News Items and Video Clips


GPTC Welcomes International Education Officials - 12/14/2017

GPTC Welcomes New Director of Facilities - 12/07/2017

GPTC Announces 2018 K-12 Student Art Competition - 11/14/2017

Award-Winning Writer, Producer & Director Brings Message of Hope to GPTC Community - 11/14/2017

GPTC’s Medical Assisting Program Receives National Re-accreditation - 11/09/2017

GPTC Partners with Kilimanjaro Information Technology College to Improve Educational Outcomes for Students Through Signing of Transfer Agreement - 10/10/2017

Six Students Earn Certified Nurse Aide Credentials from GPTC - 10/05/2017

American Association of Community Colleges Appoints Dr. Jabari Simama, president of GPTC, to Special Commission - 10/02/2017

GPTC Recognizes New U.S. Citizens During 14th Annual Citizenship Celebration - 09/18/2017

GPTC Welcomes New Administrators - 09/07/2017


GPTC Kicks off New Academic Year with Fall Convocation on Newton Campus - 08/23/2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: GPTC to Host Annual Convocation - 08/15/2017

Georgia Piedmont Tech Cuts Ribbon on EV Charging Stations - 07/24/2017

GPTC is Charged Up! - 07/24/2017

GPTC opens two EV charging stations on Newton campus - 07/23/2017

GPTC Amps Up Its Sustainability Efforts By Expanding Electric Vehicle Charging Station Options - 07/21/2017

Georgia Piedmont Technical College is Charged Up! - 07/18/2017

GPTC Students Awarded Medals - 07/11/2017

GPC Welcomes New Dean of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Dale Burgess - 07/04/2017

GPTC Paralegal Graduate Receives Access4Achievement Scholarship to attend Clark Atlanta University - 06/29/2017

GPTC Adult Education Instructor Named Outstanding Teacher of the Year Runner-Up - 06/28/2017

GPTC Welcomes New Dean of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Dale Burgess - 06/27/2017

Tech education builds character and workforce - 06/19/2017

GPTC Introduces Advanced Manufacturing Lab - 06/13/2017

GPTC Honors Recipients, Donors and Sponsors During Annual Scholarship Luncheon - 06/07/2017

Perfect Attendance: Heritage senior hasn’t missed a day of school in 13 years - 05/24/2017

MyAJC Bragbook for May 19 - 05/19/2017

GPTC soccer team in league finals - 05/19/2017

Closer Look: Josh McKoon; Uber, Lyft Ruling; And More - 05/15/2017

GDOL to host the 2017 Veterans Career Fair in Covington - 04/27/2017

Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Licensed Practical Nursing Program Ranked #1 in State - 04/25/2017

GPTC Hosts Manufacturer Appreciation Week Luncheon - 04/25/2017

Bulldog Steel Fabrication Nominated for MAW - 2017 Manufacturer of the Year - 04/20/2017

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Hosts Manufacturer Appreciation Week Luncheon - 04/18/2017

Georgia Piedmont Wins Big at Statewide Student Competition - 04/17/2017

Free networking workshop for small business - 04/07/2017

Two-day workshop to prepare youth for summer jobs - 03/31/2017

Judges Johnson and Costley honored for community service - 03/26/2017

Ready Mix USA donates Cement-Mixing Truck to GPTC - 03/23/2017

Ready Mix USA donates Cement-Mixing Truck to GPTC - 03/22/2017

GPTC Board of Directors welcomes Mayor Fred Perriman of the City of Madison as its newest Member - 03/16/2017

Two GPTC students receive scholarships from Rotary Club of Tucker - 03/06/2017

State Bar of Georgia Awards GPTC Director with Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service - 03/01/2017

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Holds Annual State of the College Address  - 02/28/2017

Historic Partnership Announced: Georgia Piedmont Technical College & Clark Atlanta University - 02/14/2017

GPTC Announces 2017 GOAL and Rick Perkins Award Winners - 01/26/2017

Captain Tommy Clack, a Vietnam Veteran, Serves as Keynote Speaker at GPTC’s Veterans Appreciation Celebration - 11/15/2016

GPTC and Georgia Military College Partner to Expand Educational Opportunities for Students - 11/09/2016

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Paralegal Instructor, Kye Haymore, named President-Elect of the American Association for Paralegal Education - 10/25/2016

METRO CEO News Feature RE: Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces Increase in Enrollment for Fall Semester - 10/17/2016

Monica Kaufman Pearson Speaks to Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Design & Media Production Technology Students - 10/10/2016

GPTC President Speaks to Rotary Club of Covington - 07/28/2016

GPTC Assistant VP Named to Executive Board of Georgia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators - 07/28/2016

GPTC Welcomes New Associate VP of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Dr. Tessie S. Bradford - 07/28/2016

Bravery is Key to Success, Financial industry Icon Suzanne Shank tells GPTC's 2016 Graduates - 07/06/2016

GPTC Announces New Police Chief, Melody Maddox - 06/08/2016

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Criminal Justice Students Attend Conference, Earn Scholarships - 05/24/2016

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces Dean’s List and President’s List Residents in Newton County - 05/05/2016

GPTC Announces Dean’s List and President’s List Residents in Rockdale County - 05/05/2016

GPTC Announces Dean’s List Residents in Morgan County - 05/05/2016

GPTC Announces Dean’s List and President’s List Residents in DeKalb County - 05/05/2016

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Media Kit 2016 - 04/21/2016

GPTC Board of Directors Welcomes Ted R. H. Cummings as its Newest Member - 04/18/2016

22 GPTC Students Excel at Statewide SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference - 04/06/2016

About Georgia Piedmont Technical College - 04/06/2016

GPTC Partners with Atlanta Metropolitan State College To Improve Educational Options Through Signing of Transfer Agreement - 03/22/2016

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Flips the Switch on its New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations - 03/17/2016

Georgia Piedmont Technical College and Valdosta State University partner to expand Educational Opportunities for Students - 03/16/2016

Mark Komdat Joins Georgia Piedmont Technical College as  Vice President of Business and Financial Services - 03/10/2016

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Holds Third Annual State of the College Address - 03/10/2016

The GPTC Advantage (video) - 02/18/2016

GPTC Announces GOAL and Rick Perkins Award Winners - 02/17/2016

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Welcomes Dr. Johnny Jones as New Dean - 02/15/2016

Georgia Piedmont’s Law Enforcement Academy Successfully Hosts First Community Policing Training Conference - 02/04/2016

GPTC Partners with Northeast Georgia Regional Commission and Westbury Health Center to Offer Certified Nurse Assistant CE Program  - 02/02/2016

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces its 2016 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) Winner - 01/19/2016

Georgia Piedmont Technical College to offer Movie and Television Production Assistant (P.A.) Continuing Education Classes - 01/11/2016

Seven Recruits Graduate from Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Law Enforcement Academy - 01/07/2016

GPTC Awarded $3.33 Million Grant to Establish Morgan County High School: A College and Career Academy - 12/17/2015

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Media Kit 2015 - 11/19/2015

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Welcomes New Executive Vice President Dr. Ivan L. Harrell II - 11/16/2015

Georgia Piedmont Technical College President Receives Top Honor - 11/12/2015

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Receives Grant to Fund Driver’s Education Initiative - 11/05/2015

Georgia Piedmont Technical College President Jabari Simama Given Prestigious Education Award by NAACP - 11/02/2015

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for its new South DeKalb Campus - 08/20/2015

Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Statewide EAGLE Winner Accepts Keys to His New Mitsubishi Mirage - 07/28/2015

Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Statewide GOAL Winner Accepts Keys to Her New Chevrolet Cruze - 07/27/2015

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony - 06/11/2015

2015 State EAGLE Award Recipient Justin Walters with Joyce Littel V-103 "Lice" Remote at GPTC - 05/13/2015

Multi-Platinum Grammy Award-Winning Record Producer Edward Theodore “Teddy” Riley To Deliver Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Commencement Keynote Address  - 05/12/2015

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Student Wins Statewide GOAL Competition - 04/29/2015

Fast to the Finish at GPTC - 02/24/2015

2015 State of the College - 02/19/2015

GPTC Announces 2015 GOAL and Rick Perkins Award Winners - 01/29/2015

Practical Nursing Selection Announcement - 01/29/2015

GPTC Student Forum: Putting Ferguson Into Context - 12/08/2014

Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Law Enforcement Academy Plans Major Event - 08/06/2014

Georgia Piedmont Technical College and Georgia Chamber of Commerce Host Unveiling of New Design and Media Production and Recording Arts Programs and Facility - 07/28/2014

GPTC New Student Orientation 2017

- 07/22/2014

Dr. Jabari Simama welcomes internationally renowned producer Teddy Riley to our DeKalb County Campus - 06/18/2014

NISOD winners from GPTC - 05/27/2014

Latest Issue of GPTC Times - 05/07/2014

Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Confirmed as Georgia Piedmont Technical College's Spring Commencement Speaker - 05/01/2014

Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian to Give Commencement Address at Georgia Piedmont Technical College Spring Graduation Ceremony - 04/30/2014

Law Enforcement Academy Public Notice - 03/31/2014

Minority Male Students Face Challenge to Achieve at Community Colleges - 03/17/2014

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Welcomes The Honorable Ted Terry, Mayor, Clarkston - 02/11/2014

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Welcomes The Honorable Ed Rieker, Mayor, Avondale Estates - 02/11/2014

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces 2014 GOAL and Rick Perkins Award Winners - 02/06/2014

GPTC New Year's Greeting - 12/31/2013

Judge Glenda Hatchett Visits GPTC Campus - 12/31/2013

Pinnacle Awards Video - 12/19/2013

5 year-old Morgan Steward Graduates From Georgia Piedmont Technical College! - 12/17/2013

5 year-old Morgan Steward Graduates From Georgia Piedmont Technical College! - 12/17/2013

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Unveils State-of-the-Art Laboratory Equipment Donated by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) - 12/10/2013

Faculty & Staff Appreciation Video - 12/06/2013

President Jabari Simama sends Season's Greetings - 12/02/2013

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Celebrates Faculty & Staff for Shattering College's Enrollment & Graduation Goals - 11/27/2013

Dr. Simama Welcomes TCSG Leaders - 10/30/2013

Student Town Hall Meeting - 10/15/2013

President Simama Welcomes Ambassador Tunde Adetunji - 10/10/2013

GPTC Unveils Special Screening of HBO's "The Weight of the Nation" - 10/08/2013

GPTC STEM Blogging Event for Women - 09/26/2013

GPTC Holds Book Bonanza For International Literacy Day - 09/10/2013

Dequanis Bolton is the ACE Programs' first GED recipient - 09/10/2013

GPTC Welcomes The French Delegation To The Campus - 09/10/2013

Rep. Hank Johnson Tours GPTC - 08/29/2013

Class of 2013-14 Law Enforcement Academy Graduates - 08/23/2013

GPTC Launches New Media Academic Program - 08/23/2013

2013 Youth Empowerment Breakfast w/ Olympic Gold Medalist Gabrielle Douglas - 08/10/2013

Class of August 2013 CNA Graduates - 08/07/2013

Class of August 2013 Practical Nursing Graduates - 08/07/2013

Georgia Piedmont Receives Significant Gift From Honda - 08/06/2013

Southern K-14 Education Innovation Summit - 07/29/2013

GPTC Wins Readers' Choice Award for Higher Education - 07/16/2013

GPTC Signs New Sustainability Agreement! - 06/11/2013

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson visits GPTC - 06/05/2013

727 Diplomas and Degrees Awarded By Georgia Piedmont Technical College - 06/03/2013

GPTC and DeKalb County School District Host STEM Carnival – Explorations of the Future! - 05/16/2013

GPTC President Attends Signing of HB 372 by Gov. Deal - 04/24/2013

Georgia Piedmont Tech Law Enforcement Academy Director Graduates from FBI National Academy - 04/18/2013

Georgia Piedmont Tech celebrates Manufacturing Appreciation Week - 04/08/2013

Ga. Piedmont to Host First NADE Training in Georgia - 04/03/2013

GPTC Wins 18 Medals at SkillsUSA Georgia Postsecondary State Competition - 03/28/2013

GPTC Appoints Dr. Irvin T. Clark, III as New Vice President - 03/28/2013

Computer Based GED Testing Available At Georgia Piedmont Tech - 03/27/2013

GPTC Graduates Fourth Center for Working Families Cohort - 03/26/2013

GPTC Appoints Judy Taylor as New Vice President - 03/20/2013

GPTC's Marketing Team Wins National Award - 03/18/2013

GPTC Office of Career and Assessment Services hosts open house - 02/28/2013

Georgia Piedmont Tech Presidential Welcome & Inaugural Address - 02/27/2013

Dr. Jabari Simama Inaugurated as Georgia Piedmont Tech's Third President - 02/27/2013

Georgia Piedmont Tech Hosts National Building Automation Workshop - 02/26/2013

Computer Based Testing Open House - 02/19/2013

2012-2013 Collegiate DECA/NTHS/SSLC Winter Conference and Competition - 02/12/2013

GPTC Law Enforcement Academy Recruits Under the Gold Dome - 02/06/2013

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces New Appointments As Part of Realignment - 02/06/2013

GPTC Announces GOAL/Rick Perkins Award Winners - 01/31/2013

GPTC Division Chair Appointed to Sheriff Transition Team - 01/28/2013

GPTC to hosts Developmental Education Conference - 01/16/2013

GPTC Appoints Head of State's Largest Adult Ed. Program - 01/08/2013

GPTC Welcomes Dr. Thomas L. Coleman to Board - 12/21/2012

Georgia Piedmont Tech's Longest-serving Employee Retires - 12/14/2012

GPTC Celebrates RCA Partnership at Ribbon Cutting - 12/13/2012

Dr. Simama featured on America’s Web Radio - 12/12/2012

Georgia Piedmont Tech Students Awarded National Clifford H. "Ted" Rees, Jr. Scholarships - 12/10/2012

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Rick Perkins Award Program Coordinator Named - 12/10/2012

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Names GOAL Award Finalists - 12/10/2012

AT&T Donates $50,000 to Help Low-Income Georgians Pay for their GED® Test - 12/06/2012

GPTC Welcomes Experienced Educator to Lead Academics - 12/03/2012

Former Prison Inmate, DUI-crash Victim to Deliver Powerful, Life-changing Message - 11/29/2012

Georgia Piedmont Tech Foundation Hosts Partners in Education Luncheon Series - 11/27/2012

Quick Start, Vestar Technologies Announce Training Initiative - 11/05/2012

GPTC Marketing Department Wins Top Honors - 11/04/2012

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation Tees up for Fundraising - 10/16/2012

New GPTC President Dr. Jabari Simama Discusses the Significance of Technical Education and Sustaining the College's Student Success - 10/11/2012

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Nominated for Bellwether Award - 10/11/2012

Georgia Piedmont Technical College's New President Media Availability - 10/03/2012

GPTC Receives $3 Million DOL Grant - 09/27/2012

GPTC Gets "A" on Report Card from Accreditation Agency - 09/27/2012

TCSG State Board Approves Tuition Increase for 2013 - 09/06/2012

New GPTC President Dr. Jabari Simama Arrives - 09/04/2012

September is Literacy Month in Georgia - 08/22/2012

Georgia Piedmont Tech Hosts Panel Discussion During Job, Career and Education Expo - 08/17/2012

Georgia Piedmont Tech Provides Bridge from GED to College - 08/17/2012

GPTC alum blends both careers with ease - 08/06/2012

Dr. Jabari Simama is New President of Georgia Piedmont Technical College - 08/02/2012

Community College Week Names Georgia Piedmont Technical College to Top Producer Lists GPTC’s Marketing Program Ranks 18th in the Nation - 07/16/2012

Community residents turn out for GPTC and Rockdale County Career & Education EXPO - 07/15/2012

GPTC, DeKalb County School District Sign Agreement to Provide College Credit to High School students - 07/12/2012

GPTC & Rockdale County to Co-host Community Career and Education Expo - 07/06/2012

GPTC Wins "Gold" at National Competition - 07/02/2012

GPTC faculty member honored for 20 years of service with Georgia camp for burn survivors - 06/15/2012

First Class of GPTC Celebrates Graduation - 06/04/2012

Commissioner Jackson Names Search Committee for Next President of GPTC - 06/04/2012

Former Student Turns back to GPTC for company training - 06/04/2012

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation Hosts Family Fun & Food Fest - 05/14/2012

New Beginning for GED Graduates at GPTC - 05/07/2012

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Graduates Law Enforcement Academy Recruits - 05/03/2012

GPTC’s Symetri Harlow Honored as Runner-Up & Semi-Finalist for the TCSG Student of the Year - 04/30/2012

270,000 Students Now Have a Better Chance of Graduating from College and Achieving their Dreams - 04/27/2012

Georgia Piedmont Technical College students place at 2012 Phi Beta Lambda State Conference - 04/23/2012

GPTC Students Win First Place at AITP Conference - 04/23/2012

Investing In Dreams Winners Announced - 04/23/2012

Chamblee Middle School Student Takes First Place in Statewide Manufacturing Appreciation Design Contest - 04/21/2012

Champion Theme Middle School Student Takes Third Place in Statewide Manufacturing Appreciation Design Contest - 04/21/2012

Investing In Dreams Winners Announced - 04/16/2012

Newton College and Career Academy to Hold Grand Opening, Host Annual Workforce Development Summit - 04/16/2012

Campus Security - 03/29/2012

What’s the QEP? - 03/29/2012

SkillsUSA Chapter Going Strong - 03/29/2012

GPTC Student, Instructor Win State Awards - 03/29/2012

GPTC Foundation Announces Gala Nominee - 03/25/2012

GPTC Wins 10 Medals at State SkillsUSA - 03/21/2012

Georgia Piedmont Tech Students Win Honors at International Hair Show - 03/21/2012

Joint Lecture Series (JLS) presents Building the World’s Largest Aquarium - 03/19/2012

GPTC Offers Professional Advancement Classes - 03/16/2012

Watch the WSB-TV special, - 03/16/2012

The PHD Principle: Perseverance, Hard Work, and Determination - 02/27/2012

Did You Know? … - 02/27/2012

GPTC Launches Learning Support Lab - 02/20/2012

Georgia Piedmont Tech Foundation “Investing in Dreams” Gala - 02/14/2012

GOAL Winner Announced for GPTC - 02/06/2012

Celia Murray is Chosen as GPTC’s RPA Winner - 02/06/2012

GOAL and Rick Perkins Awards Video - 02/06/2012

Georgia Piedmont Tech Foundation names Harrison to Board of Trustees - 01/17/2012

GPTC Student Builds New Life in U.S.: CNN Reports - 01/11/2012

Ga. Piedmont Tech Launches Apartment Tech Program - 01/09/2012

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces the Launch of GPTC-TV - 01/07/2012

Georgia Piedmont Tech Names Semi-Finalists for GOAL Award - 12/01/2011

Lecture to address wastewater treatment process - 12/01/2011

Georgia Piedmont Tech marks 50th anniversary during inaugural convocation - 11/19/2011

Record 64 Georgia Piedmont Tech Students Nominated for GOAL Award - 11/18/2011

Deadline for GPTC Achievement Scholarship for Spring Semester is Nov. 17 - 11/17/2011

GPTC receives top honors for greatest number of U.S. citizenship awards - 11/15/2011

Banner Web Registration - 11/10/2011

Georgia Piedmont T.C. Unveils New Brand - 10/13/2011

DeKalb Technical College Paralegal Studies Program Receives American Bar Association Approval - 09/29/2011

ECOVIE Partners with DeKalb Technical College in Rainwater Management and Conservation - 09/28/2011

DeKalb Tech receives grant funds from Complete College America - 09/26/2011

DTC President Wins Leadership Character Award - 09/26/2011

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Logo Reveal - 09/26/2011

DeKalb Tech Celebrates Law Enforcement Academy Class of 2011-008 Graduates - 08/23/2011

Larry Teems named acting president of DeKalb Technical College - 08/23/2011

DeKalb Tech Announces Law Enforcement Academy Commencement Ceremony - 08/16/2011

DTC Welcomes New Board Members - 08/15/2011

DeKalb Technical College Celebrates Graduates at 2011 Commencement Ceremony - 07/25/2011

DeKalb Tech Foundation Receives Grant to Introduce Women to Nontraditional Careers - 07/21/2011

DeKalb Tech Shines at National SkillsUSA Competition - 07/11/2011

Delegation from China visits Georgia Piedmont Technical College - 06/22/2011

DeKalb Technical College President Robin Hoffman Announces Retirement - 06/08/2011

DeKalb Technical College Foundation To hold second "Investing in Dreams" Gala June 10 - 06/06/2011

Lecture to address transforming garbage into fuel and useable building products, eliminating landfills - 05/31/2011

DeKalb Technical College Celebrates Law Enforcement Academy Graduates - 05/16/2011

TCSG Announces New Website with Information about HOPE Changes - 05/10/2011

DeKalb Technical College Announces Law Enforcement Academy Graduation Ceremony - 05/10/2011

DeKalb Tech Area Student Takes 3rd Place in Statewide Manufacturing Appreciation Design Contest - 05/01/2011

Lecture to Address Alternative-energy Technologies and the Developing World - 04/25/2011

DeKalb Technical College Industrial-Technology Programs get PAHRA Accreditation - 04/21/2011

TCSG, Southern Polytechnic State University Sign Articulation Agreement - 04/12/2011

DeKalb Tech to become Georgia Piedmont Technical College - 04/07/2011

GED Testing Fees Set to Increase in July - 04/07/2011

DeKalb Tech Takes 15 Medals in Statewide SkillsUSA Competition - 03/28/2011

DTC Announces GOAL/Rick Perkins Winners - 03/16/2011

DeKalb Tech Names Semi-Finalists for GOAL Award - 03/03/2011

DTC EAGLE Award Given to Honduran Immigrant - 02/21/2011

13 DeKalb Tech Faculty Nominated for Rick Perkins Award - 02/21/2011

59 DeKalb Tech Students Nominated for GOAL Award - 02/01/2011

Screening and Selection Committee Named for DeKalb Tech’s GOAL Program - 01/31/2011

DeKalb Tech Considers Name Change - 01/31/2011

DeKalb Tech Hosts Legislative Event - 01/27/2011

GPTC News Service
Zaundra Brown
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