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 →

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Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Paralegal Program Director Passes Association Leadership Role to Colleague at Savannah Tech

(DeKalb County, November 19, 2018) – – Kye Haymore, the paralegal studies program director at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, recently relinquished her role as president of the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE). Haymore was nominated for the president-elect post at the association’s 35th annual conference, which was held in the fall of 2016. In … Continue Reading →

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Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation Receives $50,000 in Scholarships from The Merancas Foundation

(DeKalb County, November 1, 2018) – – Students experiencing financial hardships while pursuing their degree, diploma or technical certificate of credit at Georgia Piedmont Technical College soon will be getting some much-needed relief thanks to The Merancas Foundation, Inc.   That organization recently provided $50,000 to the Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation to assist current and … 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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Hice Announces 2018 Regional Job Fair at Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Monroe, GA – Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) today announced that Georgia Piedmont Technical College – Newton Campus and the economic development offices of Newton, Morgan, Walton, Jasper, and Greene counties will host their second annual job fair on Friday, October 5th. Building on last year’s success, which drew hundreds of applicants from around the area, … Continue Reading →

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Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation Awards Scholarships to Students as Fall Semester Gets Underway

(DeKalb County, August 21, 2018) – – Several students are arriving on the campus of Georgia Piedmont Technical College with scholarship money in hand as classes begin this week. The Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation awarded scholarships to six deserving students. Prospective recipients fill out an application form and, in some instances, submit a written … Continue Reading →