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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