Georgia Piedmont Technical College Celebrates Academic Excellence at 2018 Commencement Ceremony

(Rockdale County, May 21, 2018) On Saturday, May 19, 2018, Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s spring graduates walked across the stage, accepted their hard-earned credentials, and turned their tassels. Dr. Alvetta Thomas, president of Southern Crescent Technical College, served as the keynote speaker. She offered encouraging words to the nearly 400 students who received their GEDs, … Continue Reading →

Head shot of Dr. Glen Cannon, interim president, Georgia Piedmont Technical College.

Dr. Glen Cannon Named Interim President of Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) 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 2012-2018.       “Dr. Cannon will be a tremendous leader for Georgia Piedmont during this time of transition to ensure the college continues … Continue Reading →

Crystal Wright, Statewide GOAL Award-Winner, steps into her new Kia, the grand prize for the competition.

Technical College System of Georgia Announces Georgia Piedmont Student as 2018 Statewide Student of the Year

The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) yesterday announced the state’s top technical college student and top technical college instructor for 2018. Crystal Wright of Georgia Piedmont Technical College received the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) award and Stephanie O’Donoghue of Chattahoochee Technical College received the 2018 State Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in … Continue Reading →

Batulo Ramadhan, a Georgia Piedmont GED Student, on MARTA heading to work.

Travel ban stranded her. Then America welcomed her.

Georgia Piedmont GED Student Batulo Ramadhan journeyed from Somalia to the U.S.  She is working hard to earn her GED.  Her efforts were the subject of this story.

Georgia Piedmont Tech Students Awarded Medals

Georgia Piedmont Tech students were big winners during the 53rd Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Louisville, Kentucky.