News Releases



September 5, 2017
GPTC’S LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY RECEIVES NATIONAL REACCREDITATION AGAIN

August 23, 2017
GPTC Kicks off New Academic Year with Fall Convocation on Newton Campus

August 15, 2017
MEDIA ADVISORY: GPTC to Host Annual Convocation

July 24, 2017
Georgia Piedmont Tech Cuts Ribbon on EV Charging Stations

July 24, 2017
GPTC is Charged Up!

July 23, 2017
GPTC opens two EV charging stations on Newton campus

July 21, 2017
GPTC Amps Up Its Sustainability Efforts By Expanding Electric Vehicle Charging Station Options

July 18, 2017
Georgia Piedmont Technical College is Charged Up!

July 11, 2017
GPTC Students Awarded Medals

July 4, 2017
GPC Welcomes New Dean of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Dale Burgess

June 29, 2017
GPTC Paralegal Graduate Receives Access4Achievement Scholarship to attend Clark Atlanta University

June 28, 2017
GPTC Adult Education Instructor Named Outstanding Teacher of the Year Runner-Up

June 27, 2017
GPTC Welcomes New Dean of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Dale Burgess

June 19, 2017
Tech education builds character and workforce

June 13, 2017
GPTC Introduces Advanced Manufacturing Lab

June 7, 2017
GPTC Honors Recipients, Donors and Sponsors During Annual Scholarship Luncheon

May 24, 2017
Perfect Attendance: Heritage senior hasn’t missed a day of school in 13 years

May 19, 2017
MyAJC Bragbook for May 19

May 19, 2017
GPTC soccer team in league finals

May 15, 2017
Closer Look: Josh McKoon; Uber, Lyft Ruling; And More

April 27, 2017
GDOL to host the 2017 Veterans Career Fair in Covington

April 25, 2017
Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Licensed Practical Nursing Program Ranked #1 in State

April 25, 2017
GPTC Hosts Manufacturer Appreciation Week Luncheon

April 20, 2017
Bulldog Steel Fabrication Nominated for MAW - 2017 Manufacturer of the Year

April 18, 2017
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Hosts Manufacturer Appreciation Week Luncheon

April 17, 2017
Georgia Piedmont Wins Big at Statewide Student Competition

April 7, 2017
Free networking workshop for small business

April 6, 2017
About Georgia Piedmont Technical College

March 31, 2017
Two-day workshop to prepare youth for summer jobs

March 26, 2017
Judges Johnson and Costley honored for community service

March 23, 2017
Ready Mix USA donates Cement-Mixing Truck to GPTC

March 22, 2017
Ready Mix USA donates Cement-Mixing Truck to GPTC

March 16, 2017
GPTC Board of Directors welcomes Mayor Fred Perriman of the City of Madison as its newest Member

March 6, 2017
Two GPTC students receive scholarships from Rotary Club of Tucker

March 1, 2017
State Bar of Georgia Awards GPTC Director with Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service

February 28, 2017
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Holds Annual State of the College Address 

February 14, 2017
Historic Partnership Announced: Georgia Piedmont Technical College & Clark Atlanta University

January 26, 2017
GPTC Announces 2017 GOAL and Rick Perkins Award Winners

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

November 9, 2016
GPTC and Georgia Military College Partner to Expand Educational Opportunities for Students

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

October 17, 2016
METRO CEO News Feature RE: Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces Increase in Enrollment for Fall Semester

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

July 28, 2016
GPTC President Speaks to Rotary Club of Covington

July 28, 2016
GPTC Assistant VP Named to Executive Board of Georgia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

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

July 6, 2016
Bravery is Key to Success, Financial industry Icon Suzanne Shank tells GPTC's 2016 Graduates

June 8, 2016
GPTC Announces New Police Chief, Melody Maddox

May 24, 2016
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Criminal Justice Students Attend Conference, Earn Scholarships

May 5, 2016
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces Dean’s List and President’s List Residents in Newton County

May 5, 2016
GPTC Announces Dean’s List and President’s List Residents in Rockdale County

May 5, 2016
GPTC Announces Dean’s List Residents in Morgan County

May 5, 2016
GPTC Announces Dean’s List and President’s List Residents in DeKalb County

April 21, 2016
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Media Kit 2016

April 18, 2016
GPTC Board of Directors Welcomes Ted R. H. Cummings as its Newest Member

April 6, 2016
22 GPTC Students Excel at Statewide SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference

March 22, 2016
GPTC Partners with Atlanta Metropolitan State College To Improve Educational Options Through Signing of Transfer Agreement

March 17, 2016
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Flips the Switch on its New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

March 10, 2016
Mark Komdat Joins Georgia Piedmont Technical College as  Vice President of Business and Financial Services

March 10, 2016
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Holds Third Annual State of the College Address

February 19, 2016
The GPTC Advantage (video)

February 17, 2016
GPTC Announces GOAL and Rick Perkins Award Winners

February 15, 2016
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Welcomes Dr. Johnny Jones as New Dean

February 4, 2016
Georgia Piedmont’s Law Enforcement Academy Successfully Hosts First Community Policing Training Conference

February 2, 2016
GPTC Partners with Northeast Georgia Regional Commission and Westbury Health Center to Offer Certified Nurse Assistant CE Program 

January 19, 2016
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces its 2016 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) Winner

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

January 7, 2016
Seven Recruits Graduate from Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Law Enforcement Academy

December 17, 2015
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Awarded $3.33 Million Grant to Establish Morgan County High School: A College and Career Academy

November 19, 2015
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Media Kit2015

November 16, 2015
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Welcomes New Executive Vice President Dr. Ivan L. Harrell II

November 12, 2015
Georgia Piedmont Technical College President Receives Top Honor

November 5, 2015
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Receives Grant to Fund Driver’s Education Initiative

November 2, 2015
Georgia Piedmont Technical College President Jabari Simama Given Prestigious Education Award by NAACP

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

November 27, 2013
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Celebrates Faculty & Staff for Shattering College's Enrollment & Graduation Goals

October 10, 2013
President Simama Welcomes Ambassador Tunde Adetunji

October 8, 2013
GPTC Unveils Special Screening of HBO's "The Weight of the Nation"

August 23, 2013
GPTC Launches New Media Academic Program

August 6, 2013
Georgia Piedmont Receives Significant Gift From Honda

June 11, 2013
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Signs New Sustainability Agreement!

June 5, 2013
DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson visits GPTC

June 5, 2013
Georgia State Senator Gloria Butler, District 55, visits the campus of Georgia Piedmont Technical College to meet with President Jabari Simama

June 3, 2013
727 Diplomas and Degrees Awarded By Georgia Piedmont Technical College

May 16, 2013
Georgia Piedmont Technical College and DeKalb County School District Host STEM Carnival – Explorations of the Future!

April 24, 2013
GPTC President Attends Signing of HB 372 by Gov. Deal

April 18, 2013
Georgia Piedmont Tech Law Enforcement Academy Director Graduates from FBI National Academy

April 8, 2013
Georgia Piedmont Tech celebrates Manufacturing Appreciation Week

April 3, 2013
Ga. Piedmont to Host First NADE Training in Georgia

March 28, 2013
GPTC Wins 18 Medals at SkillsUSA Georgia Postsecondary State Competition

March 28, 2013
GPTC Appoints Dr. Irvin T. Clark, III as New Vice President

March 27, 2013
Computer Based GED Testing Available At Georgia Piedmont Tech

March 26, 2013
GPTC Graduates Fourth Center for Working Families Cohort

March 20, 2013
GPTC Appoints Judy Taylor as New Vice President

March 18, 2013
GPTC's Marketing Team Wins National Award

February 28, 2013
GPTC Office of Career and Assessment Services hosts open house

February 27, 2013
Dr. Jabari Simama Inaugurated as Georgia Piedmont Tech's Third President

February 26, 2013
Georgia Piedmont Tech Hosts National Building Automation Workshop

February 18, 2013
Georgia Piedmont Tech Presidential Welcome & Inaugural Address

February 6, 2013
GPTC Law Enforcement Academy Recruits Under the Gold Dome

February 6, 2013
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces New Appointments As Part of Realignment

January 31, 2013
GPTC Announces GOAL/Rick Perkins Award Winners

January 28, 2013
GPTC Division Chair Appointed to Sheriff Transition Team

January 16, 2013
GPTC to hosts Developmental Education Conference

January 8, 2013
GPTC Appoints Head of State's Largest Adult Ed. Program

December 21, 2012
GPTC Welcomes Dr. Thomas L. Coleman to Board

December 14, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Tech's Longest-serving Employee Retires

December 13, 2012
GPTC Celebrates RCA Partnership at Ribbon Cutting

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

December 10, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Rick Perkins Award Program Coordinator Named

December 10, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Names GOAL Award Finalists

December 6, 2012
AT&T Donates $50,000 to Help Low-Income Georgians Pay for their GED® Test

December 3, 2012
GPTC Welcomes Experienced Educator to Lead Academics

November 29, 2012
Former Prison Inmate, DUI-crash Victim to Deliver Powerful, Life-changing Message at Georgia Piedmont Tech

November 27, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Tech Foundation Hosts Partners in Education Luncheon Series

November 5, 2012
Quick Start, Vestar Technologies Announce Training Initiative

November 4, 2012
GPTC Marketing Department Wins Top Honors

October 16, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation Tees up for Fundraising

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

October 11, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Nominated for Bellwether Award

October 3, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Technical College's New President Media Availability

September 27, 2012
GPTC Gets "A" on Report Card from Accreditation Agency

September 27, 2012
GPTC Receives $3 Million DOL Grant

September 27, 2012
GPTC Gets "A" on Report Card from Accreditation Agency

September 6, 2012
TCSG State Board Approves Tuition Increase for 2013

September 4, 2012
New Georgia Piedmont Technical College President Dr. Jabari Simama Arrives

August 17, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Tech Hosts Panel Discussion During Job, Career and Education Expo

August 17, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Tech Provides Bridge from GED to College

August 6, 2012
GPTC alum blends both careers with ease

August 2, 2012
Dr. Jabari Simama is New President of Georgia Piedmont Technical College

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

July 15, 2012
Community residents turn out for Georgia Piedmont Tech and Rockdale County Career & Education EXPO

July 12, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Tech, DeKalb County School District Sign Agreement to Provide College Credit to High School students studying engineering graphics and design

July 6, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Tech and Rockdale County to co-host community career and education expo

July 2, 2012
GPTC Wins "Gold" at National Competition

June 4, 2012
First Class of GPTC Celebrates Graduation

June 4, 2012
Commissioner Jackson Names Search Committee for Next President of Georgia Piedmont Technical College

May 14, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation Hosts Family Fun & Food Fest

May 7, 2012
New Beginning for GED Graduates at GPTC

May 3, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Graduates Law Enforcement Academy Recruits

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

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

April 23, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Students Place at 2012 Phi Beta Lambda State Conference

April 23, 2012
GPTC Students Win First Place at AITP Conference

April 23, 2012
Investing In Dreams Winners Announced

April 21, 2012
Chamblee Middle School Student Takes First Place in Statewide Manufacturing Appreciation Design Contest

April 21, 2012
Champion Theme Middle School Student Takes Third Place in Statewide Manufacturing Appreciation Design Contest

April 16, 2012
Investing In Dreams Winners Announced

March 29, 2012
GPTC Student, Instructor Win State Awards

March 25, 2012
GPTC Foundation Announces Gala Nominee

March 21, 2012
GPTC Wins 10 Medals at State SkillsUSA

March 21, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Tech Students Win Honors at International Hair Show

March 19, 2012
Joint Lecture Series (JLS) presents Building the World’s Largest Aquarium

March 16, 2012
GPTC Offers Professional Advancement Classes

February 20, 2012
GPTC Launches Learning Support Lab

February 14, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Tech Foundation “Investing in Dreams” Gala

February 6, 2012
GOAL Winner Announced for GPTC

February 6, 2012
Celia Murray is Chosen as Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s RPA Winner

January 17, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Tech Foundation names Harrison to Board of Trustees

January 9, 2012
Ga. Piedmont Tech Launches Apartment Tech Program

January 7, 2012
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces the Launch of GPTC-TV

December 1, 2011
Georgia Piedmont Tech Names Semi-Finalists for GOAL Award

December 1, 2011
Lecture to address wastewater treatment process

November 19, 2011
Georgia Piedmont Tech marks 50th anniversary during inaugural convocation

November 18, 2011
Record 64 Georgia Piedmont Tech Students Nominated for GOAL Award

November 15, 2011
Georgia Piedmont Tech receives top honors for greatest number of U.S. citizenship awards

October 13, 2011
Georgia Piedmont T.C. Unveils New Brand

September 29, 2011
DeKalb Technical College Paralegal Studies Program Receives American Bar Association Approval

September 28, 2011
ECOVIE Partners with DeKalb Technical College in Rainwater Management and Conservation

September 26, 2011
Georgia Piedmont Technical College Logo Reveal

September 26, 2011
DTC President Wins Leadership Character Award

September 26, 2011
DeKalb Tech receives grant funds from Complete College America

August 23, 2011
DeKalb Tech Celebrates Law Enforcement Academy Class of 2011-008 Graduates

For media information, contact:
Zaundra Brown
Director of Public Relations and Information
404.297.9522, ext. 1757
brownz@gptc.edu