Meet Kelli Owen, GPTC’s 2019 Instructor of the Year

(April 10, 2019) — A tragic and personal loss changed the course of Kelli Owen’s educational and professional path when she was just 16 years old, and she has spent the last 22 years working to protect, to serve and to teach in the field of criminal justice as a result. Georgia Piedmont Technical College … Continue Reading →

Get to know Tina-Kay Rhoden: GPTC’s 2019 GOAL Student of the Year

Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s 2019 GOAL Student of the Year, Tina-Kay Rhoden of Conyers, left, joins her practical nursing program instructor and GOAL award nominator Denise Beckford at the regional GOAL competition March 5 in Gainesville. (March 13, 2019) — Tina-Kay Rhoden of Conyers may be the fifth member of her family to graduate from … Continue Reading →

Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Student & Teacher of the Year Announced

Photo: (L to R) Tina-Kay Rhoden – GOAL Winner; Kelli Owen – Rick Perkins Award Winner (DeKalb County, January 24, 2019) – – Tina-Kay Rhoden, an Interdisciplinary Studies student at Georgia Piedmont Technical College from Conyers has been named as the college’s winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL). The announcement was made … Continue Reading →

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Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s School of Business, Computer Information Systems and New Media Achieves National Recognition for Two Outstanding Online Programs

(DeKalb County, November 1, 2018) – – Two of Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s online programs, which are offered through its School of Business, Computer Information Systems and New Media, have been recognized by Affordable Colleges Online (ACO) as being among the best online programs in the nation. ACO ranked Georgia Piedmont’s online computer programming curriculum in … Continue Reading →

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Georgia Piedmont Technical College Partners with Congressman Jody Hice, Regional Economic Development Offices to Host Job Fair

(DeKalb County, October 9, 2018) – – Job seekers hoping to find a new job, a better job, or perhaps a different career path discovered a wealth of exciting opportunities on Friday, October 5, 2018 at the Regional Job Fair hosted by Georgia Piedmont Technical College, in partnership with Congressman Jody Hice and the economic … Continue Reading →

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Georgia Piedmont Technical College Welcomes New Administrators, Announces Recent Promotions

(DeKalb County, September 27, 2018) – – Georgia Piedmont Technical College is delighted to welcome new administrators and to recognize two recently promoted veteran employees. “I’m pleased that seasoned administrators have joined the Georgia Piedmont team,” said Dr. Tavarez Holston, president of Georgia Piedmont Technical College.   “Together, they possess many years of proven leadership at … Continue Reading →

New U.S. Citizens Recognized at Georgia Piedmont’s 15th Annual Citizenship Celebration

(DeKalb County, September 17, 2018) – Georgia Piedmont Technical College today hosted its 15th annual Constitution Day and U.S. Citizenship Celebration. Candidates for citizenship participated in a naturalization ceremony conducted by Mr. Dana Clemens, section chief, Atlanta Field Office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Homeland Security. The ceremony began with … Continue Reading →

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Dr. Glen Cannon Named Interim President of GPTC

Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Matt Arthur has named Dr. D. Glen Cannon to serve as interim president of Georgia Piedmont Technical College. He replaces Dr. Jabari Simama, who served from 2012 until April. Rockdale Citizen & Newton Citizen