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Zaundra Brown
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Georgia Piedmont Tech Foundation Hosts Partners in Education Luncheon Series

November 27, 2012

The Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation hosts a series of luncheons promoting partnerships within the community.  Monday was the first of four Partners In Education Luncheons to be held this week in the four counties served by GPTC. The events are being hosted by the college Foundation in an effort to bolster awareness, support and good-will among members of the business and political communities in DeKalb, Rockdale, Newton and Morgan counties. This event was held at the Newton College & Career Academy on Monday. The next event will be Wednesday November 28th in Rockdale County. The third and fourth "Partner" event is scheduled for Thursday November 28th in DeKalb and Morgan Counties.

Wednesday November 28 & Thursday November 29, 2012


November 28, 2012
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Rockdale Career Academy
1064 Culpepper Dr.
Conyers, GA 30094
November 29, 2012
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Decatur Career Academy
310 N. McDonough St.
Decatur, GA 30030
November 29, 2012
4:00PM – 6:00 PM
Private Home
Madison, GA

The Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation, a 25-year-old 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, assists in raising funds and securing resources to support the College's strategic initiatives and is managed through a volunteer board of trustees.

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About Georgia Piedmont Technical College
Established in 1961, Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) is one of the top technical colleges in Georgia. As a student-centered institution, GPTC prepares individuals with the skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly changing, global economy. In August 2016, Georgia Piedmont was ranked among the top ten technical colleges in terms of enrollment by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. GPTC’s graduation rate is more than 74.3 percent, and its graduates secure employment at a level resulting in a 98.7 percent placement rate. With nearly 4,000 students, Georgia Piedmont’s adult education program is among the largest in the state. The college has 12 learning centers in DeKalb, Newton, Rockdale and Morgan counties. As set forth in its student catalog, Georgia Piedmont Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Contact Lisa Peters, the ADA Coordinator, at 404/297-9522, ext. 1154, or at the main DeKalb campus, 495 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021 Room A-170; or Dr. Debra Gordon, the Title IX Coordinator, at 404/297-9522, ext. 1176, or at the main DeKalb campus, 495 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021 Room A-103 for assistance. For more information about our graduation rates and other important program information, please visit our website at

A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.