Important Dates

  • May 31: College Closed
  • June 1: Summer Semester Begins
  • June 3: Final Summer Payment Deadline
  • June 30: Withdrawal Deadline
  • July 5: College Closed
  • August 24: Fall Semester Begins

Crescent Café News and Menu

As we come to the end of the semester, the Crescent Café’s hours of operation for the next couple of weeks will be:

  • May 10 – May 13: Breakfast Only; 8:30 am – 10:00 am
  • May 17 – May 20: Closed
  • May 24 – May 27: Breakfast Only; 8:30 am – 10:00 am
  • Tuesday, June 1: Breakfast Only; 8:30 am – 10:00 am
  • Wednesday, June 2: Return of regular business hours
    • Breakfast: 8:30 am – 10:00 am
    • Lunch: 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

We will have a limited menu available during this time frame. You will still be able to order online as well.


Press Releases

SCTC Pins 35 Registered Nurse Graduates at Outdoor Ceremony

SCTC Pins 35 Registered Nurse Graduates at Outdoor Ceremony
May 11, 2021

With family and friends in attendance, Southern Crescent Technical College’s (SCTC) Practical 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 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 UDATE 1/6/2021: A Message from SCTC President, Dr. Alvetta Thomas

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

CORONAVIRUS UDATE 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 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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