Important Dates

  • July 28: Last Day of Classes for 8 week term classes
  • August 4: Payment Deadline
  • August 6: Movie on the Lawn – Henry County Center 7:30pm
  • August 9 - 11: Bookstore Book Buyback (Griffin 9am-5pm/Flint River 9am-3pm)
  • August 10: Last Day of Classes for 10 week term classes
  • August 24: Fall Semester Begins
  • August 25: Blood Drive – Flint River Campus 9am-2pm
  • August 26: Final Payment Deadline
  • September 6: College Closed
  • September 21: Mini-Mester 1 Withdrawal Deadline

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Press Releases

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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