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  • November 7: Fall Semester Withdrawal Deadline
  • November 22: Fall Term B Withdrawal Deadline
  • November 24 & 25: College Closed
  • December 23 – January 2: College Closed
  • January 9: Spring Semester Begins
  • January 16: College Closed

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Press Releases

SCTC Partners with Local Industries to Offer Registered Apprenticeships

SCTC Partners with Local Industries to Offer Registered Apprenticeships
November 17, 2022

Southern Crescent Technical College celebrated National Apprenticeship Week on November 16, 2022 with a signing ceremony on the Griffin Campus. During the ceremony, representatives from seven local industry partners signed Registered Apprenticeship Agreements that would allow students to learn while they earn, pairing related technical instruction from Southern Crescent Technical College with paid on-the-job learning….

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Finalists Named For Rick Perkins Award

Finalists Named For Rick Perkins Award
November 17, 2022

Southern Crescent Technical College is pleased to announce that the following instructors have been chosen as finalists for the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical instruction. The Rick Perkins Award is the equivalent to being named Instructor of the Year at Southern Crescent Technical College. Patrick Boutier – Culinary Arts Dr. Jerry Hubbard –…

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Southern Crescent Technical College Announces GOAL Final Four

Southern Crescent Technical College Announces GOAL Final Four
November 17, 2022

Four students from Southern Crescent Technical College have been selected as local finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), according to Cherryl Burks, coordinator for the local GOAL program.  These students were announced Wednesday afternoon, November 16, 2022, at a GOAL Recognition Luncheon held on the Griffin Campus. Chosen as finalists are:  Rachel…

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SCTC Board and Foundation Claim Top Honors at Leadership Conference

SCTC Board and Foundation Claim Top Honors at Leadership Conference
November 7, 2022

The Technical College System of Georgia recently held their 2022 Leadership Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah on October 24-26 where Southern Crescent Technical College was recognized for multiple outstanding achievements over the past year. During the conference awards presentation, the Technical College Foundation Association of Georgia (TCFA) awarded the Southern Crescent Technical…

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SCTC Expands Adult Education Classes in Butts

SCTC Expands Adult Education Classes in Butts
November 4, 2022

Southern Crescent Technical College is pleased to announce the expansion of the Adult Education program in Butts County.  This week, an additional class was added on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 8:30 am – noon.  This class is offered at the SCTC Butts County Center, located at 1578 Highway 16 West in Jackson.  A…

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Southern Crescent Technical College Announces GOAL Dynamic Dozen

Southern Crescent Technical College Announces GOAL Dynamic Dozen
November 3, 2022

Twelve students from Southern Crescent Technical College have been selected as local finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), according to Cherryl Burks, coordinator for the local GOAL program.  These students were announced Wednesday afternoon, November 2, 2022. Chosen as finalists are: Rachel Carpenter – Associate of Science Nursing; Vicky Davis – Culinary…

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SCTC Names New Vice President for Academic Affairs

SCTC Names New Vice President for Academic Affairs
November 2, 2022

Southern Crescent Technical College President Dr. Irvin Clark has announced that Kimberly Register will serve as the new Vice President for Academic Affairs. In this role, Register will oversee the Academic Affairs Division which is responsible for administering and evaluating all instructional programs as well as the supervision and leadership of the instructional faculty at…

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SCTC, Mercer University Partner with Henry County Schools to Launch Innovative New Program Aimed at Creating Sustainable Teacher Pipelines

SCTC, Mercer University Partner with Henry County Schools to Launch Innovative New Program Aimed at Creating Sustainable Teacher Pipelines
October 28, 2022

Today, Henry County Schools announced a new initiative in partnership with Southern Crescent Technical College and Mercer University. The partnership seeks to develop and support sustainable teacher development pipelines in Henry County. Superintendent Mary Elizabeth Davis said, “As leaders at every level of government identify teacher preparation and recruitment as one of our nation’s most…

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19 Students Selected as GOAL Nominees

19 Students Selected as GOAL Nominees
October 14, 2022

Front Row (L-R): Laura Das Neves, SCTC President Dr. Irvin Clark, Lauren Roberts 2nd row: Nina Jennings, Lindsay Gross, April Jett 3rd row: Christopher Williamson, Jacob Johnston, Monique Moon, Rachel Carpenter, Stella Ferguson 4th row: Calista Schmitt, S. Savannah Turner, Vicky Davis Back row: Mark Deleon, Danelle Ferguson, Trinity Motley, Madeline Combs Not pictured: Rhondalynn…

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SCTC Foundation Drive “Fore” Education Golf Tournament a Success

SCTC Foundation Drive “Fore” Education Golf Tournament a Success
October 14, 2022

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation recently hosted the Drive “Fore” Education Golf Tournament on October 6, 2022 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 be in excess of…

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SCTC Announces Summer Semester President’s List

SCTC Announces Summer Semester President’s List
October 3, 2022

Dr. Irvin T. Clark III, President of Southern Crescent Technical College, is pleased to announce the Summer Semester 2022 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 Alexis Albrecht…

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Equity From Start to Finish African American Male Initiative Hosts Meet and Greet for Participants

Equity From Start to Finish African American Male Initiative Hosts Meet and Greet for Participants
September 29, 2022

Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) recently hosted a Meet and Greet for participants in the Equity From Start to Finish grant program.  This event, held August 25, 2022 in the Event Center on the Griffin Campus, was an opportunity to launch the program and introduce students and the campus community to the mission and vision…

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SCTC Foundation Awards 64 Scholarships for Fall Semester

SCTC Foundation Awards 64 Scholarships for Fall Semester
September 29, 2022

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation awarded 64 scholarships totaling $25,150 for students enrolled in the College for Fall Semester 2023. Of those, the Foundation awarded 43 Internal Tiger Campaign scholarships totaling $15,950. Internal scholarships are funded through contributions from the SCTC faculty and staff primarily through monthly payroll deductions to the Internal Fundraising Campaign. In…

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SCTC Names New Vice President for Economic Development

SCTC Names New Vice President for Economic Development
September 6, 2022

Southern Crescent Technical College President Dr. Irvin Clark has announced that Donna Armstrong Lackey will serve as the new Vice President for Economic Development. In this role, Lackey will oversee the Economic Development Division which supports partnerships with businesses, industries, and local community organizations to offer customized workforce training, as well as continuing education opportunities…

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SCTC Pins 22 Nurse Graduates at Ceremony

SCTC Pins 22 Nurse Graduates at Ceremony
August 26, 2022

Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) Practical Nursing program held a pinning ceremony for its 22 graduates on August 11, 2022 at Oak Hill Church. The 2022 program graduates included: Skeatha Atkinson, Chaundra Brown, Dior Butler, Haylee Cannon, Jessica Caraballo, Deborah Craig, Chalind Docteur, Maddison Franklin, Kornesia Green, Richard Harris, Shayla Harris, April Knause, Leah Matthews,…

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SCTC Announces Spring Semester President’s List

SCTC Announces Spring Semester President’s List
August 26, 2022

Dr. Irvin T. Clark III, President of Southern Crescent Technical College, is pleased to announce the Spring Semester 2022 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 Madeline Combs…

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SCTC’s Tender Tech Child Development Center Now Enrolling for Georgia Pre-K Program

SCTC’s Tender Tech Child Development Center Now Enrolling for Georgia Pre-K Program
June 24, 2022

Tender Tech Child Development Center, a program of Southern Crescent Technical College, is currently enrolling for the Pre-K Program for the 2022-2023 school year. Georgia’s Pre-K Program is a lottery funded educational program for Georgia’s four year olds to prepare children for Kindergarten.  It is a free program to qualified children.  Children four years of…

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Ribbon Cutting Held to Reopen Jackson High School Welding Lab

Ribbon Cutting Held to Reopen Jackson High School Welding Lab
June 9, 2022

In partnership with the Butts County Chamber of Commerce, the Butts County Development Authority, the Butts County School System and local business and industry partners, Southern Crescent Technical College held a ribbon cutting on Monday, June 6, 2022 for the reopening of the welding lab located at Jackson High School.  This ribbon cutting also kicked…

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Two SCTC Students Awarded Automotive Scholarships

Two SCTC Students Awarded Automotive Scholarships
June 8, 2022

Georgia Automobile Dealers Association Donates $100,000 to TCSG Foundation for Scholarship Fund The Georgia Automobile Dealers Association recently donated $100,000 to the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Foundation in support of students pursuing a career in the automotive industry.  As a part of the gift, a scholarship program was established for students enrolled in…

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FY23 Internal Tiger Fundraising Campaign Pledges Reach $56,890

FY23 Internal Tiger Fundraising Campaign Pledges Reach $56,890
June 8, 2022

Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation has just completed the 2022-2023 internal fundraising Tiger Campaign.  Pledges were submitted with 85% of full-time faculty and staff participating to donate a grand total of $56,890.12.  These contributions are used specifically for student support and scholarships.  In addition, 81 employees pledged one percent of their salaries to become a…

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SCTC Pins 38 Registered Nurse Graduates at Ceremony

SCTC Pins 38 Registered Nurse Graduates at Ceremony
May 12, 2022

With family and friends in attendance, Southern Crescent Technical College’s (SCTC) Registered Nursing program held a pinning ceremony for its graduates on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at Oak Hill Church. The 2022 Associate of Science in Nursing (RN) graduates included: Olu Ayoola, Savannah Bloodworth, Misti Brooks, Savannah Buchanan, Rhonni Chandler, Hope Chitwood, Daphney Colin, Jennifer…

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SCTC Hosts Commencement Ceremonies to Honor Graduates

SCTC Hosts Commencement Ceremonies to Honor Graduates
May 12, 2022

Graduates were all smiles on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 as Southern Crescent Technical College nearly 300 students celebrated their graduation during two commencement ceremonies held at Griffin First Assembly Church. In his first commencement address as President of Southern Crescent Technical College, all students were recognized for their achievements with words of encouragement from Dr….

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SCTC Culinary Arts Hosts Seventh Annual PAIRINGS Event

SCTC Culinary Arts Hosts Seventh Annual PAIRINGS Event
April 25, 2022

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation and the Culinary Arts Program and Advisory Committee’s seventh annual Food and Wine Pairings, held on April 22 on the Griffin Campus, received well over 200 guests who enjoyed an evening of fine dining, wine, and fundraising. The guests were impressed by the various appetizers, entrees and desserts, all…

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SCTC Hosts Cadaver Lab Training for Students, Educators, and Medical Professionals

SCTC Hosts Cadaver Lab Training for Students, Educators, and Medical Professionals
April 18, 2022

Southern Crescent Technical College served as a host site for a hands-on cadaver lab for 140 registered Nursing, Respiratory Care, and EMS/Paramedic students on Friday, April 15, 2022.  Hosted by the Georgia EMS Association and the Georgia Trauma Commission in partnership with the College, this immersive session gave students the opportunity to review relevant anatomy…

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Dr. Irvin T. Clark Named Next SCTC President

Dr. Irvin T. Clark Named Next SCTC President
April 7, 2022

Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Greg Dozier has appointed Georgia Piedmont Technical College Vice President for Economic Development, Dr. Irvin T. Clark as President of Southern Crescent Technical College. Commissioner Dozier’s recommendation to appoint Dr. Clark as the new President was approved today in Atlanta by the State Board of the Technical College…

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SCTC Foundation Awards 55 Scholarships for Summer Semester

SCTC Foundation Awards 55 Scholarships for Summer Semester
March 15, 2022

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation awarded 55 scholarships totaling $20,650 for students enrolled in the College for Summer Semester 2022. Of those, the Foundation awarded 45 Internal Tiger Campaign scholarships totaling $14,850. Internal scholarships are funded through contributions from the SCTC faculty and staff primarily through monthly payroll deduction to the Internal Fundraising Campaign. In addition, the…

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SCTC Earns National Ranking on 2022-2023 Military Friendly School Designation

SCTC Earns National Ranking on 2022-2023 Military Friendly School Designation
March 15, 2022

Southern Crescent Technical College recently announced that it has earned the 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2022-2023 survey with 665 earning special awards for going above the standard….

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SkillsUSA Students Win Big at State Competition

SkillsUSA Students Win Big at State Competition
March 1, 2022

  Nine outstanding students recently attended the 2022 SkillsUSA Georgia State Conference and Competition representing Southern Crescent Technical College. The conference, held February  24-26, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia was attended by students and advisors from technical colleges around the state.  Featuring the best of the best from across the state of Georgia, the State Leadership…

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SCTC Partners to Bring Welding Program to Henry County Inmates

SCTC Partners to Bring Welding Program to Henry County Inmates
February 28, 2022

In partnership with the Henry County Development Authority, Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) is launching a 100-hour Welding Fundamentals program for inmates at the Henry County Sheriff’s Department who are within six months of being released.  The program is being made possible through funding from the Atlanta Regional Commission WorkSource Georgia. Partners on hand to…

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SCTC Foundation Awards 52 Scholarships for Spring Semester

SCTC Foundation Awards 52 Scholarships for Spring Semester
February 25, 2022

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation awarded 52 scholarships totaling $17,560 for students enrolled in the College for 2022 Spring Semester. Of those, the Foundation awarded 31 Internal Tiger Campaign scholarships totaling $9,800.  Internal scholarships are funded through contributions from the SCTC faculty and staff primarily through monthly payroll deductions to the Internal Fundraising Campaign. In…

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SCTC Announces Fall Semester President’s List

SCTC Announces Fall Semester President’s List
February 24, 2022

Dr. Ryan Foley, Interim President of Southern Crescent Technical College, is pleased to announce the Fall Semester 2021 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 April Brown…

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SCTC Selects 2022 NISOD Excellence Award Recipients

SCTC Selects 2022 NISOD Excellence Award Recipients
January 5, 2022

Southern Crescent Technical College is proud to announce its recipients of the annual NISOD Excellence Awards. 2022 honorees include the following:   ADMINISTRATORS: Nathan Bell, Director, Recruitment & Student Communications Donna Boisseau, Director, Curriculum Management Dr. Roslyn McCurry, Dean, Business Technology, Computer Information Systems, & Professional Services   FACULTY: Mark Avery, Business Administrative Technology Instructor…

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Wesleyan College and SCTC partner for a Transfer Articulation Agreement

Wesleyan College and SCTC partner for a Transfer Articulation Agreement
January 4, 2022

On Monday, December 13, 2021, representatives of Wesleyan College and Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) signed a Transfer Articulation Agreement to provide educational opportunities for current and potential SCTC students. Agreement to this partnership requires a commitment by both institutions to facilitate a student’s ability to transfer select coursework without jeopardizing the intended mission and…

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TCSG Names Ryan Foley as Interim President of Southern Crescent Technical College

TCSG Names Ryan Foley as Interim President of Southern Crescent Technical College
December 22, 2021

Ogeechee Technical College Executive Vice President to assume role upon the departure of Dr. Alvetta Thomas Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Greg Dozier has appointed Ogeechee Technical College Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Ryan Foley as Interim President of Southern Crescent Technical College upon the retirement of Dr. Alvetta Thomas….

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SCTC Breaks Ground on New Center for Education and Entrepreneurship in Henry County

SCTC Breaks Ground on New Center for Education and Entrepreneurship in Henry County
December 22, 2021

  With a large crowd of supporters and friends of the College in attendance, Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) hosted a groundbreaking celebration on December 9, 2021 for the new Center for Education and Entrepreneurship at the SCTC Henry County Center in McDonough. Architects from Jericho Design Group recently redesigned the nearly 26,000 square foot…

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SCTC Hosts Commencement Ceremonies to Honor Graduates

SCTC Hosts Commencement Ceremonies to Honor Graduates
December 20, 2021

Graduates were all smiles on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 as Southern Crescent Technical College students celebrated their graduation during two commencement ceremonies held at First Assembly of God Church in Griffin. During the Summer and Fall Semesters, Southern Crescent Technical College has awarded almost 1,700 unduplicated credentials to students who have completed requirements for Associate…

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Radiologic Technology Student Hannah Staley Chosen as SCTC GOAL Winner

Radiologic Technology Student Hannah Staley Chosen as SCTC GOAL Winner
December 20, 2021

Hannah Staley, a Radiologic Technology student at Southern Crescent Technical College, was named local winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) program at a luncheon held December 7, 2021. After an extensive interview process, Staley was chosen from 30 candidates as Southern Crescent Technical College’s nominee for the title of state GOAL winner….

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SCTC President Dr. Alvetta Thomas Bids Farewell to the College

SCTC President Dr. Alvetta Thomas Bids Farewell to the College
December 20, 2021

After 5 years of service to Southern Crescent Technical College and over thirty years to the State of Georgia, Dr. Alvetta Thomas has announced plans to bid farewell to the College.  Dr. Thomas will close out her tenure to the College at the end of December. Dr. Thomas joined SCTC in December of 2016 after…

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SCTC Partners with Henry County Water Authority to offer Water Quality Technician Program

SCTC Partners with Henry County Water Authority to offer Water Quality Technician Program
December 20, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) has again partnered with the Henry County Water Authority (HCWA) to recruit future water and wastewater plant operators through the College’s Water Quality Technician program. Henry County Water Authority’s Sheila Kern has attained the credentials and recently agreed to lead the Water Quality Technician program at SCTC. With over 15…

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Adult Education Instructor Curtis Ward Receives SCTC Rick Perkins Award

Adult Education Instructor Curtis Ward Receives SCTC Rick Perkins Award
December 20, 2021

Curtis Ward, Adult Education Lead Instructor & Data Coordinator at Southern Crescent Technical College, was recently named the 2022 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Education.  The Rick Perkins Award is the equivalent to being named Instructor of the Year at Southern Crescent Technical College. Ward stated that he “was extremely honored to be…

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SCTC Pins 27 Nurse Graduates at Ceremony

SCTC Pins 27 Nurse Graduates at Ceremony
December 16, 2021

With family and friends in attendance, Southern Crescent Technical College’s (SCTC) Practical Nursing program held a pinning ceremony for its 27 graduates on December 15, 2021 in a socially distanced ceremony in the Event Center on the Griffin Campus. The 2021 program graduates included: Even’j Bercy, Ashley Britt, Kierra Brown, Riley Brumbalow, Twanequa Chatman, Erica…

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SCTC Welcomes Tarrant and Williams to Board of Directors

SCTC Welcomes Tarrant and Williams to Board of Directors
December 15, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College President Dr. Alvetta Thomas is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Jeff Tarrant and Chris Williams as members of the College’s board of directors. Both Tarrant and Williams were sworn in by Spalding County Probate Judge Jan Hunt at the November 17th meeting. “I am pleased to welcome these two…

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Spalding County Pickleball Association Makes SCTC Foundation Scholarship Donation

Spalding County Pickleball Association Makes SCTC Foundation Scholarship Donation
December 13, 2021

Spalding County Pickleball Association (SCPA) recently made a donation of $1000 to the Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation, Inc. The funds will be used to award two $500 scholarships for the Practical Nursing program at the College. “We are so grateful for the mutually beneficial partnership between the College and the Spalding County Pickleball Association,”…

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Gloria Pine named Southern Crescent Technical College’s EAGLE winner

Gloria Pine named Southern Crescent Technical College’s EAGLE winner
December 13, 2021

Steve Hendrix, Vice President for Adult Education, recently announced that Gloria Pine has been chosen to represent Southern Crescent Technical College’s Adult Education Program at the EAGLE (Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education) Leadership Institute in Atlanta.  This announcement was made at a luncheon held December 7, 2021 on the Griffin Campus.  The Leadership Institute recognizes…

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Southern Crescent Technical College Announces GOAL Final Four

Southern Crescent Technical College Announces GOAL Final Four
November 11, 2021

Four students from Southern Crescent Technical College have been selected as local finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), according to Cherryl Burks, coordinator for the local GOAL program.  These students were announced Wednesday afternoon, November 10, 2021, at a GOAL Recognition Luncheon held on the Griffin Campus. Chosen as finalists are:  India…

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SCTC Receives Grant Geared Toward Educating African American Males

SCTC Receives Grant Geared Toward Educating African American Males
November 8, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) has recently been awarded two Predominately Black Institutions (PBI) grants totaling more than $2 million for five years. These two grants are fully aligned with the purpose of the PBI program as they will further strengthen SCTC’s capacity to improve the educational outcomes of African American males and encourage their…

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SCTC Board and Foundation Claim Top Honors at Leadership Conference

SCTC Board and Foundation Claim Top Honors at Leadership Conference
November 5, 2021

The Technical College System of Georgia recently held their 2021 Leadership Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah on October 24-26 where Southern Crescent Technical College was recognized for multiple outstanding achievements over the past year. During the conference awards presentation, the Technical College Foundation Association of Georgia (TCFA) awarded the Southern Crescent Technical…

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SCTC Inks Agreement with Troy University that Clears Hurdles for Students to Complete Four-Year Degrees

SCTC Inks Agreement with Troy University that Clears Hurdles for Students to Complete Four-Year Degrees
November 4, 2021

  Troy University and Southern Crescent Technical College have inked a deal that will afford students a clear pathway to a four-year degree. The articulation agreement sets out which SCTC courses match with TROY courses, allowing students to know which provides transfer credits, thereby saving time and money when they transfer to TROY for a…

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The Aspen Institute Names Southern Crescent Technical College one of 150 U.S. Community College Eligible for 2023 Aspen Prize

The Aspen Institute Names Southern Crescent Technical College one of 150 U.S. Community College Eligible for 2023 Aspen Prize
November 2, 2021

$1 Million Prize Recognizes Excellence in Equitable Outcomes for Students in and After College WASHINGTON, D.C., November 2, 2021 — Today, the Aspen Institute named Southern Crescent Technical College in Griffin, GA one of the 150 institutions eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high…

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SCTC Foundation Drive “Fore” Education Golf Tournament a Success

SCTC Foundation Drive “Fore” Education Golf Tournament a Success
October 29, 2021

October 22, 2021 – The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation recently hosted the Drive “Fore” Education Golf Tournament on October 21, 2021 at The Club at Shoal Creek in Griffin with 30 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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Southern Crescent Technical College Announces GOAL Dynamic Dozen

Southern Crescent Technical College Announces GOAL Dynamic Dozen
October 29, 2021

Twelve students from Southern Crescent Technical College have been selected as local finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), according to Cherryl Burks, coordinator for the local GOAL program. These students were announced Thursday, October 28, 2021, at a GOAL Recognition Luncheon held on the Griffin Campus. Chosen as finalists are: Madison Bradford…

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30 Students Selected as GOAL Nominees

30 Students Selected as GOAL Nominees
October 14, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College recently announced the nomination of 30 students for the 2022 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL).  The annual GOAL program recognizes students who possess excellence in leadership and ability. “The purpose of the GOAL program,” said Ms. Cherryl Burks, GOAL Coordinator, “is to spotlight the outstanding achievement by students in Georgia’s…

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SCTC Announces Recent Accreditation for the Associate of Science in Nursing (RN) and Practical Nursing (LPN) Programs

SCTC Announces Recent Accreditation for the Associate of Science in Nursing (RN) and Practical Nursing (LPN) Programs
October 12, 2021

October 12, 2021 – The Practical Nursing and Associate of Science in Nursing programs at Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) had their formal site visit from Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) in February 2021. The Board of Commissioners granted initial accreditation to the Associate of Science in Nursing program and Practical Nursing program…

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SCTC Ranks Top Among Technical Colleges in Georgia

SCTC Ranks Top Among Technical Colleges in Georgia
October 7, 2021

Reports compiled and recently released by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) examining graduate and placement rates for its 22 institutions revealed that Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) remains among the leaders across the state in all areas for Academic Year 2021. TCSG’s Graduates and Placement Academic Year (AY) 2021 Report gathered by its…

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SCTC Makes Plans to Host Annual College Fair

SCTC Makes Plans to Host Annual College Fair
September 24, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College’s Office of Career Services is making plans to host the Annual College Fair.  Interested students should plan to attend on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 10 am to 1 pm in the Dundee Education Technology Center on the Griffin Campus.  Don’t miss the opportunity to meet with representatives from four-year colleges…

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ABWA Awards Scholarship to Culinary Arts Student

ABWA Awards Scholarship to Culinary Arts Student
September 14, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College Culinary Arts student Ryan Lyles has been awarded a scholarship given annually by the Iris Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA). Lyles, who grew up in the small southwest Georgia town of Richland, attended Georgia Southwestern State University briefly after her high school graduation. But, she decided college was…

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SCTC Remembers 9/11 and Celebrates Local First Responders

SCTC Remembers 9/11 and Celebrates Local First Responders
September 10, 2021

As the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks approaches, Southern Crescent Technical College hosted a day of remembrance and celebrated local first responders for their service to the community. Cherryl Burks, Director of Student Support Services stated, “Saturday is the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, and though that terrible September morning was two…

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Ribbon Cutting and Open House Held for Renovated Areas on the Griffin Campus

Ribbon Cutting and Open House Held for Renovated Areas on the Griffin Campus
August 25, 2021

  Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) hosted a Ribbon Cutting and Open House for the newly renovated Student Affairs Suite and the unveiling of the Presidential Portrait Gallery on the Griffin Campus on August 18, 2021. The renovation of the Student Affairs Suite serves as a welcome center for our guests and students and provides…

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SCTC Announces Summer Semester President’s List

SCTC Announces Summer Semester President’s List
August 24, 2021

Dr. Alvetta Thomas, President of Southern Crescent Technical College, is pleased to announce the Summer Semester 2021 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 Carine Elenbaas Celeste Keenan…

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COVID-19 UPDATE 8/23/2021: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas

COVID-19 UPDATE 8/23/2021: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas
August 23, 2021

As we start the Fall Semester, the safety, health and wellbeing of our faculty, staff, students, and campus visitors are our highest priority. As such, the College is aware of the current surge of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our service area. We continue to actively monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) numbers. We also continuously review and follow…

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SCTC Foundation Awards 60 Scholarships for Fall Semester

SCTC Foundation Awards 60 Scholarships for Fall Semester
August 17, 2021

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation awarded 60 scholarships totaling $22,650 for students enrolled in the College for Fall Semester 2021. Of those, the Foundation awarded 29 Internal Tiger Campaign scholarships totaling $11,250. 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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SCTC Foundation Makes Plans to Host Golf Tournament

SCTC Foundation Makes Plans to Host Golf Tournament
August 17, 2021

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation is excited to announce plans to host the Drive “Fore” Education Invitational Golf Tournament on October 21, 2021 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 Pins 29 Nurse Graduates at Ceremony

SCTC Pins 29 Nurse Graduates at Ceremony
August 17, 2021

With family and friends in attendance, Southern Crescent Technical College’s (SCTC) Practical Nursing program held a pinning ceremony for its 29 graduates on August 12, 2021 in a socially distanced ceremony in the Event Center on the Griffin Campus. The 2021 program graduates included: Ayedehin Aguegue, Taheria Bryant, Cheryl Burnette, Kimberly Copeland, Amber Daugherty, Teana…

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SCTC Foundation Awards 32 Scholarships for Summer Semester

SCTC Foundation Awards 32 Scholarships for Summer Semester
August 10, 2021

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation awarded 32 scholarships totaling $13,750 for students enrolled in the College for 2021 Summer Semester. Of those, the Foundation awarded 15 Internal Tiger Campaign scholarships totaling $6,400.  Internal scholarships are funded through contributions from the SCTC faculty and staff primarily through monthly payroll deductions to the Internal Fundraising Campaign. In…

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SCTC Signs Paralegal Studies Articulation Agreement with Clayton State University

SCTC Signs Paralegal Studies Articulation Agreement with Clayton State University
August 3, 2021

Clayton State University and Southern Crescent Technical College signed a transfer articulation agreement on Thursday, July 29, 2021.  Under this new agreement, effective Fall 2021, Southern Crescent Technical College students who successfully complete their Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies will be eligible to be admitted to Clayton State University and transfer considerable credits to earn…

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SCTC Partners to Offer Henry County Inmates Second Chance

SCTC Partners to Offer Henry County Inmates Second Chance
July 15, 2021

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Urban League of Greater Atlanta, and Southern Crescent Technical College have recently partnered to sign an agreement to reduce recidivism by assisting inmates in reaching their education and life goals. Henry County Sheriff Reginald Scandrett, Nancy Flake Jonhson, CEO of the ULGA, and Alvetta Thomas, SCTC president, gathered Tuesday, July…

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SCTC Student Dallin Reeve Wins National Gold Medal at SkillsUSA Competition

SCTC Student Dallin Reeve Wins National Gold Medal at SkillsUSA Competition
June 30, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College Electrical Systems Technology student Dallin Reeve was recently awarded a gold medal in Customer Service at the national SkillsUSA Competition.  This competition, held June 21-24, 2021, allowed state gold medalists to compete with others winners from across the nation. SCTC President Dr. Alvetta Thomas stated, “We are so very proud of…

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SCTC Partners with Local Agencies to offer Course for Recent High School Graduates

SCTC Partners with Local Agencies to offer Course for Recent High School Graduates
June 30, 2021

In partnership with Butts County Development Authority and Three Rivers Regional Commission, Southern Crescent Technical College has just completed an 80-hour Manufacturing Basics class for recent graduates from Jackson High School.   Five students participated in the two-week Manufacturing Basics course designed for participants to learn essential skills and knowledge to prepare them to enter the…

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SCTC Welcomes Simmons to Board of Directors

SCTC Welcomes Simmons to Board of Directors
June 29, 2021

Dr. Alvetta Thomas, President, Southern Crescent Technical College, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Keith Simmons to the college’s board of directors. Simmons was sworn in by Spalding County Probate Judge Jan Hunt at the June 16, 2021 meeting. “I am pleased to welcome Keith Simmons to the Southern Crescent Technical College board…

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SCTC Recognized Nationally as One of the Most Promising Places to Work

SCTC Recognized Nationally as One of the Most Promising Places to Work
June 18, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College has recently been named one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges in the nation, according to a study released by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. SCTC is one of only 16 community and technical colleges selected for this…

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 6/15/2021

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 6/15/2021
June 15, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) has followed CDC guidance in setting safety protocols for operations throughout the pandemic.  Based on updated and current CDC guidance, fully vaccinated individuals may resume on-campus activities without wearing a face mask, including inside campus buildings.  Unvaccinated individuals are strongly encouraged to continue to wear a mask and social distance…

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SCTC and Wellstar Partner to Train Medical Students

SCTC and Wellstar Partner to Train Medical Students
June 4, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) continues our partnership with Wellstar by hosting accelerated certified nurse aide courses through the SCTC Economic Development division. Recently, SCTC completed the first cohort of nine Wellstar students through this partnership. These students successfully completed a 6-week accelerated program by attending classes in the evening and clinical on the weekends….

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SCTC Announces Spring Semester President’s List

SCTC Announces Spring Semester President’s List
June 1, 2021

Dr. Alvetta Thomas, President of Southern Crescent Technical College, is pleased to announce the Spring Semester 2021 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 James Hammack Melody…

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SCTC Foundation Receives $9,990 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Adult Literacy at SCTC

SCTC Foundation Receives $9,990 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Adult Literacy at SCTC
June 1, 2021

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded the Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation a $9,990 grant to support Adult Literacy. This local grant is part of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s recent award of $10.5 million donation to support summer, family, and adult literacy programs, representing the organization’s largest one-day grant donation in its 28-year…

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2021-2022 Internal Tiger Fundraising Campaign Pledges Reach Over $40,000 for Students

2021-2022 Internal Tiger Fundraising Campaign Pledges Reach Over $40,000 for Students
May 27, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation has just completed the 2021-2022 Internal Tiger Fundraising Campaign for faculty and staff of Southern Crescent Technical College.  Pledges were submitted with 74% of full-time faculty and staff participating to donate a grand total of $41,837.40.  These contributions are used specifically for student support and scholarships.  In addition, 74 employees…

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SCTC Selects NISOD Excellence Award Recipients

SCTC Selects NISOD Excellence Award Recipients
May 24, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College is proud to announce its recipients of the annual NISOD Excellence Awards. 2021 honorees include the following: ADMINISTRATORS: Dr. Michelle Bedford, Director of Financial Aid Dr. Jennifer Edwards, Director of Distance Education William Hurst, Director of Tutoring and Mentoring Dr. Alan Stanfield, Associate Vice President for Facilities & Operations Michael Shiver,…

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Mercer University, Southern Crescent Technical College  Sign New Transfer Articulation Agreement

Mercer University, Southern Crescent Technical College Sign New Transfer Articulation Agreement
May 21, 2021

Mercer University and Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) recently signed a new transfer articulation agreement through 2024. “Through the continuation of this second decade of partnership, Mercer and SCTC are providing greater access to education throughout the state of Georgia and the Metro Atlanta region. We say, ‘At Mercer, everyone majors in changing the world,’…

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Finishing First: SCTC Dual Enrollment Students Finish College Before High School

Finishing First: SCTC Dual Enrollment Students Finish College Before High School
May 17, 2021

In the moments leading up to Southern Crescent Technical College’s (SCTC) graduation ceremony last week, over 350 graduates lined up to prepare for one of the greatest accomplishments of their life. Walking through, the graduates look the same for the most part, wearing the traditional black cap and gown with a 2021 tassel in the…

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SCTC Hosts Commencement Ceremonies to Honor Graduates

SCTC Hosts Commencement Ceremonies to Honor Graduates
May 13, 2021

Graduates were all smiles on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 as Southern Crescent Technical College students celebrated their graduation during two outdoor socially-distanced commencement ceremonies held at the SCTC Education and Training Complex at Ellis Crossing just north of the Griffin Campus. This year, Southern Crescent Technical College has awarded roughly 2,350 unduplicated credentials to students…

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SCTC Pins 36 Registered Nurse Graduates at Outdoor Ceremony

SCTC Pins 36 Registered Nurse Graduates at Outdoor Ceremony
May 11, 2021

With family and friends in attendance, Southern Crescent Technical College’s (SCTC) Registered Nursing program held an outdoor pinning ceremony for its graduates on Monday, May 10, 2021 outside of the Medical Technology Building on the Griffin Campus. The 2021 Associate of Science in Nursing (RN) graduates included: Kayla Adams, Gennifer Armistead, Sandra Blake, Claudia Brown,…

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SCTC Hosts Ribbon Cutting and Open House for RN Lab on the Flint River Campus

SCTC Hosts Ribbon Cutting and Open House for RN Lab on the Flint River Campus
May 6, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College hosted a Ribbon Cutting and Open House for the Associate of Science in Nursing lab on the Flint River Campus in Thomaston on May 5, 2021.  With nearly 75 supporters in attendance, this long-awaited celebration showcased the expansion of the Registered Nursing Program to the Flint River Campus. Dr. Alvetta P….

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SCTC Plans Socially Distanced Graduation Ceremony

SCTC Plans Socially Distanced Graduation Ceremony
April 28, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College President Dr. Alvetta Thomas has announced that the College will host the annual commencement ceremonies on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 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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SCTC SkillsUSA Students Win Big at State Competition

SCTC SkillsUSA Students Win Big at State Competition
April 26, 2021

Two students from Southern Crescent Technical College recently participated in a virtual SkillsUSA State Conference and Competition held March 8-19, 2021 with the closing awards taking place on April 5, 2021. Representing Southern Crescent Technical College were Ai’jona Perry in Job Interview and Dallin Reeve in Customer Service. Dallin Reeve was awarded the Gold medal…

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GCAA Selects SCTC Tigers for Recognition

GCAA Selects SCTC Tigers for Recognition
April 15, 2021

The GCAA (Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association) Division III Basketball coaches recently selected their All-Region team, All-Defensive team, and All Freshman team for the 2020-2021 season. The following student athletes from Southern Crescent Technical College were recognized for their accomplishments: Marquavius Willingham, #24 playing forward and majoring in Business Management, was named to All Region First…

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Industrial Systems Student Elena Cohn Chosen as SCTC GOAL Winner

Industrial Systems Student Elena Cohn Chosen as SCTC GOAL Winner
March 19, 2021

Elena Cohn, an Industrial Systems Technology student at Southern Crescent Technical College, was named local winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) program at a luncheon held March 18, 2021. After an extensive interview process, Cohn was chosen from 20 candidates as Southern Crescent Technical College’s nominee for the title of state GOAL…

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Speech and Humanities Instructor Brad Jester Receives SCTC Rick Perkins Award

Speech and Humanities Instructor Brad Jester Receives SCTC Rick Perkins Award
March 18, 2021

Brad Jester, Speech and Humanities Instructor and Department Chair at Southern Crescent Technical College, was recently named the 2021 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Education.  The Rick Perkins Award is the equivalent to being named Instructor of the Year at Southern Crescent Technical College. Jester stated that he “was extremely honored to be…

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SCTC Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation

SCTC Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation
February 26, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College announced today that it has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey with 747 earning the designation. The 2021-2022 Military Friendly® Schools list…

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SCTC Announces GOAL Final Four

SCTC Announces GOAL Final Four
February 22, 2021

Four students from Southern Crescent Technical College have been selected as local finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), according to Cherryl Burks, coordinator for the local GOAL program.  These students were announced Friday afternoon, February 19, 2021. Chosen as finalists are:  Elena Cohn – Industrial Systems; Beulah Floyd – Automotive Technology; William…

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GOAL Dynamic Dozen Announced

GOAL Dynamic Dozen Announced
February 15, 2021

Twelve students from Southern Crescent Technical College have been selected as local finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), according to Cherryl Burks, coordinator for the local GOAL program.  These students were announced Monday morning, February 15, 2021. Chosen as finalists are: Chelsee Best – Medical Assisting; Caitlin Byne – Culinary Arts; Mirabahn…

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SCTC Now Offers GED® and HiSET® Testing for High School Equivalency

SCTC Now Offers GED® and HiSET® Testing for High School Equivalency
February 11, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) now offers two ways to earn a high school equivalency diploma – the GED® test and the HiSET® exam.  Both the GED® test and the HiSET® exam measure high school equivalency skills that reflect the skills of a high school graduate. Southern Crescent Technical College offers free classes to help students prepare…

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SCTC Foundation Announces the Becky Parris Rector Nursing Scholarship

SCTC Foundation Announces the Becky Parris Rector Nursing Scholarship
February 10, 2021

The family of Becky Parris Rector has recently established a Nursing Scholarship to honor her life and commitment to technical education.  This ongoing $300 scholarship will be awarded each semester to deserving single parents enrolled in the Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) Nursing Program. Recipients will be permitted to use the funds for their tuition,…

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Southern Crescent Technical College, Middle Georgia State University Sign Cybersecurity Transfer Agreement

Southern Crescent Technical College, Middle Georgia State University Sign Cybersecurity Transfer Agreement
February 10, 2021

Students pursuing a career in the expanding field of cybersecurity may find their path a little easier to navigate, thanks to a new articulation agreement between Middle Georgia State University (MGA) and Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC). Leaders from the two schools met in a virtual ceremony on Monday, Feb. 8 to sign the agreement,…

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20 Students Selected as GOAL Nominees

20 Students Selected as GOAL Nominees
February 9, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College recently announced the nomination of 20 students for the 2021 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL).  The annual GOAL program recognizes students who possess excellence in leadership and ability. “The purpose of the GOAL program,” said Ms. Cherryl Burks, GOAL Coordinator, “is to spotlight the outstanding achievement by students in Georgia’s…

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SCTC Swears in New Police Chief

SCTC Swears in New Police Chief
February 1, 2021

Antonio Fletcher was officially sworn in today in as Southern Crescent Technical College’s Chief of Campus Safety and Security.  Mr. Fletcher has more than 20 years of experience in law enforcement that spans from working on a college campus to local police departments. Chief Fletcher spent much of his time with the Albany Police Department…

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SCTC Nursing Students Assist With COVID Vaccines

SCTC Nursing Students Assist With COVID Vaccines
February 1, 2021

Eight Southern Crescent Technical College nursing students assisted in the administration of the first vaccine of the Pfizer COVID-19 series at the Upson County Health Department on Thursday, January 21, 2021. These students volunteered their time under the guidance of Angie Ballard, Nursing Department Chair, with the assessment, health screening, and monitoring process of those…

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SCTC Announces Fall Semester President’s List

SCTC Announces Fall Semester President’s List
January 28, 2021

Dr. Alvetta Thomas, President of Southern Crescent Technical College, is pleased to announce the Fall 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 Leiaysha Wilson  …

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PUBLIC NOTICE OF UPCOMING ACCREDITATION REVIEW VISIT BY THE ACEN

PUBLIC NOTICE OF UPCOMING ACCREDITATION REVIEW VISIT BY THE ACEN
January 20, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for initial accreditation of its Associate Degree in Nursing and Practical Nursing programs by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet with the site visit team virtually and share your comments about the program in person at a…

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SCTC Installs Additional Wi-Fi Hotspots for Easier Internet Connectivity

SCTC Installs Additional Wi-Fi Hotspots for Easier Internet Connectivity
January 8, 2021

Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) is helping students get better connected to technology with the addition of eight new Wi-Fi hotspots recently installed throughout each campus location.   These new access points allow the Wi-Fi signal to easily reach into the parking lots so students can connect to the internet to log into online classes or…

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 1/6/2021: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 1/6/2021: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas
January 7, 2021

After careful consideration and in response to the continued increase of COVID-19 in our community, SCTC has made the decision to begin the Spring Semester on January 11, 2021 in a virtual format.  Students should contact their instructors on the first day of classes to receive further instructions. Students should also monitor their SCTC student…

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 12/16/2020: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 12/16/2020: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas
December 16, 2020

After careful consideration and in response to the potential spread of COVID-19 in our campus community, SCTC has made the decision to delay the start date of the upcoming spring term.  Spring Semester classes will now begin on January 11, 2021. In addition, most SCTC employees will begin working in a virtual environment beginning December…

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SCTC Foundation Awards 47 Scholarships for Spring Semester

SCTC Foundation Awards 47 Scholarships for Spring Semester
December 7, 2020

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation awarded 47 scholarships totaling $17,100 for students enrolled in the College for 2021 Spring Semester. Of those, the Foundation awarded 29 Internal Tiger Campaign scholarships totaling $9,900.  Internal scholarships are funded through contributions from the SCTC faculty and staff primarily through monthly payroll deductions to the Internal Fundraising Campaign. In…

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SCTC Honors Graduates with Outdoor Commencement Ceremonies

SCTC Honors Graduates with Outdoor Commencement Ceremonies
December 4, 2020

Graduates were all smiles on Monday, November 30, 2020 as Southern Crescent Technical College students celebrated their graduation during two outdoor commencement ceremonies held on the Griffin Campus at the Education and Training Complex at Ellis Crossing. As a sign of the times, these socially-distanced outdoor ceremonies were for graduates only with guests able to…

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

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

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 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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