Important Dates

  • September 21: Mini-Mester 1 Withdrawal Deadline
  • October 20: College Fair
  • October 21: Foundation Golf Tournament
  • October 21-27: Fall Break
  • October 28:: Mini-Mester 2 Begins

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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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