culinary Arts Student
September 16, 2020

  Congratulations to Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) Culinary Arts student Marinda Wilson for being awarded a $750 scholarship from the Iris Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA).  ABWA Secretary Bonnie Pfrogner awarded the scholarship. Marinda will graduate in May 2021 with an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts. She has a very busy life,…

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SCTC Granted Continued Accreditation from SACSCOC

SCTC Granted Continued Accreditation from SACSCOC
September 15, 2020

Last week Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) received notification from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) that the SACSCOC Board voted to approve, without any recommendations, the reaffirmation of SCTC’s accreditation. “The official announcement from SACSCOC that Southern Crescent Technical College earned reaffirmation of accreditation is evidence that the College…

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SCTC Fall Session 2 Begins October 21

SCTC Fall Session 2 Begins October 21
September 9, 2020

Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) is currently accepting new students for Fall Session 2 which begins on October 21, 2020 with expanded class offerings and programs for students. Fall Session 2 will consist of 8-week classes instead of the full 12 week classes of a traditional semester.  With Fall Session 2, students will receive flexible,…

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Student Spotlight:  Persevering Through the Pandemic

Student Spotlight: Persevering Through the Pandemic
August 28, 2020

Adult education students face many challenges as they attempt to achieve their academic goals. Fiscal year 2020 brought challenges to adult education students and adult education programs of pandemic proportion. On March 16, 2020, adult education at Southern Crescent Technical College changed forever. Administrators and faculty found themselves quickly having to rewrite the narrative for…

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SCTC Announces Summer Semester President’s List

SCTC Announces Summer Semester President’s List
August 24, 2020

Dr. Alvetta Thomas, President of Southern Crescent Technical College, is pleased to announce the Summer Semester 2020 President’s List. In order to obtain this distinction, a student must be enrolled full time and maintain a perfect grade point average of 4.0. The following students are included on this list:   Butts County Summer Helton  …

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SCTC Foundation Makes Plans to Host Golf Tournament

SCTC Foundation Makes Plans to Host Golf Tournament
August 20, 2020

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation is excited to announce plans to host the Drive “Fore” Education Invitational Golf Tournament on October 27, 2020 at The Club at Shoal Creek in Griffin, GA. Because of COVID-19, the Foundation elected to postpone all annual face-to-face fundraising events this calendar year.  As a fun and safe alternative,…

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SCTC Foundation Awards 33 Scholarships for Fall Semester

SCTC Foundation Awards 33 Scholarships for Fall Semester
August 19, 2020

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation awarded 33 scholarships totaling $13,450 for students enrolled in the College for Fall Semester 2020. Of those, the Foundation awarded 17 Internal Tiger Campaign scholarships totaling $6,450.  Internal scholarships are funded through contributions from the SCTC faculty and staff primarily through monthly payroll deduction to the Internal Fundraising Campaign. In…

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Southern Crescent Technical College  Announces Plans for Classes for Fall Semester

Southern Crescent Technical College Announces Plans for Classes for Fall Semester
July 25, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) has developed a plan for the return of in-person courses and labs for the Fall Semester beginning August 18, 2020. The plan details procedures for maintaining public health and safety, including adaptations to classes and operations. Following guidance from the Governor’s Executive Orders, the Technical…

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Southern Crescent Technical College to Expand Footprint in Henry County with Small Business and Entrepreneurship Training

Southern Crescent Technical College to Expand Footprint in Henry County with Small Business and Entrepreneurship Training
July 24, 2020

With the recent close of the legislative session, it was announced that $6.7 million in bond financing in Georgia’s 2021 fiscal year budget would be directed for the site acquisition, design, and construction of the Center for Education and Entrepreneurship at the Southern Crescent Technical College Henry County Center in McDonough. The Center for Education and…

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SCTC Foundation Awards 47 Scholarships for Summer Semester

SCTC Foundation Awards 47 Scholarships for Summer Semester
June 29, 2020

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation awarded 47 scholarships totaling $16,200 for students enrolled in the College for Summer Semester 2020. Of those, the Foundation awarded 21 Internal Tiger Campaign scholarships totaling $6,450.  Internal scholarships are funded through contributions from the SCTC faculty and staff primarily through monthly payroll deduction to the Internal Fundraising Campaign. In…

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Dollar General Literacy Foundation Donates $10,000 for Adult Education

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Donates $10,000 for Adult Education
June 25, 2020

Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation, Inc. received a $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The grant will be used to implement an advocacy program to expand Adult Education enrollment, student success and GED testing in Henry County. Southern Crescent Technical College provides testing services for the General Educational Development (GED ®). The GED…

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SCTC Named Gold Cup Winner of Blackboard’s Inaugural Fix Your Content Day Challenge

SCTC Named Gold Cup Winner of Blackboard’s Inaugural Fix Your Content Day Challenge
June 23, 2020

Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) has recently been named a Gold Cup Winner of Blackboard’s inaugural Fix Your Content Day Challenge, a day of action and impact that brought together institutions from across the globe to dedicate 24 hours to improving the accessibility of as many digital course content files as possible through Blackboard Ally….

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SCTC Virtually Signs Articulation Agreement with Fort Valley State University for General Studies

SCTC Virtually Signs Articulation Agreement with Fort Valley State University for General Studies
June 23, 2020

Fort Valley State University (FVSU) and Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) recently signed an articulation agreement that enhances students’ ability to easily transfer earned hours to pursue a bachelor’s degree at FVSU. The agreement will apply to SCTC students with an Associate of Science in General Studies degree. The presidents of both institutions signed the…

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 6/19/20: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 6/19/20: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas
June 19, 2020

We’ve got this! As I reflect on the past few months amidst a global pandemic, I continue to be impressed with Southern Crescent Technical College’s (SCTC) resilience against adversity.  Time after time, the Southern Crescent Technical College team members have stepped up and stepped in, ensuring we put our students and communities first.  Our mission…

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SCTC Earns #8 Ranking for Online Course Offerings

SCTC Earns #8 Ranking for Online Course Offerings
June 16, 2020

As online education becomes more valuable to students amid the recent COVID-19 pandemic, Optimal, a website devoted to higher education review, recently ranked community colleges in Georgia for sustained quality, placing Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) at No. 8. According to Optimal’s press release spotlighting affordable community colleges with online degrees, SCTC and other institutions…

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SCTC Announces Spring Semester President’s List

SCTC Announces Spring Semester President’s List
June 11, 2020

Dr. Alvetta Thomas, President of Southern Crescent Technical College, is pleased to announce the Spring Semester 2020 President’s List. In order to obtain this distinction, a student must be enrolled full time and maintain a perfect grade point average of 4.0. The following students are included on this list:   Bibb County Chaundra Brown  …

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SCTC Celebrates Graduates with Parade

SCTC Celebrates Graduates with Parade
June 5, 2020

Not even a rain delay or a global pandemic could keep Southern Crescent Technical College faculty and staff from celebrating our recent graduates! As a sign of the times, on Friday morning, June 5, 2020, approximately 75 cars filled with SCTC graduates and their families participated in a socially distant Graduate Parade where they were…

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Laptop Loaner Program Now Available for Students

Laptop Loaner Program Now Available for Students
May 28, 2020

Southern Crescent Technical College is pleased to announce the launch of the Laptop Loaner Program to assist students with their technology needs since the transition to remote learning. This program will allow students to check out a loaner laptop in order to stay connected with their instructors and complete their assignments. SCTC President Dr. Alvetta…

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SCTC Instructor Creates PPE for Use During Pandemic

SCTC Instructor Creates PPE for Use During Pandemic
May 13, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly closed Southern Crescent Technical College campuses and instruction transitioned to remote methods, Machine Tool Technology Instructor Keith Smith set aside some time to lend a helping hand by making face shields as protection from the virus. To date, 100 face shields have been created using Industry 4.0 technologies such as…

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 5/4/20: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 5/4/20: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas
May 4, 2020

In response to the COVID 19 Pandemic, our faculty and staff successfully transitioned face to face activities to virtual customer service and remote learning. By all current accounts, our service to you remains uninterrupted. We appreciate your patience as we continue to operate during this unprecedented challenge. In an effort to prepare for our eventual…

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New SCTC Police Chief Sworn In

New SCTC Police Chief Sworn In
May 1, 2020

Rennie M. Walters was officially sworn in today in as Southern Crescent Technical College’s Chief of Campus Safety and Security. Mr. Walters has more than 15 years’ experience in law enforcement that spans from working on a college campus to cities within the Atlanta metropolitan area. Mr. Walters also proudly served in the U.S. Army…

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SCTC Foundation Establishes Student Technology Emergency Fund

SCTC Foundation Establishes Student Technology Emergency Fund
April 30, 2020

April 29, 2020 – The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Student Technology Emergency Fund to assist students as they transition to remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Many students are facing challenges with technology in order to stay connected with their instructors and complete their assignments…

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SCTC Allied Health Students Continue Training on the Front Line During Pandemic

SCTC Allied Health Students Continue Training on the Front Line During Pandemic
April 29, 2020

The term “business as usual” has taken on a whole new meaning at Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) since March 13 when classes were transitioned to remote learning because of COVID-19.   Since that time, all face-to-face learning as well as academic and student support services have all been fully transitioned to virtual methods and instructors…

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SCTC Announces New Graduation Date

SCTC Announces New Graduation Date
April 24, 2020

Southern Crescent Technical College President Dr. Alvetta Thomas has announced that the College’s Spring 2020 graduation ceremony has been rescheduled to November 30, 2020 at First Assembly of God Church in Griffin. Thomas stated, “While we understand the disappointments surrounding the initial decision to postpone the May graduation ceremony because of COVID-19, we are excited…

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